Many people who followed the story of #Keyboardio, their backer updates, have been pushing them to consider writing a book about their experience. Reading their newest backer update, that feeling intensified tenfold. There's drama, mystery, anticipation, thrill, crime, and in the end, Good triumphs. It's starting to feel like it needs a movie too, not just a book.
I just learned about extended DCGs in Prolog and they are very cool. I even mostly avoided comparing then to monads 😬 https://occasionallycogent.com/prolog_edcgs/index.html
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I'm watching the supergreatfriend "Let's Play" of "The Missing" now. From basically as soon as the game started, I was sure that JJ was trans, but I wasn't entirely sure why. Now, in episode 6, they start teasing the reveal of that.
I am just really curious what it was about the intro to the game that made that so obvious but left me unable to article why :/
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@iliana That is pretty bad...reminds me when my family lived on "Indian Road", in a neighbourhood that also had Indian Street, Indian Grove, and Indian Park Cresent.
On the plus side, we got to know all the people that lived at our street number on the various other streets, since we'd constantly get each other's mail :p
@ambrevar Hey, I just wanted to let you know I just moved my blog from Jekyll + markdown to Org, based on your "A Blog in Pure Org" post.
Thanks a lot for writing that & publishing your setup, it was extremely helpful!
@algernon That looks great!
Made a Trans Pride flag in solidarity for Trans Day of Remembrance effect for Kaleidoscope, if anyone would like such a thing https://gitlab.com/snippets/1781330
@obra Aw; looking forward to it though! I guess I have a keyboard case & runic caps coming soon enough to slake my hunger for now :p
@algernon I just saw that from the last link you posted 😆 It looks neat, but it seems like it'd be kind of awkward in practice to me...moving your hand unsupported in 3d space seems like it'd be bad for a lot of precise movement...I guess I'd have to use one to say though.
@algernon Huh, interesting...I like that it isn't a cryptocurrency & they seem to acknowledge a lot of the problems those things have. It was kind of challenging to figure out what it actually is, but does seem neat
I went back to a two-year-old Rust project & tried to get it building again with the latest stable Rust & updated libraries. It was surprisingly straightforward for the most part -- I could just check the updated project docs & let the compiler errors show what needed to change -- but oof did the changes to how the hyper HTTP client work take an annoying amount of time to fix :/
@wxcafe Have you tried the "octopus feet" stands too? I find the reverse tenting (so the outside top corners are the lowest points) to be a game-changer
I know there's a lot of demand for reviews of books that came out 180 years ago, so I wrote a bit about my thoughts after reading *Democracy in America* http://occasionallycogent.com/2018/10/10/democracy_in_america.html
@wink @algernon It's a client's webapp - simple enough Clojure + Clojurescript + postgres setup; migrated from Heroku several years ago (which is why we used Dokku at the time, very similar deploy process).
I think my problems with it were 1) I don't like Docker (find it over-complicated for what we need) and 2) written in bash (which just seems like a bad idea) & hence gets confused very easily (e.g. app env vars get mangled by bash quoting rules).
@algernon I have one server that's using Dokku and I hate it so, so much. It's incredibly fragile and just super-frustrating to deal with. I would recommend against.
You have a question for the #Krita developers?
Today, Boudewijn Rempt, Scott Petrovic and Dmitry Kazakov will reply them on this AMA (Ask Me Anything) on Reddit!
@drdrang In the `find` pipeline, doesn't the "*.epub" bit need to be quoted to pass the literal glob to find?
I make computer things in Toronto, mostly in Clojure. I powerlifting, strongman, and Highland Games How are you?
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