And it was with his words the courts still spoke, and by his law our lives were deemed valuable or valueless. The fibers of his network still snaked through our walls, sending, never receiving.
The king was gone, but the tower stood, and would never be broken from within.
The king's head was displayed in the square, alongside an account of what had happened. But the black spire from which he had ruled still stood, its jagged shadow sweeping every district once a day. His five hundred viziers, faceless and impune, still ruled from its apex.
(from https://botsin.space/@mobyshots/100752108312468127 )
There are so many bits of charming, interesting character mode PETSCII art from the first year or two of the Commodore 64's lifespan, when that was the easiest and best understood way of getting graphics on screen.
Wore the same pair of shoes today that I wore Sunday, and there's still a decent bit of Marin county trail dust on em. I like being reminded I've had adventures.
playstation classic is really just foil wrapped chocolate, wake up sheeple
notice to my friends in tech: please do not build parental control software. please consider how the software you’re working on could be used for abuse. please be responsible.
Menu bars are pretty good: https://wormsandviruses.com/2018/03/the-menu-bar I'm biased - I went with a menu bar for Playscii. And I think most mobile-influenced UI trends are just that, trends, and trends are a terrible thing for software you want to last.
Playscii is kind of stodgy and retro in that way. Menu bars can pack in a lot of features and I knew it would need a certain collection to be useful. In general I think it's better to present complexity honestly than try to hide it behind stylish pseudo-elegance.
At some point in the last few years, we have:
) Viewed you through a scrying pool and/or mirror
) Crafted a double of you from blood and willpower and used it to manipulate your moods and actions and/or
) Sunk into a dark liquid pool, then rose again to the surface but the surface was your eyes, through which we saw all you saw, thought as you thought, as intimate as breath.
Due to new legislation, now we have to ask:
Can we keep doing all that?
Linux, codes of conduct (-) Show more
While we're talking FOSS cultural patterns, one we should work to stamp out forever is "It's hard to use, which I like because it keeps people out". That attitude is born partly of Linus' mentality all these years and it has to go. The leftist imperative for free software is that *nobody* deserves to have their computing experience controlled by corporations.
Linux, codes of conduct (+) Show more
Happy to hear that Linux has adopted the Contributor Covenant Code of Conduct. I ran across that CoC in 2015 and adopted it for my Playscii project.
More surprising is Torvalds' admission and promise to do better. His attitude, and the culture that accrued around it for many years, drove away a lot of talented contributors. While today's news doesn't make up for that, it's a starting point. I'm hoping this leads to better things on many fronts.
really hoping the new Animal Crossing provides enough texture resolution for players to spray paint SOCIALISM OR BARBARISM on everything
Do not be sad if you are *other*. We can still have a *party*.
Really good hearing a new track from 4mat: https://soundcloud.com/4mat-1/the-seas-around-jupiter-ft-jellica
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