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i literally can't fit all the amazing videogames coming up in a toot

Infinity War was decent, but not mindblowing.

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“I don’t believe our species can survive unless we fix this, We cannot have a society in which if two people wish to communicate, the only way that can happen is if it’s financed by a third person who wishes to manipulate them.”

recode.net/2018/4/14/17236504/

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My mom got a parking ticket today because she set her parking disc after her car’s clock—which was off by an hour.

If Mercedes can’t crack the technological challenge of automatic accounting for daylight savings, how comfortable do you feel about the future of autonomous vehicles?

How to tile videos from the CLI:

ffmpeg -i vid1.mp4 -i vid2.mp4 -filter_complex "\
[0:v]scale=800:-1[v1];\
[1:v]scale=800:-1[v2];\
[v1][v2]hstack[v]" \
-map [v] \
comparison.mp4

I cannot for the life of me understand people who still have an NYT subscription.

Wanted to do a red carpet thing on Mastodon, but finding proper source photos is a pain, and Getty seem particularly litigious.

Mastodon is not feeling the Oscar buzz.

Any good red-carpet streams of the Oscars tonight? The Danish commentary is usually awful and pans away from, well, people of colour and such.

What is the best Japanese-to-English dictionary, ?

Physical copy probably ideal.

Another more involved tool to complement carbon.sh for animated screencasts is asciinema: asciinema.org.

I still can’t figure out why next week is the last time theatres will be showing Black Panther in Denmark. What even.

npm is such a crater of incompetence and security vulnerabilities, it’s almost adorable: github.com/npm/npm/issues/1988.

Use yarn, folks.