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I need help from the Internet hive mind. Are air purifiers any good?
Wife has asthma and allergy to tree pollen which is rife round here. Take it with you to each room? Close doors? Only in bedroom? First hand experience welcome. Internet searches I can do on my own, thanks.

Gonna play some OpenSpades on my "popeyspades" server. Join me if you fancy, streaming on YouTube. Pew pew!

Ok, let's figure this out with SCIENCE (a mastodon poll)!
If someone calls you a "chad", is that...? 🤔
Please share. Thx 👏

If you created your account a long time ago, you may be seeing Mastodon's advanced web interface (multiple columns). That interface has not been the default for years now. You can control which one you see from Preferences.

Now that 22.04 LTS is out, I guess it's time to upgrade my desktop. Let's do it live and see what happens! Grab a drink and join me over on YouTube shortly.

Sad the leadership of the QB64 project going nuclear and destroying project resources on a whim. Another example of an open source project having too much control in one person's hands. On the plus side, the community is rallying around and rebuilding. Life, uh, finds a way.

LURK are running an online workshop on how to run your own Mastodon instance. May 13-14th, aimed at existing groups with the intent to set up their own server:

Started watching a YouTube video about the SteamDeck. 1 minute in, out of 12, and I'm exhausted. The fast cuts and no breathing are super unnatural and painful to watch. Or maybe I'm just an old Gen X'er and my brain is addled with all the fresh air and lack of internet as a kid.

This Bench Does Not Exist

We forced an AI to look at thousands of photos of memorial benches. Just because. Here are the results.

You can view more at This Bench Does Not Exist.

Here's a video which shows how the process generates images. It gives you an idea of what the model "thinks" a bench is.

Download the model

You can download a 300MB StyleGAN neural net .PKL for your own use.



2022 and there's another new game out for the Sinclair Spectrum - a home computer which came out 40 years ago. Happy days! It's 33% off too!

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