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When something's so good, you'll pay to avoid updates...
This is a thing.

Such is the life of a hobby project...
Almost 5 years to the day: a 0.1.0 release 😁

github.com/ruivieira/crystal-g

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something that has fascinated me recently is the notion of software development as a lens into absurdist art. i'm still condensing my thoughts, but i've created my first project in my new absurdism phase XD

i present, Camelot, a pure Yaml document server.

gitlab.com/elmiko/camelot

Just created a Gemini capsule on in 30 seconds and a couple of steps. This is the kind of service I love and the independent (or w/e you want to call it) web (or gemini in this case) tools which are awesome.

I'm really surprised no one in the late 20th century made a DOS distribution called ZarDOS, with Sean Connery's Zed as the logo.

Substack is responsible for the newsletter revival. Wait, no. Newsletters weren't dead.
Unless Gmail is also responsible the email revival.

With all the talk about how social media (esp. birdsite) contributes to the vitriol and soul poison on the current Internet discourse (and how alternatives must be found), I wanted to share one of my favourite SMBC.

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i never really knew much about Portuguese holiday cooking, but i am eternally curious and i love to eat XD

thanks @ruivieira for sharing!

ruivieira.dev/portuguese-chris

Christmas dough proving contraption using heating fan, heater and Hibernate stand...

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There is a computer disease that anybody who works with computers knows about. It's a very serious disease and it interferes completely with the work. The trouble with computers is that you 'play' with them!

— Richard P. Feynman

Is a government saying it will ban petrol cars in 10 years the same as a person saying they will stop smoking in 20 years?

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This has somehow evolved in time to the mutant form B, B, B - where the high-level endeavour is gone.
This is a post-modern meta-bio, due to being very self-referential (the noble pursuit is implicit). So we have

- Cooking, cycling, pokemon
- Knitting, legos, k-pop

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Linguistics, mathematics, vaporwave

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A lot of online bios (I think I did this also, at some point) follow the cliché non sequitur: A, A, B; with A being a high-level endeavour or noble pursuit and B a, seemingly at odds, interest that supposedly provides a comic effect due to implicitly being as important to the person as A. For instance:

- Philosophy, Quantum mechanics, cooking
- Literature, human rights, cycling
- Cancer research, digital freedom, pokemon

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