BIG NEWS! Jonathan Coulton and I just launched the Kickstarter for a children's book called THE PRINCESS WHO SAVED HER FRIENDS! Please do check it out and spread the word! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/gregpak/the-princess-who-saved-her-friends
Box cat is tired.
Please don't demand content warnings from strangers. Content warnings are a sort of social contract between an author and their followers; if you are not happy with how someone chooses to use them, do not follow that person or outright mute them, or mute words.
One of the most alienating experiences on Mastodon I've observed is when someone posts about something they're passionate about or is part of their identity and the first response is "please cw that" from a complete stranger.
Programming is great because you can just take that huge messy chuck from the middle of your function and hide it away under a new name in a new function and feel good about how you "cleaned up" the original function by abstracting the internals.
This is exactly how I used to clean my room as a kid - I'd refactor all the junk on the floor to be under my bed. Boom - problem solved.
These comics show scenes that were skipped from the Harry Potter films. Amazing work. (found from Buzzfeed, but don't hold that against it). http://loquaciousliterature.tumblr.com/tagged/hp-scene-comic
What apps to people suggest for tooting on an iPad?
@signalstation Interestingly, witches never have this problem. Because NO ONE disregards the pointy hat.
“A witch ought never to be frightened in the darkest forest, Granny Weatherwax had once told her, because she should be sure in her soul that the most terrifying thing in the forest was her.” -- Terry Pratchett
It feels good to be dusting of the 3d printer again. It's been at least 6-8 months since I've printed anything.
This is I N S A N E. Star wars cantina theme, played with the scratching of a pencil. https://v.redd.it/mdo5y8licc901
Played three simultaneous games at lunch today. Splendor, King Of Tokyo, and Onitama. First time playing Onitama. Definitely want to play it more.
Grrr mastalab crahsed trying to post the picture I tried to post the first time.
Lazy days are the best days.
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