using a modern computer on the internet is like you've got this amazing studio workshop library full of tools and stuff, workbench space all over the place, and you're gonna put it all to use any minute now - except you just can't stop staring out out one dingy window at these people screaming at each other in the street
Some call it a cost, some call it a boon: a side effect of hyperspace jumps is the loss of a memory.
It's said those travelling to the stars generally settle when they no longer remember why they left.
I hope you have settled.
I wish I could tell you I forgave you years ago.
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories
New blog post: Lenovo L22e-20 screen brightness and XRandR mode https://elmord.org/blog/?entry=20210207-lenovo-xrandr-screen-brightness
one fun thing to try would be to respond to one of those "I have your password; send me bitcoin" scams, but like ... pretend to be really into it except that you can't figure out how to install bitcoin?
"oh man! that sounds bad. I'm trying to send you bitcoins but I can't figure out how to install this. should I download the 32-bit or 64-bit version?"
"ok I'm building from source now but it says it needs glibc 2.31 but I'm on 2.23; what should I do?"
"it started segfaulting now..."
New blog post: My terrible nginx rules for cgit https://elmord.org/blog/?entry=20200816-cgit-nginx-rules
New blog post: Type parameters and dynamic types: a crazy idea https://elmord.org/blog/?entry=20200724-type-parameters-dynamic-types-2
New blog post: Switching to the i3 window manager https://elmord.org/blog/?entry=20200719-switching-to-i3-wm
New blog post: Type parameters and dynamic types https://elmord.org/blog/?entry=20200530-type-parameters-dynamic-types
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