#blackfriday is basically western societies ddos'ing themselves at both human and infrastructural level for fun and profit.
Goofy math thing of the evening: exactly 100 5-pointed stars make a pretty good 5-pointed star, thanks to the Fibonacci sequence. http://www.suberic.net/~dmm/graphics/starstar/starstar.html
@CorvusRobotica hah, I’ve been a professional coder for ~25 years and still hit errors like that all the time. You’re doing fine.
@monarobot clearest image I have of a rikchik, the aliens whose language and culture I’ve been developing for decades.
Numderline, an OpenType font that automatically inserts commas, underlines or spaces in sequences of digits (i.e., “1234” renders as “1,234”, whilst remaining four characters):
Technical details of how it was made: (It uses glyph substitution features in OpenType most commonly used for things like cursive Arabic type)
"It is the year 2061 AD!" Does that seem like a long time from now? In 2019 we are as far away from 2061 as we are from 1977. When will the youth culture of 1977 fade away? Is there enough punk rock so far or do we need much, much more of it? We are as far away from 1977 punk as 1977 punk was from Shirley Temple singing "On The Good Ship Lollipop."
TIL: there’s a block in Barcelona named Illa de la Discòrdia, due to the riot of clashing modernista (i.e., art-nouveau/jugendstil) architectural styles:
Wherein mhoye climbs back out of a rabbit hole with a story:
"But if you ever wondered why just about every terminal in the world is eighty characters wide and twenty-five characters tall, there you go."
@iarna a robot is looking for everyone with your name? Is it from the future?
I have diverse interests. He/him.
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