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Someone’s disassembling the Commodore 64 version of Elite and making improvements:

github.com/Kroc/elite-harmless

Trying to finish up my slides for tomorrow’s talk at , but Brain is all about recording my own performance of Kurt Schwitters’ "Ribble Bobble Pimlico" youtube.com/watch?v=Sw5hSRtsiM

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Frog Fractions: Game of the Decade Edition is coming to Steam soon! Every time you wishlist, a frog gets her wings.

store.steampowered.com/app/119

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potty language, programming trashpost 

Imagining a world where other disciplines used something like fizzbuzz as an interview technique

“So you want to be a nurse ... which end of a human does the poo come out”

sometimes I find a repo that makes my heart burst ❤️💚💙

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EINSTURZENDE NEUBAUTEN IS PLAYING SF

THIS IS NOT A DRILL

OK ACTUALLY DISREGARD THAT IT MAY INVOLVE A DRILL

thefillmore.com/event/einsturz

yeah, floating-point bugs are a pain, but that kind of problem rarely happens in real life

if it does, just patch it to a double or something, easy fix

(thanks for sending me this,
@tweetdkp@twitter.com !)

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programming is great because you just tell the computer what to do and it does it really fast

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spoke to visiting college students this morning, tried to inspire them

oh god, this is going to be the Starlight Lines Employee Forum all over again

thought I'd foster the cute roleplaying community for a couple of weeks, ended up raising it for 15 years

IS THERE A SIGN OUTSIDE THAT SAYS "DEAD FANTASY WORLD STORAGE"?

kotaku.com/the-secret-douglas-

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it keeps demanding fresh VR headsets! is it joking? I already have two kids and a cake habit

and it just broke its build all over my hard drive

wonder if I can ask Philip for child support

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so, um

anyone else had this situation

you're lured to an illicit evening trying something you tend to avoid ("OpenGL"), it passes in a haze

then eight years later a grown-up repo arrives on your doorstep, calls you Daddy and asks to move back in

anyone?

github.com/yozlet/interface/pu

all advice welcome

(as @qdot said elsewhere, "It's a bit odd to be 82230 commits out of sync" is a beautiful phrase)

Also, It's a great time to join public service. Local, state, and Federal gov are all working hard to use open source, agile practices and UX/service design. The people in those teams are WONDERFUL.

I was at TTS (18F - Federal) for 4 years and loved it there: join.tts.gsa.gov

The California Digital Services teams are doing amazing work that massively improves people's lives: github.com/CDTgithub/DigitalSe

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We have LOADS of open positions at LaunchDarkly. Most are in Oakland, but we're expanding in NYC and London too.
launchdarkly.com/careers/

We just joined the Pledge 1% movement: pledgeitforward.today/launchda

I've been here four months and love it. Want to learn more? Let's chat.

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Mozilla just laid off 70 fantastic people. If you can help them - open positions, offering helpful conversations and references, anything else - please say so.

Use as an umbrella tag for easy finding. (It's already flowing on the birdsite.)

If you've been affected, I'm happy to chat directly. Also have some open positions (see rest of this thread). But doesn't have to be today - take time to recover if you can.

Most of all: thank you folks for making the web better.

TONIGHT: Food, drink, and recommendations you didn't know you needed, at The Liberties (the Mission, SF) from 7.

Also, I'm trying a lovely open, ActivityPubby, Mastodonny alternative to FB Events (thanks to @darius). If you're so inclined, click here and let me know how it goes: events.tinysubversions.com/_Ug

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