periodic that a complex system isn’t the same thing as a complicated system
most things (including-but-not-limited-to computers and programming in large or unknown codebases!) are complex in that they have a lot of pieces but few things are complicated in that they’re actually hard to understand if you can break the pieces down
hi. did i miss anything while afk?
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Make your own glitchy images w/ audacity!
- Save to an uncompressed format (.bmp works great!)
- import into audacity as Raw Input w/ Encoding: U-Law and Byte Order; Big Endian
- Play with effects on all but the first quarter second or so (to avoid messing up headers)
- export to format "Other uncompressed files" and click options, set Header to RAW and encoding to U-Law. If you have issues, rename from .raw to .bmp!
me: "does this low level cpu architecture thing work like this other thing?"
to me: "nope"
me: "cool, thanks" (via fav)
someone else, to me: "how could anyone think that this low level thing works like that other thing?"
can people, like, just, not do that? implying people [mutual non-follows] are stupid for asking questions they know the answer to, i mean.
optimist warning, do not remove
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