New research finds that crows "know what they know" and can ponder their own minds, demonstrating a higher level of intelligence than previously thought. I welcome our corvid overlords.

statnews.com/2020/09/24/crows-

free papercraft patterns at creativepark.canon

i printed out and assembled this bunny (rather sloppily, but still fun and cute)!

TERF apps, security stuff 

Wow. Someone tried to disclose a vuln to the creators of TERF app Giggle, and they not only acted like shrieking techbros, but also accused the person who found the vuln of being a man (even though she's a cis woman)

research.digitalinterruption.c

In case I'm not the last one to hear about this, there's an online game expo this Saturday about games made by people of colour.

gamedevsofcolorexpo.com/

The schedule looks interesting, there's already a number of talks I'm thinking of attending. Lots of short talks too, which is a plus in my view, so you can quickly get an overview of a subject.

gamedevsofcolorexpo.com/schedu

after all these months, i still wave at the end of zoom/teams/video meetings

convert 44203 to hexadecimal for a secret message

police violence mention 

the song 'Cherry Beach Express' by Pukka Orchestra keeps popping into my head these days. it's a song from the 80s about a notorious location in toronto where cops would take people to beat up

song:
youtube.com/watch?v=2-1_WUosKN

lyrics:
genius.com/Pukka-orchestra-che

wonder why it keeps coming to mind πŸ€”

@hache "are you team billion dollar company or team trillion dollar company?"

i like petting the foxes in ghost of tsushima. and writing haiku and collecting flowers

(most of the game is killing, of coursel)

meta/mastodon 

Just noting that Twitter now has a reply restriction (even though it's not designed particularly well), while Mastodon still takes the stance that this wouldn't be a good idea, despite the fact that there has been a PR for this for *two years*, and the PR author has faithfully updated the PR to be ready to merge ever since. [citation: github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/]

jort-makers, what do you do with the jort leftovers?

each random or small encounter gives me so much anxiety though haha. i die so often. my reflexes just aren’t good enough to parry or dodge very well

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