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“To the man with a hammer, everything is a nail” can be exploited for infinite nails. To do this you must equip multiple hammers (they stack) and then simply view any object. To balance the hammer=nail function the game will then create a new nail for every hammer equipped, adding the nail to your inventory.

i kind of feel like if you know that i love both lisp and haskell you know like, a solid 70% of my personality, my failures, and strengths

In a "meh" mental state. Probably ought to get out of the house, feeling isolated.

On the other hand, wrote the first prototype of the ocap-safe module system for racket. I'm not sure it's safe yet, but I think it's close to it. I think it's feasible.

@cwebber There are parallels in history. For example, the first cars looks like horce buggies. Sometimes they even put a fake horse head in front of it.

The first plastics were make to look like wood. I think this is because people have a hard time thinking of completely new uses of a new invention and try to apply it on the familiar.

In the case of plant protein, the familiar products are meat, so obviously they will try to make it like meat to appeal to the customers.

@cwebber As someone who hasn't eaten meat for 20 years, I'm looking at these companies with some degree of hope.

I think there are two aspects to this: The first is that if they manage to make it like meat, that may convince some meat eaters to try the alternative, which will reduce the environmental impact of meat production.

The more exciting aspect is that at some point they will be able to break out of the bonds of meat taste, and make something completely new and even more tasty.

sitting down at my computer was a big mistake but now I can't motivate myself to leave it AMA

I miss @mlemweb and greatly look forward to her return from this trip

Another startup looking at making faux meat. This one is using fungus to make something steak-like, which is an interesting untapped area

But will it actually taste any good?

embarassed myself by mentioning an energy drink by name

I listen to that song every now and then to keep me grounded in reality

really honestly, a very powerful song (like nearly all of JBE's music)

I recommend buying all of Jim's Big Ego's albums, still my favorite band of all time

really honestly, a very powerful song (like nearly all of JBE's music)

I recommend buying all of Jim's Big Ego's albums, still my favorite band of all time

further and further on the edge of the horizon

-- from Utopia by Jim's Big Ego

Got boring dinner guests? Turn your attention to this somewhat entertaining cheese.

Spending most of this evening reading about Racket's syntax model
and the lower-level details of its module system designed for code confinement

(for Spritely Dungeon, coming soon(??))

published the blogpost, cleaned the kitchen, had some phone calls. Still would like to get things done but I'm too tired. Maybe it's time to read some tech manuals.

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