Catching up. Inktober 1: Omen Encounter. Full little short story can be read on my Tumblr:
Done entirely in ballpoint.
Coming out -- finally doing it
Enough of the deception, I'm coming out.
I'm a nerdy white guy.
And if you're not, and society is giving you shit for it... I am behind you all the way. You be you. Force the rest of the world to accept it! I'll help! No matter what!
I don't always understand what you're going through, and I don't always care, and frankly I'm kinda dense. So you're going to have to bludgeon me from time to time. Please do it. Tell me how to help best!
Dennis Kuschel built a minicomputer with a homebrew TTL CPU - it's an 8 bit CPU with 16 bit address space, but it runs a virtual 16 bit CPU which can run Contiki, a multitasking OS with TCP/IP stack and C compiler. The machine even serves its own website:
Via radicalbrad on the 6502 forums. #retrocomputing
Time to start looking for work again. If you know anyone who's looking for a PHP/Python/HTML/JS/CSS developer, please send them my way: https://github.com/joyeusenoelle/Resume
Tried out this game called ABZU, or possibly Abzû depending on who you get it from. I expected something like Subnautica: Open world exploration survival stuff. It is definitely NOT Subnautica. After half an hour I have no idea what the heck it IS yet, besides maybe Ecco the Dolphin combined with Disney's Fantasia and a good hit of acid.
Definitely worth investigating further.
"I can't help you," the witch said, "I can only mend what is broken."
"Am I not broken?"
"Your soul is hale, your body is hale. They just don't fit together. It happens."
"Is there nothing you can do?"
"Find someone else with the same complaint, and I'll swap your souls."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories
RT @email@example.com: This chart from a rather good US department of Homeland Security report on blockchain shows how rarely it’s needed ( HT @ProfWoodward )
M78 is a reflection nebula in Orion. It is the characteristic blue of reflection nebulas as the dust and gas in the nebula preferentially scatter the blue light from nearby stars, sending much of the blue light towards us while the redder light passes through the nebula. #astrophoto
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Octodon is a nice general purpose instance. more