I should probably get a new laptop battery.

Unfortunately, my laptop doesn't seem to like operating without a battery very much. Weird.

oh... oh my.

From "The Thrilling Adventures Of Lovelace And Babbage", this image is almost *exactly* what I saw in my mind's eye when I first Got recursion. *Terrifyingly* close, and maddeningly beautiful.

Any other type people ever have similar experiences?

Also I can't find whoever it was on here who talked me into building my own monitor stand months ago, but thank you. It's been great fun, and the base is finished. And could probably survive being run over by a tank.

Turns out that metalwork is very viscerally satisfying. Even cleaning your materials is cathartic, with the sparks and the WHRRRRRR and icky rust magically turning into shiny polished metal.

What the heck am I going to do with all these 7400-series DOOHICKEYS

I have done a good deed today. This is the most organized the local 's machining stuff has been in years.

Getting weird fringes around transparent images whenever MSAA is enabled. Anyone ever seen anything like this before?

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