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So I finally got my first scientific paper published! In a scholarly outlet and everything! There was peer review and they asked for revisions and stuff. It's not in a top-tier journal and it's not world-changing and... ah, who am I kidding, I'm currently 60% happiness by volume. πŸŽ‰πŸ’¦πŸ‘ŒπŸ‘βœ…βœ¨

You'd think it'd be possible to buy a replacement battery for a laptop, AND YET.

Not seeing anything quite as bad on OpenTube but the front page still appears to be about 30% right-wing propaganda so honestly what's the point

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Rip BitChute, I thought you might be cool for about ten seconds

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"Oh sweet, an alternative video hosting service? Sure, I'll check that one out. YouTube is pretty awful. Let's see what they haaaaaaand that's an anti-semitic caricature on the front page."

Oh hey I finally remembered how to log in here

Might have to first take a two-month evening course on literary theory if you wanna bully me

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Not too worried about people finding out I'm a postfurry because it would take a good three or four weeks of diligent research to understand what that is

Yayyy I finally managed to reset my password

One of the comparatively rare events is that the planet you're approaching has a technological civilization on it. You can spend a century or two just chatting with them while you fly by, get to know a few generations of alien researchers

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Little offhanded comment about how the ship's reactor has outlasted the civilisation that created it a coupla times over

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Seedship is such an excellent game for robofeels

Hey, so if you were starting a game project from scratch, what toolset would you use?

Right now I'm looking at pygame. I do have a half-finished engine written in Java but I'm honestly not super into it, I might start fresh.

The old Magic videogame by MicroProse had a few unique cards, which had their own sound effects. Here's one. youtube.com/watch?v=fm-aIhjWSb

There's a lot of media content from ~2000 to ~2008 that hasn't been archived properly and isn't really available online; that'll be fun to rediscover

No idea how you get a liquid to taste dry, but the makers of this oatmeal drink did an admirable job

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