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you can see the path of totality in traffic patterns!

on a traffic map that i helped build. AAAAAAAAH!!!

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the eclipse is cool cause like, its not arranged by anyone, its not under anyone's control, it just happens, a few times per lifetime, on a path with absolutely no human significance, and briefly makes significant many modest places

QOTD: "My Saturday was going pretty well until I realized it was Sunday."

Between the potential for traffic issues and the current weather forecast at the closest area of totality, it's not looking good for me. Probably end up staying home and watching the partial from here.

There's something oddly soothing about listening to old data transfer methods. Not decoding them, mind you, just listening. I've got a websdr sitting on 40m in the background, finding comfort in the simple two-tone RTTY chatter.

"May the shadow of the moon fall on a world at peace."

-- ABC News' Frank Reynolds, after the eclipse, in 1979

Yeah, sorry about that, Frank. Some of us are workin' on it.

Archived fun from the 80's generator:

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@djsundog Reminds me of the diode matrices we used to use in amateur radio for connecting multiple TNCs up to a computer for multi-port nodes.

QOTD: ""I just burned 2000 calories. That's the last time I leave brownies in the oven while I nap."

@CobaltVelvet Did this get caught up in the hell that is Docker, or some other gremlin?

Remember fortune(6) on Unix systems? Well, I'll give you a fortune every 6 hours - no ads/linkspam, just a fortune.

Comments/suggestions to @wesmorgan1 on Mastodon or Twitter.


my current life goal shifted towards murdering every docker dev and supporter with a very blunt axe so im gonna play some doom and burn a fuckton of weed