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How good is the Duke Riley show at the Brooklyn Museum? My six year old asked me to go back three days later. And we did! He spent half an hour there, delighted. So good.

Update: my brother, who visited a month ago, told him about zork.

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Tech conference organizers: please stop sending speakers booze as a thank you. At the very least, ask first. It's 2022, how are we still having this conversation

Came down to the basement to do something and discovered my 6yo had been trying to play video games on a root shell of a plotter. A++ hacking, kid. (Before you ask I do not know who told him about zork.)

New Brian Woodbury. "I'm not smart enough to show you I'm not wrong."

(Audio warning: Brian Woodbury changes chords like other people blink.)

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I've spent most of the day FINALLY updating my #TokiPona dictionary. It now includes 150 words with English and French definitions and glyphs in sitelen pona and sitelen sitelen (though not all sitelen sitelen glyphs are available, Ku words haven't been vectorized as far as I know.) And it works offline, it's a single HTML file with no JavaScript.

I've updated it on my website but SourceHut will have to wait, I'm fed up with web development for a few weeks.

Have you heard about the new restaurant on the Earth? Great food, lousy atmosphere

and the gripping sequel, Don't Torment the Creation Nexus

Okay, no more mister Greenwich Nice Time

Batty: I've seen things you Pixels wouldn't believe. Cell towers disguised as fir trees on the borders of Yellowstone. I watched CDMA switchover to LTE while a banker screamed numbly at his phone. All those moments will be lost in time like internal datasheets... for unreleased products. Time to charge.

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Tyrell: You were made as well as we could make you. [coughs nervously]
Batty: Seriously? Like, for reals?
Tyrell: The candle that, uh, burns twice as bright burns, uh, look, we just farmed you out to Motorola, okay? No one at Google wanted to do hardware any more, so we bought the scraps of Motorola and were like here, you handle it. We thought they'd be good at it! Motorola! StarTAC, you know? But it turns out maybe not so much?

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Batty: Then a repressor protein that blocks the operating cells.
Tyrell: Wouldn't obstruct replication, but it does give rise to an error in replication so that the newly formed DNA strand carries a mutation and you've got a virus again... but all this is academic.

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Batty: What about EMS recombination.
Tyrell: We've already tried it. Ethyl methane sulfonate is an alkylating agent and a potent mutagen-- it created a virus so lethal the subject was dead before he left the table.

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Tyrell: What seems to be the problem?
Batty: Death.
Tyrell: Death. Well, I'm afraid that's a little out of my jurisdiction--
Batty: I want more life, fucker.

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Employing Clotho, Lachesis, and Atropos to measure, cut, and strip my jumper wire

Ask not for whom the bull shits
It shits for thee

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