shout out that computer some company trained to hire lacrosse-playing Jareds.
Okay, people, we have the #Samizdat Overview:
I think it's reasonably complete, and I *hope* it is reasonably informative. Thank you to everyone who provided their input and feedback, couldn't have done it without you.
This is a complex project trying to solve a complicated issue. Boiling it down to a single readable document is Hard. Here's hoping it's good enough, but suggestions on how to improve are welcome, as always.
i'm joking of course i don't have much money. maybe one of your friends has a spare bitcoin
also 'i can harass people because i'm autistic and objecting is ableist' is not very convincing. might wanna try another angle. you've basically been annoying other autistic people for years you know? do you even care?
Just finished printing one of the worst rolls of filament I've ever used. So happy it's gone and yet fulfilling an important job:
A whole load of "door openers", a little device which helps you to open/close doors without touching the door handle itself. Will hand them out to family, friends and neighbors.
You can print some, too! They're really rather - uhm - handy:
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A few quickies for 2020 March
Since the bars and arcades are temporarily shuttered, I've been stuck at home playing some old classics. This is a small sampling of my recent bests, in order:
Atari Video Cube, 1:57.3 (variation 12)
Atari 2600 Frostbite, 26340
Atari 2600 Midnight Magic, 483990
Atari 2600 Stampede, 3212 (I think this was variation 1)
Atari 2600 Super Football, 24-14 win versus computer
Speedy's Fast Track: Plastic is fantastic?
[Note: This post describes two visits from the latter half of February, well before the business closures and most event cancellations due to the COVID-19 pandemic began in the Houston area. For a variety of reasons, It took until now to actually get this post completed and ready to upload.]
Way, way back in the day, I checked out Speedy's Fast Track (possibly...
The 2020 elections
It's that time again. Four years later, and along with the big one (the presidential election), here in Harris County, Texas, the major law enforcement-related positions are once again up for election.
I'm going to just comment on the races I know about, some of them...
#2020 #primary #elections #harris-county #ed-gonzalez #joe-anna #randy-rush #paul-day #bernie-sanders #sema-hernandez #beto-orourke #texas
How the XFL gets football wrong
If you are not up on exactly what the rule changes are between the (current) XFL and NFL, this article at the Tampa Bay Times, the Wikipedia article on the current XFL, or the YouTube video embedded below should help bring you up to speed. I'm going to assume you've either read or watched in the rest of this post. Note that I'm not going to necessarily go through the changes in the same...
look at this cute pink cat my friend in Kazakstan painted! I thought you would all appreciate it here.
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