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Hey friendos! Ottawa Processing Day 2019 is over, which means my talk is done, which means I can experience joy again instead of just anxiety about giving my talk.

@tildetown got called out heavily, and especially @curio (for botany).

Please find attached this image of the Tilde Town Time Service that ran back in November 2017.

It's really more of an artists rendition - as it was created post-facto - but I actually built a working speaker amplifier on breadboard for authenticity reasons.

dont 👏 call 👏 yourself 👏 horny 👏 if 👏 have 👏 no 👏 horns

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Just built Castor (the gemini/gopher/finger browser) in a Docker container on a remote host because I didn't want to install all the build deps on my tiny Chromebook running Ubuntu Bionic and the darn thing worked first time! <3 @julienxx

stack overflow for dogs

2849 when will my human return?

An East German built this computer using a book back in the early 80s. He had to make trips to West Berlin to buy the RAM chips using a day pass. It's a Z80 clone based around the MME U880.

Well, while ignoring the news as much as possible and staying indoors I've finally gotten around to designing a Eurorack PSU that I like. One day, some day, it will come from Oregon to Ottawa to be populated.

imagine a boot not stomping on your face forever

"In the 21st century, as long as you’re operating within the bounds of the state of the art, programming can feel delightfully Lego-like. All you have to do is rake your fingers through the bin."

This is a lovely sentiment, from -- a counterpoint to the idea that our Gemfiles and package.json's are pointlessly overflowing and people have forgotten how to write `leftpad`

Listening to the MIDI soundtrack from Doom on an Roland SC-88VL (similar to the SC-55 it targets). Holy wow. This sounds amazing _now_, it would have been mind-blowing in 1993.

Urgent security update incoming, so TTW is going down. Also my Internet is down because of a snow storm so I'm doing this over tethered mobile. What excellent timing!

my kindness is actually a selfish ploy for admiration and karma

I've just started playing Disco Elysium and gained the thought "Inexplicable Feminist Agenda".

A few lines of dialog later my conceptualization said "Isn't it evil? The order of magnitude between what is asked of a person -- and what they have?"

I can tell that we are going to be friends.

@m455b It all flooded in after I followed a few more pubs. Maybe that helped or at maybe I just needed patience

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@m455b mate I'm ready to go back on my Scuttlebutt bullshit -- what pub are you on? Nothing I am following seems to be within two hops of you -- it's ~lonely~ out here

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