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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.

despite all my frustration I am still just a rat in a bus station

Duolingo is holding me hostage with its streaks, which is great because the only way I'll learn is if I'm guilt-tripped by a cartoon owl.

"The daye so cold, the bedde so hard to leave" -- Chaucer, probably

Someone I work with wrote this guide to ANSI escape codes and it is good and on-brand for making little terminal things which are nice:

notes.burke.libbey.me/ansi-esc

Want to start a number station where once per year, at a random time, the computerized voice says "that's numberwang"

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.

<tracer> When you talk about content, consider also silence

When I am emperor all "please confirm your address" emails will have a "this is not me" option. :thaenking:

Oh this tootstream this is really quite nice. Maybe a chill way to stay in touch on Mastodon without having a full client around. Great for my little NetBSD netbook.

Surprise upgrade to 2.7.0 -- github.com/tootsuite/mastodon/ -- (well, it wasn't a surprise to me, but it might be to you).

I just got a tutorial screen which was ... nice I guess?

I mean, technically it _was_ posted to Mastodon today, I guess.

This scan of a newsletter is from 1971 but it could just as easily have been posted to Mastodon today.

From logicmag.io/06-mainframe-inter on Joan Greenbaum's attempt to unionize computing.

"What's on your mind?"

Me, thinking: Death, legacy, how to live a good life, the pursuit of happiness, what do I want out of life, am I a good person, do I really understand love, am I wasting my time, what am I missing out on, will I ever feel grown up, what does success mean, what have I done with my life, can I survive on my own, would I want to, what if this is my last day, why can't I express myself adequately, does any of it matter, …

Me: "Not much. You?"

I didn't see you not looking when I messed up

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