If it doesn't sound like a record player skipping around at 3000rpm that you recorded with an iPhone and then played back through a tin can, I'm not interested.

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If you're not making poly-rhythmic microtonal jazzcore (but that's if you are putting a label on it - really it's more a blend of like 10+ genres not limited to country, math rock, bebop jazz and ambient/lo-fi), are you even really making music?

I really want to make a robot to drag dog toys around and entertain my puppy, but again: no parts.

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I've got an NVidia Jetson and no real plans for the next <insert length of time here>....however I also have no ideas of what to do with it. I have an RPi camera, a USB camera, no 3D printer, and no parts to do any robotics stuff.

Gonna go brush up on my C++, apparently there's a decent chance I'll be writing some for work in the future.

alcohol, language, on-call 

You know, I'm working from home. I don't have any high-profile meetings today. I'm about to rotate into my team's on-call role.

I'm gonna make myself a gin and tonic with lunch because why the fuck not. I can hold my booze.

Computers are black magic. I do not advise touching them.

It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a computer scientist in possession of too much time, must want to re-implement C.

One person posts a blog (an old one, too) about Haskell maybe not being perfect and suddenly Lobsters is all about "do this real-world thing in Haskell, see it's totally not a bunch of professors stroking ~themselves~ ~their egos~ their CVs".

uspol, ben shapiro joke 

AOC said that during the storming of the capital a well disguised individual of about 5'4'' stole all her shoes

Pillars of Eternity is a really good game.

Between it and reading Matt Colville's *Ratcatchers* series, I'm feeling incredibly inspired to write right now in a way I haven't been since high school.

us pol 

Anyone got any ideas how to deal with family members that voted for Trump? A way to say “look, I get you didn’t necessarily vote for Trump the man, but you still looked at what he was doing and said ‘yeah, my tax breaks are worth neo-nazism’?”

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class structure
anticapitalist OOP programmer

Things that make life better: a good coffee grinder and a trackball.

Summary of my Mastodon account:

- Almost all software is terrible
- Use Plan 9
- Angry programmer noises

Huh what do you know *checks watch* the year of Linux on the desktop is coming up again

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