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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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

The internet is a lie. It's literally just other computers.

After having only written Go code for the past few months, coming back to my personal Rust projects is jarring. I've gotten so used to not having generics that looking through libraries/APIs that make heavy use of them in Rust is like reading hieroglyphics.

I just want to understand how to use the specs crate, man.

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