like if i could have pair programmed with my dad when i was a kid? or together with my brother on the little games we made together?
that would have been amazeballs for learning and fun
I always found it disappointing that desktop environments usually only support a single mouse pointer and a single focused window / insertion point for keyboard input.
Unixy systems might support multihead where devices could be routed to separate desktops, but I'm thinking more like
If you had a very large 4k tv hooked up two a computer with two keyboards and two mice/trackpads, and did pair programming with a colleague or a child, able to edit separate windows/tabs or the same one simultaneously.
Note: I've moved my streams back to Sundays 5pm CET (8am PST). I'm currently playing Sam & Max Season 2, the point-and-click adventure from the naughts.
Taking a break from streaming each morning, might slowly go back to that in a few games, it was fun, but I miss sleeping in.
BTW — I did some videos where I ramble about writing a programming language. Currently covers the basics of tokenizing, parsing, and of implementing my own bytecode interpreter VM.
(PS — the first two episodes have the cam covering app output, apologies)
Still, the JPEG decoding slowness rings true. I do remember finding some image files I had converted from JPEG to (dithered!) GIF in one of my backups. That was probably exactly for the reason he mentions: That I had more apps that could open GIFs than JPEGs and that it was faster.
Recently discovered Adrian's Digital Basement, a video series about retro computers. He revived a Macintosh Color Classic.
I had totally forgotten that JPEG decoding took this long back then, but as soon as he showed it, I recognized the JPEGView progress cursor, which I wouldn't have seen had it been faster. And the Mac I sued back then was a 68LC040 too.
I guess from googling 8V seems to be the standard current for a doorbell. Also seems what all the doorbells in online shops here seem to be, so I guess that's standardized, surprisingly.
Is there a simple way to find out what voltage my doorbell uses if I don't have a volt-meter? Is there a usual voltage for a 50ies era ringing doorbell?
Thinking about connecting a piezo buzzer to the contacts so my doorbell doesn't sound the same as the neighbor's, or connecting a Raspberry Pi to it so my phone can know when the doorbell is rung. #tw
A lot of people are mentioning that Trump's bans from social media will cause more issues, but I disagree, and this comment sums it up well. While this is in response to a subreddit being taken down, it applies to Facebook and Twitter as well.
Interesting video about troubleshooting a modern 8-bit computer (the "Commander X16"), which has basically everything on it to do the cool things 8-bit computers (like Commodores or Nintendos) were able to do: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LU5989eVRZs
I'm not criticizing, just comparing different approaches. Assassin's Creed doesn't have companions in the Mass Effect sense that you take on every mission, level up and need to make loyal as a mechanic.
AC's romances are NPCs that accompany on a few specific missions, and otherwise stay in their "vendor booth". You don't see them as much, so having more superficial romances makes sense. It's just a fun way to get replayability and an extra side quest, and anoint your favorite NPC.
I make a HyperCard clone at https://stacksmith.org
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