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like: Ruby C/C++ Godot Blender Krita etc etc etc

Don't like: big technology abusing society and privacy. Prefer small tech all the way.

Also like: off grid, folk traditions, making instrumental music, self-improvement and railing against The Man.

You might know me as @actualsteerpike

Enough is Enough: **Brussels: political appropriation with the agreement of occupation of the squat rue de Koninck**

"Belgium. The group, which had been squatting since March 2020 in a former printing shop at 44 rue Honoré Longtin in Jette, was threatened following last October’s eviction ord…"

enoughisenough14.org/2021/02/2

#anarchism #bot

we should make peace with the crows. That is a war we cannot win. They have air supremecy.

@aral found this #smalltech exemplar via HN where it is described as:

"I'm struggling to put my shock into words. I've been around. There's engineering. There's academia. But this falls into straight-up wizardry."

"Everything she does has this level of jaw-dropping amazingness."

Redbean - single-file distributable web server

justine.lol/redbean/index.html

"redbean can serve 1 million+ gzip encoded responses per second on a cheap personal computer."

news.ycombinator.com/item?id=2

fuck jobs. i dont want to 'work'. i want to contribute to something useful. be an equal part of something useful.

For every problem in JavaScript there is someone who will solve it by converting it to JSON first.

The Passion of the Christ but it's just a two second clip of Jesus looking into the camera and saying "graphic design"

This is a neat article bbc.com/future/article/2021022

The gist: A Swede named Ernst Waldemar Jungner invented a battery that Thomas Edison claims credit for. The battery produces hydrogen as it charges.

Power storage + the free creation of hydrogen in one package? That's potentially game changing.

And the fact that it can be done with 100+ year old tech, and powered by solar or wind? Potentially revolutionary.

Teach lessons and write books on how to do what I do.

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Meanwhile hold down a job that pays the bills. And build tools that I’ll open source so other people can use them.

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Plan > Write out spec for space station game > Learn Ruby > Learn C > make Alpha of game.

System's Twilight is now free, and playable (without its fun sounds) on the Internet Archive.

archive.org/details/SystemsTwi

...which is fortunate, but still a bit of a shame. You know me, I want to bring this back.

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You're in Hundreds Oubliette.
Huge piles of clocks are scattered about and a wide shaft of umber coloured light pokes through a hole above.

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