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I should be sleeping but I keep thinking of goats/ghost movie puns. Halp. :blobrofl:

part of the perceived coolness might be the analogy of computer : video display :: guitar : amp...
some cool-ass name like the Ono-Sendai Cyberspace 7, early 80s 8-bit micro design sensibility but ridiculously capable, dangerous even, the only machine you'd ever need slung across your back as your roam the Sprawl.

Now, you will see me one more time if you do good. You will see me two more times if you do bad.

occasional brief-but-powerful bouts of nostalgia for the era of computers that lived beneath their built-in keyboards, needing only power and monitor ports.

that cool thing you saw on the internet three years ago is now a gizmodo story's broken link to a reddit thread whose wayback machine archive contains a broken link to an imgur page

@ajroach42 I'm thinking art installation to let people experience what it was like to use a BBS. Stick them in a bunch of different cafes and let people post messages in various boards, chat, and play door games.

Another optimization: you can now set the refresh rate on all UI cameras. ie: you can set a refresh rate of every 2 frames, and the character portraits in the HUD will only update every 2 frames. It also staggers it so that the rendering load isn't all on the same frames. Additionally, you can customize a resolution multiplier on these cameras. This will give a huge boost to computers without much vram

I think Boston Dynamics' business model is just to produce a gif of a random robot every few years

somebody at my work said "i heard RSS is coming back" as a joke

and i'm like

it is tho

"I think this is the proverbial OS/2 holy grail, a shipped copy of Microsoft OS/2 2.0"

check tiny tiny rss consistent for a day: no new articles

ignore tiny tiny rss the whole day: ABSOLUTELY EVERYTHING HAS NEW ARTICLES

I think if @Gargron wants people to adopt other instances, the onboarding process on needs a LOT more guidance beyond "here's a list of servers, good luck". Especially play up the shared-interest communities that instances can provide. Ask what people are into:

Make art?
Well-moderated community?
Furry? Holy shit take your pick.