Bird's-eye view map of Japan (1921) [4472×3271] https://i.pinimg.com/originals/a5/8d/40/a58d40f0eded862a894d032fcc987e8d.jpg
I should be sleeping but I keep thinking of goats/ghost movie puns. Halp.
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. https://mastodon.social/media/C4DrlHZ7qO5P_ti1U5o
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
Mono's New .NET Interpreter http://www.mono-project.com/news/2017/11/13/mono-interpreter/ | https://lobste.rs/s/utxoph #dotnet
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" https://virtuallyfun.com/2017/11/13/unboxing-citrix-multiuser-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 joinmastodon.org 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? mastodon.art
Well-moderated community? awoo.space
Furry? Holy shit take your pick.