oh dang I just got an email that suggests the Playdate should arrive around my birthday, that's exciting

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Finally wrote a post that's been stewing for a while: What You Miss By Only Checking GitHub

Many researchers, entrepreneurs, open source sustainability commentators, et al. assume that GitHub activity is a reasonable proxy for FLOSS as a whole. It's not.

harihareswara.net/posts/2022/w

Goes over some examples, a marketing graphic that made my eyebrows go up, research about how unrepresentative GitHub can be, and some tools to try.

everyone's getting their Steam Decks but all I want is my Playdate :blobcatBigSob:

Man, you ever get "video game shellshock" like where you close your eyes to go sleep and can still see & hear the effects from the game? I have that now after spending all evening playing splat 3, my brain's all *pap pap pap* woomy

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omg found a search engine that prioritises old, text-heavy websites and punishes sites with modern web design features search.marginalia.nu/

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The way Splatoon 3 shows the winning team at the end is kinda rage inducing... I'd rather see my team being all sad than the enemy team being all smug

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Every so often YouTube recommends me an interview with the title "Why I Invented C++" and I never click on it but I always think to myself "Why, Bjarne. Why did you do it..."

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So I'm trying to make a good paint app for GBA Jam 2022 and I would like to have some background music for it. I'm looking for something chill, but not too droning, like Mario Paint or Animal Crossing. My programing setup is all custom using only a gcc cross compiler. So even if you want to use maxmod I'll have to figure how to rip that away from devkitARM. I'm also aiming for a "GBA Multiboot" setup, with approximately 112 KiB WRAM and most of IWRAM left for the music data and program.

#GBAdev

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Dynamic languages like
"what if stuff still breaks if you don't type it correctly, but also we don't give you any hints and you don't know if it's broken till runtime"

How it started: "I should wear these woolly socks to keep my feet warm on the kitchen floor"

How it's going: *wearing an icepack because I slipped in the woolly socks and broke my toe*

Of course, it would be the run where I misspelled my character's name. And I totally lucked out and found a life-saving amulet, which saved my butt... so did I _really_ win? Plus I never figured out the mystery of the library... Guess I'll have to go again sometime.

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When I was 12 I played a roguelike called POWDER on my DS.

It's the one 'traditional' roguelike that really clicked with me. Where others felt overwhelming, I'd come back to POWDER each year and get just a little bit better every time.

Today, 14 years later, I finally beat it. Words cannot describe this weight that has been lifted from my shoulders!

Thank you, Jeff, for making such a beautiful, cruel and relentlessly challenging little game.

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dude just gave me written permission to hack his company to win a petty twitter argument instead of fixing a fucking vuln i reported to them

he just gave me written permission to fuck with his live customerbase and his support staff and get paid for it
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I HAVE BEEN TYPING "ASCII TABLE" INTO GOOGLE IMAGE SEARCH LIKE BIMONTHLY FOR THE LAST 16 YEARS AND FOR WHAT fosstodon.org/@kytta/108757773

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