Second thought: the game's attempts at "hacker dialogue" are deeply embarrassing, but I'm still undecided on whether that's because they're inaccurate, or because they're an authentic depiction of people who work internet memes into daily conversation.
…the biggest problem with this video is that I regularly forget one of the names I came up with and alternate between two variants of it depending on whether or not I'm actively looking at how I wrote it. I did not realize this at all while making the video.
Over the weekend, I recorded myself playing a session of 'Ex Novo', a one-to-four-player tabletop game about creating a city's map and history! It was a fun experiment and I'm pretty happy with how it came out: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6t_sl3dKf3o
Don't you know that if everyone always doubles the amount of garlic the recipe calls for, then recipe writers will start halving the intended amount of garlic, trapping us in a never-ending cycle?
I don't write much poetry anymore, but I wrote a lot in the past, and mostly I liked writing within stricter constraints. I wrote a ton of anapestic tetrameter when I was younger, but I also love triolets in all their variations.
I wrote a couple new reverse proxies for web apps over the last couple weeks, called sniproxy and httpdir, because I couldn't find anything I was happy with. Here's my blog post explaining why: https://jamey.thesharps.us/2020/04/24/most-general-reverse-proxy/
conscientious objector to the future.
formerly @keweddji as well as @aisamanra on birdsite. he/him
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