@dankwraith The fact that they were able to translate puns that were in the original Japanese so well is pretty amazing. (This is from the book "Found in Translation" by Nataly Kelly and Jost Zetzsche.)
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?
@antifuchs This is fair, but it's such a mouthful to say, "Let me get my sous-eau-à-une-température-constante wand."
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/
🎉 I'm declaring a version zero release of Lament Configuration, a small-scale self-hosted Pinboard-like bookmarking service: https://git.infinitenegativeutility.com/getty/lament-configuration
Some games I'm currently working on:
· The Wardens of Sirius, more or less a scifi Dogs in the Vineyard hack
· Delve, a minimalist grid-maps-and-dice dungeon crawler
· The Last Alliance of Men and Elves, a game intended to be played via Slack/Discord over several weeks
· Guns & Gasoline, a game where your three basic stats are Fast, Furious, and Family
Wrote a little blog post about the Pony programming language and error-handling: https://journal.infinitenegativeutility.com/pony-errors-and-logging
conscientious objector to the future.
formerly @keweddji as well as @aisamanra on birdsite. he/him
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