I've been maintaining a spreadsheet for personal use of Bay Area campgrounds accessible via public transit, and figured I'd put it on GitHub just for kicks: github.com/mouse-reeve/campgro

Over the last decade, I've made three major attempts to write programming languages for producing random text. Here's the first: Matzo, a simple dynamically typed language for random strings, which I've reimplemented somewhat more cleanly and released today: github.com/aisamanra/matzo

So we watched "The Color Out of Space" and the thing is, it actually opens with a shot of the color of sunlight through trees, and I was just like… well damn, that's it then. It's a color and it's from outer space. We could just stop right there

Why do goths drink Diet Coke? 

Alt text best practices 

I'm going to tell my kids that this is the person who invented mastodon

Never read Dracula before? Would you like to read it.... over RSS? Dracula is entirely made up of letters, telegrams, newspaper articles. Each has a date, between May 3rd and November 10th, Last year, and now this year, Dracula Daily has offered people the ability to read the classic novel "in real time". It just started, so if you add draculadaily.substack.com/feed to your newsreader, you can follow along this year. #rss

Is the Girl from Ipanema a cryptid?

- Name composed of a vague identifier ("Girl") and place where sighted
- Distinct emotional effect upon all who witness them
- Walks to the sea, looking only straight ahead
- Still young after 60 years

A frustrating thing is that Android has an *extremely* complex and elaborate volume system, with three separate volume bars plus a separate notifications on / notifications off system, yet as far as I can tell it has never been possible to put it into the one, single mode I really want: nothing should be allowed to make noise EXCEPT if I get a phone call, since I get notifications all the time but nobody calls me on the phone unless it's actually incredibly urgent

"im like my thinkpad: wears black, runs linux, and has trouble sleeping"

Thinking the advantage of IRC over Mastodon is that when IRC had a netsplit you got that tide of "** Server X has disconnected ** Server Y has disconnected" messages, but when Mastodon has a netsplit it just looks like nobody is posting. Netsplits on 90s IRC had a kind of a festive air, like watching ocean waves crest. Like oh, whoops, there goes New Brunswick. Oh, now it's back again

our boys, who art in town
slender be thy lizzy

Has anyone ever made an oracle deck from TV Tropes dot org? Now I kind of want to make a web page that "draws" three tropes for a reading tvtropes.org/

Click here to connect with me on Orkut!

Warby Parker it is the year of our lord 2022 the fuck are you doing making me select Men or Women before I can browse eyeglasses frames on your site?

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Sometimes When Computer is an instance of Mastodon, a decentralized social network with no ads, no corporate surveillance, and ethical design.