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@neauoire @flip @erin there's also Sneezy, Doc and Bashful, though nowadays I prefer Zshful.

"The word 'diary' comes from the Latin diarium ("daily allowance," from dies, "day"). The word 'journal' comes from the same root (diurnus, "of the day") through the Old French jurnal (the modern French for 'day' being jour)."

Over a month later, and I'm still using Kagi. It's good.

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These make me feel weird and icky, almost like a BLIT reference.



Wrote a little Thue program that bounces a ball back and forth and writes "ping", "pong" when it hits the walls.

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For two (positive) integers N and M, the properties of their greatest common divisor gcd() and the least common multiple lcm() come in pairs; the phenomenon is partly explained by the formula gcd(M, N) × lcm(M, N) = M × N. 🤯

Hi I'm Paul, aka @paul

I'm a computer music composer and researcher, currently interested in what it means for computers to "sing".

I've been a big fan of the Merveilles community for years, and I'm excited to be amongst you all now :)

I wanted a place to make virtual art installations so I've started building this flexible exhibition of sorts

Here's something I have never seen before.

The binary for the graphical calculator works BOTH as a graphical user interface, and is equally usable in the console without the GUI.

The same rom file can be used with both the cli and gui emulators.

Ok, I now have permission to talk about this project in full and in public. I'm working with Alan Kay to build six replicas* of a Xerox PARC Alto display for use in a museum exhibit**. Visitors will see a real Alto and then walk over to one of the replicas to futz with Smalltalk '78***.
Here's a nice writeup of a different project that rejuvenated an actual Alto.

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"I find the vision of freely trading ideas, techniques, and code appealing—I am passionate myself about sharing information and ideas ... I want a world in which there is a strong population of craftsmen developers, who deeply care about the quality of their software, and who mentor each other to further pursue the limits of computing.

Unfortunately, throwing our code [at and to] large corporations—will not get us there... "

The Gullible Software Altruist

First-ever Gitea pull request from a remote instance!!! 🎉🥳

I've been waiting for this moment for months now!

The code hasn't been pushed to yet since it's incredibly messy, but I'll clean it up tomorrow and also submit a draft pull request to upstream Gitea.

(Technical implementation information:

@noa @neauoire just taking a guess at where you got stuck. ignore me if i'm wrong. but, write your own parser in code. don't use lex or yacc or bison or whatever. they're not that good and you can't make good compiler error messages if you use them, anyway.

It has been more than 10 years since I last had a job. If each of our cells is remade over the course of 7 years, then not a single cell of my body has known what working was like, I have a faint memory of hating the whole thing, but physically I've never worked.

TIL about Mobilizon, a federated Meetup/Facebook event alternative:

Will be handy since I'm moving to California soon.

(H/T rek2's gemlog: gemini://

The World3 model from the Club of Rome

"A study in 2008 found that 30 years of data compare favorably with key features of a business-as-usual scenario called the "standard run", which results in collapse of the global system midway through the 21st century."

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Revel in the marvels of the universe. We are a collective of forward-thinking individuals who strive to better ourselves and our surroundings through constant creation. We express ourselves through music, art, games, and writing. We also put great value in play. A warm welcome to any like-minded people who feel these ideals resonate with them.