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Hi, I'm Matilde. Creative technologist, hacker. I made video games in the past; I now work as a software developer.

Fascinated by experiments in technological narrativisation + play; p2p and the way it can change our lives — specifically reimagining how computers slot into our lives; software as bodies.

Blog and make music with friends every now and then.

See also:

sunshinegardens.org/~am
matildepark.ca
urbit.org/blog/tools-of-our-ow

As my life becomes an increasing barrage of browser / version edge cases I am still pretty impressed with Mastodon FE's feel, UX. Not perfect, obvi but it is solid, reliable, smooth.

the unboxing experience of reading patch notes

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DNA Lounge blog: dnalounge.com/backstage/log/20

Next Tuesday, Sep 15, is the 25th anniversary of Hackers, so we're doing another Cyberdelia!

It's a two-part event: at 5pm PDT, Hackers Curator is hosting a movie watch-a-long with live commentary and Q&A from celebrity guests at twitch.tv/hackerscurator. Guests include:

Laurence Mason - Lord Nikon
Peter Kim - Blade
Darren Lee - Razor
Iain Softley - Director
Renoly Santiago - Phantom Phreak
Roger Burton - Costumes

now the truth is being broadcast at me five different ways 24/7 and i need to find a cabin

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distracted by how many 20c movies' are as simple as "if only *everybody knew*! we just have to broadcast the truth!"

they can't die while the puppet lives

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a solarpunk library, localized entirely in this pile of wiis

Even stuff like the animations on the sign-in for Google chugs along. I'm too afraid to use Discord; Ripcord doesn't build on ARM, so I'm cut off from that. I still have a lot of utilities though, so I'm just working from terminals.

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Took with me to my folks place; working with the constraints. It turns out the web, when you're using text browsers and text-only email clients, is just lots of noise.

I still feel the pangs of ownership, of emotional investment, of wanting control — but also forced to see I'm not always right. idk. happy to grow

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The past week or so I've been called to overhaul so much process — public boards, priority systems, being friendly to global contributors, and now I have to enforce a two-stream release cycle. Learning a lot because of it. Even commit hygiene alone was a massive improvement that was necessitated once I stopped being a cowboy.

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more and more convinced that working on bigger and bigger teams is the next level

@toast you’re cool btw, I keep forgetting to say

If you want a laptop sorta better than a core 2 duo that is fanless, light, black and unbranded, with a pretty good battery, and for an extremely good price ...

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the best analogy i have for the pro is that it's like a really well-designed sports car taking after an older car, with its strengths and weaknesses

is set up with Arch, Sway, etc. Not styled much. Happy I could fairly quickly bootstrap a system with Arch and configure everything, set it to autostart a window manager, bla bla without bricking the thing.

Also feel the RAM footprint should be lower, hmm

Introduced two more people to Hackers (1995). I've seen it like a dozen times. I could watch it another dozen times.

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Merveilles

Merveilles is a community project aimed at the establishment of new ways of speaking, seeing and organizing information — A culture that seeks augmentation through the arts of engineering and design. A warm welcome to any like-minded people who feel these ideals resonate with them.