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there’s a style of computer art which gets called “pixel art” but i don’t think that quite fits, at least not with the modern conception of the term. in pc88 art no one was trying to do “pixel art”, they were just trying to make their normal art look good in a limited medium.
but we don’t really have the vocabulary to make the distinction between someone who is working against the limitations of a medium and someone who is embracing the limitations as their own aesthetic

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Someone modeled the climate of a retrograde Earth (one spinning in the opposite direction):

Due to the opposite-direction Coriolis forces, everything would be wildly different. Deserts, forests, tundras, all moved around.

This is the kind of stuff I'd love to be retired for (to have the time to-do):

Been meaning to post this here for a bit, but I was plowing through a backlog of "Log" and their issue 47 on "Overcoming Carbon Form" has some especially brilliant articles about energy source dependence in city planning and architecture. Highly recommended.

What a community, I love this place. Twitter may have on occasion been this interesting, but it was never this civilized and consistently creative.

Built a hardware productivity logger to replace my shell script (or sometimes kitchen timer) because I don't want to always be productive at a computer. This deserves a decent case, but it's already better to look at than what I was using. Next up: dashboarding.

1. Futura PT is a stunning font. 2. eInk ftw. || I get to bask in both these things tonight.

Since my friends and I are on a (re)reading binge, I compiled resources. Don't read Ulysses alone, people, it's the difference between enrichment and, well, something really awful. gemini://

It's time to reread Ulysses, so I'm digging around for additional Joyce resources to help with the study, and... fonts. (thankfully I'm not rereading Finnegan's Wake, because that's just a jumping of the shark, but cool glyphs)

There's a lot less TempleOS chatter on here than I'd anticipate. Surely someone will tire of Plan9 and its dearth of options for embedding 3D objects into ASCII text.

We need a weekly Merveilles HF ham net. Anyone?

Fit the Second, in which Mr. Pike's third trend haunts all the other trends right out of the damn circus. gemini://

gemini:// a summary of my PinePhone experience, and first in a series I'm writing to explain to myself this microcosm of a technological tragedy playing out before our eyes.

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