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I'm Gaeel, I'm a random movement generator that happens to stumble and latch onto some fun things occasionally

Recently I've been playing with image stuff (?) and modular synths

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Web dev protip: if you're searching for an open-source component, use the keyword "accessible" or "a11y." E.g. "accessible dialog," "accessible carousel," "accessible autocomplete."

Accessibility is like the brown M&Ms in Van Halen lore – if they didn't mess that up, then they probably didn't mess anything else up either. snopes.com/fact-check/brown-ou

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"i use linux as my operating system," i state proudly to the unkempt, bearded man. he swivels around in his desk chair with a devilish gleam in his eyes, ready to mansplain with extreme precision.
"actually," he says with a grin, "linux is just the kernel. you use GNU+linux."
i don't miss a beat and reply with a smirk, "i use alpine, a distro that doesn't include the GNU coreutils, or any other GNU code. it's linux, but it's not GNU+linux."

the smile quickly drops from the man's face. his body begins convulsing and he foams at the mouth as he drop to the floor with a sickly thud. as he writhes around he screams "I-IT WAS COMPILED WITH GCC! THAT MEANS IT'S STILL GNU!"
coolly, i reply "if windows was compiled with gcc, would that make it GNU?" i interrupt his response with "and work is being made on the kernel to make it more compiler-agnostic. even if you were correct, you won't be for long."

with a sickly wheeze, the last of the man's life is ejected from his body. he lies on the floor, cold and limp. i've womansplained him to death.

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The problem with VR has never been that creative people can't make very cool stuff with it. It's that it was spearheaded by companies who were all looking to seize key strategic territory in the next phase of merging the internet with physical reality (which is as horrifying as it sounds), and create a new must-have product category like the iPhone. The former would be terrible news for civilization, the latter simply isn't happening for a huge range of cultural, ergonomic, and tech reasons.

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🥑 JOB POST 🥑

Hi! I'm a 3D artist and EN->FR translator looking for freelance work!

I'm especially fond of colorful cute things, but I have experience doing more realistic/darker things too

Recent translation works include a 29000 words sci-fi game, Friary Road by @humblegrove@twitter.com, and most works on my medium

🍃 artstation.com/adrielbeaver
🍃 medium.com/@adrielbeaver
🍃 adriel.io
🍃 adrielbeaver@gmail.com

Here's a fun view of the generated SDF data
We're marching through the mesh, front to back. In the pure data RGB encodes a normalised vector towards the closest point on the model, and A encodes the distance to the point.
Here A is used to darken the RGB channels, so we can visually "understand" the data

If i can at least smooth out the pixellation, I could use this for the weird project I'm working on, but I doubt it'd be useful for other purposes

Hmmm... This is getting a bit hopeless

Why is the top of the head risen like that?
What's with the dusty artifacts around the ears and neck?
How do I smooth out the "pixellation" without a ridiculously high resolution?

Not expecting answers to these, I'm just a little frustrated, spent nearly two days, and the results aren't what I expected...

Okay, I have things "working"
Something's messy with the SDF generation, but it looks like I'm almost there

Working with signed distance field stuff, and one of the huge upsides is that when it breaks, it breaks spectacular

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For real though, anyone wanna start a tech-coop with me?

Explicitly decolonial/intersectional solarpunk/ecosocialist work in the commons to build counter-power. Would strongly prefer to work with other queer/trans comrades.

Slide into these dms

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