Wow freenode went bust -> I guess I should restart my IRC client and change the servers it connects to -> hmm let's see the weechat docs -> hmm why is my weechat still at v2.3 while 3.1 is out? -> why are there so few armbian package updates available on my A20? -> wow the board firmware and OS are so out of date ->
Finally, spring. It feels like we are slowly starting to come out of the long winter — the sun is out more often, and that glum London chill is starting to slowly lift. Something inside is stirring and shifting as well, reaching towards the warmth, more willing to take risks, be vulnerable, and ask for help.
After what feels like a lifetime of winter — with a whole lot of love, struggle, support, and hard work — finally, spring.
Carried a full grocery load, two pizzas, and a little dessert bag today. Continuing being amazed by this machine. @Tingyi 🚲
I have found the meme that resonates with me the most completely, via @acb on Twitter. I am speechless.
This book is so nicely printed on the inside, and the paper looks/feels great, but then the cover is just so ugly. What to do about it? #theChessBoard
Here's a puzzle from the book I'm working my way through, "Bobby Fischer Teaches Chess". White just moved their Queen to F7. The only way for Black to escape a mate is to move their King away to H8 (trust me on this). Can you find the combination of moves that'd accomplish this?
I'm half-way through this book and it's blowing my mind every couple of pages with the brilliance of the chess.
There's something magical about its aesthetic, too — cheap paper, cheap blurry printing, extremely lo-fi layout/typography, and yes: it's printed with flipped pages, so you read right-hand pages only, reach the end of the book, flip it over, and then read the second half.
Art × Tech. Running a tiny creative studio in London. Really into #chess these days.
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