finished reading "The Castaways of Disappointment Island"
Probably the most brutal castaway survival story (a recount of a real shipwreck and the consequent 7-month stay on desolate islands of subantarctic New Zelealand in 1907)
probably preaching to the choir about this but it's really frustrating to come back to old game projects and find out they don't work anymore.
#uxn isn't a perfect target for my games but at least it's a manageable one that is unlikely to rot away into nothingness.
A new 🌱 Green Hack 🌿 is published! Please enjoy 'Optimising images for web' by Rekka Bellum ->
🌿 @rek for The Photographers' Gallery's Digital Programme. Since COP26 we've invited photographers and artists to share hacks to lower the environmental impact of their practice.
More Green Hacks here:
Lecturer Ecological Art/Design, Living Stations Lab (0.4 FTE)
@amorris @neauoire reminds me of this excellent essay by Illich, “Silence is a Commons” http://www.davidtinapple.com/illich/1983_silence_commons.html :)
> Silence now ceased to be in the commons; it became a resource for which loudspeakers compete.
The increasing slicing up of time into smaller and smaller pieces, until all one is left with is a nano-second of time, not enough to ever feel informed.
@calutron Just remembered, I'm not sure if you knew, but you can import a tga into Noodle, so you could make a 3d scene, export to tga(monochrome, no RLE compression, top-left alignment) and then paint over it in Noodle.
Just thought I'd point it out :)
Soon enough, someone is using a belt sander.
You sit there like, how the fuck did that happen. And then you walk it back, these guys started their outboat, then it gave the signal to this one to start their gas generator, and so here we are.
In anchorages, there's this social phenomenon that I haven't given a name to just yet, but it goes like this:
Anchorages are usually quiet places, in which any sound will be noticed by anyone sharing that echoing space. So, if you start your engine, all eyes will be on you. So people tend to be quiet, use their oars to get around.
But you need just one vessel obnoxious enough to use their engine, to raise the volume enough that a second vessel will start their generator, and a third, ..
It’s always night under the ultraviolet sun.
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