Moving this to Merveilles.town:
I'm a NY-born Oakland resident who programs for game companies to survive. I teach Scratch to kids at our town's video game museum.
You're god damn right today's #WireworldWednesday!
After two weeks of hiatus and one week of I've-only-got-an-hour, I'm keen on finishing the engine-swapping functionality, researching Bill Gosper's Hashlife algorithm, and having a blast doing it all!
TIC-80 graphics programming
Who can make the coolest effect?
Will I make it to the final?*
Find out at Lovebyte Battlegrounds! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xH_hpJOMJjM
Matrix rain go brrr.
Added a density parameter to make it rain harder! That worked out quite nicely.
Now I need to figure out a decent way to get this system to support 2D and 3D simultaneously, so to speak. 3D, and the parameters that only apply to 3D, should be an option to switch on or off.
Then I'll update the readme, and then it'll go live. 😁 And that'll be enough of an update until the Looking Glass display finally arrives.
Ah, there we go. Matrix rain with depth.
It's a significant tradeoff. Until this experiment, I'd kept everything 2D so I could shape everything in the fragment shader, like so:
That flexibility has to be sacrificed to do perspective projection in the vertex shader. But I see no other way. I wouldn't want to learn raymarching for this application.
What? No! Stop it! What are you doing! You're supposed to the The Matrix! I don't even know where to begin!
abortion & my past
i’m loud about abortion access because i used to be in the pro-life movement.
when you’re on the inside they don’t hide their punitive attitudes. deep down, for them, a baby is a punishment you must accept for not keeping your legs closed. that’s why they don’t care about babies after they’re born. helping would lighten someone else’s punishment.
they don’t care about life. they don't care if the lives they “save” suffer after birth. in fact they quietly want them to.
Sadly, no #WireworldWednesday today, folks. Work has me scheduled for some late evening stuff that's too important to reschedule.
See you next week!
Imagine a video channel or live stream where someone goes on archive.org, downloads the raw text of some scanned book / magazine / novella, drops it into InDesign, or I guess Scribus, and designs a new page layout. And then shares the files and a PDF.
Would you watch this?
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