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Hi! I'm Sigrid, long-time software engineer with passion for low level programming, vegan cooking/baking, analog photography, music, and a bit of electronics.

Most of my development happens on (and for) 9front in C.

Most recently I decided to spend more time on combining two of my long-time hobbies, programming and music, and take it a bit further than just "forever WIP" ( and


India's coronavirus lockdown is having a dramatic impact on pollution

In the capital, New Delhi, government data shows the average concentration of PM 2.5 plunged by 71% in the space of a week

It's all HyperCard and bread, expecting to see a combination of both :)

Hopefully it won't be getting too cold anymore so I can give them more sun and more space for their roots too.

Apple and nectarine seeds started to grow as well.

relationships in the time of staying home 

With my nephew stuck at home, my brother asked me if I could tutor him before he starts his Comp Sci program at college this Fall. We'll be doing 90 minute lessons, twice per week.

The first day was today and it was fantastic. He is very, very eager to learn and has great instincts. I missed teaching a lot and I really appreciate this opportunity to "start from scratch." I will teach him what helped me the most, and what I wished I had been taught early.

He will, of course, learn C first.

if your #GUI needs to handle login, it should handle any number of simultaneous logins.

putting it in as an afterthought always results in a worse experience.

Enough for today, I can generate stuff but I'll have to do a lot of cleanup, maybe use sprites in a procedural way instead of just generating circles to prevent overlapping

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we are interested in your opinions/preferences on standalone keyboards as input for the design of the MNT Reform Standalone Keyboard. if you have 5 minutes to spare and don't mind Google Forms:

if you'd rather not fill out a Google Form, you can also give some answers here and we'll try to incorporate them.

idle thought:
making contributing to an open source project hard is what leads to everyone trying to patch over things downstream and an explosion in complexity.

Apparently drawing waveforms by setting bits in 64-bit integers (1=white, 0=black) and then rotating the entire image 90 degrees is faster than doing simple drawing using bytes (255=white, 0=black). Who would have thought.
libdraw wtfs

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