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Hello from Melbourne. I'm Liam, a software developer and occasional musicmaker / artist / conlanger.

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this is the true origins of "real cyberpunk" aesthetics

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messed up the alt text on the first image – that's not a wormhole, it's warping to a stargate. of course

this book looks incredible: "Building Git is a deep dive into the internals of the Git version control system. By rebuilding it in a high-level programming language, we explore the computer science behind this widely used tool."

since I linked to Notable recently, I should mention there's an outstanding bug that can result in data loss. :sadlinux: they're working on it.

I'm liking Notable, a Markdown-based note-taking app. It strikes a good balance for me: it provides a GUI with useful features, and yet it's simply an interface to a directory of text files that can be tracked in Git.

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"At the core of these books is the idea that people should design for themselves their own houses, streets, and communities…"

bought something I’ve had my eye on for years, a classic architecture book

"So we have inspectors of inspectors and people making instruments for inspectors to inspect inspectors. The true business of people should be to go back to school and think about whatever it was they were thinking about before somebody came along and told them they had to earn a living."
— Buckminster Fuller

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It's strange that, barring some horrible accident, I'll never see my internal organs. I mean, my lungs are with me all the time, they belong to me, and they're keeping me alive, but I don't know what they look like. I know what lungs generally look like, of course, but I wouldn't be able to pick mine out of a lineup.

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