LIGHTNESS by Italo Calvino : Dancing on the Ceiling: Art & Zero Gravity curated by Kathleen Forde : EMPAC Curtis R. Priem Experimental Media and Performing Arts Center : Troy, NY USAhttps://zerogravity.empac.rpi.edu/lightness/
to read, related to claire-louise bennett quote
nonbeard 2023-09-25 11:49:49.753783
RIME related forensic data format
RIME related forensics data format
“You might be surrounded by interesting countercultures and not even know about it: whatever properties save them from instant commoditization also keep you out.“ from “is counterculture dead?”
Some clever things here: attach the probes to a random SPI flash because it's on the same bus as the TPM and its pins are bigger; overwrite sticky keys with cmd.exe for a simple admin shell without login. (hn)
There's no avoiding the fat component.
the world which crowned React king, in many ways, no longer exists.
Olivewood sounds nice.
that's what I'm doing
Apparently to treat delayed sleep onset you should take it 7 hours before you want to sleep.
There's an extinct species of sabretooth cat called Yoshi obscura.
Queer Greek god sex? Don't know, it was a rec.
A homeobox is a DNA sequence, around 180 base pairs long, that regulates large-scale anatomical features in the early stages of embryonic development.
You can just soak instant noodles, and also regular pasta. No boiling required!
I am making my own oat milk. I have ascended.
coat-light colour scheme
Hofstadter now thinks that LLMs are the future of not just AI but the world
"This has been a long and difficult shoot, fraught by many problems, but the one thing that kept me going, through it all, was the certain knowledge that one day I would drive out the gate of Pinewood and never come back, and that you sorry bastards would still be here."
Random opinions on the best way to perform mac backups
puff pastry sausage rolls with thyme
This was bloody good. No need to deskin the peppers: cut them smaller and cook them for less time.
Roasted deskinned peppers have the mouthfeel of slugs.
On Apple's VR headset: "Like 1984, Black Mirror isn't a dystopia because of technology, but because it's in England. If you leave I expect everything's fine. Also solves being converted into Cybermen for the 100th time."
The graphic motif is based on the symbolic purple Hachimaki, red and white coloring, and crest from the costume of "Sukeroku," one of the "Kabuki Juhachiban". Sukeroku's chic appearance fascinated people and he was called "the most handsome man in Edo". (uniqlo)
remote control power switch I'd like to flash
Tank Mouse touch pad
nonbeard 2023-04-14 10:23:01.808217
Let's make fizzy kimchi!
This is some bullshit. Text palette registers 0-7 map to VGA palette registers 0-7, with the exception of register 6 which maps to VGA palette register 20. Registers 8-16 map to registers 56-64.
Everywhere: Oh, you can use setxkbmap to swap alt and super keys
Dark corner of Arch wiki: Oh, unless you're using an Apple keyboard in which case you need to set a sysctl and update the initramfs!
A Late Lark Twitters From The Quiet Skies by William Ernest Henley - Famous poems, famous poets. - All Poetryhttps://allpoetry.com/A-Late-Lark-Twitters-From-The-Quiet-Skies
poem from jess
Places to visit in the UK -- this one in Dartmoor
The guy from the sushi place up the road plays in this band. I discovered this via my hairdresser, Canadian Steve, who is also in a band.
A tessara is a tile in a mosaic. Tessarea is the plural. Same root for tessellation.
At a bar last night I discovered this was pronounced "kutch".
Cheese, or weapon to fight gnomes
Some dude on HN made an entire list of colour palette generators.
""poline" is an enigmatic color palette generator, that harnesses the mystical witchcraft of polar coordinates. Its methodology, defying conventional color science, is steeped in the esoteric knowledge of the early 20th century"
nonbeard 2023-02-02 02:02:10.801132
> Farro refers to the grains of three wheat species, which are sold dried and cooked in water until soft.
My mother has become temporarily obsessed with farro.
I learnt that pulse width modulation produces flicker -- imagine a 50% duty cycle of half on, half off -- whereas the more general pulse density modulation does not -- imagine the same amount of total on/off time, but divided more finely.
AAA+++ would gorge on again
This dude liberated Nafplio (from the Ottoman Empire) and then was imprisoned in Palamidi Fortress *in the city he liberated* (and now the capital of Greece, for a while) for being a traitor by the new (and 17-year-old) Bavarian King Otto of Greece! Shit sucks.
To be clear, he was extremely anti-Bavaria and a proponent of an independent Greece. He was only freed due to public outcry.
What a life.
I went into this guy's prison cell! It looked ghastly, with almost no light. More like solitary confinement, really.
gps route nafplio - mycenae - nafplio