I need a good project to make me feel like a real nerd again in my break between summer and fall semesters. Any suggestions?
Things I'm considering:
* Actually working on one of my books
What about a non-dice interactive #storytelling game?
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I started falling asleep in a meeting, and here is what I wrote down (more or less...my half asleep handwriting is hard to decipher)
A button shaped like a gem
A rabbit runs inside it eternally
A star falls beside it.
There is a question of purpose.
It collapses, it collapses.
Does it matter if it is real?
It's all new again.
We are free again.
Programmer friends: Many of us have deeply-ingrained habits of making fun of whichever languages, tools, OSes, etc we don't personally use. Please don't. I highly recommend reading Aurynn Shaw's essay on "Contempt Culture", which I have to revisit myself periodically: https://blog.aurynn.com/2015/12/16-contempt-culture
It seems like this street would be mostly awesome, but occasionally full of p(l)otholes.
Browser: knock knock
Server: who's there?
Server: Mozilla who?
Browser: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows NT 10.0; Win64; x64) AppleWebKit/537.36 (KHTML, like Gecko) Chrome/67.0.3396.87 Safari/537.36
I've been sick for a couple of days, and I've found that Cities: Skylines is perfect under-the-weather gaming. It's engaging, the in-game radio stations are great, the graphics are pretty, and you make like, one decision every minute or so.
From the actual text of said textbook:
"Major ISPs today include AOL, AT&T, EarthLink, and NetZero".
Yep, nailed them all.
This is in the same chapter where they discuss bitcoin.