I am so very excited about the new Metroid game ahhh!

you know what would make a more compelling villain? someone with a good and non-tragic backstory. just a real shit heel who never experienced anything bad at all. evil for no reason - i hate em just thinking about it, its great

Can someone help me get a package forwarded from Korea?

I still think its fucking hysterical that people pass around regedits that make windows more tolerable to use but im the one with the weird OS choice.

So it turns out:

1. There was a Japanese Samurai Pizza Cats game for .
2. A fan released a ROM patch that translates it to English.
3. And not just translate - they did it like Saban dubbed the Japanese Pizza Cats: With complete disregard to the actual plot.
4. It is very true to form.

• This code has a big list of strings it’s looking for to detect macOS versions; 10_15 is not in it (Debian packages a version from a whiiiile ago, naturally), so it falls through …to match 10_1 😂

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• Safari 14 started following the Chromium “User-Agent Reduction” initiative, which means now it reports “Intel Mac OS X 10_15_7” no matter what architecture and OS version you’re using chromium.org/updates/ua-reduct

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enjoying the confluence of badly written code and privacy initiatives that has resulted in the server log analysis software I’m peeking at hits via reporting 14.34% of visitors are using Mac OS X 10.1 Puma, from 2001

I wrote about stumbling upon a copy of Dreamcast multimedia email software DreamFlyer for $1, learning about the PinkRabbit family of software it’s based on and compatible with, and liberating the computer versions from time bomb code. Hope you enjoy! jessicastokes.net/blog/2021/06

electronics question 

anyone know a good way to hook up to a TSSOP8 chip in-circuit? I figured one of those clamp things would be good but it seems they don't make them smaller than SOP, at least for under a hundred dollars
am I really gonna have to solder wires onto 0.65mm pitch because I am very not hyped to do that

update: I spent a long time transferring my sona into something I can animate and
I now have a very basic pngtuber setup!

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apple couldn't find an ugly enough android phone so they just made one up

Please boost as a reminder to the many, many creators who design pins and flags for literally every other identity, for people who forget or don't know that we are failed by the medical system the instant we're born, and for the rest of our lives, again and again.
We go into the hospital and say we're cis or trans, because otherwise we WILL be refused treatment out of hand.
Intersex People Exist, and we have a place in pride.

people really think that this is what happens to houses if they go too long without a landlord

Well, well. This is going to kill BitRefill on mobile apps:

9to5mac.com/2021/06/07/apple-u

"Regarding in-app purchases, the company stresses that digital gift cards must be sold exclusively through the App Store’s in-app purchases system. Only physical gift cards can be sold outside the App Store without paying the 30% commission to Apple."

I like the idea that gordon freeman went to work fucking high out of his mind during the events of half life 1

If government start requesting lists of every IP address that reads a newsarticle, I think news outlets have the moral imperative to no longer keep any logs

stolen from a reddit post that stole it from somewhere else

Random homestuck + Fedi client thoughts 

Yes the (IRC based?) IM client from forever ago (that's still getting updates?!) made me think of this but for Fedi.

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