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just think. some day, you'll be able to run Linux on the chip that Apple put in their computer to stop you from running Linux.

the fact that internet service issues causes the Comcast "live" outage map to go down is a pretty elegant summary of the types of issues that will only become more prevalent in our lives over the coming years.

NOTICE: youtube is setting pre-2017 unlisted videos to private. if you know of a bunch of unlisted videos from inactive accounts, now is the time to download them with a youtube downloader!!!

Weird fiction monsters are usually based on cephalopods, arthropods or amoebas, but what about weird ass tree seed pods like the sweet gum, which looks like an orb made of snapping bird beaks

uspol 

It's pretty amazing that Congressional Republicans are giving away the game by calling a bill that gives everyone who's eligible to vote the ability to vote "partisan". They're basically admitting that they can't win a fair election.

Homestuck thoughts 

and also listen to Sburban Jungle again. Probably on loop.

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Homestuck thoughts 

idk I should really actually reread Homestuck at some point

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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