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Rebuilt my wiki in C99, simplified a bunch of things, started implementing some of the modules. Still lots and lots of work to do still..

wiki.xxiivv.com/site/dotgrid.h

#theWorkshop

from the same entity, i was also asked for my password in a customer service call 🚨 :red_flag: 🚨

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I swear i didn't arrange this on purpose. They line up to stare at me when they're hungry

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Theory: Older people aren't worse at discovering or using new technology. UIs are just worse at conveying function/intent

Some evidence:
socket3.wordpress.com/2018/02/

"Beginning users and many intermediates relied almost exclusively on visible cues for finding commands. They relied on (and found intuitive) menu bars and tool bars, but did not use pop-up (or “context”) menus, even after training."

"All but the most advanced users did not understand how to manage overlapping windows efficiently."

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bless the system shock 1 modding community 

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ugh, my apartment building just switched over to a new parcel locker system managed by amazon. do not like how much their tentacles are getting into the postal system.

matrix server is back up, apologies for the downtime

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cybrespace matrix server is down due to running out of disk space, i'm working on it. hopefully back up within ~15 min

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hey y'all, i deployed a change to cybrespace last night that should fix an issue some folks were having with exporting account archives. if you've been unable to get a successful data export, please try again and let me know if there are still any issues!

when i die, commit every action i performed to a text file so that future users may search through the things i've done to figure out how the fuck this system works

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*recreates a classic hacker stock photo but wearing a dragon kigu instead of a hoodie*

manifold garden ending 

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"The Mother of All Demos"
1968: Douglas Engelbart explains the foundation of user interface to the world. How to make computers responsive and useful, mouse pointer, hypertext, etc.

In school I read about it often, but TIL I can just WATCH the thing!!!!!

youtube.com/watch?v=fhEh3tEL1V

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