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huh, Jekyll won’t compile posts dated in the future

and if you embed silver into zeolite it glows? why is clay magic all of a sudden

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oh god one of the proposed ways of storing antimatter is trapping it in the pockets of zeolite clay

imagine the only thing keeping you from being annihilated being how hole-y a chunk of dirt is

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wait thats a terrible idea

antimatter generation is super inefficient

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Apple: loading shared libraries now uses a cache!

People who definitely know what they’re talking about: wow I can’t believe you have to use the Xcode GUI for everything now smh

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Oh boy is it “completely out of context screenshots of new Mac stuff to make it look bad” time

Watching a lecture on how parallel computing stuff is designed and wow, lectures are way more enjoyable when I know I’m not going to be tested on the contents

*adds "radioactive silly putty" to the list of bad product ideas*

Applying to jobs is reminding me of how much I hate using garbage web forms

HOW CAN YOU PUT A CAR ON THE SURFACE OF MARS AND NOT KNOW HOW TO PARSE A FUCKING PHONE NUMBER

like that explosion symbol could be a grey base with a black outline + symbol and a white outline on top of that. but manually untangling and extending those layers in a way that works is a lot of effort

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More experimentation. It really struggles with 3-way color intersections. If i had a clear order of what colors go “on top of” each other it might work, but thats not possible for all the decals in this set. And it would take a lot more effort to adjust the assets to fit

I really cant get this to work well for text, but I’ll keep it in my back pocket for future stuff.

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oh it would have helped if I wasn’t rescaling the texture. this looks way better!

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I could like, put 4 different SDFs into an 8-bit space but then they only get 4 steps each and thats probably not going to work very well

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If I use an Alpha8 texture and multiple steps it looks a lot more passible, but I don’t have a good way to get Alpha8s into the game without doing annoying custom loader stuff

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darn :/ I was going to try doing an SDF on 4 channels but the DXT5 compression kills it

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