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context, dexter’s laboratory spoiler from vague memory 

dexter wants to learn french by listening to an instructional tape while he sleeps, but the tape gets stuck and just plays the words “omelette du fromage” over and over. when he wakes up that’s all he can say

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context, metal gear rising spoiler, horrific thing that happens in game 

at the end of the chapter raiden finds a research facility that has a massive room full of child brains in jars that are being subjected to vr child soldier training before they’ll eventually be placed in cyborgs

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@itsonlythee just referred to the ending of metal gear rising’s sewer chapter as “omelette du fromage but worse” and that’s incredible

neil cicierega 

Now Playing: Neil Cicierega - Floor Corn [Mouth Moods]

if you have non-trivial router config, back it up :)

this toot brought to you by rebooting my router at 2:30am and having the config be completely wiped after it came back up

introducing a new Agile project management methodology: Scrum 41, for when your team is In Too Deep

nonspecific med reference 

me this morning: "wow good thing i populated my pill minder correctly,
because I did not form a memory of becoming a dr mario puzzle"

modern web devs are like "assume an ideal frictionless spherical user agent with mass equal to 1kg and radius equal to 1em"

If you are depressed about Figma, remember that this is an outcome the owner of every for-profit software company dreams of. Every other commercial software vendor you rely on is working tirelessly to hand that product over to someone who doesn’t care about it too

who called them sweet potato chips and not taro cards

the other thing that i've mostly forgotten, but can still kinda remember, is the feeling that probably smartphones were gonna remain a kind of niche thing for businesspeople or nerds who were into gadgets or very social young people who had to communicate with their friends all the time. like, the same kind of crowd who would have their own blog or be into tinkering with technology. i kinda felt like most normal people wouldn't be interested in a pocket computer & carry on using regular phones

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