Dear Ruby devs and game devs. I have a crazy announcement I want to share. Please boost.
Last week I released A Dark Room to the Nintendo Switch. Within the game, I also shipped a Ruby interpreter and a code editor as an Easter Egg.
*This Easter Egg effectively turns every consumer spec-ed Nintendo Switch into a Ruby Machine.*
1. Download A Dark Room from the US/EU.
2. Connect a USB keyboard and press the “~” key.
3. Follow the onscreen instructions.
I'm amused when I see people listing their pronouns. It makes me want to put something completely untypeable and unpronounceable as pronouns, but honestly I don't care at all. I don't have enough space leftover in my brain to care about that most of the time. Ĝi, Li, Ŝi, Ili, Vi He, She, It, They, Y'all, whatever. The place where pronouns are genuinely useful is also the place where you're least likely to have their specific pronoun in your pronoun chart anyway. When you don't know their name.
https://www.zdnet.com/article/what-linus-torvalds-really-thinks-about-arm-processors/ So, the people deploy to servers what they use at home. The interesting thing about this is that I'm seeing more and more people playing with ARM systems at home, and we're starting to get higher end ARM laptops as well, like the Pinebook Pro. Will that trend continue or will we start seeing people dabbling in RISC-V home computers first, and then have it push upward into clouds.
I've been really slacking on my game completion list here. #21 Bayonetta, #22 Ristar #23 Shadow Dancer #24 Dynamite Headdy #25 Shinobi III #26 Marvel's Spiderman #27 Abyss: The Wraiths of Eden #28 Sonic the Hedgehog #29 Sonic the Hedgehog 2 #30 Linelight #31 Sonic 3D Blast #32 Space Harrier II #33 Sonic Spinball #34 Super Thunder Blade #35 Harvest Moon: Tree of Tranquility #36 Revenge of Shinobi #37 Vectorman #38 Vectorman 2.
So I wrote a Forth explainer if any of y'all were interested in that https://blog.information-superhighway.net/what-the-hell-is-forth
I also, uh, started a blog I guess?
You can follow it at @jeremy if you want.
So today I published a new article about using web feeds and RSS in particular.
TL;DR: I use Nextcloud News to organize my feeds and create a very personal news mix that fits my taste. Besides that it allows me to drop lots of newsletters and I even do release management with it.
There's some things that if you basically block them without giving them a response, it basically just hangs the webpage loading until it times out, whereas an empty response with a 200 will just allow them to continue loading correctly. That may be a saner way to block the omnipresent google tracking.
On the going off the big 5 thing, the file sharing part is easy if you're at all tech savvy. Bittorrent, or self hosting on Linode, Digital Ocean, or Prgmr, and also self-hosting with nextcloud. Blocking AWS and Google Cloud breaks a huge chunk of the net though. I wonder how they're doing the block though. When I was trying to speed up my web page loading by blocking some tracking services, I redirected their requests to my own web server that responded to everything with just an empty response
"Critics of the big tech companies are often told, 'If you don’t like the company, don’t use its products.' I did this experiment to find out if that is possible, and I found out that it’s not—with the exception of Apple."
What happened when a reporter blocks blocked Amazon, Facebook, Google, Microsoft, and Apple for a week.
- Purism laptop
- Nokia phone
- physical maps, calendar, and books
The usual. Software developer, former BBS sysop. Atari XE, Dos, OS/2, BeOS, Windows 2000/7 former user, Linux/FreeBSD/Haiku/OpenIndiana current user.
An instance for Kazriko