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SOCIALIST REALISM: Before the cosmonaut can take their first step, an army of workers must crunch numbers, fabricate parts, draft blueprints, and test and design rocketry.

CAPITALISM: uuuhh Elon Musk makes the rockets go.

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I put wayyyyy too much effort into this, I wanted to make sure he was descending at the right speed for the music 😅

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#PSA
Dear users of phones, tablets, computers, cameras and other instruments which contains data that might be important to you.

Make fucking backups. For the love of what ever you believe in. Copy your dearest and most important files and or documents somewhere else that in case one device goes *poof* you have something you can get back to.

And please, please, please do it regularly.

You will thank your future YOU later.

#Backup #Data #DataLoss

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100% handwired split keyboard with no plate, no PCB, no case. Held together by the carefully bent and soldered wires.

album at: imgur.com/gallery/931GqX6
build log and previous boards: imgur.com/gallery/RiGN51b

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Love this - an OS that just boots into a Python interpreter, so you can hack on pretty much anything.
As the creator mentions in the video, it's a lot like a C64 that boots to BASIC

hackaday.com/2020/06/01/python

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Finally managed to compile the OpenGL demos for KallistiOS... only took me like an hour to figure out that my GCC was too new and defaulted to a new, incompatible C standard version that broke the inline keyword...

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Randomly delighted by the design and presentation of the Matra & Hachette Ordinateur Alice series of home computers from the mid 1980s.

Along with Melissa Joan Hart's performance in Clarissa Explains It All, this solidified my belief that this is what the typical computer programmer looked like.

... which promptly started an `unattended-upgrade` process that is holding the dpkg lock hostage. Can't catch a break, can I?

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"checking size of long long... configure: error: in `~/KallistiOS/utils/dc-chain/build-gcc-arm-eabi-8.4.0/gcc':
configure: error: cannot compute sizeof (long long)"

And that's why we don't do that on macOS (I'm sure it's XCode's fault somehow...). Brb, dusting off the old Ubuntu VM.

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-resets the "Days since I compiled GCC from source" counter-

How's your day going?

TIL there's a well-documented open source tool chain to write Dreamcast/Naomi homebrew 🎉

github.com/KallistiOS/KallistiOS

(and with a great name to boot - hail Eris!)

Wasn't able to catch it live the other night, but this Porter Robinson set is exactly what I needed today
youtube.com/watch?v=-2WnAQ2RLn

okay, that's not fair, a ton of people enjoyed the Travis Scott thing, and that's fine. it's just that the music and visuals of that were much less engaging to me than second sky is

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it's everything the stupid Fortnite concert was hyped up to be and more, imho

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