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Gonna go do some writing in the park. Should be fun. Gonna write about how Go has developed and why what we have is more Go 2 than it is Go 1.

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Happy THIRTIETH birthday to the shareware version of id Software's legendary first person shooter Wolfenstein 3D! 🎂🎉🎈🍾🥂

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👀 What's this? A new blogpost? Patron only for a week? Check it out today!

I Miss Heroku's DevEx

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Boost this if you like soup or

if you wanna destroy capitalism

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🎨 A painting/Fediverse experimentation:

With percentages of Red, Green and Blue, you can obtain a precise RGB color definition.

So, please vote for one or more color channel and with the mix of all the votes, I'll challenge myself to paint a fantasy landscape, using the result as the dominant color.

(PS: I'm doing full time inking/penciling on episode 37 and a bit of colored art cool-down would be great! Also I need a bit of 'Fedifun' this week. Thanks for your votes and boosts! )

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ooh Star Trek strange new worlds episode 1 dropped today

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Except they're getting iPads with Windows 11 somehow.

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54% off Yubikeys when you purchase 2. If you haven't made the plunge to 2FA, today would be a good day to start.

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long form writing 

Now that I think about it, Twitter is the reason I stopped putting two spaces after the period.

Having that very limited canvas has done a lot of damage on my ability to write. I instinctively reach for short, choppy sentences.

No nuance.
Few descriptions.
Just. getting. ideas. out. fast.

The sheer horror of the immediacy of it all has been a severe limitation on my writing. How do I detox from this?

Dopamine is a hell of a drug that seeps into the fibre of your psyche. Product designers want to create addictions to the product so number goes up. A product is a failure unless it gets infinite growth. Even if it's gotten so saturated that there's no hope of ever really growing again.

I don't like that aspect of our society and how it's seeped out into everything else. I don't think I can do anything about that though. I am a voice within a voice in the wind. The only real effect I can have on people are these words and the thoughts that emerge from people thinking about these words.

I also don't know if these words will reach my intended target audience, but maybe my letter in a bottle will go somewhere that helps.

Here's hoping.

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I am once again reminding you of the existence of #kdl (, a fancy new config/document language that could make your config files so much more expressive and maintainable than YAML/JSON. pls take a look!

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