'setxkbmap us colemak ctrl:nocaps' sets up my X keyboard mapping from the command line, and took way too long to figure out #colemak
This is a lovely collection of historical source code, including ZIL code for many Infocom games! https://github.com/historicalsource?tab=repositories
pol, existential threat, rambling thread
1. corporations are a form of AI, and are the dominant form of life on this planet
this one seems self-evident, but if you need some help putting the pieces together, this piece by Charles Stross might help: http://www.antipope.org/charlie/blog-static/2018/01/dude-you-broke-the-future.html ... or you could just watch the 1988 classic film "They Live".
in any case, while there do exist corporations which can peacefully coexist with humans, most of what passes for peaceful coexistence these days is either accidental or due to humans regulating corporations. regulatory capture is making the latter less and less common.
Trying to bootstrap my #hubzilla community again with friends and family. Let's see if it actually takes this time...
Google fired us for organizing. We’re fighting back.
@emsenn I think many people preferred Diku-type MUDs because so many LPMuds had no underlying structure that could be learned. DikuMUDs had a smaller number of elements that could interact predictably.
An LPMud could have been made like this, there wasn't a tech barrier, but I don't think any ever was.
@emsenn I adore working on MUD engines, but the whole package is sure consuming to run. I ran one for about 12 years or so.
@tw Too late!
@ChrisWere I've really enjoyed my NewsBlur subscription for years.
I tried to explain https://maenad.itch.io/dying-in-space to my board game friends last night over beers. They were like, “So you collect points?”. No. “Then its about seeing who lives the longest?”. Not exactly. “Then how do you win?”.
What part of Dying in Space isn’t clear?
"A writer who works on the old system of production can spend days crafting a sentence, putting what feels like a worthy idea into language, only to find [...] that the internet has already produced countless sentences that are more or less just like it, even if these lack the same artisanal origin story that we imagine gives writing its soul. There is [...] no more place for writers and thinkers in our future than, since the 19th century, there has been for weavers."
@tw I would assume either regulation or cheap tanks.
@andrhia Well, it *did* originate with Facebook.
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