|january 2014 microblog digest|
Posted 2014-06-22 06:40:10 by
Archived from http://twitter.com/mogwai_poet:
- RT @mcclure111 What if new years resolutions were something we gave each other and they were Steam achievement stuff like "complete year without jumping"
- Showbiz Pizza animatronic band performing Huey's "Pop, Lock & Drop It." youtube.com/watch?v...
- @ColinNorthway I like Gifcam but it might be *too* lightweight for what you need. blog.bahraniapps.co... ↲
- @TronKnotts Related: a lot of people still think Donkey Kong Country looks good. ↲
- @Chewiejds @TronKnotts It was 2D trying to look 3D. 3D of the time looked like a noisy mess of hard plastic pixels. Not a noble aspiration. ↲
- I really appreciated The Swapper's ambiguous treatment of the nature of consciousness--except that mechanically it's completely unambiguous.
- @glassbottommeg Did you hear about the guy who was dared to pee in nachos and later somebody was like "somebody poured beer into the nachos ↲
- @glassbottommeg and it's delicious!" and the crowd skeletonized the nachos within minutes? That's pretty much how I feel about beer. ↲
- Vlambeer's Jan Willem Nijman walks you through how to make a run and gun shooter feel good. youtube.com/watch?v...
- RT @mcclure111 So most people HAVE faces and names, but they don't have any idea how good it feels because they have nothing to compare to
- RT @mcclure111 I remember this period from very early transition when I was going around excitedly telling friends I could see my reflection in mirrors now
- RT @mcclure111 They didn't seem to grasp the idea I meant this literally
- Voice recognition interfaces! The stench of the future is so strong I can almost palp it. vine.co/v/hYZiZhKH3...
- RT @vectorpoem Prison Architect would probably be much more effective political commentary as basically the same game but about schools instead of prisons.
- RT @forwardresent @vectorpoem @mogwai_poet With this school mod, now you can! bit.ly/KokJdP...
- "Hensch says the drug, valprioc acid, allows the brain to absorb new information as easily as it did before age 7." npr.org/2014/01/04/...
- The first important step towards being a programmer: look like you should be a programmer. pgbovine.net/tech-p...
- The last Denzel Washington movie I saw, he also played a hyper-competent alcoholic. Is this a thing?
- @celsiusgs I was expecting that article to have his picture. ↲
- @Heewa Oh sure but I meant Denzel Washington specifically ↲
- In my life I have found that when the opportunity comes up to sleep or to go for a walk you should almost always take it.
- "Our white kids are getting taught the best public-school education on the planet. Those are the facts." motherjones.com/kev...
- @alicejoyk Never trust the Internet! I do my research with a physical encyclopedia that only I have a copy of. ↲
- Frog Fractions 2 stretch goal: I get a third kidney. There isn't a third ureter to hook it up, so just graft it onto a nearby organ I guess.
- @FrogCroakley Watch this space! ↲
- @TomBurnsRogers But that's not my lifelong dream! ↲
- @Teanah Just keep reading, over and over and over and over... ↲
- @davidsgallant Oh man, I bet there's a med student following me who needs some quick cash... ↲
- @Sir5000 Must have 1000+ logged hours in Surgeon Simulator. ↲
- @Sir5000 That shows real dedication to the craft. I trust him implicitly. ↲
- For some, the post-antibiotic era will come sooner than for others. medium.com/quinn-no...
- "I know when it is time for a haircut because people start questioning my tone or dismissing my opinions." geekfeminism.org/20...
- Join me for Tuesday co-working at The MADE!
- Have Twitch, uh, figured out how to make their massive success cash-positive yet?
- @8bitpimp Oh they must be making money then ↲
- "There is no finish line. Take time to breathe. Sometimes you'll be terrified. Hydration really makes a difference." missmaggiemayhem.co...
- @IvanDashSmith Ah, shit, sorry. ↲
- Hey look an Alien game that's not utterly doomed from the genre decision. joystiq.com/2014/01...
- @louroboros Same! The closest thing out there is probably the first Dead Space. ↲
- @Lokno If only we'd thought of that before dismissing physics accelerator cards as a dumb idea! ↲
- RT @The_Millions (•_•)
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- There's nothing quite like fifteen years of IM logs to remind you that continuity of self is an illusion.
- @HanFreakinSolo Man, even if I felt okay doing that, it's not an option. Too much of me not under my control. ↲
- @Johnicholas I have that affliction more than most do -- all my memories are tightly bound to the place I lived at the time. ↲
- @Flanlord That's a good way to look at it. A self continuum rather than a singular self. ↲
- @Raminibar How could I not have known I was being antagonistic? Not sure I'd've believed, 5 years ago, that "oblivious antagonism" existed. ↲
- RT @bcrypt #RSAC registration page sends 1 POST per password keystroke. Way to make side channel attacks easier on the most sensitive data you can get.
- After scouring the house for soy sauce to go in my stir fry, I settled for salt. After scouring for salt I settled for bouillon powder.
- @skullmandible @bombsfall Have you seen some of these popes though ↲
- Lauren McCarthy spent a month outsourcing her first date behavior to Mechanical Turk. theverge.com/2013/4...
- "Potty Putter. The game for the avid golfer!" i.imgur.com/0Dij4pU...
- @slutbomb Makes sense. Take "Stocking" to the extreme re-create the image by building an actual business around it. ↲
- Why motivation trumps nearly every other factor when it comes to getting shit done: prog21.dadgum.com/1...
- "Learn Videogame Development Like Woodworking" hobbygamedev.com/ar...
- Join me for Tuesday co-working at The MADE!
- "As a guy, I wanted to know what it was like to be a woman on a dating site, so I set up a fake profile." reddit.com/r/TwoXCh...
- RT @aristosophy Argument From Future Obviousness In Retrospect
- Me watching "Primer" at age 24: "This is exactly how engineers think and act." At 34: "Holy fuck these guys have no moral compass at all."
- @OptimistPanda And it was a great movie both times! ↲
- RT @necrosofty My new puzzle game Gunhouse, made with @mogwai_poet and @Disasterpeace appears to have launched! Here's a trailer youtu.be/WB0yAm6iXE...
- RT @CGSaw If anyone ever tries to tell you that unions are unfair because corporations don't organize against workers: valleywag.gawker.co...
- Can't fail startup idea of the day: sloppy handwriting generator to train handwriting OCR. cs.toronto.edu/~gra...
- Alien: Isolation: "Think 'Amnesia' in space." scified.com/news/14...
- @MammonMachine Amnesia: think "Alien" in a Prussian castle. ↲
- @Marwood Yeah, I've been paying attention to all of these. Not too much, though, because I want to be surprised! ↲
- RT @webbedspace @christinelove @108 Luring people through your apartment Lemmings-style with strategically timed flirts.
- @td_rules It's what you get for liking your dad's music! ↲
- "What I've Learned From My Side Job Critiquing Dick Pics" thehairpin.com/2014...
- @limbclock If you mean our endocrine system has less of the "that was amazing" hormone to dole out, yes. ↲
- Bill Murray, on why there probably won't be a Garfield 3: reddit.com/r/IAmA/c...
- Backstage. twitter.com/mogwai_...
- RT @mrasmus "Oh, I need to ask @mogwai_poet about the pineapple." This is a weird video shoot I'm helping with.
- RT @mrasmus "Great, now I've got mustache fuzz on my mandolin strings." #onset #weirdshoots
- RT @wita @mikemeginnis @jason_wilson Gunhouse is super fun! I intended to play for five minutes last night and ended up going to bed two hours later
- @NotJoOrdinary Yeah, I'm planning to. ↲
- @NotJoOrdinary Oh, that's this weekend, isn't it? I'd better get ready. ↲
- @NotJoOrdinary At the TinyCo office ↲
- Can't-fail startup idea of the day: Freaky Friday Bible chapter where God swaps places with Man.
- Join me for Tuesday co-working at The MADE!
- @ZoeQuinnzel It's being rad right now! ↲
- @Burning_Luke Hey, Luke! Are you the guy I would ask about how to handle a Kickstarter for a game with unorthodox Kickstarter requirements?
- "Simple chat program using inaudible sounds and a computer's microphone and speaker." github.com/Katee/qu...
- @Burning_Luke Thanks! I've looked through that stuff and I definitely still feel like I need to talk to somebody. Can I email you? ↲
- RT @Jeremy_LaMont Gunhouse is one of those games that makes me feel like reality isn't true. twitter.com/Jeremy_...
- "Simply thinking you got better sleep makes your brain work better" smithsonianmag.com/...
- "An Illustrated Account of the Great Maple Syrup Heist" modernfarmer.com/20...
- @bvpeck Thanks! ↲
- Hey, I just walked home from the Fruitvale BART station and didn't even get a little bit murdered!
- @mrasmus That's because you mistakenly hired Junior PHP Ninjas. newyork.craigslist.... ↲
- @YouOldSoAndSo Even less, inside! ↲
- @Triplefox o/ ↲
- @mcclure111 I'm trying to think of experiments I could run, but they all would involve me being 6'2". ↲
- @jonbeilin @Triplefox |
- @Triplefox @jonbeilin I'm not sure about the physical geometry of this. ↲
- @jonbeilin @Triplefox Ohhh ↲
- "Google and its ilk have always known they could break the law until the day they were invited to make new laws." salon.com/2014/01/2...
- RT @BoredElonMusk Hot glue gun filled with cheese. Perfect for keeping your lunch in place while dining in zero gravity.
- Three months after the launch of Carrot Dating, stickdating.com... remains unregistered. Somebody's dropping the ball here.
- @xiSided Unless I'm misremembering you should be dealing purely with printable ASCII. ↲
- Robot Odyssey, the Apple 2 adventure game that teaches you programming from formal logic up. slate.com/articles/...
- Oh, I forgot to tweet about Tuesday co-working today. Well, it happened and it was pretty sweet.
- I guess the patch is finally out so I can in good conscience tell you that if you want to play Gunhouse, it's in the PSM store on Vita.
- RT @necrosofty Oh hey, if you buy an Xperia Z1S, you get Gunhouse and @108's Ten By Eight free! blog.us.playstation... that's a thing
- Trying to find my old FlashDevelop installation that has a Flex SDK that can target Flash 10. No idea how to otherwise get that version.
- @redannick Presumably! Do you know where to finding old versions? I've been looking with no luck. ↲
- Without a drummer or a conductor, how do string quartets stay in tempo? phys.org/news/2014-...
- This review of Gunhouse is pretty apt, including the implicit call for a sequel that may or may not happen. pixelsordeath.com/r...
- Evidently I'm guesting on the Insert Credit podcast in like 10 minutes. Not sure where you go to tune in, but maybe try Googling something?
- Okay apparently it's this thing: youtube.com/watch?v...
- @LorenSchmidt @vectorpoem @raiganburns It's hard! We've had decades, as a species, to make these specific kinds of fun *incredibly* fun. ↲
- Can anyone name this RC helicopter sim in which you photograph ghosts throwing tantrums in a school chemistry lab? youtube.com/watch?v...
- @yoitstimothy @Lokno @magic_bane What really? They're gonna call it something that literal and not include the ghost photographing? ↲
- @Marwood Follow your dream! Half the games I've made have started with me thinking "man, that would be an incredibly dumb joke." ↲
- Hey, maybe I'm one of the good super rich and don't deserve to be Kristallnacht'd. Some of my best friends are poor! politico.com/story/...
- @Vanther Most likely the super rich actually don't have poor friends. Or they think they do but they just mean their "millionaire" friends. ↲