Some cheeky LBMs (little brown #mushrooms) I spotted poking up from my parents' patio. Does this mean that the mycelium extends all the way underneath the flagstones? Must do!
The academic story of African American English has been wrong all along.
How linguists are mapping the formerly overlooked variety of Black speech.
Deep drone music from Legowelt and "medieval music expert' Jimi Hellinga https://legowelt.bandcamp.com/track/safe-sailing-for-the-galleon-caladrius
Had my most intense #Dev interview yet this afternoon, concluding with 20 mins. of pair programming. Chilling now with some ambient tunes and book buying
#Counterpoint #composition #practice #exercises recorded with OBS and #musescore, from the last few days. Fourth species counterpoint, so, every note in the harmony line is half a measure away from the notes in the original melody (AKA cantus firmus). The harmony line is above the original in these examples, but can equally be below.
Today I relistened to some of these tracks outside the film... hmm maybe not quite as awesome as I thought
I wrote a linked list implementation (backed by a static array, an idea taken from this free ebook) https://publications.gbdirect.co.uk/c_book/thecbook.pdf
Studying beginner C has been enjoyable in a way I'm finding it hard to explain to, say, my parents: "Yeah I spent all day doing what I could do in Java in 20 mins., but it was... satisfying" #Programming
"99% Invisible" - am I the only one who finds this characterisation of #Design (itself a loaded word) servile and repressive?
A switch has silently been flipped in millions of instances of Google Chrome: those browsers will begin sorting their users into groups based on behavior, then sharing group labels with third-party trackers and advertisers around the web. https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2021/03/google-testing-its-controversial-new-ad-targeting-tech-millions-browsers-heres
Having an absolute ball with this SDL #GameDev tutorial. It's satisfying doing it in C rather than JS (though I fully acknowledge the amazing technology behind rendering games or 3D stuff in-browser) https://www.parallelrealities.co.uk/tutorials/shooter/shooter1.php
It doesn't feel right to me that software should rot that fast. It's also hostile to anyone but full time devs who can afford to invest time keeping up with all the changes.
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