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The Dark Candidate
I don’t normally do political posts, but I like this image. Vote for Bernie!
Terry Pratchett has died
Today I read with great sorrow that my favorite living author is no longer living. Terry Pratchett, creator of the wonderful, satirical Discworld books has passed on from this turtle to the afterlife. I do hope Death let Terry ride on Binky at the end. I’ll be wearing lilac (at least in my thoughts) today. …
On working from home
I am currently going through a period of working from home as a result of circumstances beyond my control. At first it was difficult for me, but as time has gone by, I’ve begun to adapt and see how to make it work, and I think I’ve learned some things that I can carry over …
New menu entry: Programming Philosophy
I’ve always been both amused and sometimes actually enlightened by the various philosophy parodies available online expressing the wisdom of programming. The Tao of Programming in particular has been a comfort to me at times when dealing with seemingly arbitrary corporate shenanigans. I’ve even had a chance to use it to help calm down junior …
Kiki’s Delivery Service and other films
I just watched Kiki’s Delivery Service. I’d never seen it before, but I’m a fan of Hayao Miyazaki, so it’s been on my list of films to see for a while now. I wouldn’t say this was his greatest work, but I quite enjoyed it. It’s a nice feel good coming of age story, and …
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Happy birthday to me
Today I am 17 years old. ;)
Je suis Charlie
Today the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo was attacked by terrorists who killed 12 people. Islamic terrorism – indeed all religious terrorism – must stop. Religion never excuses violence.
Every day I dutifully check my email, hoping against all reason for a message from a friend. Every day I get only spam. Am I insane, or just lonely?
Another woman game developer driven from her home
Damn it! Yet again, another woman game developer has been driven out of her home by death threats. Game developer Brianna Wu leaves home after receiving death threats for speaking out in support of women Brianna Wu, developer of sci-fi action puzzler Revolution 60, confirmed that she and her husband have left their home due to a …
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