"This site contains the original source code for Elite on the BBC Micro, with every single line documented and (for the most part) explained."

#Games #BBCMicro #Computers #RetroGaming


Someone was looking for BLM stickers and I just got a huge pack for $10 here:

Also, @popstar is selling TQBIPOC pride holo-stickers on their etsy etc. It was designed by another QPOC comrade @unfitmisfit . Give them your money too.

Last redraft for links sorry folks

ps if you need a cross-stitch pattern for the reserved flags in AGI hit me up, I'll send you one for free πŸ€‘

yak shave status: implemented non-unicode PSF2 font parsing so I can parse a new font I made so I can cross-stitch a reference document for reserved flags and values in the Adventure Game Interpreter

no, *you're* coping with stress in extremely characteristic ways

LB: just looked through a bunch of those links again and DAMN there's a lot of gorgeous badass fashion there

omg i went looking for that list of black-owned goth businesses again because i want a new fun ring and i remembered seeing a cool jewelry store on the list

and they've added a bunch more links to the list since i first saw it

I found part of an old tremolo unit from an electric organ by the side of the road. I think someone previously salvaged it because they wanted the tube amp they usually come with.

I have the woofer speaker and rotator, along with the motor and part of the enclosure.

Does anyone know whether these are wanted enough to be worth trying to find a good home for it? Otherwise I'm probably going to part it out; the motor and speaker look pretty useful.

Having a grand old time decompiling, altering, and recompiling old AGI games this windy Saturday evening.

Just realised I can post this pic of wilma again, so angelic πŸ‘Ό

Still hiring... systems administrators of most linux flavors wanted. You'll work on supercomputers, kubernetes, petascale archives, data science workflows...

Job opportunity 

it's just so infuriating to see people shit on service workers as if the job is even remotely easy


Also, if you are even a bit interested in devops or security, I am hiring support engineers again and also looking for a kickass technical writer to overhaul our troubled docs (job listing for that one will go up next week) - #techjobs #hiring #devops #infosec


Given a weighted graph of a lesbian polycule, find the shortest distance between two nodes. Dyke-stra's algorithm.

gay stuff, identity 

β€œmultithreading?” uh, pretty sure it’s called β€œembroidery” but ok

Today I found myself explaining the three rules of data centers:
1. Don't catch fire
2. Don't catch water
3. Don't black out

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