A confession: having grown up playing has molded my use of language to the extent that in text messages or speech I'll just outright say social commands like "cackle" or "comf"

(This toot brought to you my me doing just that right now, and realizing that they probably have no idea what I just said.)

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OH NO! CARMEN SANDIEGO HAS STOLEN YOUR idea for a blockchain startup!

Performing for the first time as Laser Bees at Abstractions @mcmoots

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tall βœ”οΈ
deep, resonant voice βœ”οΈ
a little bit sad βœ”οΈ
goes between your knees βœ”οΈ

cellos, the perfect boyfriend

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woman goes to doctor. says she lost her house in the divorce. doctor says, don't marry American women. woman says "but doctor I am the American woman"

Also, a window into the application in progress, from my deprecated fedi account:


My other interactive art work, which is currently a work in progress, involves a star field. Finding a machine readable database of star positions led me to Early Aughts Hobbyist Internet, which I adore unreservedly.

Anyway, I really appreciated finding Project Rho, which hosts a page of 3D star maps. (projectrho.com/public_html/sta) It directed me to the HYG database, which is what I ended up using for my program.

Oh hi, didn't notice you there. Just some leisurely hacking on the train to Pittsburgh. :trainsgender:

Discussion communities all centralizing around Discord is bizarre. Yes, absolutely, just nestle my software communities, non-profit organizing, and queer cruising spaces all right next to each other; meanwhile literally nobody in those spaces play games.

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always ask where the people of color are and if we aren't there, ask why

I still think the language is weird, but doing art in openFrameworks makes me use C++ often enough for it to kind of grow on me.

Also still bad at it, though.

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seriously grappling rn with the idea that most folklore about demihumans (like faeries n shit) could have been inspired or influenced by normies having unexpected interactions with neurodivergent, queer, and disabled folks living outside of β€œregular” society, i.e. hiding out in the forest for their own safety

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what if we kissed 😳 in a healthy relationship with strong communication and mutual effort & respect for each other 😳

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Fun fact: each book scanned for the Internet Archive has a unique identifier, usually the title of the item, or its first 16 characters; the volume number, or 00 if there isn't one; and the first 4 characters of the author. So:

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we need to reclaim programming as something for everyone

we need to reclaim it as a thing to use for fun and as a personal tool, instead of something you learn for careers to impress corporations

computer programming should be a place where misogyny, sexism, corporations, and capitalism don't belong

Kinect selfies, partial nudity, obscured by video effects 

Related: anyone want a 2x8GB set of DDR3L SO-DIMMs?

deadline anxiety (+) 

Forgot to put the artist's sig in the photo's alt description for anyone who can't make it out: Joel Artista (he also has a website, fancy that joelartista.com/)

More street art.

(, I'm chameleon in a hoodie with a flaming aura)

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