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today's gender is: the smell of freshly chopped onions and bell peppers. maybe some garlic

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i've updated my webbed site with much more purple, and also i wrote a long post about issues with the modern web and my plans to do better
trashbyte.io/blog/2022/11/11/t

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some people claim to have prophetic dreams that can predict the future. the only paracausal ability i have is waking up with a song stuck in my head that i haven't heard in 5 years and then that makes me go listen to it

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I'd like to tell you about a fun project I've been doing. I changed my web browser font to a custom one. Over several months I replaced the letters in the alphabet one by one, as I adjusted to reading it, until I had replaced the entire alphabet. I can read this fluently now.

injury - 

apparently i did something yesterday that really fucked up my back because wow i can barely move today

also apologies if the site redesign is super broken, or doesn't work on mobile, im still fixing things up

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i've updated my webbed site with much more purple, and also i wrote a long post about issues with the modern web and my plans to do better
trashbyte.io/blog/2022/11/11/t

AI / NFTs / etc 

there is an upside to all of the high-profile online art-stealing drama going on lately, which is that it's educating a lot more people about how capitalism encourages predatory behavior is and promoting a defensive mindset to protect yourself from it

at any moment in time i exist in one of two states:

1) feeling unmotivated and not wanting to work on anything
2) wanting to work on Everything and overwhelmed with the sheer number of projects i could work on, problems i could solve

i am not very productive in either state

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today i invented a game called "open source project or tertiary star wars character" lets begin

* dokku
* greedo
* yaml
* logray
* fluo
* kaminari
* dalvik
* dianoga
* nokogiri
* batik
* toml
* labria
* hadoop
* avro
* teedo
* deno
* lobot
* bahir
* lodash
* exogorth
* celix
* dubbo

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imagining being fluffy little flap flap splashing in a lake

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machine learning is amazing because you take a bunch of data you don't have permission to use and a few million matrix multiplications later you can generate the wrong answer to any question

what does it say about me that i sit down and try to do some worldbuilding and in less than 10 minutes im reading an academic paper titled "In situ morphometric characterization of Aframomum melegueta accessions in Ghana"

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