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ok, it looks like some stuff is just fucking Gone but new files (even from remotes) are appearing fine

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cleaning up media migration mess, apologies for slowdowns or dropped attachements

switching gears entirely, does anyone have recs for a "get started with microcontrollers" kit of some sort with like. wires, LEDs, breadboards, etc? i have a Project Idea but since I'm not CompE/EE i don't have that sort of stuff just lying around

(this isn't to say that ASSC is wrong - actually, i can't say much about their ideology in general because i haven't read the whole fucking manifesto - but i imagine for many, the backing ideas will register 0 fucks)

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i think the platform is kinda neat, it seems like a sort of. mini-tumblr? almost? but i really don't understand how it's... different, other than being made by people who have spent far too much time in the Valley's grinder

perhaps it's just too early to be passing any kind of judgement. i've parked a handle over there because namespace land rush and we'll see what happens

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the last time i thought about cohost was pre-mastodon.boiler.social, and i distinctly recall thinking "they need to get the tip button working asap if they want to keep floating"
i now have an account and can confirm there is no tip button so i am not optimistic

the same roommate who allowed a rice cooker to start growing mold has just started the dishwasher
several minutes later i realize it is running with with (offbrand) Dawn
i really need my own place huh

re: YTP distilled jordan peterson 

that or the solid five seconds of unique clips from one video where he says "breasts"

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re: YTP distilled jordan peterson 

the moments where it just runs for several seconds without a single cut because he is that fucking crazy really make it

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love that nostarch needed a cover for their book on C and went for an old god whose mere appearance drives mortals to madness nostarch.com/Effective_C

love going through Synapse's files and seeing absolutely cursed homeserver domains like www.aletsch.duckdns.org

purdue implement internet standards reasonably challenge (impossible) (gone wrong)

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