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Chibi is boss. Bring her her coffee. Bring her her squeaky ball. Type up her homework. Bossy. Bossy. Boss dog.

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I have absolutely no reason whatsoever to post this other than I saw it and thought it rocked! :vulcan_hmn_g1:
#StarTrek #StrangeNewWorlds

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If I cannot compartmentalize my identities with your social app, I cannot truly protect my privacy.

Allowing multiple accounts for social apps is an important feature.

#Privacy 🔒

Barbiecore levels of hot, checked pink 

Found this outfit in the clearance section of Tristan’s in Montreal. The clerks looked at me like I was crazy when I picked it out. ☺️

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Last night was Sylvan Esso at the Greek Theatre in Berkeley. I actually bought the tickets for the opener, Indigo de Souza, but she had to cancel for a family emergency. Still a good show! Programming the lights must have been a lot of fun!!

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Just wrapped up Dragon Inn (1967).

I’ve been slowly rolling through King Hu’s oeuvre ever since being tipped off about Touch of Zen (1971) last year (on Mastodon, no less). I’ve enjoyed them all so far, and this one was no exception.

(I will admit that, for this trans-person, the final scene’s obsession with eunuch-taunting probably didn’t land quite as intended ☺️ Thank goodness for all that anthropology training).

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Software is ephemeral. Always capture and archive screen recordings of your experience—especially during development.

I deeply regret not capturing a screen recording of the UX for a chat-based multiplayer RPG I wrote years ago.

There were a few interactions I want to demo to others purely for purposes of inspiration, including the multi-modal message send button and the way that transcript history collapsed into cards as quests were completed.

It would be a pain to stand it all up again.

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More fun from the archives: article tiling algorithm for a digital magazine layout engine on the first gen iPad.

The content feed was backed by RSS. Google Reader during development, if memory serves.

Aesthetically pleasing layout required conceding that publication date was only one factor in sequencing, but how heavily this factor was weighted depended on the average frequency of publication (the more temporal distance between units, the more important that sequencing be preserved).

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“[T]hinking takes place in your brain. * * * It’s here here that the connections are made and the insights are formed. And it is a process that stubbornly resists automation.”

Up until this statement, I was growing concerned that Casey was attempting to outsource the intellectual sine qua non of knowledge. It’s along the edges of the graph where insights live. If you outsource that to a machine, you’ve substituted its thinking for your own. (Contra, a Zettelkasten)

Summer. Eye Contact. Yellow, Green, Cute All Over. 

I brought summer colors to Montreal with me. ☺️

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Somehow my screen got featured in an org meeting this morning. And, somehow, I don’t disapprove of being seen. 🙂

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The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension was released 39 years ago today.
Time for a rewatch!

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Not all the stuff I listened to back in the 90’s still lands, but some of it does. 😭

Eye contact. Denim. The color red. 

My goals today are simple: (1) support my engineers; (2) be kind to myself; (3) cry when I need to. .

I’m not sure how an 11” dog can so reliably kick a 72” person out of her own bed, but here we are again. 😑

Any day where I can capture four decent photographs of my friends and their families is a good one in my book. 🥰

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Scared eggs: I can't transition I'll be ugly.

Trans girls: Jesus, Trans girls are all so damn hot!

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Basic models of flocking behavior are controlled by three simple rules: 1) separation: avoid crowding neighbours (short range repulsion); 2) alignment: steer towards average heading of neighbors; 3) cohesion: steer towards average position of neighbors (long range attraction). With these three simple rules, the flock moves in an extremely realistic way.