I made a game! Nemesisters is an interactive fiction game about finding your place in your big, weird family: https://5000lobsters.itch.io/nemesisters
TIL about https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Soldiers_(food) . this makes way more sense than trying to jam the whole slice in by the corners or shredding it by hand into sadness polygons, which is how i've always done it
the press conflating an instance with the fediverse in https://indianexpress.com/article/technology/social/social-network-mastodon-suspends-assam-police-account-6123408/ is an interesting problem. it reads to the layman like a #brand got kicked off the network, when they haven't even been banned from communicating with that instance from somewhere else.
I just thought of a cake in the shape of a Hilbert curve to optimize for the best part of the cake: the edges, then I discovered someone already made it! I'm glad that there are brains out there that think about the same stuff as me.
The Kitchn has an article about "we tried 6 methods for making mashed potatoes and there was a clear winner!" and they made mashed potatoes in a fuckin slow cooker and sous vide (???) and the clear winner was "just make mashed potatoes like a normal human, like, just.... make mashed potatoes"
hopeful and mad about it. pittsburgh. work at google, views are my own
single-user instance for @firstname.lastname@example.org