Hi! Do you remember blogs? Well, this used to be one. Now it just serves as an archive for my multiple Twitter accounts.
Swift Playgrounds programming the most famous robot of all …
I can’t decide if Subsurface Circular is an interesting take on visual novel production or just completely overkill.
I’d instinctively settled on “You” for info or questions and “Me” for menus and buttons, but could never justify it. Only now realized: the user speaks by clicking them.
Y’ALL LITERALLY ON CRACK I CAN’T EVEN COPE WITH PETYR LMAOOOOO
Took me a while to remember what was the “proper” way to delete a Mac App Store app.
Oh, hey, Launchpad still doesn’t support right-click.
Finally took apart a #solari #splitflap to reverse engineer the geometry!
1960s overcladding is removed from a 1920s office building in San Antonio
I have a lot of sympathy for Killjoys but two more years? I’d much rather everyone involved got to move on elsewhere.
Les parades amoureuses des perceuses se répondent d’un bout à l’autre de l’immeuble, c’est beau la nature.
Yesterday in Hiroshima:
when you ask your dog wtf they’re eating and they start chewing faster
In today’s crossword news, I’d never realized that AM/FM and AM/PM only differ by one letter. And I re-read that part of the grid fifty times.
Je fais des courses bien raisonnables, le ventre plein, et je me retrouve à marcher derrière un mec qui porte plusieurs sacs de KFC ♨️🤤😠
Fidget spinners were invented to prevent cats from taking over the world
Castaner n’a pas peur des restrictions de libertés parce que les restrictions de libertés ne viseront jamais sa classe.
C’est bizarre, cette rentrée, je vois des mecs à 4km sur Grindr à minuit. Ca ne va servir à rien de sortir ce week-end, non plus ?
Quick test of recording sound in space and playing back by moving through it (video has audio !) #openframeworks
Obvs the only thing you can determine from a dating website is that different cohorts emphasize different traits in their profile photos.
I’ve had a tab open on Farming Simulator’s Steam page since it went -50% six hours ago and I don’t knowwwwww.
This is a very important general point: people are far too inclined to believe that a crisis averted was never a crisis at all.
I still say iPhone X needs to start at $1500 if there are “extended supply shortfalls,” so people can accept buying the second-best instead.
But apparently the WSJ leak doesn’t include any pricing info so I guess it really goes for $999 and Apple will sell 100,000 iPhones per month this year.
I’ll believe it when I see it.
Only now figured out what bothered me with Killjoys’ season 3: the worlds-ending stakes are a total mismatch for the show’s overall tone.
iPhone 8 Plus
#ARKit #madewithunity #madewitharkit
Gohan & Jada, Akitas (3 & 2 y/o), 4th & Lafayette St., New York, NY • “They love sticking their noses in the fountain at Washington Square.”
De l’EAU et des VIVRES d’abord
C’est trop demander sinon?
Go on, tell me again the excuse that “your city is not Amsterdam” and “cycling is in the Dutch genes”
~Zeilstraat, Amsterdam (1970s)
The dumbest TV film ever made was really just predicting the future
I don’t remember any details, but I know I dreamed last night that I had a new laptop. I really need an offline vacation.
With thousands of Mars workers scrambling to escape the dust storms, Musk announced he would remotely unlock their suits’ oxygen capacity
I wonder whether Apple Watch series 3 communicates with iPhone over cell network as if it were wifi, or only runs local apps.
Le Grand Hôtel, 01:30 : coups de coude, clim à fond, pas de lumière, verre brisé partout sur le sol et un vent en saluant des amis d’amis 💯
Mieux après 02:30 quand les vautours de l’open bar se barrent, mais je ne devrais pas avoir envie de pisser en dansant ❄️❄️❄️
C’est juste leur site qui est incroyablement mal foutu, ou Converse a plus ou moins abandonné les Chuck II ? 🙁
This is a remarkable photo of the wildfires in the western United States right now
What if the new iPhone tracks your face to project the right part of wide-fov video on screen, you’d percieve it 100 % see-through #arkit
iPhone X’s fluid multitasking UI is /very/ webOS, just w/ more physics. Shame existing iPhones won’t get it; going to feel very different
I can’t unsee. #iPhoneHairline
I would have expected the LTE model to be about $100 more. Being on a Series 0 I’m possibly curious about upgrading.
With an A10X the Apple TV could really offer some serious gaming experiences. If anyone ever bought it for that.
It’s completely absurd that they worked so much on iPhone 8 only to immediately supplant it with iPhone X. A simple 7s upgrade would have made sense; not a completely redesign.
I miss ‘Slide to Unlock’ 😥
Interesting to see Schiller acknowledge outright that Face ID won’t work for twins, when Microsoft’s face recognition has been touted as differentiating them in most cases. (Of course, “most cases” is problematically vague.)
“Look at it, swipe up” doesn’t really sound like it’s simpler and quicker than pressing the Home button, does it.
Really curious to see if anyone buys an iPhone before iPhone X is available. I’ll say it again, this launch seems completely crazy to me.
It bums me out that I’m probably gonna have to update some of my apps to accommodate the stupid notch on the stupid 1200€ phone.
Of all the iPhone X design choices I disagree with, the one I don’t understand is why make it so tall.
You’re redefining the iPhone from scratch; why cling to the external aspect ratio instead of making the device easier to handle?
Given the integration I’m seeing, I’d have to say yes, Facebook will be able to read your face gestures while you read your newsfeed.
Good: Design looks surprisingly robust, already has a panic disable.
Bad: Normalizes facial scanning, a tech certain to be abused.
Wow they really are stripping things out of iTunes. Never expected to see that
iPhone X renders webpages with literal white bars on the sides
Apple Touch Bar == I have a band-aid on my finger and can’t hit escape anymore.
Looking forward to people that buy a $1,000 iPhone telling me it’s terrible to charge $2.99 for a game on the App Store.
The iPhone X home indicator isn’t a solid color; it actually adapts in realtime to the content beneath it (a luma dodge effect)
I think I’ve fixed the notch issue in landscape 🍾 #iphoneX
I should be working but instead I’m finally installing iOS 11 because the urge to have something new is irresistible post-keynote.
Even though both of my devices are just the right age to receive the new iOS and be made worse by installing it.
But it’s not like we have a choice when Apple won’t sign iOS 10, let alone push iOS 10 security updates, on devices compatible with iOS 11 😒
I was skeptical about Face ID but Apple’s implementation convinced me. (Kinect in a phone!)
I was cautiously optimistic about the notch but Apple’s implementation disgusts me.
I’m curious how long I can play this (both in terms of locomotion and shooting realistic humans in VR).
IKEA’s Augmented Reality app is such a great demo of ARKit. Going to be huge (and avoid awkward furniture mistakes)
Apple: Embrace the notch! Black bars would waste valuable screen real estate.
Google Earth is a little behind, but it captures the Steve Jobs Theatre at an interesting stage of construction.
And I love how you can customize Control Center for quick access to anything you like except the only way to toggle Night Shift is now a compulsory long press.
If I play Death of the Outsider now I will definitely never ever finish Prey. (Instead of the 50/50 chance it currently stands at.)
Could it be a technical limitation of the virtual SIM card?
1984, 1997, 2017
Every time I have to update my apps for a new iOS version it’s a unpleasant reminder that I used to consider myself an app developer.
Xcode 9 doesn’t want to connect to my iPhone and the simulators don’t seem to support Dark Mode / Smart Invert. Oh well, maybe next time.
finally figured out what mario odyssey reminds me of
E-mailed #CraigFederighi about #FaceID and actually got a response!
Apple’s docs now store language choice in the URL instead of a cookie 🙄 so a Google search will always send you to the default Swift 😠
The S8 family of phones with the infinity edge screen simply look more futuristic than the iPhone X.
I just witnessed a murder
Bonjour, aujourd’hui c’est la journée internationale du panda roux
Here’s a #tutorial /Step-By-Step of the latest illustration, because people seem to like these :D Same process as usual :)
Instagram displays a small (probably too discreet, even) prompt to use the share functionality when you screenshot a post 👍👍👍
Three years too late, it looks like iOS 11 finally keeps third-party keyboards in memory after their first load.
I don’t think I would have liked Scanner Sombre much as a flat game, but it makes for an excellent VR experience.
I don’t need an iPhone X, I just want a jailbreak tweak on my iPhone to put rounded corners over every app. (Hashtag webOS.)
Why isn’t ‘Smart Invert’ in the Control Center? Why does iOS 11 make it customizable but only offer the bare minimum of options?
UHH DIVINITY ORIGINAL SIN 2 HAS ONE OF THE COOLEST FEATURES I’VE EVER SEEN IN CHARACTER CREATION
Looks like you can have your app respond gracefully to ‘Smart Invert’ but not the launch screen? For now at least.
Bon ce qui est triste c’est que non seulement c’est (sans surprise) pas génial, mais il est pratiquement le maillon faible du casting 🙁
Put “Ã©” into online forms and imagine the devs tearing their hair out trying to find the bug in their unicode handling.
There is a scene, one third of the way into Ancillary Justice, where the protagonist and narrator explains her goals and motivations to another character. That scene takes place off-page, and the reader will only begin to learn that information another hundred pages later. This is only the most egregious example; there are tons of details that the author only explains fifty pages too late.
I’ve read a lot of science-fiction and I’m perfectly fine with the “figure it out yourself” style of world-building, but this is different — this is trying to be Lost or Westworld, deliberate opaque, ostensibly hiding things from the audience. And that’s fine on TV but it doesn’t work at all, for me, in a book told in the first person; that just makes the narrator incredibly obnoxious.
Still, the book and its story are pretty clever, you have to love how much attention it pays to subtext and subtly expressed emotions, and the portrayal of One Esk is well thought-out and interesting. But I don’t remember ever being so annoyed at a book I couldn’t put down.
This kind of thing is terrifying; as an end-user, I have no idea how to protect myself against such risks 😱
1997: your lightbulb emits more heat than light
2017: your lightbulb is a futuristic color LED currently DDoSing GitHub on behalf of the PRC
Machine learning is unstoppable.
BEFORE UPDATING TO IOS 11: Go to “Settings > General > About > Applications”. Verify you can live without incompatible apps listed there.
Especially considering that my iPad mini is as old as my iPhone 6, but with no likely replacement in sight 😔
Does Xcode’s “Convert to ARC” detect possible retain cycles? Because if it doesn’t… I sure as hell aren’t gonna. 🤷🏻♂️
You can automatically use Safari Reader on some or all websites in Safari 11. Hold-tap or right click on the Reader button to turn this on.
Biggest stealth change in iOS 11 is that the Camera app can now read QR codes. About 6 years late, but they’ll probably see use in US now.
— Ta gueule, patriarche !
— Sarah Connor revient à 65 ans 🖕
(Avec les deux derniers tweets n’allez pas croire que je tape sur WW, je suis d’accord avec tout ce que dit l’Honest Trailer.)
The strange thing about iOS 11 on the iPad is that it makes the iPhone feel like it’s a version behind.
There’s finally a reason to prune my Watch’s list of installed apps. (3D-Touch the honeycomb to switch.)
8 1/2 (1963)
(Les annonces d’emploi affichées en-dessous ne corroborent pas totalement, ceci dit.)
There’s bike infrastructure… & then there’s Dutch bike infrastructure. World’s 1st suspended bike traffic circle:
Excuse me, I’m just laying out IKEA furniture on a subway platform #ARKit #iphone8plus
If you blow air through sand, it becomes a “fluidized bed,” and acts just like a liquid
“Women are ruining games” 16th century edition
Did Google refuse to buy all of HTC or does HTC really think it has a chance to survive with just VR?
I mean one billion dollars must be a decent runway but there’s no future in historically being the first company to ship Valve’s technology.
Fascinating to see all this running on iOS
Seeing a huge seagull on the roof left him in a state of shock
Looks like that’s because I set the alarm on the Watch, so it was Watch-only (that wasn’t the case before, was it?), so Siri didn’t see it.
I suppose I ought to push an unmodified update to Music Rating Widget because some people won’t buy it without a september 2017 build date.
Swapped iPhones with a friend, my 6 for his 6 Plus, and why did I resist the Plus form factor for so long? It’s so roomy!
Never been double-rejected before—because of “Free” in the name (knew the risk) and old unused icon-Default.png not matching App Store icon.
Storyboards have existed for six years and I still can’t tell Interface Builder “this subview should segue into that subview” like in any UI prototyping app 😤
Safari 11 on Mac still beachballs for 30 seconds when loading a random news site in a background tab. Oh, I’d love not to use Chrome.
Weird cognitive dissonance that I have a yay-new-toy but it isn’t more powerful than the old toy and doesn’t run all the new AR apps either.
The next wave of R&D spacial kinetic typography. No more fixed formats with AR & VR
I’d still rather finish Prey before I get Death of the Outsider but today’s Crate & Crowbar is weakening my resolve.
My first Heat Signature character was soon “captured” (with a bullet, there was a lot of blood everywhere, but okay sure it’s sci-fi). My second character’s life goal slash loyalty mission is to free the first, who was his life partner, so basically I’ve been guilt-tripped into playing the game forever* now, well done.
* Actually, now that I’m writing this, I’m curious what happens when I “kill” the second character — does the chain end, or were they poly?
Using a Plus is renewing my annoyance at the impossibility for an app to change what it displays on a 5.5” via Auto Layout size classes.
PUBG-Fortnite thing is sorta like Threes-2048, but if Threes devs already had to give the cloners a cut of their money in the first place
UPS guy just mentioned he’d made “almost no” Apple deliveries today- Says it’s odd as last year his truck was totally full of iPhone 7’s.
Randomly remembered that “lunarcore” is a fashion aesthetic that exists.
I’m having issues in Tacoma with sounds & voices going quieter the more directly I look at the source and can’t find any complaints online 😒
That protruding camera is definitely a structural weakness. But hey that’s okay, a broken back is just cosmetic 😬👍
On iPhone 6, Control Center doesn’t respond to touch for a full second as the music widget struggles to find out the current track’s title.
Levels of programmer enlightenment:
- my software is shit
- all software is shit
- everything is shit
iPhone 8 day 2: phone vibrated itself slightly off the center of the charging pad overnight, so it didn’t get a full charge. Splendid.
I hear the iPhone X also requires you do the hokey pokey and turn yourself around.
‘Lover’s eye’ jewelry was the height of fashion in the Georgian era, with only the wearer and subject knowing whose eyes were depicted
Oh my god…
Graffiti, 1970s, photo by Jill Posener
Idée de start-up : des gens qui ouvrent la maison avant toi et vérifient sous les lits si y’a des insectes.
La promenade détente sur les quais qui fait inévitablement exploser ma tension à cause des putain de cyclistes.
As much as I want the 8 Plus as a camera, iOS 11 frustrations are quickly approaching the “fuck giving money to Apple this year” level.
This is why it’s important to understand attacker capabilities when building your threat model…
Voici pourquoi la loi antiterroriste est dangereuse pour vos droits. #PJLTerrorisme
Ooh hey! There’s a new Chrome Offline Dino statue in our Office! Woah, hold on. Wait- What…? WHAAAAAAAAAT?!?
We’ve seen increased public pwnages left and right, yet everybody’s moving to increase outsourcing to 3rd party service providers. 🤔
Both the 140-character limit and the new 280 are arbitrary; it would’ve been better to pick an objective number, like 420 or 69
small brain: awkwardly cutting your tweets down to 140 characters
medium brain: threading your tweets
big brain: taking a screenshot of your oversized tweet and tweeting that
exploding brain: reverse-engineering to forcibly enable Twitter’s just-announced 280 character expansion
I give Black Mirror a lot of shit for some on-the-nose writing but damn if I don’t think “this is some Black Mirror shit” a few times a week
That is, twitter is lossy compression. People expand what they read, based on their own perspectives, and that breeds unnecessary anger
La nature est là, belle et énigmatique, loin de la barbarie humaine.
Makes sense with Twitter’s explanation for the change — although hilariously it seems you can also cheat the weights.
Unless I’m missing something you can’t restrict a listing to friends-of-friends on Facebook Marketplace, and that’s missing the entire point of the feature — I want to sell/buy stuff, not to/from complete strangers, so I naturally go to Facebook and… nope.
The limited rollout for 280-character tweets means power users will spend weeks complaining while regular users — those who’d benefit most from an easier way to express themselves, those Twitter wants to win over — will never get to enjoy it before it’s cancelled.
“Jack! Jack! Some users like the 280-char tweets so much they’re hacking the form to send them!”
“Quick! Add a server-side check!”
I hadn’t been in a phone store in a while; I wouldn’t hesitate for a second to buy a Samsung S8 running iOS.
See when a website starts chipping off- makes my blood boil. OF COURSE ‘S’ ISN’T A VALIID EMAIL ADDRESS FUCKING GIVE ME A SECOND YOU MUG.
From 1985, post-Macintosh launch, pre-firing.
I never realized Apple was already nearing a billion dollars in sales the year before introducing Macintosh.
TIL the Apple Watch Series 3 cellular can pair with a @thewandcompany Starfleet Communicator for calls. This is instantly more fun!
If Japanese users are privileged on Twitter, so are English speakers. The better and more specific your writing is, the shorter your words get. That’s how editing down to 140 chars becomes something to take pride in. But it doesn’t work that way at all in most other languages.
(Turns out you can still force tweet cramming in TweetDeck. Because Twitter can’t manage consistency even when it’s being deliberately frustrating.)
People were freaked out by the Kinect camera, and now Amazon wants you to buy a cute little alarm clock with a camera pointing at your bed
Sept. 19 — “I’ll update Uniconsole with iOS’ new emojis when I have High Sierra on my Mac; it’ll be easier than adding them blind.”
Sept. 25 — “I’ll update my Mac to High Sierra in a couple versions when it’s stable.”
Sept. 28 — “Oh, right, shit.”
red-eyed crocodile skinks are dragons without wings
I just did it — but since that appears to mean losing the Watch (can’t downgrade watchOS, and pretty sure I can’t connect from iOS 10 to watchOS 4) I’m not sure how long I can hold out.
I’m gonna keep the non-functional Apple Watch on my wrist as a reminder Apple doesn’t deserve my 900€ this winter. (Also it unlocks my Mac.)
Hallelujah, Creep, Dead Can Dance, la playlist “Your Time Capsule” de Spotify pourrait aussi bien s’appeler “Kill Yourself Tonight.”
Does that mean Apple postponed them because they realized 11.0 was bad, and didn’t want to do anything that would push mass adoption?
Tiens, ma Watch affiche la météo bien qu’elle ne soit plus connectée à l’iPhoWHAT DO YOU MEAN, TWENTY-FOUR DEGREES?!
Don’t tell anyone I said this about (1) a ‘competitor’ and (2) a double tab-bar hierarchy, but I think Hornet’s new UI structure makes a lot of sense for them. (I still hate the ‘Follow’ buttons and related social positioning.)
Avec Hornet qui se lance dans le contenu, Blue qui certifie les photos, je crois qu’on a peut-être bien atteint le point où il ne me reste plus de créneau sur lequel imaginer une relance de NoPic.
A math meme that is funny rather than stupid:
230 - 220 x 0.5 =
You probably won’t believe it, but the answer is 5!
Si je sors ce soir je ne pourrai jamais rattraper mon déficit de sommeil dans la semaine à cause des travaux 😱
Everyone’s complaining about Cuphead being too hard so I found nothing better to do than buy The End Is Nigh.
Je n’arrive pas à décider si je suis trop malade pour sortir ou juste un peu fatigué et ça passera avec le… les… hmm… si ça passera en sortant, quoi.
Every time I open TweetDeck to post a 280-char tweet it reminds me how much I wish Tweetbot had unified inboxes for @s and DMs across all active accounts 😔