Hi! Do you remember blogs? Well, this used to be one. Now it just serves as an archive for my multiple Twitter accounts.

1 August

Visiblement parti pour passer ma semaine à comater toute la journée en attendant que ça se refroidisse un peu pour passer deux heures dans Beat Saber. Je suppose qu’on peut considérer comme des “vacances” mais c’est quand même pas super réjouissant (ni productif).

I wish I could know how many people have posted high scores for each song in Beat Saber. Can’t brag about being between 1,100 and 1,300 on all my favorite songs on Expert if I don’t know for sure that it isn’t out of 1,500.

@jeremyburge:

Last USA visit I had an employee lunge across the counter to stop me tapping a contactless card to pay “NO! IT CRASHES THE MACHINE” but it was too late. 4 min reboot was required.

@iD4RO:

An Ontario sunflower farm that let in photographers for a small fee says it’s closing access to the public forever after hordes of Instagrammers descended on the property over the weekend [theglobeandmail.com]

2 August

@JimIndeed:

Visualizing real 3D weather using satellite imagery and SceneKit. #ARKit2 #iOS

@allymacdonald:

Want to improve your quality of life in 5 seconds?

1. Go to System Preferences

2. Keyboard

3. App Shortcuts

4. All Applications —> add “Paste and Match Style” ⌘V

Done.

Yikes

I assume a designer whipped up a quick mockup in Photoshop because the new iPad’s actual glamour shots don’t exist yet, but… yikes.

@Laurier_the_Fox:

Le numéro de l’obs au dela de sa couv’ est juste une horreur.

On a carrément la fin du dossier qui en parlant des #incels sort CA :

#CLaFauteDFemmesEtMinoriTSiOnVousTue #NeRejetezPasLesHomsSinonIlsVousTue

VOUS ETES SERIEUX?!!

@thedextriarchy:

tl;dr I would be extremely into Elon Musk hiring Ken Levine to produce a vanity FPS/RPG where Musk is some Andrew Ryan-style philosophy-spouting villain on Mars

3 August

@toomuchnick:

when you have lyrics for the Jurassic Park theme but you forget how it goes [youtube.com]

Finally just gave the unofficial Beat Saber track editor a try.

Well, looks like I’ll wait for the official editor.

@KellyDMcC:

Thinking about writing an adult portal fantasy where the protag has a panic attack about the power point they’re about to give and hide in a closet, only it’s really a doorway to magical kingdom where they get to be eleven and live in a treehouse where sandwiches grow like fruit.

@Centelm:

Expérience simple, mais foutrement efficace pour démontrer le lien entre déforestation et inondations.

4 August

Me suis-je jamais reposé ?

Ai-je jamais vraiment dormi ?

Je ne sais plus.

Je ne sais plus rien.

💀

@NathanJLiu:

Google finally ditches Mercator! [twitter.com]

Le caissier du Marks & Spencer apprend vite, il n’est plus surpris de me voir passer avec une demi-douzaine de bouteilles de ginger beer.

Did macOS stop auto-installing printer drivers so that Apple can push AirPrint and get a royalty on more printer sales? Because that’s what it looks like from here, having to tell HP I’m running 10.6 so the site stops telling me the OS will just detect the printer, even though it won’t.

5 August

I demand to know why I am not sleeping.

Why are there a dozen apps for taking RAW photos on iPhone but I struggle to find a good app to try and denoise them a bit?

Not sure why I had never looked much into it, but Photoshop Express did the trick. You can correct RGB noise separately from luminance noise, so you get a decent grain instead of the iPhone’s oil-painting noise reduction algorithm.

Though at this point I’m pretty sure a machine-learning algorithm should be able to take this photo, recognize that it’s a cat picture, and reconstruct the hair and eye textures.

@DocElincia:

Mais cette hallu totale oO [twitter.com]

@dhh:

As someone who makes software for a living, I’m extremely skeptical of putting too much software in things. [twitter.com]

6 August

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8 August

@hermansaksono:

“Congrats” in Indonesian is “selamat”. Selamat also means “to survive.”

After the 6.9 magnitude earthquake in Lombok, Facebook users wrote “I hope people will survive”. Then Facebook highlighted the word “selamat” and throw some balloons and confetti.

@britishgaming:

There’s a great feature in Far Cry 5 where if you skip some quest giver’s dialogue, they’ll give you a super quick TL:DR rundown of what you need to do.

9 August

@GavinDYoung:

Shadow of the Tomb Raider’s exploration difficulty settings go beyond toggling HUD markers and actually change the world art - I love it! More great accessibility details here [bit.ly]. Keep up the good work, @EidosMontreal!

@britishgaming:

Nice! Shadow of the Tomb Raider lets you independently select the combat, exploration, and puzzle difficulty - to get rid of visual cues and puzzle hints, without making the combat harder. [tombraider.square-enix-games.com]

@leighalexander:

anytime i want to post a joke on twitter i think about all the people who won’t get the joke, who will try to ‘add to’ the joke, or otherwise ‘correct’ the joke and it makes me hate y’all too much to give you any of my jokes

When Unavowed gives you a game-halting moral choice in a situation where it makes no sense for the world to wait for you, the NPCs keep talking among themselves behind the prompt in order to delay the action and it’s the most beautiful thing.

Also how did the industry go through three decades of point-and-click development and it’s still a notable innovation that Unavowed lets you “look” at objects by just hovering the mouse over them.

10 August

@Pentadact:

Me, endlessly: Explain your game!

Rockstar: does it like they’re selling a high-end boat

Me: OK no that does kill it, let’s all go back to being infuriatingly opaque.

[youtube.com] .

@joekndy:

Ok this Waze onboarding is insane

There is nothing I find appealing in the Red Dead trailer except for how well the horses are modeled and animated, but then that video did go out of its way not to be exciting. (And I don’t care for westerns. And I Rockstar has moved away from nice, human stories.)

@allymcleangames:

Important Working Lunch instructional slide RE introducing yourself

Quand Cher enregistre Gimme! Gimme! Gimme! elle ne change pas la mélodie pour faire son intéressante, alors pourquoi les producteurs ont cru qu’ils pouvaient faire mieux que les arrangements d’origine ? Abba ne vieillit pas Abba n’a pas besoin de modernisation.

“C’est à deux stations de métro, ça va, je peux le faire à pied,” par Le mec qui était allé acheter vingt kilos de fonte à Go Sport.

Ca existe, des claviers midi conçus pour ne donner que les notes d’une gamme donnée choisie par l’utilisateur, façon Logic Remote ? Mon côté ingénieur refuse de se faire au concept des gammes à mémoriser qui utilisent et ignorent une sélection différente de blanches et noires.

@egeusz:

#spaceshipthings #showerthoughts #conceptart #whynot

My headset went black in the middle of a Beat Saber session and I was too scared of what I’d find (what with all the sweat) to troubleshoot before leaving for the weekend 😰

11 August

@alexqgb:

In retrospect, this was the exact right solution [twitter.com]

12 August

@m_yosry2012:

good boy doesn’t let a fight break out 😀👌

13 August

@Campster:

Gettin’ real sick of seeing this headline over and over again. [twitter.com]

@KevinTroch85:

5 steps to beat the heat.

This looks to be another awesome card game I’ll never get any of my friends interested in

Similar to a team building exercise I’ve had (count from 1 to 20 out loud, as a group, one person at a time, eyes closed), with thankfully a bit more information.

14 August

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