25 juillet

Wish I’d known before leaving home that the Destiny beta is now open to all. I should be able to remotely trigger the PSN download, right?

RT @rataboom: Mec, je me suis fait chier à taper un mail de 15 pages, c’est pas pour que tu proposes de m’appeler “pour en discuter de vive voix” #autiste

Le chat qui miaule pendant une demi-heure pour que je sorte de la pièce où est sa litière, mais me suit aux chiottes.

24 juillet

Il aura juste fallu neuf jours mais le chat n’a plus peur que je lui marche dessus à chaque fois que je fais le moindre mouvement.

Bon, je veux déménager dans une ville moins froide en hiver, moins chaude en été, et moins polluée.

23 juillet

RT @netsabes: Le jeu officiel du dernier film de Darren Aronofsky : [itunes.apple.com]

Thanks to Overcast I discovered RSSRadio and I’m now using it. The interface has more than it share of quirks and bugs but it does the job.

I missed being able to leave the dishes in the sink for a couple of days.

RT @dresdencodak: The premise of Lucy would bother me so much less if the trailer just said “Look out, Scarlet Johansson drank WIZARD BLOOD!”

22 juillet

Si les chats avaient un concept du chanter-faux, je prendrais très mal sa réaction de panique.

I had always resisted it but I must admit I don’t hate having another location to move to (and possibly even work) during the day.

21 juillet

C’est tristoune et monotone, l’aménagement de Paris Plages cette année, non ?

RT @olebegemann: The glowing Apple was fun while Macs were a small minority. Now that (almost) everybody has a Mac, itʼs way to obtrusive for my taste.

RT @louije: The Lego factory at the bottom of the sea (via @lucilesc) [bbc.com]

I reached (what looked like) the halfway point of Infamous: Second Son two/three weeks ago and I feel zero inclination to pick it up again.

20 juillet

I know I could read up about the game again (I already did when it was first announced) but I just shouldn’t need to — not to that extent.

Not sure if I interrupted the tutorial too many times (because I was at home) or it’s meant that way, but I’m completely lost in Ingress.

Le chat qui passe sa journée à dormir sur le canapé ET t’engueule quand tu ne viens pas te coucher à l’heure réglementaire.

19 juillet

L’autre inconvénient d’avoir des terrasses de bars sous ses fenêtres, c’est qu’on culpabilise à mort de ne rien faire de son samedi soir.

I can never, ever remember what the keyboard shortcut is for special characters in Mavericks.

Just got an idea for an IRL / AR Watch Dogs-like multiplayer hacking game, and for once it may even be something I could realize by myself.

When you start petting a cat and it moves just one foot out of your reach and looks at you like, “Well? Whatcha waiting for?”

18 juillet

A chaque fois que j’ouvre l’appli Météo (et je passe mon temps à l’ouvrir, because reasons) le programme du week-end change.

Knowing Overcast exists makes it painful to listen to podcasts without silence reduction and dynamic compression. But I listen on my Mac.

17 juillet

Je voudrais pas critiquer parce qu’au moins c’est pas du 100% pavé, mais ça ressemble un peu à rien, le nouveau jardin des Halles ?

Un Segway garé devant un restaurant. Réflexe immédiat, don’t stare at the handicapped!

16 juillet

RT @RarestAnimal: They are called “Blue Dragon” part of the Mollusk family [pic.twitter.com]

“What to expect from Syfy’s 12 Monkeys series”

Shit. Shit is what to expect. That’s all you really need to know.

The Strain’s pilot is so full of stupid I can’t imagine they’ll have enough left for the Pacific Rim sequel. How ever will they manage?

15 juillet

Does iOS 8 preselect the damn text field contents when you reopen Spotlight before its value has been reset?

LE WIFI N’ARRIVE PAS AUX TOILETTES. SNED HALP.

Oh, ces vacances, ça va être les championnats du coup d’épaule dans le touriste #quartierlatin

“If You Were a Dinosaur, My Love”

Shit, that wasn’t the right Hugo Award nominee to read right before going to sleep.

14 juillet

r/fiftyfifty

I’m not subscribing (or clicking), I just love the idea.

Depuis le temps que je me plains de pas trouver le son que j’aime à Paris y’en avait pas un pour me dire d’aller au Queen.

Par contre c’est plus de l’acouphène, je suis juste simplement sourd. IL DIT QUE CA C’EST DE LA BONNE SOIREE.

Wo putain. Depuis des mois que je me dis sans conviction qu’il faut que je tente le Queen par acquit de conscience. Mais c’est top en fait !

13 juillet

Facebook Messenger for iPad permanently pollutes my visual space with a list of old conversations I don’t wanna see… nor delete.

Trois salles, trois ambiances, trois envies de mourir. Au point de me réfugier dans la boîte de province au fond qui passait du hip-hop.

11 juillet

rdar://17628154: “Kill Swift, Fix Xcode” — Daniel Jalkut

Also, having some personal experience creating new development languages for the Objective-C platform, I’d like to suggest that the appropriate way to introduce a new language is for its creators to spend several months writing nontrivial applications in the language and reviewing the results with experts. This does not seem to have been done.

The Fall

We started on bad terms because my controller wasn’t operational and I found the game basically unplayable with keyboard and mouse. However, the gamepad control scheme is actually well designed and, once I got it working, the game suddenly became enjoyable.

Like all point-and-click adventure games, there are some puzzles I would never have had the patience to figure out without a walkthrough. And, as you can expect from a game that mixes point-and-click puzzles with shooting action, the combat is annoying and I’d love to be able to skip it. But the atmosphere, writing, and voice acting are all really pleasant and make up for the shortcomings.

Though probably not to the point that I’d buy the upcoming sequel — unless it finds the courage to do away with combat altogether.

10 juillet

Coming Out Simulator 2014

Thought it was a joke when I saw the title in a tweet, but it’s a real thing, and well written. Rather unnerving, until I went full-on hostile to regain some control over the situation — more like Teenage Simulator 2014, amirite.

RT @RarestAnimal: A Mary River turtle with algae growing on its shell [pic.twitter.com]

The WSJ says Apple is finally ready to get its CPUs from a new supplier. Samsung acknowledges it’s hitting the ceiling of its market positioning. The sourcing diversification of Retina displays already began a while ago. Is this when the shit hits the fan? #karma

Besson directed a movie about… Aung San Suu Kyi? You’re shitting me. How did I miss that? I can always use a good laugh.

I know I’m missing out on stuff but I just cannot get over clunky controls. Gaming has existed for 40 years; there’s just no excuse anymore.

The keyboard-and-mouse controls for The Fall are obnoxious. Of course I can’t play with my gamepad because… argh I hate gaming on a Mac.

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