Tweets from August 2016

Remembering the Yugoslav Antiwar Movement of the Early 1990s https://globalvoices.org/2016/08/02/remembering-the-yugoslav-antiwar-movement-of-the-early-1990s/ via @razvigor

Tue Aug 02 08:40:19 +0000 2016


Thanks to our awesome playtesters, our post-apocalyptic musical D&D bard module is almost ready for Dragonfire! :D http://claws.za.net/Dragonfire2016/Modules

Wed Aug 03 22:05:13 +0000 2016


Final Dragonfire spam: come and play in my and @hodgestar's D&D bard modules! Rules-light; don't need to know D&D. http://claws.za.net/Dragonfire2016/Modules

Sat Aug 06 07:03:59 +0000 2016


@imsickofmaps Run after them! You are entitled to demand their first-born child as payment. Hope you have singing appliances in your manor.

Wed Aug 10 14:40:37 +0000 2016


Arrange ebooks in multiple formats into subdirectories for Calibre import: for f in .epub; do n="${f%.}"; mkdir "$n"; mv "$n".* "$n"; done

Thu Aug 11 14:26:18 +0000 2016


(Replace epub with any format represented in every book. Assumes all formats of the same book have the same name except the extension.)

Thu Aug 11 14:27:40 +0000 2016


Another tip: if you prefer your comics in PDF or CBZ, but you also want the metadata, import the EPUB as well and delete it afterwards.

Thu Aug 11 14:28:46 +0000 2016


By the way, there's a Dark Horse Humble Bundle available: https://www.humblebundle.com/books/dark-horse-30th-anniversary-comics-bundle :D

Thu Aug 11 14:29:53 +0000 2016


Rogue One trailer! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=frdj1zb9sMY

Fri Aug 12 07:29:04 +0000 2016


A user script which automatically exposes RSS feeds for YouTube channels, since YouTube still can't be bothered. https://greasyfork.org/en/scripts/1760-youtube-rss-feed

Sat Aug 13 08:33:39 +0000 2016


Syria's ‘White Helmets’ Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize https://globalvoices.org/2016/08/16/syrias-white-helmets-nominated-for-nobel-peace-prize/ via @joeyayoub

Tue Aug 16 13:25:22 +0000 2016


Put this in ~/bin/gerp: IFS=$'\n' for line in grep $@ do echo "$line" | sed -r "s/(.{$(((RANDOM%10)+1))})(.)(.)/\1\3\2/g" done

Wed Aug 17 17:41:04 +0000 2016


Future You will find this hilarious!

Wed Aug 17 17:41:50 +0000 2016


Hey, another Humble Bundle of programming books: https://www.humblebundle.com/books/joy-of-coding-book-bundle

Wed Aug 17 18:21:04 +0000 2016


I'm playing the lovely Samorost 3 on Linux with the latest version of Wine. So far, so good. http://samorost3.net/

Thu Aug 18 14:52:47 +0000 2016


Dilara Yarcı's traditional Turkish illumination http://dilarayarci.tumblr.com/ (for my SCA peeps)

Fri Aug 19 22:44:09 +0000 2016


Armed police ticket a woman for wearing a long-sleeved shirt on the beach in France. Not the Onion. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/aug/24/french-police-make-woman-remove-burkini-on-nice-beach

Wed Aug 24 05:27:07 +0000 2016


@fijall IIRC one anticipated benefit = optimal intersections without inefficient traffic lights. But this requires 100% driverless cars.

Thu Aug 25 07:28:43 +0000 2016


Consider a spherical cow... http://www.rollinwild.com/

Mon Aug 29 07:40:58 +0000 2016


It's not just about hair. It's never just about hair. https://twitter.com/thedailyvox/status/770185876521574400

Mon Aug 29 09:46:12 +0000 2016


Full sandwich robot video, for all your crappy robot needs: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9CDbl1Y-JOY

Mon Aug 29 14:30:40 +0000 2016


Man with baby owls https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kAoFOv-JEn4

Mon Aug 29 16:06:28 +0000 2016


Coherence (2013): this story had more compelling characterisation when it was the Seventh Voyage of Ijon Tichy by Stanisław Lem.

Mon Aug 29 19:20:27 +0000 2016