Today, we honor Sandy, the most curious guinea pig I knew, my closest friend for many, many years. She passed away early this morning, circling around once to check on the other pigs, then nestling herself into her favorite little spot one last time.

I’ll always miss the way you’d try and figure out anything. The way you notice everyone coming and demand to boop their nose. The way you’d always remind me that my left shoulder will always be your perch.

Sleep well, my beloved piggie.

A screenshot from one of my online labs: it seems TAs are showing their funny side now that everything's online :)

Ummmm
I think I just got stupid lucky. Seller listed for $175 because "the label was damaged and had to be removed"

The record wall is coming along nicely! Still need to fill one more space...but my @envgen tape sits there nicely for now :)

Interesting one in particular: Emasculine by @envgen, but shifted up from C to Eb. It sounds...wrong...but there's a weirdly neat sound to the vocals once the chorus kicks in. Not quite sure how I feel about it...

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Repurposing my 4U workstation as a portable (well...) streaming rig tomorrow! Wish us luck :)

selfie, ec 

Dangit fedi you've been hitting me with a ton of selfies today, i'll join the party

....definitely not sponsored by my 18-55 AF-P lens, which fell off a too-tiny clamp mount during the shot and now has a broken mount :(

My wallet is not happy, but I'm the proud new owner of a Nikon D7500. A worthy upgrade for my 2004 D70...here's a quick sushi comparison :) (Same lens/settings/composition to the best of my ability)

Included photo is from the D70; the D7500 photo is too big, so here's a link: elixi.re/i/ngnt.jpg

So I made a thing! 4TU has a little GUI library called Chesto, and we needed a little barebones test app...hence, ChestoTesto.

youtu.be/rVPWnZ1ahm0

Took the principles behind the Italian pan sauce and applied it with Asian flavors. Yum.

Chicken, bell peppers, onions, liaojiu (often erroneously called shaoxing wine), soy sauce, chili powder, salt, pepper, sugar, sesame oil.

Pros of avi generators: cool avis! yay!

Cons of avi generators: they look similar enough that my peripheral vision has decided @quarky and @clarjon1 are the same avi, which has gotten mildly confusing at times hehehe :)

Well, crap. A bunch of followbots from freefedifollowers.ga just inflated my follower count. *sigh*

Well *done*, Hoopla. (ranty tech thing) 

Before I've even registered for your service, you've greeted a user just wanting to take a peek with this wonderfully non-bypassable "use a modern browser" screen.

....I'm quite literally using Chromium. Stock Chromium, with only a patch to enable the hardware h.264 decoding on Linux. (Which, by the way, is enabled in mainline Chrome on Windows - a configuration they explicitly support.)

So this is cool. I've finally got ACE running on my SNES after diagnosing a weird hardware fault with much help from dwangoAC (thanks again!)

It's currently playing Radio TASBot over...the controller ports. Yup!

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