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John Hattan
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Looks like Node+Chromium+Electron is a bit flabby. Really flabby. Enormously flabby. Planet-smashingly flabby.

It's "13% of machine resources to make a cursor blink" flabby.

I'm not outraged. It's been logged, and in a month or so everybody's gonna get a faster Chrome because of it.

Moral of the story : Bugs are okay. Bugs get fixed. And fixed bugs make better software.

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Oooh really easy homemade bread. And now I know the difference between "bread flour" and "all-purpose flour". As I suspected, the difference is "not much".
Yay, bread! This was great! 

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Yay I'm on the Hour of Slack this week!

Bsckground : The Subgenius Hour of Slack is a weekly hour of weird nonsense from the Church of the Subgenius. It's been broadcast since before there was an internet. It's my favorite podcast.

In the 1990's, I had a bad habit. I used to prank-call a religious radio talk-show guy who screamed about gays, did exorcisms over the phone, and constantly demanded that people give him more money. And he was sorta cheating on his wife. An investigator figured out who he was cheating with. And I discovered that if you mentioned the name of his mistress on the air, he'd go berserk.

So I sorta got addicted to calling into the show under various names and working the name of his mistress into the conversation.

One day Bob was interviewing a guy from the church of the Subgenius. And I called in as "Richard" (not my actual name). And my call didn't last very long.

Anyway, I'm about five minutes in.

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if they get 6250 backers at $1 or more, everybody gets a MST3K-ing of "Mothra".

And I want Mothra. I want Mothra very much.

TL;DR - Go here and sign up at the $1 level or you're not my friend anymore.

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And the kid is driving. Lobotomy-time for me!

Yes, those are fuzzy dice in the foreground. Grandma sent her those as a congratulations gift.
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oooh, next week.

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I remember proposing exactly this kind of gizmo a few months ago, with a phone-dock that allows your phone to act like a touchpad.

Only problem I see with an Android one would be making on that'll fit all of the phones. Probably just put a bigass cubbyhole in the front with USB-C on one end and MicroUSB on the other. And then you make snap-in plastic adapters for various models of phone.

A Windows one would be even more interesting if it follows MS's promise of making a phone that runs standard Windows apps. I could run Unity on my phone!

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Aww man, Sib Hashian died. Although you might know him as "That guy with the gigantic afro on the back of Boston's first album".

That was probably the most epic white-guy-fro in recorded history.
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Free no-DRM ebook. Looks like one of them enormous 1000+ page fantasy epics.

Today only.
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