I tweeted for the first time in months and now my mentions are full of dickhead techbros AMA

Sure do love getting halfway through writing a long, thoughtful reply to somebody on reddit before looking at their profile and finding their /r/The_Donald posts.

Yes I was combing those lists to put a name to an earworm that's been bothering me for a little while. Turns out the earworm was Even Rats. youtube.com/watch?v=KKhV1Z1nyl

Spent a scary amount of time on Saturday combing Guitar Hero / Rock Band set lists. Most surprising find was the Halo Theme Molnir Mix from Halo 2. Was that an xbox exclusive?

youtube.com/watch?v=0JQt8VKgiz

Yesterday I picked a massive bowl full of chillis from our garden, sliced them all up, and threw them in jars with olive oil and vinegar.

An hour ago I cracked open one of them again, and added a few spoons of peppers and liquid to my salad with dinner.

My face is still burning. Send help.

On average, Sydney gets around 110mm of rain in March. So far we've had >140mm since Thursday.

In theory, my computer will be able to pass audio via DVI to my TV via HDMI. In practice, who knows let's drink more wine and attempt to find out.

I am 100% serious in the hope that Fraser Anning won't be able to show his face in public for the foreseeable future without somebody hoiking an egg at it.

I dunno, all I've really learned from today is that I won't be attending anything even vaguely political any more without a carton of eggs and a can-do attitude.

Passing the time by reporting Australian politicians posting abusive hatred on birdsite in the wake of Christchurch. It won't be effective but it makes me feel slightly better about living in a system that enables their bullshit.

That would be SYD-JNB, an SCL-AKL, and a couple of others.

Beyond the Curve: We looked and looked and looked, and we couldn't find any flights going over the ocean
Me: erm...

Trying not to think about Pell's sentencing. Not succeeding.

The kind of morning that feels sunny and cool and sublimely pleasant, but is definitely going to morph in to a hot, muggy, slightly stormy afternoon. Sometimes I hate Sydney weather.

Been completely enamoured with Objects in Space the last week or two. Such a captivating game.

I am constantly lulled in to a false sense of security by macOS' "unix-like environment". Until I run in to shit like this:

$ awk --version
awk version 20070501

I wandered around the Collectormania toy and collectable fair this morning. By far the most ridiculously cool thing I saw was an entire, unopened slab of Ghostbusters ghosts-in-a-can.
ghostbusters.fandom.com/wiki/G

Speaking of Objects in Space, I should talk about my Arduino library for the serial protocol.

Arduinos In Space got an update last night, now it can understand all of the serial commands OiS 1.0.2 does.

bitbucket.org/pjhardy/arduinos

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