standing offer until further notice:
want to do something on the command line but not quite sure where to start? trying to sort out some kind of tiny script? ill-advised regular expression not _quite_ hacky enough for the job? not asking stackoverflow quite the right thing?
maybe i can help! @ me and let's see what we can do.
(disclaimers: rapid response not guaranteed; i won't make fun of you; i'll tell you if i'm stumped; i'm easy to stump.)
hey my department at NYU has two very exciting opportunities you all should apply for: a teaching/research fellowship ($30k stipend, due 4/15) https://tisch.nyu.edu/itp/red-burns-fellowship and a project residency ($5k stipend, due 5/1) https://tisch.nyu.edu/itp/itp-ima-project-residency1
or at least avoid a lot of stuff.
im terrified of the impermanence of technology. everything i used to like about technology is now gone, or has completely changed. new things have emerged that i like. but i can't invest myself in anything mainstream any more. what's the point? it'll be gone too!!! thats why, like all the other extremely cool people, ive become obsessed with making everything in a really simple way, and go all weird and my eye starts twitching when people talk about new layers of abstraction
i've probably mentioned how cool junegunn choi's fzf is for cli stuff a few times, and i've been using it in vim for a while, but the other day i discovered more of what the vim plugin offers:
:Files - a fast file finder with a preview pane
:Rg - a ripgrep finder thingy with a preview pane
:Colors - a color scheme switcher
:Marks - jump between marks
this is great stuff.
in not-totally-unrelated news, i locked up dosbox somehow and was forced to kill it and now i am writing this toot at 640x480
historical legacy, right here
and it slaps
holy shit this thing has a soundtrack
in the course of writing a comment i didn't ultimately post anywhere about how i got started programming, i found this:
an archive of the All Basic Code packets, 1995-2003.
"The All BASIC Code (ABC) Archives contains hundreds of BASIC source codes ranging from ASIC/LibertyBASIC/QB/QBasic/PDS/PowerBASIC/VBDOS/VBWIN, and various other BASIC languages (like BasicBasic)."
follow requests welcome! but please have a posting history i can check out, be someone i know, or just message me saying hi first.
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