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Excited for the Steam release of Dwarf Fortress on Dec. 6th. Maybe the new in-game tutorials mean I'll finally figure out how to play it.

Fantastic quiz linked by - Who Said It: Elon Musk or Mr. Burns?

Wanted to re-share this relaxing, pensive modular synthesizer piece I made earlier this year in VCV Rack: It's generative, meaning that it's totally improvised by the synthesizer itself, given some starting constraints.

If you live in the US, don't forget to vote today!

I’m not scrambling to leave Twitter, but if you are exploring Alternative Social Platforms™, you can find me on both Microblog ( and Mastodon ( - I’ve been on both for quite a while now. Come say hi!

All of the best Star Trek: TNG episodes are either about Worf or Data.

I wonder if Apple's new Studio Display supports connecting two Macs at once and automatically switching between them when one of the Macs wakes up? Does anyone know how the existing Pro Display XDR handles that?

A lovely video from @Veritasium from someone going very deep on, and speaking very passionately about… snowflakes:

Can't believe Apple took extra effort to remove the ability to disable Apple Music in the Music app in macOS Monterey. 😔 Now it just adds cruft to the sidebar and search results. Wish their services push wasn't so user-hostile.

Seemingly simple Safari 15 (i[Pad]OS/Mac) extension idea: Custom search engines, like all other major desktop browsers let you add. Anyone know if Safari's WebExtension implementation allows this/want to collaborate on an app that does this?

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