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Considering creating a Bandcamp artist account so I can eventually release some original music there. Should I release music under my own name, or should I come up with some music project name/alias that would hopefully not end up sounding conceited?


I keep hearing birds bash into our windows as they nibble at the holly bushes planted in front of them. Makes me flinch every time. No idea what kind of birds they are but they are henceforth called flinch finches.


If you use the excellent Mac/i[Pad]OS apps "MusicBox" and "Play" by Marcos Tanaka, I made a shortcut that can accept web pages/a list of URLs from the share sheet or clipboard, and add (queue) media to the correct app automatically: https://www.icloud.com/shortcuts/15d8874b31e94aa9bb629b246f93a8a0


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 daringfireball.net - Who Said It: Elon Musk or Mr. Burns? https://newrepublic.com/article/168572/rich-guys-say-the-darndest-things


Wanted to re-share this relaxing, pensive modular synthesizer piece I made earlier this year in VCV Rack: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UFN_25-jFKI 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 (https://micro.blog/jd) and Mastodon (https://mastodon.cloud/@joshdick) - 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?


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