Just to get ahead of this: when TikTok tells everybody that mixing ammonia & bleach creates a super cleaner, don’t do that either.

It’s 2022 and Birria Yakisoba is the new San Francisco treat.

Trying to take my mind off the California heatwave in my un-airconditioned apartment by making a batch of coldbrew and some coffee syrup as well!

And this 2-page spread from Yukuko Endou’s “The Bending Girls”

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Lots of great stuff at SF Zinefest today, but a standout was this matchbook from Errant Press, with painted match heads and bilingual poetry.

It’s wild, the amount of pressure from outside the company (and inside, if the rumors are true) that was needed to drop a site for the reason of “they were making credible violent threats so frequently law enforcement could not keep up.”

I was thinking about how weird it is that the Louvre has a twenty-sided die from Ptolemaic Egypt, but we’ve never found any from, say, the Middle Ages, and yet now everybody knows what a d20 is. What’s the story there? I decided to find out. youtube.com/watch?v=d96dgTAfUr

The main thing I have learned playing Multi-Versus is that Batman is surprisingly easy to trash talk.

I enjoy the way genre fiction stories make me feel, but the familiar tropes and references endlessly smuggle the prejudices of the past through our defenses, and trying to do better while still making something that satisfies the itches will run you ragged.

I finally paid off my student loans. It took 18 years of monthly payments, plus a 5-figure payout from a class-action lawsuit when I was in my late 20’s. The system clearly incentivizes targeting corporations. To protect American businesses, we must cancel student debt.

Bugbrand DRM2 sequenced by Korg SQ-1, 2 Ciat-Lonbarde Plumbutters, Bugbrand Crossover Filter youtu.be/kTDSlvxyfNA

Elysian Stomp | ciat-lonbarde plumbutter, folktek elysian drumscape youtu.be/pWWq972iRo4

If we called it “applied statistics” instead of “machine learning” or “artificial intelligence” we’d probably get fewer people asking if the computer is alive.

Whether it's for capitalism, non-profit idealism, or artistic endeavor, a work culture built on worker sacrifice, as described here, is Bad. every.to/p/what-i-miss-about-w

Now I am 43 and I’m clever as clever
So I think I’ll be 43 forever and ever

Rather than make new devices that will turn into e-waste after the event, we're recycling old price tags into networked conference badges. github.com/osresearch/eink-pri

Flute Brute | ciat-lonbarde plumbutter, bugbrand x-o filter, korg sq-1, oto bam | comics by Maria Medem | more: youtu.be/b66_sBPrXXY

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