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Superb Starlings may well be the SHINIEST BIRD.

There is a kind of cowbird literally called the "Shiny Cowbird" but I've been looking at some pictures and honestly it doesn't seem anywhere near THIS shiny

Hij, haar, het of hen: elk voornaamwoord ken

(werkt het beste in een Hollands dialect)

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6 crows today! They followed me to the entrance of the university even 😄

After a few days of crows saying distant, they came to visit me while I was walking alone. It seems that they really don't like when I'm with friends.

what's going on in the "rational"sphere: alt-right twitter and reddit 

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Considering naming my son "Jame" so I can kill grammar nerds by writing

Jame's

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so, how do you solve operator precedence? do you encode it in the grammar? do you use Pratt parsing? hell no

#osdev 

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deep in forests of indonesia sits an abandoned church shaped like a chicken

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incomplete and mostly wrong computing ideas 

incomplete and mostly wrong computing ideas 

incomplete and mostly wrong computing ideas 

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someone came into the DFHack IRC channel and said they were curious about how the simulation systems inside Dwarf Fortress worked.

I told them they would need to be more specific because they were basically asking how all of Dwarf Fortress worked.

they gave an example of the kind of thing they wanted to understand: the widely-covered bug of cats getting fatal alcohol poisoning from a tavern floor.

and that I could definitely explain to them. and I'll explain it here again for anyone who's interested.

thankfully, almost everything that happened is defined in the "raws". the raws are just text files, and they're also public domain. I've mirrored them to a git repository:

github.com/BenLubar/raws/tree/

this post is getting kinda long and I feel like the explanation might need a content warning for people not familiar with what Dwarf Fortress is, so I'll continue in the next post.

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Mastodon is a server for a federated social network: everyone can run a server if they want to, including me. So this is a Mastodon server for me (Vierkantor) and my friends.