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Quiet work week, so we’ll skip that. Decided that I’d had enough of print statements, and moved both Lifestream and Lampstand over to use Python logging instead for everything outputty. Lampstand also needs a pass to separate output into levels,

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My laptop, in a tent

For LARP events, including most recent Empire, PD relies on quite a bit of technology. With all the will in the world, keeping track of 1500 players and their characters, their medical highlights and plot highlights, is hard to do

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The tower of London

A few days in a field has cleared my brain fabulously, although I’m a few days off the week update. Work Bug fixing in one place, refactoring in another. Soon, new development. Invoicing week on planet Istic.net, which means getting

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Mud, Mud, Glorious Mud

There is a moment when you stagger back into your home after five days in a field, and the concept of carpeted floors just looks… strange and alien. Maybe it’s tiredness, or the tendency of the human brain to adapt

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L. Nilus, of the Imperial Civil Service (Photo by Charlotte Moss)
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Work I pushed a thing live. It took 12 hours, I’m still fixing bugs in it, but it’s there, a new base to start from, and nearly five months work. It could have gone better, but there are ways it

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Code starts in a text editor. Your text editor might be a full IDE, custom built for your language, a vim window with more commands than you can remember, or an emacs with more metakeys than you have fingers. Nowadays,

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Pillars of Eternity

It wasn’t until about four hours in that I heard it first. The triggers for it aren’t the same as previous games, it’s more forgiving in that respect at least, but attempting to get out of an underground maze: You

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We have been fucked by the federation and syndication of our content. I miss comment threads, and I miss blogging. The age of transitory content, of content discovery, has happened, and it turns out that the winners are the content

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I used to do this kind of thing monthly in WRP format. It’s as good as any: Work: Skute’s in the wild, to some extent. Beta invitations have been sent out – the demonsĀ of the Play Store beta system are

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