Category: programming

So Steam, by default, when asked to take a screenshot will merrily scatter them hither and yon across your hard-drive with unwarranted abandon. Specifically, it’ll put them in the app’s home directory. This isn’t great, because what with cloud-saves and…

Last couple of weeks have been a little hectic, and the next couple seem to continue this trend. So: Work Shifted to a new primary project at work for the first time in quite a while. Enjoying new challenges, and…

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,…

Every so often, it occurs to me that Dungeons and Dragons models an extremely schizophrenic variant of competence. “I use Vicious Mockery on the guard” “Okay, you fire off a stream of insults which [Clatter] hit him square in the…

Daily posts are not interesting, and I’ve got the same problem as Norm, to some degree. I’ve got dozens of projects I’m working on, some of them professionally, so I’m going to try weekly updates, with the hope that with…

Because I’m going to need this again at some point. I’m currently tracking progress of my Kickstarted projects with a Google Drive Spreadsheet. This is partly because it tells me exactly how much money I’ve spent on KS projects over…

A few years and five houses ago, I had an idea. It was to be an online game, browser based, where you would own and run a racing car company. There’d be research and development, and aliens, and stuff, and…

Something I keep doing: Forgetting to commit to git. Having pretty much moved everything over to git & github for all my source control needs, I am now getting used to how Git works. It hasn’t, however, solved the problem…

I have a dream. My dream is that one day, a giant carrot carved into the shape of a submarine will sail down the Thames before sinking below the waves to take back America using only the power of latin.…