Progress for our Folding@Home team has stagnated, and we've actually begun to slowly drop in rank. We made it to the top 3.5% of teams before starting to descend (8938 of 254263)
Have you heard of the Royal game of Ur?
It's a 4000 year old game found in a royal gravesite in the ancient city of Ur. What's truly amazing about it is that we've also found a clay tablet with the rules for it! The oldest rule book in the world!
I had not heard of it, until I found this beautiful Free and open source online digital version of it! It looks great, and it's fun too! And you can play two player locally
Give it a go and let me know what you think!
Results from The International Obfuscated C Code Contest are out, and the winner has a devious program using the Turing-completeness of printf! Yikes.
2021-01-02: As a birthday gift to me, please help this find its forever home. It needs to be worn, not sit in a tupperware bin on my inventory shelves. #Leather #pride flag #maille shirt or bar vest, hand built by yours truly while living in Chicago near the Leather Museum and the Jackhammer bar. This vest has never been in a bar or club, and that's just sad.
I am going to spend an absolutely unreasonable amount of time thinking about what I should name this language that I have yet to begin properly writing
thinkin about making an esoteric programming language where each program plays out like a dnd campaign and you have a party of characters and every time you assign to a variable or whatever the party gets attacked by monsters and it takes time to fight them and if a party member dies then there are commands you can't use anymore like if your wizard dies, you can't get input and if your program tries to do that command you get a game over
god I'm so excited for her to stop dating such disappointing guys all the time