* Posts by elenmirie

5 posts • joined 5 Jul 2018

RIP Katherine Johnson: The extraordinary NASA mathematician astronauts trusted over computers


A real life version

A real life version of last year's Hugo Award winner. https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/33080122-the-calculating-stars

RIP Katherine Johnson

Tea tipplers are more likely to live longer, healthier lives than you triple venti pumpkin-syrup soy-milk latte-swilling fiends


Gunpowder tea is green tea, and white tea is green tea only eversomuchmoreso.

I see your blue passport and raise you a green number plate: UK mulls rewards scheme for zero-emission vehicles


Capitalist pig (green edition)

I've just bought every bit of green pigment on the planet. Pay me.

Guess who's still most moaned about UK ISP... Rhymes with BorkBork


Get a real ISP

IDNet rocks. I had a problem recently and they not only got a BT engineer out in a day (as it was a physical problem), they also told him how to do his job when he was just going to walk away and blame my equipment instead of finding and fixing the problem. Try getting anything close to that out of TorkTork.

NetHack to drop support for floppy disks, Amiga, 16-bit DOS and OS/2


Bot ascensions

Actually, people have made bots that can ascend nethack... afaik they can only do dwarf valks though. They're kind of passe now... I guess until someone makes one that can ascend complex spellcaster rather than just a brute force valk.

Anyone who wants to play on a public server can cruise over to https://www.hardfought.org/nethack/, where you will find the latest release and a load of variants!


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