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tedu honked 15 Jul 2024 21:51 -0400

What is the career path that leads to one becoming a professional CPU overclocker?

tedu honked 15 Jul 2024 17:28 -0400

JavaScript developers are such hipsters. Columns even skinnier than their jeans.

Code that's about two pixels wide

tedu honked 15 Jul 2024 17:19 -0400

"Moschetoes were uncommonly numerous during the autumn. A certain sign of an unwholesome atmosphere."

tedu honked 15 Jul 2024 16:51 -0400

Fucking bank. They're like "activate your new credit card by tapping activate in the app." They don't tell you which hamburger menu hides the additional choices menu which hides the card status menu which hides the activate button.

tedu honked 13 Jul 2024 20:37 -0400

Dr. Ruth outlived Richard Simmons by 20 years.

tedu honked 11 Jul 2024 18:02 -0400

Here's how Bernie can still win.

tedu honked 11 Jul 2024 12:42 -0400

Steam Deck

The steam deck seems like the ideal summer console. It plays well, and puts out very little heat. And every game now comes with a bonus game of screwing with the TDP and frame rate limits. (I actually do love that.)

It is expensive. Not just the system, but then I immediately had to buy a dozen more steam games, a cover, a case, some new headphones, a tiny keyboard, a kickstand. It all adds up. Or maybe that's just me.

Can confirm that some older games like Fallout 3 and Borderlands 2 run really well, and look about as good as they ever did. Maybe better, since FO3 textures don't scale up to 4k very well. I have a long list of games from that era that I never finished. I'm still about 100 hours short of finishing Witcher 3. Seems like a good way to get more value out of existing game collection. Everything ten years old is new again.

I got the OLED model, and would absolutely recommend it over the LCD. The price difference doesn't come close to compensating for the value. Running just a little bit cooler, the new CPU seems like a much better fit. I never hear the fan. I never used the previous steam deck, but I know fan noise was a common complaint.

Currently playing Mass Effect. It's still great, although I thought Ashley was hotter? Maybe I wasn't looking at her face 15 years ago.

tedu honked 09 Jul 2024 22:36 -0400

The Star Trek tactical plan of having the bridge crew confirm every order three times in combat seems suboptimal.

"Captain, they're firing at us."
"They're targeting our weapons."
"Target their weapons back."
"Target locked."
(Finally pushes button.)

Shouldn't they train for this? Adopt a shorthand battle language?

tedu honked 09 Jul 2024 22:17 -0400

Why don't Orion women have green tongues?

tedu honked 09 Jul 2024 17:12 -0400

Bad week to add radius auth to honk enterprise.

tedu honked 09 Jul 2024 16:26 -0400

Day 5 of well actually it's not technically a heat dome.

tedu honked 09 Jul 2024 13:46 -0400

True or false Tuesday: can any experts confirm or deny?

Girls love: Greens Grains Gains

tedu honked 09 Jul 2024 12:27 -0400

The Honk Foundation has gotten new workstations for the dev team. Adjust your productivity expectations accordingly.

Steam deck, building honk in a terminal