star trek picard (season 1)
What I don't mind: when writers create a narrative that actually feels organic and doesn't rely in every single trope in the book to make a good story.
What Star Trek Picard does: I can literally hear the writers laying pipe for every damn thing that happens in this story and it's everything I can do to give a shit.
My impromptu ranking of Zelda games, that I thought up while falling asleep last night
A Link to the Past
A Link Between Worlds
Oracle of Ages
Oracle of Seasons
The Legend of Zelda
Breath of the Wild
Ocarina of Time
not ranked, because I haven't actually played them:
Heyo, friends! I maintain a list of space opera novels by cisgender women, trans, and non-binary authors. Suggest works via the link, & share with everyone who might find it of use!
You can find the list right here:
Scratch is a big deal
Only $94 until I have to come up with orc recipes.
No, not how to cook orc. Stuff orcs cook. To eat.
And cherries. Cherries are orcish.
Calling it now:
My next tech book (OpenBSD Mastery: Filesystems) won't be available on Kindle. You'll find print at Amazon, but the ebook will be available everywhere EXCEPT Amazon.
Why? They're requiring me to screw my readers. I won't do it.
Rothney Astrophysical Observatory
Baker-Nunn telescope was never designed for colour imaging (the imager is buried deep inside the telescope). So to do colour, we use theatrical gels large enough to cover the entire 0.5m aperture. We then get the R, G, and B channels from that. (eye contact in one pic)