people don't talk about it often, but the sanitary revolution had a lot more of an impact on people's quality of life than it's given credit for. plumbing, water filtration, germ theory, these are all arguably more important pillars to modern civilization than most industries or economics.
It's just not terribly glorious to celebrate the toilet as a symbol of safety and prosperity.
talking to @wlonk about the notion of prompt critical heebie jeebies
I just want to do a text dump from a game. I opened up the ROM in a hex editor and I actually found a small portion of the game's text in ASCII (and had a bit of fun changing it slightly and then playing the ROM to see my changes). I wasn't sure if the NES used ASCII at all!
Anyway, I can't find the rest of the text, so how do people get started on these things?
@vogon Goooood grief. BMO (Canada) charges $11/mo any month you're under two grand and I consider _that_ highway robbery. That's bonkers.
Louder for the folks in back who just joined us, and may not have run into this yet:
If you're designing an interface for users with a keyboard and a mouse, and an experienced user has to switch to the mouse to operate it, you have driven the time per interaction up by an entire order of magnitude.
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