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I guess it's time-

I'm an audio engineer, multimedia developer, and occasional indie game dev- Previously employed by several research institutions in the field of accessible media / accessible research, currently looking for remote / semi-remote work for my incredibly niche skillset.

I'm in to Python, Rust, and Unity/C#, but I've got eyes on Elixir in the future.

I love hackathons, all things procedural, and anything with wheels.

I'm an absolute New Englander, but I've lived in Washington, California, China, and Spain. Currently based in Honolulu.

Here's what I've been making in between the twin existential ennuis of freelance work and trying to find a stable job:

Graphic Evidence of Police Brutality 

Copying and pasting from a reddit thread because it's important.

firing rubber bullets at innocent person on their porch:

streamable.com/u2jzoo
cop way too excited to fuck some people up:

v.redd.it/jjclrdzp8x151
cop shooting rubber bullet at guy for saying "fuck you":

v.redd.it/zepg0b43ly151
cops breaking supplies for peaceful protestors:

v.redd.it/v8x8isj0xz151
nypd driving into protestors:

v.redd.it/mztm15kh00251 gfycat.com/misguidedrecklessco
cops shoving an old dude to the ground:

v.redd.it/bluggpblrz151
police actively seeking out fights compilation:

v.redd.it/m82yxl4qh0251
cop driving at people aggressively on a campus:

v.redd.it/ngxvkoro60251
cop shooting rubber bullets at people watching from apartment:

mobile.twitter.com/Sarah_Mojar
police shooting the press with rubber bullets:

v.redd.it/o3v8ps7rat151
police arresting a CNN reporter:

v.redd.it/yce9bpk8mo151
police doing a drive-by pepper spraying

mobile.twitter.com/JordanUhl/s
photographer being pepper sprayed:

i.redd.it/4ix8f3j6dy151.jpg
guy with hands in the air gets his mask ripped off and pepper sprayed:

v.redd.it/wlx0gyoe21251
lady who was coming home with groceries who got a rubber bullet to the head:

i.redd.it/ns0uj557x0251.jpg
mobile.twitter.com/KevinRKraus
reporter blinded by rubber bullets:

mobile.twitter.com/KillerMarti
reporter describes getting tear gassed:

mobile.twitter.com/mollyhf/sta
couple getting yanked out of their car and tased for violating curfew:

mobile.twitter.com/GAFollowers
young woman gets shoved to the ground by officer:

mobile.twitter.com/whitney_hu/
reporter sheltering in gas station is pepper sprayed: twitter.com/MichaelAdams317

reporter trying to get home gets window shot out: twitter.com/JaredGoyette/statu
cops come at a guy for filming a police car burning:

twitter.com/johncusack/status/
photographer arrested:

youtu.be/9wgkGLmphLE
Columbus police assaulting protestors:

twitter.com/KRobPhoto/status/1

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So once again government incompetence has cut off funding for my dream gig (it was a nice... few months, anyway) and I'm adrift in the covid economy.

If you have a line on work involving: Audio Mixing, Audio Programming, Multimedia manipulation or programming in general, or a general Python / Rust gig, I would really, really appreciate it.

In the meantime, I have albums available for sale here:

mired.bandcamp.com/
wingfactory.bandcamp.com/

I also take music commissions.

Quoth Ishmael: "It is well known that at the coronation of kings and queens, even modern ones, a certain curious process of seasoning them for their functions is gone through. There is a saltcellar of state, so called, and there may be a castor of state. How they use the salt, precisely—who knows? Certain I am, however, that a king’s head is solemnly oiled at his coronation, even as a head of salad. Can it be, though, that they anoint it with a view of making its interior run well, as they anoint machinery? Much might be ruminated here, concerning the essential dignity of this regal process, because in common life we esteem but meanly and contemptibly a fellow who anoints his hair, and palpably smells of that anointing. In truth, a mature man who uses hair-oil, unless medicinally, that man has probably got a quoggy spot in him somewhere. As a general rule, he can’t amount to much in his totality." - Melville

Apparently, that kind of bro was problematic even in Herman Melville's day.

In other news, still trying to wrap my brain around Haskell. Maybe trying to learn it by way of a class about Category Theory isn't the most ideal vector

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Looks like I'm going to JSConf after all

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shell of choose... pls, boost!

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living with your parents isn't weird or shameful. people all over the world have done it for millennia. the nuclear family is fuckin weird as hell and it only took a couple of decades of that experiment for it to become clear that it's unsustainable. we need to reorganize our minds and our society. people living with their parents is a new norm for many, and we should start acting like it's permanent

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I don't want cops to do their jobs better for the same reason I don't want the US to fight wars better or smarter. For the same reason I don't root for presidents to succeed. This is liberal shit. This illusion that we can have a kinder, gentler US. Like we can still deport people, but ICE won't be so mean about it. We'll still bomb people, but the president will wring his hands about it. We can still have homelessness, but cops will say please before running folks around town.

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Home among the trees. Reread Mona Lisa Overdrive on the plane. It feels like A Moon Shaped Pool in the sense that they're both the last drawn out breath of an idea, an excuse to really put it all to bed before moving on to something new.

Every time I work with color look-up tables, the resulting code feels a little bit dirty :catGasp:

Things I learned from spending the afternoon trying out GRE math questions:

1: I'm great at reading charts and analyzing the data

2: I have forgotten basic algebra

3: I know nothing about triangles.

I guess it's time-

I'm an audio engineer, multimedia developer, and occasional indie game dev- Previously employed by several research institutions in the field of accessible media / accessible research, currently looking for remote / semi-remote work for my incredibly niche skillset.

I'm in to Python, Rust, and Unity/C#, but I've got eyes on Elixir in the future.

I love hackathons, all things procedural, and anything with wheels.

I'm an absolute New Englander, but I've lived in Washington, California, China, and Spain. Currently based in Honolulu.

Here's what I've been making in between the twin existential ennuis of freelance work and trying to find a stable job:

Anyone on h.t know much about neural networks / GANs / procedural dialogue? I'm doing a bit of research in the preliminary stage of trying to create a bunch of RPG NPC-esque three-liners and I'm at a bit of a loss as to where to start.

I've got a procgen city, whose vibrant and infinite streets pulse with cute little procgen NPCs, but none of them have anything to say!

hackers.town

A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. Keep it fairly clean please. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.