@isoraqathedh The key is that the alphabet is not just binary, because civilisations rarely use binary.
Today's episode of "Weird-Ass Chinese Playing Cards" is going to start dealing with the great grand-daddies of every major form of western playing card including French-suited decks (a.k.a. "standard" playing cards), German-suited decks (a.k.a. the weird ones with the acorns), the myriad of Italian-suited decks, and Spanish-suited decks, not to mention Tarot decks.
(Keep in mind that all claims to the antiquity of Tarot are bullshit. Tarot appeared in the 15th century—as playing cards.)
A small road that has been blocked off on both sides. #hkrsgn
I'd like to see anyone try to ride a motorcycle up that. #hkrsgn
You know it's always kind of funny to think of Pokémon as knockoff animals, in the sense of "Mum I want θ" "We have θ at home" "θ at home:". Not the usual "oh but animal abuse" shtick, but as if animals are trademarked and they have to use similar but legally distinct copies.
"Sorry lads we can't afford the license from God for this 'axolotl'. We'll have to make our own expy."
I'm writing a shell script wrapped in an org-mode file that creates an automatic directory listing of all gemtext files in my capsule, as I don't have access to server-side scripting. Later on, it will also create an Atom feed based on the last-modified date on all "eligible files" (which would most likely come in the form of a hashtag on the file itself, or embedded in the org-mode document if that is too ugly).
They altered the wording. Since there are no coin-operated meters anymore, the "(card-operated)" label is now redundant. #hkrsgn
The reflexive translation of English "menu" into Chinese "菜單", even in metaphorical contexts like a list of functions in a computer program – especially jarring when food (i.e. 菜) is absent – gives me that really off feeling. If I had my way I would have chosen something more literal, like "function list" 功能列 or replace the troublesome "dish" 菜 with "choice" 選.
Here's the sign now. #hkrsgn
They're adding more live ETAs to gantries… #hkrsgn
Too many special interests to count.
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