Deadpool in a pool

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Edwardian Ball

For Inauguration Day, I set my clock back a hundred years -- did you?

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Facebook: Still Literally the Worst.

Facebook Hosts Trump Inauguration Party With Fake News-Pushing Website The Daily Caller:

Facebook may now profess to combat fake news, but that didn't keep the company from hosting a Trump inauguration soirée in DC along with the Daily Caller, a far-right news website whose frequent misinformation and lies keep fact-checking website Snopes rather busy.

I know! Who cares about being in cahoots with a publication that celebrated Obama commuting the sentence of Chelsea Manning this week with the headline "Genetic Male Bradley Manning Pulls Off The Klinger Gambit," right? Not me!

Not to be left out of the action, oil company BP was also a host. It was, according to the publication, "A veritable who's who of beltway bigwigs" at the Hay-Adams Hotel in DC, all talking Trump.

Mark Zuckerberg sues over 100 Hawaiians to force them to sell them their ancestral land:

In 2015, Mark Zuckerberg (who insists that privacy is dead) bought 100 acres of land around his vacation home in Hawaii to ensure that no one could get close enough to spy on him.

The Zuckerberg estate on Kauai North Shore engulfs several smaller pieces of land deeded in the 1800s -- kuleana lands that were granted to native Hawaiians. The owners of this land are entitled to easements through Zuckerberg's property, so they can reach their own.

Zuckerberg has filed "quiet title" lawsuits to force the owners of more than 100 of these parcels to sell to him. His lawyer says it's the easiest way to figure out who has title to these family lands so he can make them an offer. Hey, when I want to find out who someone is, I always sue 'em.

Zuckerberg has a staff of twelve just to delete abusive comments on his Facebook page:

Typically, a handful of Facebook employees manage communications just for him, helping write his posts and speeches, while an additional dozen or so delete harassing comments and spam on his page, say two people familiar with the matter. Facebook also has professional photographers snap Zuckerberg, say, taking a run in Beijing or reading to his daughter

In an internal Facebook post, Zuckerberg defends his company's ongoing association with Peter Thiel -- Facebook investor/board member and major donor to white-supremacist / pro-rape candidate Donald Trump.

This is your irregularly-scheduled reminder:

If you work for Facebook, quit. It is morally indefensible for you to use your skills to make that company more powerful. By working there, you are making the world an objectively worse place. I'm sure you can find a job working for a company that you don't have to apologize for all the time.

You can do it. I believe in you.

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Blood of the Harpy: Great Moments in Product Labelling

When I first saw this I described it as "a Starbucks Christmas cup from the Goatee Spock timeline."

Blood of the Harpy 750ml - Funranium Labs

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Knife Angel nears completion as 40 police forces hand over blades

I read that headline and assumed it was @ApprovedNews6 on the inauguration. But no:

A sculpture of an angel crafted from thousands of knives surrendered during a Government-backed amnesty is nearing completion after receiving blades from more than 40 police forces.

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DNA Lounge update

DNA Lounge update, wherein we are recruiting for a compilation album series.
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Vicious Cycle

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Portal for Apple ][

Portal for Apple ][

While attempting to travel to the future to get a copy of Portal 3. I accidentally traveled to alternate-1987 and obtained a copy of Portal 1 for the Apple II!

In actuality I originally just planned to do the end credits. But the Apple II high-res mode has the perfect Aperture Science orange and blue colors, and one thing led to another...

Source code. 13k.

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Foldable Dymaxion Globe

Foldable Dymaxion Globe

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git apply --palimpsest=3 --rewind-sprocket

Small corrections to the programmed sequence could be done by patching over portions of the paper tape and re-punching the holes in that section.

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