I think I missed a prompt somewhere... here's a quick message to introduce myself (http://tilde.club/~bupkes).
My name's Matt. I am in my mid-forties and I live in a town called Lewes just near Brighton on the south coast of the UK.
I'm married and we have a 12yo kid and a cat.
I've had a few jobs in the past, most of my twenties in a record shop but now I work for a charity.
My job is basically working with blind people (generally older people) explaining how to use various bits of technology.
Many people I work with have never used a computer before and can't see what I am talking about, so it can be tricky :)
For fun at work I play with VR stuff which - surprisingly, I guess - works really well with people who have poor vision.
At home I enjoy playing with Python and doing cryptic crosswords. Every week my wife and I do a twitch stream (https://www.twitch.tv/bupkes_)where we (and a bunch of people in chat) do a puzzle.
Anyway that's me, or at least a bit of me.
I'm here to meet people and learn new things.
See you around.
Matt / ~bupkes
Hope you are all staying safe in this weird world we are living in right
Out of all this we all still keep on keepin' on .. We have now setup a
news server on tilde.club
which also peers with many other tilde server news servers. You can
connect from anywhere by pointing your NNTP client to:
news.tilde.club Port: 119
It's still a fairly new service however there are people posting. So
come on by and add to or create new conversations :)
TONIGHT ON TILDERADIO !!
from 01:00 - 02:00 UTC (Sun) (9-10PM EDT Sat)
"THE INTERGALACTIC WASABI HOUR"
.. a live DJ set by me, snowdusk!
Please tune in on
point your media player to:
Just a bit of a background:
"The Intergalactic Wasabi Hour" is a continuation of "The Intergalactic
Wasabi Mix" which livestreamed on anonradio.net from August 2015 until
this month. My Internet radio show has found a new home on tilde.club
(THANK YOU TILDE.CLUB!).
On this show I mix classic and current electronic (mostly dance) music
with occasional random babbling DJ talkovers. I was going to start the
new show next weekend but WTH, let's JUST DO IT now!
JOIN US TONIGHT at 9PM EDT on tilderadio.org !
Join us on IRC chat too! irc://club.tilde.chat:6697 in the #tilderadio
channel (web interface is available too (just change the channel to
Please spread the newz. Thank you, world!
For more information about the show and to check out my past live mixes,
pls go to my homepage https://tilde.club/~snowdusk
Definitely didn’t intend that as an advertisement. It was just follow-up from a much-earlier conversation about floppy disk labels, sharing the result since so many people offered me ideas. I can see how it could have come across as such but it wasn’t my intention. Sorry about that.
On Jun 1, 2020, 9:27 AM -0400, Jeffrey Paul <sneak(a)sneak.berlin>, wrote:
> > On Jun 1, 2020, at 06:14, David Friedman <david(a)ironicsans.com> wrote:
> > The video is the first in a series on Instagram for AARP featuring poetic odes to objects from the 80s and 90s.
> > https://www.instagram.com/p/CAxnVlCAtGP/
> I was under the (perhaps mistaken) impression that this list was for noncommercial use, but here is an advertisement.
> Am I incorrect?
You're the perfect group of people to turn to for help with this.
I'm working on a video where a significant prop is an old box of 3.5" HDD
disks. I managed to get an old unopened box of pristine disks and labels.
Now I need to write on the labels and make them look like someone has
actually been using these disks, circa 1990-2000 or so.
All the labels should feel real, but they can't use trademarks. So they
can't say "AOL installer" for example.
I've got up to 50 of these, and I'm open to ideas. The gist of what I've
got so far is:
Mouse Driver 1.1
NEW Soundcard Driver
Pixel Racer Man
PCI Bus Ethernet Drvr
CD-ROM Device Driver
Very Important Data
You get the idea. Send me your suggestions!