Oh boy, last weekend of July has a lot happening in Arena:

* Precon Battlebox-style event
* Basic Land rewards

Very exciting stuff!

re: How to define North and South? Looking for answers, boosts welcome! 

gpg, being a dumb nerd 

Really spectacular article by Mark Rosewater regarding rules, constraints, and the roles they play in games and fiction.

magic.wizards.com/en/articles/

My cat used to wake me up in the morning, but now I think she wakes up the dogs (which is easy) to wake me up (which is hard).

"take me down to concurrency city where green pretty is grass the girls the and are"

-- a programmer

when you think about it, the idea that software should scale is actually really weird. "sure this garden is nice, but how nice can it be if it doesn't grow to cover the entire surface of the earth?"

@eightbitsamurai Or the tier-1 meta: Four cell-phone screenshots of a blog post attached as media.

@rumblestiltskin I definitely don't have enough wildcards to survive rotation. Mono blue isn't doing quite as well as it did six months ago!

Really liking the change to the XP track they implemented today. Definitely lets some of the pressure off. Maybe they should turn vault percentage into XP and also add some wildcards to the mastery rewards!

Oh no, I just learned that the Red Bull Air Race is being discontinued. That's a shame. I should probably try to download and archive the video footage. :(

Oh Nintendo just fucking surprised announced the Switch Lite lol

- Coming Sept 20th
- $200
- Not dockable
- an actual dpad????
- non-detachable Joy-Cons
- 20-30% better battery life (allegedly lol)
- no Labo
- no rumble

Last night I had the most weirdly amazing dream. Some computer scientist told a robot to go into the archives of a famous, long gone computer scientist and requested "the second black book". The camera panned to the man's desk and there was a black, hardcover tome titled "I: Physical"

Apparently there were seven of these that could only be accessed by this robot and they were named after the OSI network layers.

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