I'm a programmer, writer, and philosopher of all things. I post all kinds of stuff here.

Prismata
Prismata
I used to play this game devoutly, and wrote a lot of beginner guides and stuff for it.
Spem
Spem
The philosopher's conlang. Join me, and together we will rule our own minds.
Software
Software
As my primary skill set, I naturally love to talk about software.
Protagonism
Protagonism
Does it count as a religion if it's all a priori? 🤔
Argument
Argument
Wherein I talk about conversational tricks and the role of psychology in arguments, and debunk random bad ideas.
Music
Music
I'm a musician... sort of...
Game Design
Game Design
Many people think that different people enjoy different things and so all judgements of games are nothing more than personal preferences, but I don't subscribe to that nihilism.
Storytelling
Storytelling
What makes a good story? I'm not quite sure myself, but I have plenty of ideas.
Reviews
Reviews
I enjoy enumerating all the flaws in other people's stories and games, and occasionally gushing over good ones.
My Works
My Works
Novels, DDLC mods, poems
Miscellany
Miscellany
Personal ramblings, stories, and secure contact info.

This site wouldn't be what it is without my dedicated contributor main_gi. He's been my de-facto editor for a long time, has helped me with CSS troubles, found two vulnerabilities in my comment feature, and even contributed valuable insight that got me to change some beliefs. His page is here.

The above photos, where they're not mine, are from: unknown pxhere user, Aaron Burden, sthenostudio, and César A. Mazillo Jr.

I also have a presence on Twitter, dev.to, Youtube (on Youtube I currently only post DDLC-related content), and minds.com (passively trying out, might start posting more in the future).


Recent update log:

July 7: Added Breadth-first versus depth-first autocompletion.

July 5: Added Dialog practice: best and worst lines in Star Wars.

July 3: Added FreeBSD source code is bullshit.

June 30: I posted part 8 of The Concise Python Tutorial.

June 29: My old article "The inherent logical problem with identity politics" has been superseded by Protagonist versus leftist ideas of bigotry.

June 28: Removed the Counterplay Infinity page and stopped hosting the game. I didn't want to keep it running anymore - it was a potential security risk - and its link card was taking up space. Really the only reason I was still hosting it was because I started hosting it before I got disillusioned.

June 27: Added Interpreted languages versus compiled languages, revised my language reviews with my more explicit, consistent standards, and finally reviewed Haskell.

June 26: Added The GOLD Spec and My baseline for language reviews.

June 24: Deleted a couple of obsolete articles, several minor edits, and added In defense of communism.

June 23: Several changes:

June 20: I cleared old history, fixed the comment box bug and made it so the email entry box doesn't appear if you're logged in. I thought it was confusing as to how it works (since it's your autosub setting that determines whether you subscribe to it) and raised questions about scenarios like being logged in and commenting with the email field empty or filled with something else.

June 16: It's been a while. Updated Wikipedia's neutrality policy is a sham to not object to the policy itself so much, and moved An attempt to pin down the meaning of political 'left' and 'right' and The common error behind leftist economics to Argument.

June 8: I improved the layout of the Spem dictionary interface so it uses the horizontal space more on wide screens. Good God, I hate CSS. I spent a few hours and there's still a lot to be desired. The things I want are so simple, but CSS... the damn thing is a pile of inscrutable special cases instead of an elegant, organized way of describing layout like you'd expect from a language dedicated to that only.

June 7: Added a link on the Argument index to the article that converted me to base 6.

June 6: Changed the tags of a lot of Spem words, and added several new ones, including rɪl, hoi, teu, dim, and ði; and removed pel.

June 3: I wrote What's a Protagonist? and got back to Spem a little bit, revising possession verbs (again) so that there's a better way to express giving.



This page was last modified 2020 Jul 08, Wednesday, 06:11 (UTC)