What's all this, then?

This is external storage space for a brain.

Brains aren't viewable to others, but this can be shared out of the love of archivism and openness. If you wish to view it, know that it was not created for you, and there are some things you ought to know..

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In a dystopic future akin to Brave New World - (1932 book), by Aldous Huxley, everyone is lost in a virtual reality, playing a game to take control of the world's largest corporation.

This movie is parasitic to the childhoods of old men and permanent-children. It's worth a watch if you're over 40, otherwise it'll be a fairly confusing mess of references.

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A simple volume icon for your taskbar's tray.

Works great, no dependencies for me, and does more than what I want.

I got this working, because fbpanel's volume plugin decided to not show up again.

  • 2018-04-15 - 0.4.6 on Devuan-1.0.0-jessie-i386-DVD

    • Even if set to not do so, clicking will mute: Click once for the popup volume slider, and click again to mute.
    • Fucking thing is compiled with notification enabled, and it can't be turned off. \apt-get remove notification-daemon
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Entertainment > Games >

(on Wikipedia)

A semi-roguelike tower defence-ish game.

Utterly impossible. Doesn't make a lick of sense. Unlimited waves of stuff, for some reason. Can't build enough, the resource limitations are obscene.

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Things brought over from elsewhere. New pages or major updates. Small pages and minor updates are not noted.

From ancient archives

a note on article dates

  • Ported articles are given a timestamp of 00:00.
  • The dates from the oldest articles are likely wrong, as they were ported from a still-older content management system.

    • Just as this "five things" process exists, I had an earlier series of notes tracking a still-earlier porting process. In due time, I'll go through that list and correct dates as best I can.

2,928 articles left to process..

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Entertainment > Movies >

(on Wikipedia)

Inspired by the story of the forty-seven rōnin. If you don't know it, then don't look that up. I can't give a description without spoiling it. Consider yourself lucky to have a fresh mind.

This is a patient yet tense movie. I have next to no notes, because there's really nothing to write or even think about. Recommended, though not "highly recommended", as there are a lot of movies which execute this general manly-man theme extremely well. Though it's not among its number, anyone who likes the samurai genre should give this a watch.

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In a futuristic Germany, a mute guy has relationship troubles.

An interesting world, but generally terrible writing.

  • German is unnecessarily sprinkled throughout this movie.
  • Intended as a spiritual successor to Moon - (2009 movie), though I don't see how.

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As a commentary on Edward Snowden or WikiLeaks or some such, a list, that somehow exists, is out in the clear and being hunted by various spies.

It would have made a huge difference had this not been portrayed as a flashback/debriefing. Because of this complete failure in storytelling, there was no sense of risk at all; an important part of a spy movie like this.

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