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Guess I can retroactively feel pretty good about ditching the Roku platform years ago.

Wizard Jam, the EIGHTH annual Idle Thumbs community game jam starts next Friday and runs for two weeks! Come make games with us! idlethumbs.net/forums/topic/12

Sorry for the lengthy downtime overnight, migrating all the existing media to S3 took a long time and I fell asleep. But it's done now, and we shouldn't be running out of disk space again (at least, not because of media uploads).

To test things out, here's a picture of a cat.

Heyyyy, the server should be back alive, sorry about that. Vacations :(

Face ID is super cool until you have to wear a face mask to go outside.

The Extrasolar servers are shutting down on December 1st. If you still want to remote-pilot a rover to document the ecology of an alien planet, you've got a couple weeks left!

extrasolar.com/

Hey Americans: before you go vote today (and you should definitely do that) take a moment to decide what you're voting for *in advance*. This message brought to you by the people waiting in line at my polling place.

First you turn "favourite" into "like", then you make "like" do stupid shit, then you have to remove the "like" because it does stupid shit :thounking:

Lessons learned from visiting Disney World: Kids doing the Fortnite dances while trying to make eye contact with you is a thing now apparently.

Vail resorts customer service phone number: "We're experiencing higher than normal call volume. Please call back later." <hangs up>

Because, you know, customer service.

I just did an escape room and it was really great, hooray!

Oh man, Katamari Damacy on the Switch is basically the only thing I've ever wanted from video games ever.

I look forward to finding out what other motions will accidentally trigger the apple watch's fall detection feature.

idlethumbs.social adminnnnnn 

There's really nothing better than the list of predefined network services when opening inbound ports on a router.

Also: If you scroll back through the history of the USGS's coverage of the Kilauea eruption, they're weirdly obsessed with the status of a specific boat ramp. volcanoes.usgs.gov/volcanoes/k

This USGS time-lapse video of the collapse of Kilauea's summit during the months-long eruption is pretty fascinating: volcanoes.usgs.gov/observatori

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