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    I have my Analysis II (multi-variable real calculus, whatever you call that in the US) final coming up this Friday I believe (haven’t been confirmed the date yet, could be next week).

    I’ve been preparing for this for two months already, so I’m studying full time this last few days to consolidate knowledge.

    Afterwards I have about two weeks before the semester starts so I might look into a fun project to do meanwhile.

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      A desktop software now means a web page bundled with a browser.

      Thankfully this turned into a joke/satire quickly because I got really triggered with that one, haha

      (Sadly it’s true tho)

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        Finally holidays, however I’m moving to a new apartment so I’m really busy with that at the moment.

        Been doing the Advent of Code for a few days with Rust (never used Rust before), it started really slowly but I’m starting to get a bit more into the language, enjoying it so far.

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          Mirror? Seems to be down/broken link

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            Works for me.

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              Weird, works now

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            As others have said: If you know either Emacs or Vim then use that, else just use Sublime Text because as far as I’m concerned there are no other fast text editors on Windows (You’ve got Notepad++ but imho if you have a license then ST is much better).

            Visual Studio Code is great in some cases but yeah, it’s noticeable slower sometimes.

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              Sublime is so broken and featureless. Why not just use something minimal like notepad++ at that point? VSCode is pretty good, though.

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              As others have said: If you know either Emacs or Vim then use that, else just use Sublime Text because as far as I’m concerned there are no other fast text editors on Windows (You’ve got Notepad++ but imho if you have a license then ST is much better).

              Visual Studio Code is great in some cases but yeah, it’s noticeable slower sometimes.

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                Personally I think it’ll be more attractive when they call this version a Blender 3.0.

                With all of these improvements in renderer or especially an UI, it’s completely a “new product” and might shot people who were against it with strong “thonk”.

                But people might just miss that whole transformation or call it “meh, yet another blender version, nothing special” in era of version incrementation marketing started by Chrome.

                So on today’s terms the headline:

                Blender 2.80 released

                might not “attract” as much people as:

                HERE IT IS! THE BLENDER 3.0 WITH LASTER AND SH… OCKINGLY GREAT UI!!!11111oneoneonejeden

                Don’t get me wrong. This is not what I promote or even appreciate, but it might get them some sort of “new light” in media. It wouldn’t be bad to do the same for The GIMP too, which also get rid of its major issues in last years, but almost no one knows or wants to know about it.

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                  It may be a grim outlook, but my feeling is that there are only two kinds of people: who will read the actual changelog regardless of the version, and those who will never look beyond their proprietary tools.

                  I know nothing about graphics, but when I tried to use Blender Foundation movies and other projects to convince graphics people to look at the projects behind them, the usual response is “yeah, that’s cool, but I’m sure it’s still can’t compete with $proprietaryTool”.

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                    I agree. I think this version deserves the 3.0. Having so many 2.xx releases gets confusing, Blender has been 2.something ever since I tried it for the first time, and that was a really long time ago.

                    Look at Linux for example, they just changed to 3.0 because 2.6.32something was getting messy, and they didn’t even have a reason to.

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                    I think it’s a great idea!

                    I know many purists will desagree and say “Hey if you want a full-blown DE go use KDE”. But I think we already have a lot of redundant tiling WMs (i3, xmonad, awesome, stumpwm, dwm, wmii…) seriously how many are there? And many of them are really similar differing only on some default behavior and the language of configuration.

                    I want to have an option where I have a very polished, opinionated and working right out of the gate lightweight tiling window manager. Another option can’t hurt, specially when it’s something that finally does something different.

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                      Working on my computer organization assignments, basically we have to implement some image filters (convolution filters for example) in x86_64 assembly using SSE instructions, after that we need to do a performance analysis of the C implementations vs the assembly implementations.

                      Also I have some midterms next week, so yeah, I’ll pretty much be in my room for the weekend.

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                        I still can’t handle GNOME but for some reason I love Ubuntu’s rendition of it, I think it’s my favourite desktop environment right now.

                        Tried vanilla GNOME on Fedora a few days ago and it’s unusable without some extensions. Besides you can’t barely change anything without installing Gnome Tweak Tools (which should really come preinstalled or as part of GNOME itself imho but they refuse for some reason).

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                          I would really like to use OpenBSD in my netbook but I never got the Wireless to work.

                          So far I’m enjoying Void Linux though, it feels slightly similar.

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                            Going back to my parent’s house since I don’t have class for the rest of the week.

                            Staying nervous waiting for the results on today’s Algebra final exam; and catching up with my Computer Architecture class (I have about ten days until midterms and I have done absolutely no studying until now).

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                              • Studying for my Statistics exam next Wednesday, the outcome looks bleak but I’ll try my luck.
                              • Keep working on my C++/SFML game I started a couple of days ago, I’m forcing myself to work at least an hour or two in the game every day, I hope I can keep being this productive and arrive at something.
                              • My usual procastination