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Rule-Based Interactive Fiction Revisited / IFCOMP 2017

 |  coding if

Follow up, kind of, to this article. I’ve decided to compete in IFCOMP 2017. I’ve had an idea for a cool scenario kicking around in the back of my head in forever – nothing more than a vague idea flitting around in the closets of my mind, but still interesting – and I decided to finally just bite the bullet and try and get the entry in this year.


Setting Up Tiddlywiki Behind Nginx

 |  tiddlywiki coding

I’ve been looking at integrating Tiddlywiki into my daily routine. The latest incarnation of Tiddlywiki can be run in server mode on top of node. (What, you’ve never tried Tiddlywiki? It’s worth trying just to marvel in its existence – it’s like Emacs and a wiki decided to get together and have a Javascript baby). Anyway, server mode ends up being ideal: since the individual tiddlers are stored in separate text files, it is much easier to track in git and search with Emacs.


The Pan Galactic Guide to Connectivity

 |  connectivity coding

Connectivity while traveling is a pain. I’m trying to put all the various tricks and tips for connectivity in one place so I can easily reference them while on the road. These instructions are for Linux, because what I’m usually bringing on trips is a little Chromebook with Ubuntu or GalliumOS.