Day of the Programmer Shortbread


It’s Friday the 13th and the 256th day of the year. Purrfect.

PC hardware, computing, and RGB LEDs

  1. MSI Radeon RX 5700 XT Gaming X review @ Guru3D
  2. PowerColor RX 5700 Red Dragon review @ Gamers Nexus
  3. Philips Brilliance 272B7QUBHEB review @ Hexus
  4. Kolink Enclave 80 Plus Gold 700W PSU review @ KitGuru
  5. Crucial Ballistix Elite DDR4 4000MHz memory review @ Legit Reviews
  6. AMD improves real-world boost and idle on Ryzen 3000 @ Ars Technica
  7. Custom Lego server case looks as though it came straight from a data center @ HackADay

Games, culture, and VR

  1. 200 GameStop closures planned ahead of “a much larger tranche” coming @ Ars Technica
  2. Gears 5 review: UE4 performance, guts and glory explored @ HotHardware
  3. I Love You, Colonel Sanders! is the KFC dating sim you didn’t know you needed @ Rock Paper Shotgun
  4. Civilization VI adds battle royale mode @ Blue’s News (dubious about the gameplay, but loving the civ names)

Hacks, gadgets and crypto-jinks

  1. Warwalking for radiation @ HackADay
  2. Rideable tank tread: it’s a monotrack motorcycle that begs you to stop very slowly @ HackADay
  3. Apple’s iPhone 11 Pro is triggering ‘fear of holes’ or trypophobia in some @ Slashdot (holes like this?)

Science, technology, and space news

  1. SpaceX confirms it’s almost ready to test its orbital Starship @ Slashdot
  2. Water vapor detected in atmosphere of Super-Earth in the habitable zone @ New Atlas
  3. Taylor Swift reportedly threatened to sue Microsoft over racist Twitter bot @ Slashdot (shake it off…)

Cheese, memes, what have you

  1. Kraft Heinz venture fund invests in startup making real cheese… without cows @ foodnavigator-usa.com
Colton Westrate

I post Shortbread, I host BBQs, I tell stories, and I strive to keep folks happy.

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Day of the Programmer should start with “Hello World”

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I Love You, Colonel Sanders! is the KFC dating sim you didn’t know you needed @ Rock Paper Shotgun

Colonel-senpai, please notice me!

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I believe you are serious about this.

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I can haz GIT checkin?

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If it fits, I complies

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Sigh…just when I thought you were going to paws the bad jokes.

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CARLOS!

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