Hey, I'm Gaeel
I make digital contraptions, interactive GIFs, bad decisions and funny code
I dabble in electronic music, and I'm the captain of Hallowed be thy Name, a star-faring freighter in search of nice place to sit down with a laptop and some friends
ffmpeg invocations are like spells, crafted by wizards from a long-dead era, truly understood by no-one, guarded carefully
Picture of me as a small child Show more
Picture of me as a small child
I can only hope I'll grow old and roll as hard as these geezers
On a more positive note, I wrote about the Olegtron 4060 signal generator, and weird and rowdy device that's a joy to make noise with and patch with friends
mh, dentist Show more
Today I had dentist appointment, and when it was done, the dentist said "You shouldn't let things get this bad"
I answered that I was seeing a psychiatrist about that next week and started crying
So that was fun
birdsite thread - new zealand Show more
I've stopped sharing news and takes about this kind of incident on social media, because it's always the same old tired hand-wringing and anger.
But this thread about the way New Zealand has reacted to the attack is actually quite positive.
It's an example of how to minimise the harm to society, treat the victims with respect, and take meaningful steps to mitigate future risks.