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…you’re telling me an urbis Romae made this forma?

lifehack: put an endpoint on a webapp that will serve the current git revision, and you can just `watch curl -s` that URL to see when a pushed change rolls through your CI/CD pipeline into production

oh, when Nintendo says this SNES game “has never been translated into English” they mean that they, too, did not translate it

left my copy of “Lingua Latina per se Illustrata” in an ornate old chest I found in our attic and now it looks like this??

oh so routledge can't make a frequency dictionary for italian huh…your racism is showing……

starting off with definite articles and trying to work down the frequency list from Trismegistos words

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wait, what if I made an Anki deck to try to memorize all 800+ Ancient Greek tachygraphic signs

lifehack: get clipboard contents from a remote mac to a local mac over SSH

$ ssh remote.hostname pbpaste | pbcopy

stumbled across a papyrus today where a dude finds out his pantry’s being raided by his downstairs neighbors, who drilled a hole in their ceiling and were slowly siphoning out grain papyri.info/ddbdp/bgu;1;322

balan wonderworld is completely baffling as a $60 square-enix game released in 2021

Testing out my amateur epigraphy skills on this newly-discovered mosaic: greekcitytimes.com/2021/04/04/

.....]ΟΒΟΥ
ΛΟΣΠΡΕΣΒΥ
ΥΠΕΡΕΥΧΗ
ΣΠΑΝΤΟΣ
ΤΟΥΟΙΚΟΥΜ
ΟΥΕΠΟΙΗΣΑ

…..]όβουλος
πρέσβυς
ὑπὲρ εὐχῆς
παντός
του οἴκου
μου ἐποίησα

...oboulos
presbyter
of prayer
of all my house
I made

mighty bomb jack live? all prerecorded, he’s just pretending with a controller on stage

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starting a conspiracy theory that all the gamecenter cx gameplay is plotted/prerecorded and Arino just comes in and shoots reaction shots

mods are asleep, search for “Wisconsin” on Apple Maps

too many publishers missing out on the burgeoning market of consumers who prefer to read their books in “plastic comb” format

Going through papyri that the British Library has put digital images online for in the past year, and here's a fun one: portion of a papyrus roll of Bacchylides' Dithyrambs with a palimpsested(!) parchment(!) sillybos(!) still attached(!)

bl.uk/manuscripts/FullDisplay.

(For a reference on Homer discussing writing just check Il. 6.169 and surrounding/related)

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