DRDB! 7: The Legend of "Ultimate Newcomer"
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|Karl Spurzem||Jan 17, 2019|
It’s been a long week, so this edition is gonna be short. Hugs and kisses to you all. Take care of yourselves and have a nice breakfast. Maybe some nice fresh fruit. You deserve it.
Forever Young: a group of Hungarian developers spent more than 20 years making a game for the Commodore 64 (Longreads)
This article was first published in 2012. Since then, the game “Ultimate Newcomer” has not been released. The official website has not been updated since 2012, but an active Facebook page suggests it is still in development. 29 years! Possibly adding in 3D graphics? I don’t know!
“hey twitter it’s FROG TIME” (Twitter)
Don’t overthink it, it’s FROGS.
Most Personality Quizzes Are Junk Science. Take One That Isn’t. (FiveThirtyEight)
Or just hop right on over to PersonalityLab.org for the full slate of Big Five tests. My scores on the full Personality Lab Big 5 test: 31 extraversion, 81 agreeableness, 46 conscientious, 60 negative emotionality, and 83 open-mindedness. Sounds right.
Here’s who the betting markets think will be the Democratic nominee in 2020 (PredictWise)
As of this writing: 21% for Kamala Harris, 18% for Beto O’Rourke, 15% for Joe Biden, 6% for each of Elizabeth Warren/Bernie Sanders/Kirsten Gillibrand.
I Was Pregnant and in Crisis. All the Doctors and Nurses Saw Was an Incompetent Black Woman (Time)
Tressie McMillan Cottom: “What I remember most about the whole ordeal, groggy from trauma and pain and narcotics, is how nothing about who I was in any other context mattered to the assumptions of my incompetence. I spoke in the way one might expect of someone with a lot of formal education. I had health insurance. I was married. All of my status characteristics screamed ‘competent,’ but nothing could shut down what my blackness screams when I walk into the room.”
Some greatest hits from twitter:
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