The #1980s #microcomputer world of the USA was very different from that of the UK, especially in the first half of the decade. Even though I don't believe I've ever heard of #Apollo games before, it seems they brought out the world's first ever video game to feature a female lead character: a game called Wabbit.
Possibly even more unusual (definitely unusual for the time) it was written by a female computer programmer. This is an interesting article that managed to track her down and interview her, 40-odd years later. https://gamehistory.org/wabbit/
Oh #Python, who on earth told you this was a good idea?
To be clear this means that
os.path.join("foo/", "bar", "/wibble")
simply returns "/wibble"
apple, covid, remore work
I hope more high-profile folks leave Apple over this.
I also doubly look forward to the Apple apologists saying that these folks weren't true Apple employees if they don't prioritize the will of the company.
(Looking at you, John Gruber).
Nicely argued case for #Microsoft to create & open-source full #NTFS drivers for #Linux
We've been spending this bank holiday monday out and about in the midlands. We ended up this afternoon in Ashby-de-la-Zouch, a town I've never been to before but which would have been a place of pilgrimage for me as a teenager as it was the origin of some of the greatest #ZXSpectrum games ever created.
8-bit micros, especially the Speccy and the Beeb, but not prejudiced! Also occasional Linux, Raspberry Pi and Arduino stuff.
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