Sunday, June 28
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- Pico-8 now supports up to 32 on-screen colours at once. (Lexaloffle)
You can have two palettes of 16 colours and switch between them dynamically. It actually makes an appreciable difference. You can also logically rotate the screen and alternate palettes per column, if you want to be weird.
- Python may get a pattern matching syntax. (Infoworld)
Wait, what? Oh, case statements. Yeah, the Python community has been asking for those since before 1.0. Good luck.
- More on TikTok and 52 other apps that silently copy your iOS clipboard. (Ars Technica)
Also worth noting that iOS will share the clipboard between nearby devices on the same account, so TikTok on your iPhone can silently copy what you are doing on your iPad Pro. And once Apple merges in MacOS, well...
- Microsoft has done a Google, axing Mixer and closing all its retail stores. (ZDNet)
Not really a surprise since neither was a booming success. Apple stores meanwhile have mutated into an unpleasant cross between Starbucks and a downmarket daycare centre.
In California, the Apple stores also serve as a training school for young thieves and shoplifters...Just like every other retail establishment in that state.
It is only a matter of time before retail stores adopt the automat format to minimize precisely this type of thing.
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Just waiting for it to reach 1.0...
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