A brief (and somewhat uninformed) summary of complex systems and their implications for human societies

I need to research more before finalising/formalising a lot of points but here’s the general gist.

Every complex adaptive system is a system that basically generates knowledge from incorporated information, in order to extract more energy from the environment in a feedback loop.

Each level of this system is a holon- both a whole and a part unto itself. This is cool enough by itself but it has a lot of implications for human society.

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Viscolourchanger and How it Works

So I finally wrote a piece of code =w=

Wellll I mean it’s just bash, but still! I’m pretty proud of this one. So, viscolourchanger is a program that takes colourschemes generated by pywal, automatically adds them to a cli-visualiser (herein referred to as ‘vis’) colour config file, and reloads vis.

That’s pretty much it. It’s pretty simple, but it works really well when added to a wrapper for wal:

the program in action

click here to check it out or poke around!

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Rediscovering and modding my PS2

The Playstation 2 is, to me, still the greatest console of all time. The Switch is a strong rival, but for me the nostalgia value, the great, non-gimmicky controller and the ginormous backlog of awesome games.

Nevertheless, it’s been about 5 years since I last touched my PS2, but when Lynne and I moved out we brought it with us, and we’ve set it up and had a great time. Lynne being Lynne however, suggested that we mod the console to allow us to play rare, expensive and unavailable titles, which is what we’ve done 0u0

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