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  • The Scroll of Declining Mental Health

    I recently stumbled over the term “doomscrolling”, and in case you’re as clueless as I am, it means “obsessively reading social media posts about how utterly fucked we are”. And with the climate crisis, an ongoing pandemic and general politics, I can totally see where that’s coming from - but the first association I had was actually something quite different.

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  • The Heat Death of a Software System

    One of the main things a software developer does is imposing order on the unstructured, and invoking it from the non-existent. The natural enemies of this endeavour are entropy and (often enough, if we’re being honest) reality.

    Now, we may not be able to do anything about reality breaking our stuff - but entropy is a different story.

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  • Moving Forward

    If you’re following the progress of Duality, then you are already aware that I have cut back my role in the development of the project for personal reasons, and am now advising a group of core maintainers from the community who continue where I left off.

    After almost ten years as the main developer of the project, this was a big leap of faith for me - but in retrospect, I probably should have taken it years ago. Let me explain.

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  • Welcome Back

    There are two things I’m refering to with the headline here.

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  • Duality v3 Release

    After a long public beta in source code form, Duality v3 is now officially released.

    Have fun, and build something nice.