sudofox's journal

Austin Burk's journal, where I share little snippets of my writing, code, and dreams.

I tried drawing today

Thoughts on failure I've been feeling like a failure recently. I worry about missed opportunities and being a bad friend and being envious of others. I struggle with loneliness. I wanted to make tools for others to be creative, but have so…

A little bit more from Sky: Children of the Light

September 14th, 2021 Game Been having a lovely time with the game that my friend introduced me too. Here's some screenshots... Crash-landing in the sand.. Ackpth! Blecth! Dark beasts flying through the air Song I have this song that I came…

Glimpses of something, I know not what

September 13th, 2021 There was a storm that came through. I had a slow day at work. I was able to roughly pinpoint the location of three different leaks in the roof. My friend introduced me to a new game, which was enough to get me to fina…

Groceries, emotions, and wasted time... mostly

(September 12th, 2021) Groceries I had some groceries delivered. I got eggs and bacon and my favorite kind of popsicle and some frozens and candy and a rotisserie chicken and some popcorn and a few other things. Emotions It's been a little…

🇺🇸 September 11th

September 11th, 2021 I'm not old enough to really remember 9/11 clearly. I would've been about five years old at the time. But it's still with a heavy heart that I look back. Friend I've started talking again with an old friend of mine wh…

A quiet day. More Minecraft

September 10th, 2021 Not much happened today, really. I played some more Minecraft and continued to work on the spreadsheet for The Repository. I've started updating the chest signs to include any changes to the text ID/item name since "Th…

Picked up a bit more on the flipnote archive project

September 9th, 2021 Today went pretty slowly, but I did pick back up on some work for the flipnote archive project. In particular, I was doing some analysis on FSID->3DFSID conversion by Nintendo and how some had a prefix of 00, 10, 12, or…

Some experimentation with Minecraft mods

September 8th, 2021 I decided to try experimenting a bit with Minecraft mods and was pleasantly surprised at the utility they added to the game. I can now quickly sort my inventory and chests with Mouse Wheelie, find where I put my equipme…

Made a wool farm in Minecraft

September 7th, 2021 I made a wool farm in Minecraft I've been working on collecting wool to stockpile in the giant storage building I built, which I call the Repository. It's going to have five double-chests worth of capacity for every pos…

The trip home from the U.P.

September 6th, 2021 I packed up this morning and headed back on my way home. It was a little rainy. I made the trip in about 4-5 hours. I rather regret not stopping anywhere on my way back -- I missed several opportunities to get pasties/f…

My trek to the Tahquamenon Lower Falls

September 5th, 2021 今日のアイス Trip to the Lower Falls The rain let up today and I went to the Tahquamenon Lower Falls. I brought an umbrella just in case, but it was pretty sunny for most of the time. I took several videos of the falls …

Rain, rain, go away...

September 4th, 2021 In saving my planning for the last minute, I failed to check one crucial thing: the weather where I was headed. As it turns out, the weather made itself all too clear to me within hours of going to sleep. Rain pounded u…

On my way to go camping!

September 3rd, 2021 I finally decided on where I wanted to go camping -- Tahquamenon Falls State Park. I managed to get the last camp spot for a few days for about $90 and made my way up there starting from the mid-afternoon. Here's a vide…

教えてスドハイク! What is the song you were most recently humming or singing?

I asked this question on Sudo Haiku, and received four responses.

Some Sudo Haiku UI tweaks

I've been trying to find ways to give Sudo Haiku a bit more personality in terms of web design. I added some rounded buttons that depress when pressed: (I am still working on getting the button text to center And everything is a bit rounde…

教えてスドハイク! Foods that you did not like until adulthood.

I asked this question on Sudo Haiku, and received ten responses.

Hurricane Ida came swiftly and decisively. I played a small part in helping some people I know there

Hurricane Ida came swiftly in the morning, slamming into Louisiana as a Category 4 hurricane. Terrebonne Parish and surrounding areas lost power early on; I didn't know if my friend had evacuated or not until sometime later in the day -- t…

Disappointment... didn't get to play with my friend

Entry for August 28th, 2021 Unfortunately, my friend wasn't able to join me in the morning. I waited for a while and eventually, about 5-6 hours later, found out that they wouldn't be able to do it. We made tentative plans for next Saturda…

Getting ready to race a Pokémon game with a friend tomorrow!

Entry for August 27th, 2021 I'm getting ready to spend Saturday morning racing Pokemon Red/Blue with a friend! This is a very close friend of mine. I have the 3DS Virtual Console version of Pokemon Blue downloaded onto my capture-card 3DS …

Thoughts on advertising Sudo Haiku?

Entry for August 26th, 2021 I've been working on trying to figure out if there's a way that I can advertise Sudo Haiku to old Hatena Haiku users, but it's not going too quickly. スドハイク - お絵かきも楽しめるミニブログ。 はてなIDでログイ…

I miss Vinnie

Entry for August 25th, 2021 I've been looking at alternatives to FontAwesome so that I don't have to shell out a bunch each year. However, I haven't found any that have what icons I need. I got this in the mail from Husqvarna. I guess this…

Initial explorations into Minecraft plugin development

Entry for August 24th, 2021 I spent a while digging through information on developing Minecraft plugins. There's a plugin that used to work on older versions of Minecraft that would cause minecarts to load chunks as they traveled, allowing…

GitHub Copilot has a strange imagination...

Entry for August 23rd, 2021. GitHub Copilot So I decided to see if I could get Copilot to write some crappy fiction for me. It was a bit difficult because it wouldn't always trigger and start suggesting things, and it would also get confus…

Booting up my old Pokémon games + another week, another church

Entry for August 22nd, 2021 GitHub Copilot is continuing with its fatalistic title suggestions. Friend I drove for an hour to visit a friend today, and ended up helping them out with their A/C -- their condensor unit seemed to be operating…

House repairs and lack of closer social contact

Entry for August 21st, 2021 I've been sharing my posts to Sudo Haiku, and usually type up the text I put there in Visual Studio Code. This is the entry title that GitHub Copilot suggested for today's entry: "The world is in chaos" House re…

Wanderlust has intensified

Entry for August 20th, 2021 Wanderlust Over the past few days I've constantly had thoughts of travel and exploration on my mind. I just want to get out of town for a day or two, take a cheap flight or train somewhere and just have a nice t…

ハッピーハイクの日! Happy Haiku Day! (8/19/2021)

This entry is for August 19th, 2021. I must confess, I really should've taken more pictures of my preparations for Haiku Day. I'd like to encourage you to browse through the entries posted on Sudo Haiku here! First meeting I had a slow coo…

More planning for Haiku Day!

Entry for August 18th, 2021 Recipe Exchange So I refined my idea for a "Recipe exchange" activity on Sudo Haiku: The details are here: E Essentially, each person would submit a recipe. At the end of the submission period, everyone would cl…

Starting planning for Haiku Day

Entry for August 17th, 2021 (This entry and the several after it have all been backdated.) Planning So I've been asking around a bit and trying to figure out what is going to happen on 8/19 (Haiku Day). It looks like id:boundary-line has t…

Played around with Minecraft for a while

Entry for August 16th, 2021 Minecraft I've started playing around a bit with Minecraft again. It's kind of a time sink so I usually try not to play for very long. I didn't get much else done today. Here's some things I've built in Minecraf…