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"Pronoia, your... well they SAY they're your parents, but--"

"Three of them?"

"Yes."

"Describe them."

"I... can't?"

"That's them."

The young woman snapped her briefcase shut and made her way down to the lobby.

The people there were giving three tall figures a wide berth. This was normal. Aside from not being able to define a binary gender for them, they gave the impression of having horns.

And claws.

And a primal danger.

#TootFic #FlashFiction #Writing #TerylsTales #UrbanFantasy

Wherein mhoye climbs back out of a rabbit hole with a story:

"But if you ever wondered why just about every terminal in the world is eighty characters wide and twenty-five characters tall, there you go."

exple.tive.org/blarg/2019/10/2

In a sane world we would wake up tomorrow with no POTUS, and a bunch of Congresscritters working overtime.

So I got a scammy spam email on my iPhone just now. I held my finger on the link in the message to see the URL and the phone—which had updated last night—proceeded to FETCH THE PAGE AND SHOW IT IN A POP-UP PREVIEW.

There was a menu item to turn that off and I did so immediately, but, uh, thanks guys.

:flan_think:​ *checks temperature in hell*

It is quite impressive when OpenSSL calls you out on your (lack of) security shit.

marc.info/?l=linux-kernel&m=15

:flan_XD::flan_laugh:

#2204 "Ksp 2" 

RT @halvarflake@twitter.com

I find it fascinating that some people believe that all privacy boundaries that are not "enforced by code" do not exist. I have reasonable privacy expectations beyond permission APIs.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/halvarflake/status

US Pol, XKCD 

Let me unpack that one a bit. Keys work because users don't have to memorize the shape of every one of their dozens of keys, and recall every detail of them blindfolded every time they need to unlock stuff. They just need to be able to recognize the right key from the set on their keyring. Nothing sensitive is given away if they can't, and just try them all one by one. The key does all the important memorizing about how to open the lock it goes with.

Voici quelques pics et GIF erotiques #NSFW pour rechauffer l'ambiance 

Data-mining reveals that 80% of books published 1924-63 never had their copyrights renewed and are now in the public domain

Data-mining reveals that 80% of books published 1924-63 never had their copyrights renewed and are now in the public domain

boingboing.net/2019/08/01/80pc?

RT @markontechcom@twitter.com

Haven't realized that you can secure your computer with Vim... @MasteringVim@twitter.com

🐦🔗: twitter.com/markontechcom/stat

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