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AAA game execs: with rising development costs we have no choice but to charge 70 dollars per video game from now

me: what if the games were just shorter and had less extreme visual fidelity so they cost less to develop *gets thrown out of the window*

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It's only FPGA if it comes from the PGA region of France. Otherwise it's just a sparkling gate array.

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I made a comic very late last night and decided to post it here, where I don't have to worry about it being turned into actual advertising

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true programmer efficiency is already hating your code before you write it

My coworkers and I -- who design DNS APIs -- are going to build a new protocol where you can send DNS requests over carrier pigeon. Instead of DoH (DNS over HTTP) we're going to call it DoC.

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In 1947 Bell Labs invented the transistor. This has made a lot of people very angry and been widely regarded as a bad move.

Today is , the Trans* Day of Visibility.

To my trans* / gq / gnc / nb friends: I see you, and I love you for who you are and how you want to be seen.

To everyone else: We can do better. Let's do better this year.

HAY GUYS I finally beat "Deathlord" and now my inner 12yo is all SQUEEEEEEEEE

Next step: put the finishing touches on the walkthrough that I'm writing and submit to GameFAQs.

TFW you have to gracefully back out of a phone call because the person on the other end of the line in unexpectedly _wicked_ drunk but wants to have a very sincere conversation with you.

I don't particularly care for auto racing as a sport, but I have to admit that I find watching pit crews fascinating.

Time in the pit is such a tiny percentage of a race, but it's essential that it goes flawlessly. The entire crew has to be in sync.

I have achieved new levels of ridiculousness.

Today, I paid for my lunch with my watch.

Admining a box -- even a -built and -supported one -- is the best way I know to
experience the agony of defeat AND the thrill of victory.

Especially when upgrading releases. 17.04 hoses NVIDIA cards unless you add 'nomodeset' to your boot options, y'all.

*sigh* always be hustlin'. even when you're drunk and sitting next to finance bros.

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