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35 years ago I wrote about RMS in “Hackers.” So I had to address the significance of Stallman’s fall and The Reckoning at MIT.

My 9-year-old daughter has taken an old lip balm tube and filled it with cheese so she can eat it in class.

back in my day, we knew where our computers were...

uspol, Trump (~), satire? 🤔 

Donald Trump's impact on market volatility tracked by new JP Morgan 'Volfefe' index

you should be able to google 'how tall am i' and get an answer by now

Who called them creationists and not primate change deniers?

wow, the spam bots are hitting github pretty hard

just on the first page of my notifications, there are a total of 121 accounts starring a repository I haven't touched since 2007

of the ~10 accounts I sampled, they were all created in the past couple days and had one or zero contributions listed; none of them have avatars

what's going on here? someone's running a "pay in exchange for stars" scam and they're hitting my repo to spread out the pattern and make it look more random?

Big deal: Github just made private repos free—previously you needed to pay them $5/month.

Cleopatra's birth year (69 BC) was closer to the moon landings (AD 1969) than to the completion of the Great Pyramid of Giza (2560 BC).

"You've been chosen," the spirit said.
"Save the world, make it kinder, cleaner, safer."
"We chose everyone."
#MicroFiction #smallstories
via @MicroSFF

occasionally, clicking through yet another half-arsed GDPR-mandated cookie management screen, i find myself thinking "the GDPR has buggered up the web"

then i catch myself.

no, it hasn't. the way companies have opted to respond to the GDPR is what's buggered up the web. they could have been nice and unobtrusive about it, but no, they decided that *every user in the EU* should suffer their protests at not being able to stow thousands of fragments of random shite on a whim all over their vict- sorry, users' computers.


son: mommy what’s a podcast?
me: well, dear, when a group of men love their opinions very much...


Rudolph the red nosed reindeer
had a very shiny nose
and if you ever saw it
you could even say it glows
Olive, the other reindeer
used to laugh and call him names

Olive's just a dickhead is what I'm saying

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