Just putting this out there:
Douglas Adams on David Letterman
Apparently there is no quantum entanglement between blood kins. This means that acupuncture performed on the parent does not heal the child.
At least the article “Discussion on quantum entanglement theory and acupuncture” has been retracted.
My first exposure to the internet was during high school ("Gymnasium" in Denmark). One of the teachers maintained a unix system exchanging email using uucp.
Somehow I found a copy of "Doctor Bob's Guide to Offline Internet Access" and I began mailing several email gateway services.
This was around 1995.
I always use 'paste as plain text' or 'paste without formatting'. In my experience it always do the right thing.
Except yesterday I needed to copy something from an old mail to a new mail in Chrome/Outlook 365. Pasting as plain text didn't do the right thing with newlines.
That is the first time I've seen that. #ux
#Quora time: "Should we start storing the year in 5 digits to avoid the Y10K bug?"
My answer: No, we have actually learned something since Y2K, specifically to use more expressive types like an actual Date type.
According to the Danish law my computer's clock is 0.07 seconds off. #TIL
(Not really #TIL, but Tom Scott made yet another excellent video)
Remember Clockwork Orange?
This is a scene from the movie compared to the location today. Clockwork's grimey world looked like there was still a bit of hope left compared to the crushing hopelessness of reality. #TIL
A bit like blockchain technology, but better…
Something incredible is happening on reddit. I'm tempted to say these people have way too much time, but this is legit amazing. #RecursionFTW
I once ran my own UseNet server…
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