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take me down to parallax city where the back moves slow and the front moves quickly

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Shoutout to whoever wrote this back cover description

Would you say it "hurts whole lot" or "hurts even more"?

"There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old's life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs." - John Rogers

Interesting that Debian's MIPS build servers nowadays are just a bunch of repurposed rackmount routers

Most CS students are not taught control theory and it's something that probably ought to be part of every networking course (at least the basics). So many network timing problems end up being control theory problems and people end up writing bodgy solutions

It also sounds like this might also be useful for other developers writing code for eg. fighting games, so I need to write up an article about it and explaining this stuff

Tested out the new sync code yesterday between US east coast and Norway and even with transatlantic latencies it wasn't much worse than LAN play. East coast-NZ was a bit worse but still perfectly playable

me: babe wtf i can't believe you forgot to buy eggs, we need them for this cake

her: ugh ok sorry, but remember when you forgot to pick me up from the airport cos you were busy gaming??

me: this is whataboutism, a classic soviet era propaganda tactic taught by the KGB. tell me who you are working for. do you know vladimir putin? i am tweeting the FBI right now, they need to know about you

"pronounce" and "pronunciation" being pronounced differently is a pretty cruel joke that English has hidden in it

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Octodon is a nice general purpose instance. more