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

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did you ever print out some documents on your real life print icon

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Discord alternatives 

If you're going to recommend folks get off of Discord you need to have an offramp that is as easy to migrate to as Discord is to onramp. Period. Saying "don't use this thing" and then expecting folks to navigate server installation, client set-up, and god-knows-what-else is the equivalent of telling folks to not use shoes and then have them walk up the side of a volcano: nobody will enjoy it, it will be painful, and why are shoes bad anyway?

(Foreach offramp: provide onramp)

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All those Lisp programmers looking down at us, not from an ivory tower but a numeric one

Bill Gates's house has a Wikipedia article and the name of the article is just "Bill Gates's house" and for some reason I find this really funny

if i retoot myself it is to get two sopwiths flying in formation. by flying in the wake of the plane in front it is possible to reduce drag and obtain better aerodynamic efficiency, saving fuel

obviously any Linux or BSD system is going to have its own package manager nowadays but it's really nice that even if you're using something obscure like Minix, Haiku or QNX, you can install pkgsrc and a lot of its packages should just work

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This is NetBSD's ports collection but they went a step further and made it work independently of NetBSD. Works on almost all Unix-like systems and there are precompiled packages for the most important ones

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pkgsrc is a nice hidden gem. wonder how i missed this one for so long

TIL that in the most recent remake of children's series "Postman Pat" he no longer works for Royal Mail, conveniently avoiding BBC rules on product placement which could apply since its privatisation in 2013

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artist (?) stops random people on the street, hands them pen and paper, asks them to draw a bicycle

then renders what those bicycles would actually look like, if the drawings were accurate (some would even be functional?)

Have you ever noticed that there seems to be a significant segment of the population who never learned Roman numerals? And they'll look at "II" and either read it as "11" or "LL"? Boggles the mind

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in the grim darkness of zermelo-fraenkel set theory, there are only sets

Not sure if the artwork for the new OpenBSD release is risqué or not

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You are in 'detached HEAD' state. You can look around, make experimental changes and commit them, and you can discard any commits you make in this state without impacting any branches by switching back to a branch.
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The real hardest problem in computer science is making the page number in the PDF viewer match the page number in the PDF. A problem that still nobody has been able to solve to this day

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I fell down a rabbit hole of reading about HP calculators this weekend. Help! Oh well, I guess I can at least share a bunch of interesting things I found out.

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