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

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john romero, unlike most other well known id alumni, continually manages to avoid being problematic, and i am very happy about it

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My first computer was a Sinclair. I think most of us in the tech industry from the UK owe a lot to Clive Sinclair.

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When you don’t create things, you become defined by your tastes rather than ability. Your tastes only narrow and exclude people. so create.

— Why the Lucky Stiff

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@CosmicTortoise @neauoire

It's a kind of theft, really.
Programming is magic. We are wizards for knowing it. We should be summoning daemons, calling things up by their true names, touching the source. We should be wanderers, like Ged or Gandalf, transforming the world around us in subtle and powerful ways as we move through it.

Somehow, this vision of our role was stolen from us in favor of business casual and "disrupting" industries.

Windows 11 is coming out soon, but I'm waiting for Windows for Groupwork 11.3

Giant magnet strong enough to lift an aircraft carrier on its way to France, it will form the core of the ITER prototype fusion reactor:

newscientist.com/article/22807

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In Italy people answer the phone with "Pronto", which is Italian for "Ready", the same prompt used by BBC BASIC

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