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

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If you're in the #Houston area, the Houston Computer Museum is liquidating its entire collection, mostly pre-2000 machines: facebook.com/marketplace/item/ Selected images of available items attached. #retrocomputing

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whoopsie he said the quiet part out loud

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what moron named it the canonical commutation relation and not the born identity

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the return of the iron curtain! except instead of iron it's stupid shit happening on the internet

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There's a simulation on this page of what SIGSALY probably sounded like. It seems barely understandable, and they required 40 racks of equipment on each end just to get this level of quality.

99percentinvisible.org/episode

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Yesterday I was reading about SIGSALY, the WW2 encryption system used by the allies and I'm kind of staggered they were doing digital, encrypted speech transmission this early? Used vocoders just a couple of years after they were invented, and a one-time pad that was stored on an identical pair of vinyl records? Wild.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SIGSALY

work hard every day kids and some day your ceo might be able to go into space

such a pain having to manually synchronize my cardinal grammeters. if only there was some automatic way to do it

"I'm invading the one place not yet corrupted by capitalism.... Space!"

"Endlessh": a fake SSH server that is actually a tarpit that slowly sends an endless banner:
github.com/skeeto/endlessh

"Just scan this barcode with your CueCat to access my Frogans site"

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