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in the category of 'nihil novum sub sole', anthony davis is out there urging people to get vaccinated the same way he did in nineteen seventysomething with star wars posters in pediatrician's offices

cw'd for eye contact, needle/vaccination in progress tho it's not gory

but also this absolute fucking legend got himself a shiny gold mask so he could c3po as much as possible, god fucking bless

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The domestic robot's lidar has detected evidence of a mirror universe.

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a TOS violation is when they delete your account because you posted a fanfic that had Klingons with forehead ridges in a 23rd century setting, right?

Cryptocurrencies, Elon Musk 

Nice to see people pointing out the hypocrisy of a company that gets half a billion dollars every year in clean energy subsidies dumping money into a ponzi scheme that wastes colossal amounts of dirty energy

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1. Do you remember in "Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets" Ginny Weasley wrote scary texts in blood on the wall while posessed by the Tom Riddle spirit?

A strange question: Who has the copyright to these texts – Ginny or Tom?

A strange answer: The same question has been considered by UK and US courts.

Here is a thread about the copyright to texts dictated by spirits and ghosts 👻

#copyright #IntellectualProperty #IP #IPlaw #supernatural #harrypotter #jurisprudence #history #thread

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I finally have some shelves where I can show off some of my Doom junk. Most of my collection is still back in the UK though

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youtube.com/watch?v=p9CdZOLb2u 47-minute video for "How To Get A Project Unstuck -- And Fixing The Skill Gaps That Got Us Here" Linux.conf.au talk (including questions-&-answers) now up.

Outline & links: harihareswara.net/sumana/2021/

My free 3-chapter sampler ebook: changeset.nyc/resources/gettin

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Poincaré, Matisse, Becquerel, all have been sent to Henri jail

I finally have some shelves where I can show off some of my Doom junk. Most of my collection is still back in the UK though

Baratus has successfully used this with a modified version of DOS Quake to connect to servers (via my dosbox server):

youtube.com/watch?v=jHMzwdeggc

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Plug USB-C cable into laptop. Short pause, then monitor just shows a blank white screen.

Remove cable. Plug in again. Blank white screen again.

Remove cable. Rotate connector by 180 degrees, plug in again. Picture appears on monitor.

The more things change, the more they stay the same.

UK politics, cynical 

Now Captain Tom just needs to be given a £35m state funeral and the circle will be complete

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While we are all talking custom Ace Attorney cases, here is Debian's debate over which init system to use in nine parts:
aaonline.fr/search.php?search&

I was introduced to this by @JordiGH

Me: the Star Wars stormtroopers are a Nazi analogue and there's something disturbing about how Disney markets them to children on an equal footing with the "good guys"

Also Me: I love all of these model Daleks and I want to collect and treasure each and every one of them

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My favourite thing about the Star Trek wiki is that you can search for any arbitrary thing like "shoe" and immediately get a list of every time shoes are mentioned or involved in the plot of any episode that's ever been made

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there should be a Git Jr. where instead of using git as a command line application, it exposes a virtual filesystem with folders for each branch, containing zip files with increasing repetitions of "_final_FINAL" appended onto each of their names

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