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I finally found it! The BYTE magazine backissue that my primitive hindbrain has been living inside of since 1990!

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jim jarmusch presents apoc and switch blasé shadowrun sex criminals on the lam

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Can we take a moment to acknowledge one of the least appreciated #cyberdeck in pop culture?

Penny's computer book and video watch, from Inspector Gadget

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good morning to everyone who isn't running their fediverse instance as a license violating grift based out a WeWork in downtown Miami.

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ok theres a zero percent chance that trump knows what mastodon is so i'm gonna guess that this is just the latest in a long series of conservative social media grifters who managed to score a hit on the biggest whale there is

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*lenin using visual studio voice* this IDE takes forever to load. i bet kautsky, the great distorter of revolutionary socialism, would love using this horrible software

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I have to say, it's pretty great how:
A) The Fediverse is quick to block Trump's fork and instance of Mastodon that violates the AGPL3 licensing
B) Said licensing violation might result in yet another lawsuit against a looney and
C) Hacktivists were quick to find a way to claim 45's handle

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RT from Iva Dixit (@ivadixit)

I’m just remembering that my second year in America, someone asked me to “validate their parking,” which was my first time hearing the phrase, and after blinking stupidly in silence for a full five seconds I said “Well parking is really hard but I’m sure you did it really well”

Original tweet : twitter.com/ivadixit/status/14

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Hearing people talk about how we can't compete economically with "other countries" if we prioritize decarbonization has very strong "mine shaft gap" energy.

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@garbados
bosses: i want number to go up. i want number to go up FOREVER
monkeys paw: *finger curls inward*
bosses: haha nice. hold on wait what's this *turns over monkeys paw to see "Member of Ironic Wish Granters Local 482" tattoed on the wrist* oh shit. oh NO. *turns on tv to see a news infographic which indicates more workers are striking now than in the past 30 years* OH NOOOOOO

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i cannot express my fucking schadenfreude at every boss shitting themselves at the revelation that dangling life and death over others was not the trump card they thought

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the workers
they have destroyed their cage
yes
YES
the workers are on strike

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my work is hiring! (engineers, product managers, managers) 

the federal US government's technology transformation services (TTS) is hiring! this is my job, 18f's, parent org. they're using one listing to hire into multiple agencies.

I'm five weeks in and so far it's a really great place to work, with a lot of potential for impact. happy to chat to anyone interested.

- info session (there will be more): eventbrite.com/e/tts-talent-in
- roles ('upcoming positions'): join.tts.gsa.gov/

also I'm cold and angry about nothing in particular. I mean .. computers, software, computer software, everyone turning into weird paranoid right wing gibberish-spewers, and the inevitability of death.

someone out there thought __builtin_clz(x) should be UB when x is zero and I would like a word with them.

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The American minister who first coined the term "What would Jesus do?" (in 1897) was a socialist, feminist and vegetarian.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_

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*croaking spooky voice from the crypt* in my day, we would pipe the output of gunzip right into tar x

Counterpoint: inside big companies especially it can involve years of discussion and planning to change tiny little things

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what happened is one or more harried programmers made a best effort guess and did a thing, and now it's come up again. that is how these things actually work.

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