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Achievement unlocked: was roundly applauded by strangers on a downtown 6 train

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what does it mean to have a meaningless meme

omg LPD not LDP

i haven't slept in three weeks

TIL that the LDP protocol specifies a flag for specially handling printing FORTRAN code

had a metafilter comment deleted for no clear reason but I suspect it was due to excessive beanplating. oh, how times have changed

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ferrofluid inside of a rotating magnetic field acts as a 2D projection of the 3D magnetic field

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Hackers (1995)

The Hackers are the most exclusive clique at Westerburg High School, formed by the three prettiest and most popular girls in town, each named Hacker. The group's leader is the manipulative Hacker Chandler (Kim Walker), who orchestrates the humiliation of anyone who fails to meet her standards. When her friend Veronica (Winona Ryder) begins to feel guilty for the Hackers' victims, she plots gruesome revenge on the Hackers.

It's been a matter of time for a while now, but finally losing Madagascar Institute is just awful.

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Oh cool! I found a coupon. I wonder if this is still valid 🤪

Just found out that is moving into the building that was the original home of NYC Resistor. Glad that the Hacker Historical District is still a thing.

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Intergalactic Wasabi Mix now live with @snowdusk_
on !!!

stuck at home with a sleeping baby on one arm trying to figure out what device in easy reach I can poach a 1Mohm resistor from.

one of the reasons I like Mastodon is that there apparently is a lot of drama going on and I'm completely oblivious to it. Works as intended.

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OK, for whatever reason, I've been on a #CRT kick lately.

Let's talk about the flood beam CRT - a defocused CRT with no deflection (and therefore no scanning), so the whole thing lights up.

As far as I'm aware, they've had three main applications.

Ferranti sold them as "vacuum light sources" with fast phosphors for stroboscopic applications as early as the 1950s:

Various manufacturers made them for large format displays, as seen below, source:

Today I am writing my very first verilog code. Baby's first FPGA.