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Am I the only nerd who noticed that "You're Mine" and "Let Me Save You" are the same song?

Poll: can you tell from the change in how your clothes feel on your skin if you've changed laundry detergent?


Reminds me of something I read somewhere:
“What if we train them up and they leave?”
“Sure, but what if we don’t and they stay?”


The Anthropic Principle combined with the realization that we all Schrödinger's Cat over and over, leads to some very weird concepts.

QotD: 【When people treat "on the spectrum" as a gradient, they're focusing on social-interaction deficits as the most important measure. Which is exactly what you'd expect a neurotypical to do.】

RT Edward Snowden retweeting Monica Lewinsky is peak twitter


From this narrative, it appears to me that the UK educational exam system is designed to secretly hammer down students who are "too bright" but lack class connections. [ ]

Why programmers need to know math, example N [ ] "Well Actually" responses will be deemed as additional proof.

Please , we beg you, fire everyone involved with Star Trek, and replace them with Christopher L. Bennett. Give him the budget, and then just produce what he tells you to.

The only crewmember of the USS Cerritos who is not criminally incompetent is Dr. T'Ana. Plus, since this is supposed to be a comedy, she is the only one who is funny.

Overheard: "Can the undead legally hold office, or is their life term considered to have expired?"

People don't remember that the original target of Microsoft's successful "Embrace Extend Extinguish" destruction was DAV. I remember. That decision was made by a specific person. I know their name. I hope we never meet.

How many human facing network protocols would be better done by a complete implementation of DAV? Most of them. How many RESTful protocols would be better done by not-broken DAV? EVERY ONE OF THEM!

responding to Open Source source code is plentiful, copies are literally free. Ongoing improvement, bugfixes, and people willing to deal with user demands, those are scarce and expensive.

Every day and in every way, I grow to hate the Electron app framework a little more.

roses are red
violets are blue
in surveillance capitalism
poem reads you

and shows you ads
for flower shops
and tracks your clicks
and never stops

it cares not about
if privacy's harmed
the money is green
when people are farmed

twitter is cyan
facebook is blue
your friends are the product
and so are you

QotD: "In Orwell’s day, the privileged set had to get up close and personal to develop their disdain for the working class. These days, thanks to Twitter, they can do it without getting out of bed."

"Star Trek: Lower Decks" is "Star Trek + Rick&Morty" with none of the good parts of either. Fail.

The best current Star Trek still remains "The Orville", "Star Trek: Axenar", and "Star Trek Continues".

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