Toronto is the large bear from that one anime movie right?

@halcy you're thinking of Totoro, Toronto is the name of the director who made Kill Bill, Pulp Fiction, and other films

programmers love to use titles like "architect" or "engineer" or "designer" instead of the more accurate "plumber" or "custodian" or "firefighter"

@mansr yeah, took 35 minutes from gate to the Piccadilly line train. Must have been lucky last time because the shuffle was less than 5 minutes as opposed to now 25+.

I’m basically a social capybara. All kinds of people just seem to like being around me for no reason in particular, and it’s often inexplicable. But I’m not complaining.

@vfrmedia @diodelass At least one of the variants is said to use a strong permanent magnet to deform the capacitor in the tag and thus detuning the circuit.

Tamás Görbe posted:
A Mathematician's Way* of Converting Miles to Kilometers

• 1 mi ≈ 1.609 km

• The ratio of consecutive Fibonacci numbers Fₙ₊₁/Fₙ tends to the golden ratio φ ≈ 1.618 as n increases

So Fₙ mi ≈ Fₙ₊₁ km

*This is how I do it

Know the position of your opponents better than themselves.

Greetings, Amateurs!
The ARRL extends its heartiest greetings to the wireless amateurs of the country on the happy occasion of the lifting of Federal restrictions on amateur receiving. The news that we are to be permitted to resume operating comes as one of the big things resulting from the closing of the Great World War.

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