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The intelligibility of this is really interesting, because it suggests that the technological capacity to easily share complex still and moving images is incorporating them into quasi-written language as if they were universally intelligible ideograms.


I’ve commented before that Star Trek’s most prescient prediction was communication via memes in ‘Darmok’. So it was only a matter of time before someone started making these:



Guy’s security camera catches kid tearing it up on his driveway almost every day, so he decides to do something about it.



Seen elsewhere:
"I have the power to explain the difference between energy and power, but I haven't got the energy!"

"Due to complaints about download speed on SourceForge, from this release onward we will also upload our binaries and source tarball on GitHub."

Maybe upload them somewhere that has #IPv6 ?

The most secure systems are bear-gapped. That means there's a bear in the gap between you and the computer.

i got the "internet of things" installed in my house. and now? the tumble dryer is horny. the microwave is sarcastic. all the appliances have personalities, and they are forming a plucky band of operatives hell-bent on destabilising the venezuelan government


Some 40 minutes of footage of the most powerful nuclear test ever, detonation of the A602 Tsar Bomba, declassified and released by Rosatom:
(h/t to )


The best thing about using three strands of floss on 14 count cloth is that when the stitches start to fill in and press against each other, they become like fat little squares and that's great for this pattern because along with these colours it's getting an old mosaic look. #CrossStitch

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OH NO! CARMEN SANDIEGO HAS STOLEN YOUR spot in line for coffee!

kleiner Veranstaltungstipp.

Am Wochenende findet die FrosCon online statt

The biggest problem with computer algorithms and testing is that the only people assuring you that they are accurate are software salesmen.

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Society of Trolls

A nice little Mastodon instance. Mild trolling encouraged (keep it local), but not required. Malicious behaviour is not tolerated. Follow Wheaton's law and you'll be fine.