Co-worker left bag of Bugles in the snack room with “Please eat”
written in Sharpie.

They are essentially salty breakfast cereal.

Was curious what happened to which was a big deal when I was in school.

This article kind of explains it. bizjournals.com/albany/morning
The Wikipedia article does not.

More news. H/T to @KelsonV

Sand thieves believed to be behind epidemic of Chinese GPS jamming / Boing Boing boingboing.net/2019/11/19/gps-

When / isn't funding new and innovative ways to kill you or track you, they do things like . On this day in history, first ARPANET connection was made between UCLA and Stanford.

uspol 

poses greater threat to college grads than those without a degree

...According to researchers at Brookings Institution

cbsnews.com/news/ai-poses-grea

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baby boomer stuff, racism ment 

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Local cops now have access to sophisticated spy tech. Learn more about cell-site simulators, automated license plate readers, drones, and more at EFF's Street-Level Surveillance project. eff.org/sls

Joined Mastodon about this time last year, fwiw

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Anyone using notice NextCloud notice that it doesn't seem to sync .htaccess files? so if you're backing your web stuff up to your NextCloud, it either isn't copying them or is having some sort of conflict--I haven't figured out exactly what is going on, just noticed the red Xes.

I may have mentioned this before. Anyone get fundraising emails from college from people like "Betty Smith, '21" and think, "Wow, that lady must be OLD, only to realize YOU are OLD and kids these days are graduating college in 2021.

Actually, way back in the day, I don't think there was a choice, NS was the only game in town.

I have a vague recollection of registering a domain name by filling out a paper form, getting it notarized, and mailing it in. Anyone remember something like that?

Since then it has been bought and sold several times. Now Register.com, Network Solutions, and web.com are all one.

Back in the day, I would register with NS even though they were expensive because they seemed to know what they were doing. I'm not entirely sure that's the case today.

Anyone remember when the web.com domain was owned by WEB Service Company who ran Web Multifamily Laundry Systems? They tried to capitalize on that domain name by combining their coin laundry operations with turnkey web hosting. They later changed their name to WASH and sold their domain to a company called Interland, who eventually changed their name to web.com

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