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I bought a vintage calculator today. 🤓 It's an HP 12C. Modern, but I went out of my way to buy a used one that was made in the USA. They make them in China, now, and the quality has gone off.

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It seems to be a good time to share the words of Cameron Kaiser on the contemporary relevance of Gopher.

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I just created my first gopher file since about 1998. I'm digging the nostalgia and simplicity of creating a gopher phlog.

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Lynx browser and Gopher are great for those on limited mobile data plans and/or slow mobile internet. termux.com

I got to play with some m4 macro ideas at a local hacker meetup. I can see how someone could get addicted to this stuff.

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Social networking is a skill, not a technology

I'm looking for a web application I saw that lets anonymous users put up a static, plain text page. Sound familiar?

I see "data breach" being used to describe the transfer of Facebook user data to Cambridge Analytica. It wasn't a data breach. It's Facebook's business model.

Exhibit self-constructive behavior.

The GNU coreutils manual is a worthwhile read.

Being "on the DL" means so many different things.

Web search: "brutalist status report template"

I got a nice email from a complete stranger who read my blog. How quaint! This has never happened to me.

Currently killing time at a laundromat on Waikiki. Some awesome jams are coming from a sad little boombox.

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