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"Hello, sysadmin? Can it please be 1998 in here again?"

# cat "food in cans"
cat: cannot open food in cans

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"Most vintage baked beans will take on a bit of that tinny flavor, but these have aged perfectly, Buschs was really using the best cans they've ever used back in the early 90's, honestly, there is nothing better for a baked beans collector than this, this is the HOLY GRAIL of baked beans collecting"

I still use a shell account, courtesy of @SDF

It's amazing how much of the things we do on the modern internet, such as surfing, webcams, podcasting, watching streaming video, job hunting and buying music already existed in 1993: youtube.com/watch?v=U_o8gerare

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Who likes to watch old Computer Chronicles episodes on Youtube?

Back on Firefox (again) post-Cambridge Analytica.

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'90s rock: All of the drugs of '70s rock, with none of the inspiration.

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2010: "write it in C for efficiency, speed, and portability"

2020: "write it in Go for safety" "no write it in Rust for safety" "no write it in scheme" "no write it in elixir" "no write it in guix"

"what are the portability of all these?"

"THEY WORK ON LINUX"

"do they work anywhere else"

"why would you even WANT that"

Marvel: Infinity War is the most ambitious crossover event in history.

Me: mastodon.sdf.org/media/r_EXngp

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old SDF is running at Living Computers Feb 10th and 11th during the VCF. r u there? if not, ssh 3b2@sdf.org and come play! mastodon.sdf.org/media/iiZsSre mastodon.sdf.org/media/STFh2EK

Visual novel is to adventure game as JRPG is to RPG.

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Street name is Forrest Hustle. Kids try it at parties, next thing they know they're in a bathtub gettin' paid to cook dinner with librarians.

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One possible reason that Europeans are more wary of data collection than Americans: the experience of fascism.

Every program evolves to the point where it becomes a rootkit.