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Peter Gabriel: Ayyyyyyyyayyyyyyyyyyayyyy

The great thing about those old deskside workstations is that not only did they run unix, they also kept your drinks cold.

Ernest Hemingway once wrote a six-word short story that could make people cry for a bet. The wager was ten dollars, which Hemingway won with the following: 

If you’re cold, they’re cold.

👏Let 👏 them 👏 in!

Gallant uses nice on unattended processes. Goofus mines bitcoin on shell servers.

Uncool music report: Peter Gabriel's "So" and U2's "Joshua Tree".

Q: Why did the turtle log in to the Unix system?
A. To write a shell script.

The best part of the original Unix paper is that they had to explain how directories worked. people.eecs.berkeley.edu/~brew (PDF)

GNU Emacs is really a virtual LISP machine.

*tries to pitch silicon valley techbros on starting a company to develop and sell a qbasic micro web framework* It's retro, everyone cool loves retro! Only an ASM micro web framework would be cooler.

The one thing I miss from the CD format is the booklet.

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