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Univac removable disc cartridge
(computerhistory.org/collection)
Univac 9000 Series Disk Prototype, 2.2 MB of capacity. J. Presper Eckert describes it in his speech "Industry Science & Technology in Last Third of the Century, 1966" as "A small removable disc cartridge shown..."
And to think that some people hated the 3.5-inch 1.44 MB floppy disk ("diskette") because was too big for so small storage...

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emacs users: Does literally everything in emacs

vi(m) users: Makes literally everything modal with vi(m) keybinds

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@Greg @mala Let me know what you are looking into. I've drawn on paper how it works, but it was like six moving parts that I didn't want to run, and I don't even like streaming that much, so... still interested in what you find, so I can avoid recommending bad platforms. ^_^

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This is turning into "lines I dropped from the text editor":

> Everything I publish is CC0 for data portability, and because when you think about it everything we write is addressed to the future...

I had a read flag pre-programmed in my head: don't use ellipses in a cover letter! Is it really, really clever? DON'T USE ELLIPSES IN A COVER LETTER!

Under Ahimsa and Aikido, there are no enemies, and appropriate self-defence focuses on neutralising the immaturity, assumptions and aggressive strivings of the attacker.

Haha, say really hyper slogans to yourself in a monotone, low energy voice!

Humans sure do make a lot of fighter jets. I mean, per dog fight. Why are we making all these jets, but not crashing them into each other like toys?

Here's my point: we're all like, hey, aliens that don't quite speak our language, come on down! And they just see stockpiles of weapons, all over the planet!

Ha! Lately I've been wondering why I keep a Mastodon account. No issue with it! I just don't really use it. Unless I'm procrastinating. Like now. Ha!

@guille a bit too hyperbolic. "Ancient" would be better. Folks take it for granted, but most want stuff from just *after* pre-history. 😎

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This photo came from a post done several years ago in the G+ Computer History Community, Do you agree?

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Does anyone know if Nina Pailey is still the Question Copyright artist in residence? Cause I still see her stuff being used everywhere; and she is transphobic as hell. And we need to make the public faces of FreeCulture welcoming to everyone.

I hate cover letters. I keep writing these little truth bombs that aren't really great for this.

"I put the self in self-hosted"

"I've supported all things, across time and space"

"After 20 years of experience, my main job is to calm people down while magic stuff happens"

Wow, I typed `chown www-data:www-data -R` as fast as I thought it!

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