"What if smartguns had to run on free software?"
"Oh no…"
"It's GUN/Linux."
"Please leave my office ma'am."

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Mark my words, when smartguns become common, those things will be less safe, somehow.

The first to market will but high quality and fail safe, but all the safety of poorly made firearms mixed with poorly made IOT crap will kill people when the low end market happens.

…also someone will run Doom on a literal gun, if they haven't already.

furry sex pun 

If Stephen King tweeted about furry fetishes would that be Horny For Mane In Maine On Main?

Always a little annoyed when people act like minitel was a failure.

It did its job for a good long time, you might as well declare radio a failure because TV exists.

Edition 18 from 2018: $350
Edition 15 from 2015: 35¢

But you can't do the assignments in 15 for your current class of course.

BAD market if you're in school, GREAT market if you into reading stuff for fun.

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The weirdest thing about the corrupt textbook market: If you don't need to use a book for a class, you can find it for literally pennies.

Medieval Fonzie: Ææææææææææææææææ!

You know what we need?
"What?"
A pop reggae song about primogeniture inheritance.
"Oh no…"
Pass the duchy to the eldest son…

Politics 

I love that the left wing argument against basic income is basically the right wing argument against socialism:

"It'll make people too lazy to smash capitalism if they're not constantly desperate."

That's such a bleak BS view of human motivations, and it must be opposed.

Forcing desperation on people to get your intended result is evil and manipulative.

Would anyone read an essay about inappropriate/toxic 70's counter cultural influences on 90's children's entertainment?

That Simpsons joke about an artist becoming a kids author "because my cartoons were too filthy for Playboy" is pretty much just fact TBH.

furry sex pun 

If Stephen King tweeted about furry fetishes would that be Horny For Mane In Maine On Main?

My bot is not generating the way I want her to so in the interim I've hooked her up to a 5mb corpus of lesbian erotica.

"What if smartguns had to run on free software?"
"Oh no…"
"It's GUN/Linux."
"Please leave my office ma'am."

-

Mark my words, when smartguns become common, those things will be less safe, somehow.

The first to market will but high quality and fail safe, but all the safety of poorly made firearms mixed with poorly made IOT crap will kill people when the low end market happens.

…also someone will run Doom on a literal gun, if they haven't already.

(Re last boost)

The many different ways to do something and the infinity of possible configurations is the biggest reason people don't adopt linux.

Close second is wifi drivers.

"Linux is great, you have total control over your system!"

I have open a basic image-editing program that has completely hung and literally will not close and there's no easy way to force it to quit such as, say, I don't know, a task manager that you open with a 3-key command...

Markdown in microblogs is a _/terrible/_ idea.

…but I want it.

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TBH I wonder if large phpBB boards are superior to the microblog twitter-ish style of site.

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