This photo of a 1910 racing schooner makes me ache.

(Photo by Frank William Beken)

Venus and global warming 

Duke Ellington’s piano-teacher was called Marietta Clinkscales.

Unpopular opinion, best Star Wars watch order is Star Trek II, III, IV and VI.

echo $[RANDOM%9+1] > /dev/udp/ # Send a random number to change the corresponding light on

YOU: so the A in RAID stands for "Array"?
US: Yes.
YOU: doesn't that mean saying "RAID array" is redundant?
US: Of course. That's what the R is for.

Uber's growth is mostly based on ridiculously uncritical reporting like this. They haven't "mastered" anything if there's no way to profitability. That's just a pyramid scheme.

Anyone: Wanna go to the book store?

Me, refusing to make eye-contact with my To-Read pile: Fuck Yes, I do!

Whenever people say that Twitter is hostile, I just find myself thinking "Usenet".

@Gargron The infamous programmed-by-people-who-don’t-use-it-themselves syndrome

I have been suspended from Twitter for attacking the protected class that is [squints] Brexiteers... how's your morning going?

At this price, the memory in my laptop costs $687 million dollars

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