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If nerding out about old web standards is your jam this is a great little post about what SGML, XML, HTML and JSON can teach us about the blockchain. I particularly liked it for the little nugget of insight about why we fetch JSON with XMLHttpRequest...

RT The classroom I'm volunteering in still has technology textbooks from the 1980s in it. Is this not the most glorious stock photo of all time?


@burritojustice ballot measure to ban the display of Christmas and Halloween decorations bat the same time

if this does not get Darth on Mastadon nothing will

retoot via @nelson Kitchen โ€ข Ridiculous gadgets you absolutely do not need

> look
There is a tech startup here
> move fast
You are now moving: 100 FAST
> break things
You have broken: SOCIETY
> _

โ€œThe amazing thing is that I donโ€™t know @burritojusticeโ€™s real name!โ€ โ€“ Roberto Baldwin

this actual late 70s promotional image of a Chuck E. Cheese's interior needs to be an album cover, like, now

tfw the office is having a 'cleaning day' and people keep bringing u gifts of things they find at their desks

Huge iron ore!!!!!! I stuck a magnet to it.

RT Valencia Bike folks: beware SFPD is on patrol today. Saw this same guy writing tickets for bikes at 8:45 & 11am, and he was just rolling up Valencia. I asked him if he was patrolling for bikes and he said โ€œbikes and pedestrians.โ€ I repeated that to him and he added โ€œ...and cars.โ€

I made a little program to generate "ransom note" text using fancy international symbols like "ฤฐ ๐—บฤ„โ……๐”ผ ๐”ธ ๐”ฉ๐’Šลฆฦฌ๐•ƒ๐Ÿ— แ‘ญ๐—ฅโฒž๐™ถ๊ž…๐™ฐ๐—บ t๐•† ๐”พฦลŠะ„แ’a๐žฃ๐ธ 'แ’๐›ข๐›ฎ๐Ÿ’ฒโŽ”โฉ‹ ลŠโŽ”ฦฌ๐›ฆ' ฦฌ๐ธ๐‘ฟt ๐‘ผเบฃi๐“๐™ถ ๐Ÿก๐˜ˆ๐š—๐˜พฮณ ๐’Š๐š—๐šƒ๐™ดRnโฉœ๐šƒฤฐโฌฏโฒšaโ„’ เดŸ๐˜บแƒฮฒโŽ”โ„“S."

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