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"Maybe if we pretend we have to advertise at you, you'll forget we have a state-sanctioned monopoly."

I literally don't understand which button does which thing.

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The Dark Knight (2008) is technically a Christmas movie because of the scene where the Batmobile lost a wheel and the Joker got away


Featuring @Harvey1966 @kinucakes & more...

Airs twice monthly, starting Dec 1. Now's a great time to catch up on S1...!

When you circumvent private monopolies on UK public services by exploiting non-metric properties of rail pricing.

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today What's Good is how the two engineers who designed the Commodore 64's VIC-II video chip chose 16 very specific colors that profoundly affected the aesthetics of the thousands of games produced for the C64 in the decades since. I sometimes wonder what their office looked like, what kind of music they were listening to. Every color choice is a moment in time, only a few echo for decades.

For the first time I went to someone's website to look for their social media links, and found a link to Mastodon instead of Twitter 😎

@luka Hey I found myself listening to your Albatross EP on just now. It's rad!

Unicode 10.0 obvs. Emoji 5.0.

Aw man, people have started to use the new Unicode 5.0 emoji and I can't see them without updating my OS 😒

Quiet coffee and paper editing interrupted by fire alarm :<

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"Belphegor's prime is 1,000,000,000,000,066,600,000,000,000,001: a palindromic prime number with 666 in the middle and 13 0s on either side. It is named after Belphegor, one of the seven princes of hell."

Is there a way to find out which MPs voted which way on this animal-sentience thing?

All Republican. How strange. RT @valere Private Internet Access, a VPN provider, takes out the full page ad in The New York Time calling out 50 senators...

As is Jaron Lanier's 1995 (!) essay on AI media curation. Dated now, but thoughtful.

Speaking of social media and user-ownership,'s smart sketches of ideas about feedback systems in social media are worth reading:

Lol my Mastodon avatar is what I used to use on DeviantArt πŸ˜†

If you feel like giving Mastodon a go, but still have a minor Twitter following, try automatically cross-posting by using a service like this: