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@dildog Standard deviation? Like… furries or something?

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We’re rarely “gruntled,” “sheveled,” or “in whack,” but we are often “disgruntled,” “disheveled,” and “out of whack.” ow.ly/XfuG30kFVCG

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Dump of the original Furby's assembly source code, dated June 1998: seanriddle.com/furbysource.pdf
Coolest thing I can think of to do with this would be to get it running in a virtual machine in some existing virtual space, eg an MMO, VR chat room, No Man's Sky etc. I love the idea of this thing's freaky digital soul living on in unrecognizably alien worlds.

It would seem that speculative execution is…

Bang out of order.

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A man is at a friend's funeral. After the proceedings, he approaches the widow and asks if she minds if he says a word. "No, of course not," she replies. So he grabs a glass and taps a spoon against it to get everyone's attention, and when the muttering dies down, he clears his throat and speaks: "Plethora." He puts the glass back down and everyone continues their conversations. The widow turns to him, with a tear in her eye. "Thank you," she says. Show more

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Saw ‘Heathers’ last night, I had forgotten just how razor sharp and funny it is.

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There's these studies about how once you commit to an opinion in front of someone you're less willing to back down from it even in the face of new insights; and online in 2018 has this culture where people rush to comment on everything that happens as fast as possible, you know? Is that a good combination?

@brwyatt I would say the important bit isn't whether you had to search or not - it's how good you are at sorting the wheat from the chaff in what you find.

And also not getting distr… ooh, kittens!

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RT @OneDevloperArmy@twitter.com: If you are a new programmer I just want you to know

me and all of my colleagues with years of experience

Google the most basic things _daily_

🐦🔗: twitter.com/OneDevloperArmy/st

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WE WANT TO PAY YOU FOR MICRO SCI-FI! This is an open call for diverse sci-fi writers that never expires.
- POC
- LGBTQIA
- Indigenous
- Neurodiverse
- Disabled
- Chronically ill
- All marginalised voices
We're open from Day 10-24 every month.

Guidelins: storyseedvault.com/submissions

#MicroFiction #tootfic #smallstories

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Finding new people to follow is hard for newbies on any platform. I'm hoping that #Trunk can help. What I need is people volunteering to be on lists so newbies can follow a bunch of people right away. Please reply to this post if you agree to be on a list. Feel free to suggest new lists that I haven't thought of. (Living in my own filter bubble, I know!) Please boost!
communitywiki.org/trunk
Also looking for more lists. 😃

@kensanata Doesn't internationalised DNS have a restricted list already to catch this sort of thing? Should be easy enough to turn that into a regex/filter/etc

Another run bites the dust. 6.6k, 40m - better, but I don't think I'm ever getting those extra 3 minutes off my time... I guess the combination of injury and age wins this round.

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Rescued from birdsite - about summoning Cthulhu, ants and why deities are better left alone and not summoned

@liw I have passed it on to my product team (ok, the team is one contractor, but still).

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