I was complaining that my old external spinny hdd is slow and the hdd died out of spite.

@aphyr Have you moved erowidrecruiter to mastodon by any chance? Found it very much fun.

Paradise Lost text on Project Gutenberg is adapted from the original e-text created in mid-60s. It was stored on an estimated 100k punchcards.

Check out the introduction paragraph. Crazy stuff.

gutenberg.org/cache/epub/26/pg

"One can never know for sure what a deserted area can look like." GEORGE CARLIN

This warning message for a nuclear dump site reads like something by @jeffvandermeer. en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Long-tim

Where lies the strangling fruit that came from the hand of the sinner I shall bring forth the seeds of the dead to share with the worms that gather in the darkness...

Oral sex was legalised in Canada in 1969.

After a couple of years, the pads on my HyperX headset almost desintegrated. Of course, there are no official replacements available for purchase. Grateful for dodgy Chinese ebay listings. They got delivered relatively quickly and quality is on par with the original.

Thanks to @bostonvaulter and other contributors for the elixir-ls project.

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My first plugin is up on Package Control. It automates setting up the Elixir Language Server and getting some sweet IDE features. Please test and report any issues!

packagecontrol.io/packages/LSP

It's amazing just how much cleaner ClojureScript/Reagent is than equivalent JavaScript/JSX. Less code overall, less syntax, less parens, no commas, semicolons, curly braces, and faux XML.

swizec.com/blog/screw-web-perf

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