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I just got an internship by saying capitalism is bad so that was a thing that happened

(community legal placement)

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americans are asleep post pictures of Australian animals

(falling off the toboggans is not included)

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Ethereal lipstick did not give me mind control powers

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the deligitimization of derivative works as "fanfiction" is a result of the late-capitalistic institution of extremely long copyright terms. In this essay I will

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like everywhere i turn there's some new-ass app trying to sell me stocks or some old-ass app trying to find new ways to sell me stocks and i'm like, binch, i lived through 2008, i know stocks are magical fairy money that melt away with the morning dew

sorry I've been absent - I've been working on backing up . and probably failing my computer systems exam, but that's an unrelated issue.

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I need help finding hardware to image 9 track tape.My pdp11 drive is non operational right now. In desperare need of a 9 track drive. If anyone here knows where i can get a drive, please contact me. I have hundreds of tapes taking up space in my living room i need to image and put on archive.org.

can I write 1500 words on payday loans and small amount credit contracts with a sociological lens? idk but i'm going to try today wheeeee

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A CS researcher and source code archaeologist disassembles #Atari 2600 game, gets more than they bargained for:

Entombed: An archaeological examination of an Atari 2600 game

arxiv.org/ftp/arxiv/papers/181

My guess is the "buggy" code takes advantage of a hardware quirk. What do you 6502 old-timers think?

#retrocomputing #retrogaming #6502 #assembly #AtariVCS #Atari2600 #ARXIV

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I just copied and pasted 836 lines of Emacs Lisp code from a pdf file and I just noticed that the pdf file used ’ instead of ' , so that means I have to replace all the ’s with 's in those 836 lines of code.
Does anyone know if I could do this with an Emacs macro? Otherwise I'll blow my fucking brains out...

I'm screaming the body tarot electrically right now

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Just a little #Emacs link roundup for beginners like myself, if you're interested:
- GNU's "A Guided Tour of Emacs": gnu.org/software/emacs/tour/
- Keith Waclena's (University of Chicago) "A Tutorial Introduction to GNU Emacs": www2.lib.uchicago.edu/keith/tc
- Jessica Hamrick's "Absolute Beginner's Guide to Emacs": jesshamrick.com/2012/09/10/abs

I'm crashing but this is the most quaint thing I've seen in a long time and the tears are falling for the web we have lost:
web.archive.org/web/2001040906

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Accidentally destroyed production database on first day of a job, and was told to leave, on top of this i was told by the CTO that they need to get legal involved, how screwed am i?
np.reddit.com/r/cscareerquesti

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when i was a kid i told my folks, "I think maybe marihuana shouldn't be illegal." they said, "you'll get more conservative once you're older." well it's twenty years later and i'm endlessly entertained at how wrong they were

there is nothing inevitable about conservativism and sucks to anyone who says it is

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Lol I feel like my head is full of all this early internet Bush administration stuff that nobody but me remembers but it was a big deal at the time

Trying to understand mov in ARM assembly and feeling like this is way beyond me conceptually. but that could just be the fact that I'm having Yet Another bad anxiety day.

" From the position in front of its double, it’s the smell of Baltimore’s burning brownstone wires and antiseptic hand sanitizer ironically left on the church pew." ~ americansuburbx.com/2019/09/ma - Mark Power: Good Morning, America Volume II

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Somewhere there are a frickload of cockatrices roaming about, terrorizing the countryside (or just suburbia).

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DOOM is merely a continuation in a long western tradition of artistic depictions of hell, but with a distinctly American twist. in Dantes inferno Dante goes to hell to learn about it. in DOOM you go to hell to kick its ass. in this essay i will

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