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The bouncer squints skeptically at the ID. "This really you?" he asks, half-jokingly.

"Well, no, it's not," Magritte says, "it's a representation of--"



Guy in front of me in line at USPS, "No wonder we can't win any wars"

Did you mean because Republicans starve government services until they can make their buddies rich through privatization?

Or did you mean because no empire in human history has ever successfully conquered Afghanistan?

@deadsuperhero I'm going to pretend you blurred out his star sign

Tech Hiring

Coraline talking about how (re)writing your job descriptions can have a big impact on who applies. And how to change how you think about what success in hiring looks like so that you'll... actually... GET non-white non-dudes in to interview.

@fascists_exe @Cocoron Does it have crazy HH Holmes murder rooms or something? @chr @garbados Estonia issues their citizens a chip card with a public/private key pair. Though they have to reissue them all because of a vulnerability announced last week

Gay Community: Okay we'll claim Babadook... Pennywise... Mothman.... whoah whoah hold on there Kevin Spacey

Death is an inevitability.
Lets leave massively uncanny valley data ghosts to freak people out~

The grand irony of that scene is that the "it's a Unix system!" sequence is MORE accurate than the depiction of the dinosaurs in "Jurassic Park".

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so, which one of you is top and which one is htop

@benhamill Not a huge theme but this is a thing in Redemption Ark by Alistair Reynolds (first book of the series is Revelation Space)

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