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everybody thinks that whatever game system was popular when they were 12-14 is the best game system ever

which is fine for people who grew up with the SNES or GameCube but really sucks for people who grew up with the N64

right now, in the same office, my office mate has a space heater running next to herself while I have a fan running, pointed at me (not at her at all)

temperature comfort level is weird

You know how there's a "rule of the internet" that: "if you can imagine it, there's porn of it"

Is there a similar rule like "anything dystopian you can imagine, a techbro somewhere is non-ironically trying to make into reality"? Because

Fun fact: you can't name any file anywhere in windows 10 "aux.txt" or "aux" anything with any extension, because it was a reserved name in CP/M before dos was a thing.

If you commit "aux.txt" to a git repo, you break it for windows users. If you distribute "aux.txt" in a zip file, windows computers cannot extract it without error.

mastocon will be held at seventeen different hotels scattered around the Buffalo, NY metropolitan area

mastocon will have an ironic ballpit and a sincere ballpit

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remember when apple health came out and didn’t have period tracking and people rightfully raised a stink and now it does?

can we raise a similar stink and get it to record hormone levels, too?

Me programming, in a nutshell:

This was easier than I thought!
Except for this one little thing that isn't working quite right.

8 hours of fiddling later: This was as difficult as I thought.

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