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excerpts from reality:

"why would this memory card reader connect to a USB-C port, I don't have a USB-C port on my computer"

"Yes you do"

"What?"

"Yeah it's on the back"

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I can't read. if you also can't read, boost this toot

welcome back to another episode of "is the left channel on my stereo broken or does this song just start like this"

ripping cds and putting them on a server at home > spotify

every copy of Super Mario 3D All-Stars is personalized

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Pick your poison:
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"as one door closes, another door opens" as my uncle used to say. lovely chap, terrible cabinet maker.

Anyone have suggestions for smol smartphones that aren't horribly underspecced and run modern software? Not currently out to buy a new phone really, but keeping my eyes open.

Right now I'm temporarily on a Moto E2, which is a comfy form factor but the hardware is absolutely horrible for trying to do literally anything on.

spicy take: I don't particularly enjoy listening to the Beatles

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boost if you're old enough to remember when this was called the address bar 😭

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Shipping of #PinePhone, #PineTab and #PinebookPro is about to start.

Shipping update thread can be found here: forum.pine64.org/showthread.ph

Please refrain from emailing info and/or sales with shipping update requests, use the linked forum thread. Thank you!

cursed ideas 

NTP over HTTPS

Medium warm take: Big Sur looks a lot like Windows XP

What prompted Google to decide they need to put a very overt ad for Google Search on a high-profile YouTube channel like Veritasium?

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care for some random data in these trying times 

430c88440ecc8dd616c88bda31abe4
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nuclear take 

unix simplicity (in the form of software, aesthetics, etc.) is the most empty kind, because it's the simplicity that works by ignoring the real world and its complexity, in favour of making a fake, simpler reality that lets them ignore the problems a unix programmer doesn't want to solve.

yes, there's a reason why linux and freebsd have all that bloat. turns out it actually solves problems!
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