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You: English pronunciation is random and lawless. It is a chaos language no one can make sense of.
Me:

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Periodic reminder:

Moore's law stopped in 2005. Since then, a new computer has not been faster than an old computer with the same cost.

Those new capabilities that *can* be used to speed up software (such as multiple cores) require modifications to that software: in other words, new computers can only run software faster when application developers put effort into optimization.

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I'm utterly scared of reaching the end of my TODO list, it would mean that there is nothing left to do, that everything I did, lead to no new ideas to try.

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my least favorite genre of fiction is definitely "thing that when it was written seemed outlandishly dystopian but now that's just kinda how the world works"

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Walking around this week (especially Canary Wharf) has helped me re-appreciate how awesome cities and megacities are, but how I they can never be as ‘mega’ as GitS etc promised me and, in general, I can not envisage a life that completely fulfills me, even in fiction; my self is just too corrupted and oxymoric

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People often wonder why printers are so cantankerous but frankly any device that embeds pigmented runes in the remains of long-dead trees is going to be stricken by an ancient faerie curse from the start

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#FF @neauoire

Apparently it's a guy living on a boat in the Pacific. For some reason he seems to be part of a movement of people with insanely cool avatars.

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Sunbeam City is a anticapitalist, antifascist solarpunk instance that is run collectively.