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Book report : Dawn - Octavia Butler - 1987 

On a purely physical note : This book is very poorly printed. I think when they switched to digital they didn't want to typeset the book again, so they just scanned one of the existing books. Not good.

I they scanned was a normal-sized paperback, but this is a trade, so the pages have huge margins, and STILL some pages are cut off near the spine!

(Still, it's better than the hardback, which has a cover portraying the protagonist as a white lady!)

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Sega made a game where the protagonist is a Nintendo kid. He also grew up in a bathhouse, you can decide for yourself if these are connected.

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paging @bees @goat space opera was on sale on the kindle store so I have my paws on it

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Took me a moment to see the hidden Easter egg in this one... 😆

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Me: sets a password that's just one character

Unix: "BAD PASSWORD: The password is a palindrome"

Slightly belated happy birthday wishes! Love your 8-bit tarot deck!

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re: VeepDeboop thread 

Harris: There's a wierd obsession in the Trump admin of dismantelling anything created by Obama & Biden..

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Oblique reference to US current events 

It was my birthday yesterday, and unlike previous years, because of covid there was no candle to blow out to make a wish. But I still made one. Regardless, after reading this morning's news I didn't expect my wish to start coming true so quickly.

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Every time I play a retro-styled game, I try to think of, aspect ratio aside, the earliest system it could actually work on, and I wouldn't be entirely surprised if "Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2" would make the Sega Saturn struggle.

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I feel like about 40% of the conflict in the world would have been saved if we invested more in sound-proofing

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its my softday may i pwease have some boosts :33

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(while making sure that your underlying library is doing serverside prepares properly)

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Welp, I just learned that Irem produced an arcade game based on Hook of all fucking movies, with the most anime-looking Julia Roberts ever. o__________O

youtube.com/watch?v=ZGIYWabon2

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“Hearing-centric design in video chat apps”
matsuko.ca/blog/hearing-centri

Comparing Discord, Google Hangouts, Google Meet, Houseparty, Jitsi Meet, Skype, Zoom.

In general: cropping, chat overlays affected ASL. Captions meh. Screen sharing kills video feed.

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Radio shows would be a lot more interesting if, instead of "top x most requested tracks", they'd have "random sampling of tracks that have been requested exactly once".

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