There was a time when video games came with things. Today we do all digital or you are lucky to get a box if you buy a physical copy. But we used to have higher standards. Infocom called them “feelies”. Will we ever return to those days?

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Six Stages of Debugging

Step 1 : That can’t happen.

Step 2 : That doesn’t happen on my machine.

Step 3 : That shouldn’t happen.

Step 4 : Why does that happen?

Step 5 : Oh, I see.

Step 6 : how did that ever work?

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One place where #FreeBSD jails definitely blow away Docker:

The Amazon "New Releases in Virtualization" best-seller list. :flan_cheer::flan_blush: #fmjail

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Happy 30th Birthday, Intel 80486!

This is the 33MHz CPU I've used for my first own PC build, and at some point in the near future I'd love to try and rebuild that machine from spare parts.

Can't wait to see you boot up just once more, my old friend!

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One more reminder that I will be teaching a two hour course tonight at SLUG.
We will be discussing how to get started with a pirate box mesh network and also cover some tips on active shooter situations and terrorism. Open to the public and free to attend.

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Sony reveals PlayStation 5 details: 8K graphics, ray tracing, SSDs, and PS4 backwards compatibility

4152019 never forget. We lost art beyond value today.

I am launching my Patreon. I have been doing talks and creating content for over two years. Time to try to monetize my efforts.

I will be teaching people about pirate box and terrorism next week. We are now including combat medicine, terror, and other topics in our cyber security talks. But also Linux. Come to PLUG AZ Chandler and learn how to mesh network and also how to apply a tourniquet.

Is no one discussing that Assange is in custody? They put hands on him a little while ago and yanked him out of his little embassy house thing.

Ebay wants to know if I like my ThinkPad T23... whelp I see you don’t read my toots Ebay. I thought we were friends. Never email me or my son again Mr. Ebay.


1. Core 2 Duo is the pinnacle of processing.

2. ThinkPad aesthetic is laptop perfection.

3. Dreamcast.

4. All dogs go to heaven.

5. What you refer to as Linux is in fact GNU/Linux.

6. You are a valuable human being and should treat yourself like it.

7. Taking care of things and having respect is cool.

8. Be positive.

9. Drugs aren’t cool.

10. Getting educated is the best use of your time.

Absolute truths.

It’s Thinking...

The Sega Dreamcast was the pinnacle of console gaming. You cannot find a better method of playing games without moving to PC.

Proton by Valve for steam is very impressive. Thanks Gaben.

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