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question for trans ppl residing in Mexico City (boosts OK) 

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shocked to learn that magic is real, but the only application for it is VCR repair, so i'm double-shocked to learn that magic is also now largely obsolete. quite a roller coaster for me.

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Just discovered the director of my favourite Robot Carnival segment did a CD-ROM in 1997, and now I need to find it.

(Jareneko, by Mao Lamdo, who did Cloud)

Does anyone know any photography stores in Canada or the US that sell IT8 charts at a reasonable price? Looking to do colour-correction for scans.

I’m so frustrated with Docker Desktop. I think it would be a bit better if my bug reports didn’t go to /dev/null.

Does Docker Desktop work for anyone else since they switched to the new UI? It just sits here with the loading spinner forever.

Remembering this classic album on Spotify, featuring hits such as I Am Awesome at Powerpoint Presentations, I Am Relevant in the Workplace and I Have a Firm and Confident Handshake

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Had an interesting challenge the other week: a CD with fiendish copy protection that takes ~72 hours to rip using typical methods. I wonder if there’s a way you could do some clever seeking to find the ranges of invalid data and skip it without brute force reading through every sector.

Datadog’s UI is good at a lot of things, but I’m amazed its SSO integration is still so clunky.

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I'm running an exciting URL game on Twitter:
If you know how to find stuff on the web, you might stand a chance of winning against some of the greatest minds on the internet which are already competing.

An impartial computer program will pick the final winner:

I know it’s been awhile and this is in the past, but it really is one of the most bizarrely egregious bits of political interference in what was a VERY bad time for Canada.

Sometimes I still think about how Harper installed an economist as the head of LAC, and then he tried to get archival conferences to accept keynotes on his “theory of archives” as though he’d in any way earned the right for anyone to care about what he had to say

Looks like Trump really opened Pandora’s box. Now the EU is proposing legislating the power to break up non-EU tech companies or force them to sell their EU operations.

@amitpatil2020 Sorry for the delay in approving your account. It was caught in the registration queue behind a few spam accounts.

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