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The Archie comic strip is all reruns, and boy howdy, this one has not aged well.

#comics #archie

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The NSA phone surveillance program was illegal and expensive: And it did not stop a single terrorist attack. tutanota.com/blog/posts/nsa-ph

finished 2 books this weekend, but now have to get down to the serious business of choosing my next home read, and work read.

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If only y’all felt as strongly about ending racism as you do about ending capitalism

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In the USA, a typical person has $60000 of debt by the end of their life. Your overall net wealth is very likely to be a negative number, after living to get into debt and perpetually paying it back. Over an entire human lifetime, most people in the richest country the world has ever known, will effectively own nothing and earn less than nothing.

And yet, the idea persists that communism is bad because it means that “you can’t own anything.”

You don’t own anything now.

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No amount of evidence will ever persuade an idiot. -- Mark Twain.

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imagine the horror if the Stargate were operated with Windows

teams getting stranded (or much worse) because whoops time to restart

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@electricsand

O'Neil [shouting, running from fire]: Teal'c! Dial the gate!

Teal'c [ducking for cover]: It says there are 54 updates left to install, O'Neil.

O'Neil: Son of a...

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Autistic/adhd people would fucking thrive without capitalism

Imagine having the ability to pursue your special interests and hyperfixations completely unimpeded by having to work for a living or whatever

Imagine not being expected to mask shit and u can just,,, live

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COVID-19 situation update for the EU/EEA and the UK, as of 9 October 2020 

Updated Map Week 39&40(til 4.10.20)
Most News only tell you pure cases without normalizing it with countries population...
Todays 14-day notification rate per 100 000 people

Lowest
Cyprus 29,1
Norway 32,6
Finland 35,6
Latvia 40,4
Germany 41,5
Greece 44,3
Liechtenstein 49,5

Highest
Czechia 398,0
Netherlands 304,3
Belgium 277,7
France 260,2
United_Kingdom 218,2
Iceland 211,5

ecdc.europa.eu/en/cases-2019-n

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A word after a word after a word is power. - Margaret Atwood

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So TIL
- Jonny Mnemonic was written by William Gibson
- William Gibson is American-Canadian
- The movie with Keanu Reeves was a Canadian-American Co-production, which meant that Encore+ got a hold of it and has uploaded it for free on Youtube

youtube.com/watch?v=7Wqt5ZiUe-

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Saw the post saying that "innit" is British for "desu"
And I will add the obvious, "eh" is Canadian for "innit"

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@tootbrute literature in translation is perfect for many reasons:

- multiple minds at work
- no one's going to bother translating something that isn't already appealing/resonant
- pay-per-word so shorter is better 😋

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