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"He is careful of what he reads, for that is what he will write. He is careful of what he learns, for that is what he will know." — Annie Dillard

Via Farnam Street:

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I've been admining Linux systems for 25 years, and I still have to check which one it is every time.
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After four and a half months and almost 34,000 stitches, I’ve finished my cross-stitch 1-bit version of Hokusai’s Great Wave. It’s big, 25”x 17” (pen in the first photo for scale). Thanks to @hypertalking for letting me use his wonderful original 1-bit art. #NerdStitch

"There’s no such thing as work life balance. There’s simply life. And you spend part of your life at work." - Seth Godin

“Entropy applies to every part of our lives. ... Understanding entropy leads to a radical change in the way we see the world. Ignorance of it is responsible for many of our biggest mistakes and failures. We cannot expect anything to stay the way we leave it. To maintain our health, relationships, careers, skills, knowledge, societies, and possessions requires never-ending effort and vigilance. Disorder is ... our default. Order is always artificial and temporary.”

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See, it was necessary to kill Napster because if musicians were going to be robbed of any profits for media, it should be corporations driving the getaway car

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For #ValentinesDay, here’s an old poem; as old as they get, in fact.

It’s considered to be the world’s oldest surviving love poem, written 1.5 million years ago by one of our earliest ancestors, homo unrequitus.

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Streetpass, a new favourite extension.
It glows when you browse a personal website from an author with an account on the fediverse.

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