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I love the look of classic ads, especially electronic ones. Here's a few of the many classic computer ads I have saved. Enjoy!

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This is genuienly one of the best error messages I've ever seen. What makes it so great?

1. Starts with a clear, non-technical description of the problem.

2. Follows that with a clear _technical_ description of the problem.

3. Suggests a solution to the problem and offers to automatically implement it

4. When that fails, provides another clear technical explanation (no non-technical one this time; that's fine because we're now into issues only triggered in advanced use cases)

Fantastic!

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These days, the primary way I'm finding out about Mozilla projects for the first time is when their cancellation is announced.

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If you never played Transport Tycoon Deluxe, you missed the good ole 90s. Worry not, you can relive them with OpenTTD! This quintessential transport simulator has it all - planes, trains and automobiles.

snap install openttd-casept

bit.ly/2IKx8LR

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Just found another note editor. MineForger - editor of Markdown files and "thinking notebook". It supports moving through knowledge graphs, Eisenhower matrix, tags and its own trash analogue called "limbo". No fucking , just C++ and QT. What I've always been looking for.😍

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I collect a ton of 6502 asm notes/guides/tools/sources over at if you're interested in learning assembly:

github.com/neauoire/linux-note

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Yesterday I finished my longest astrophotography project yet. Here is a three panel mosaic of the area surrounding the Bubble Nebula, or NGC 7635. You can see the nebula top middle. The whole image was exposed for a total of 18 hours over 6 separate nights. 🤯

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