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So the other day I got a lovely new toy: An EO 440 Personal Comminicator running the Go PenPoint operating system! I haven’t been able to play with it yet, but I’ve learned a lot about how to develop for it. #retrocomputing #penpoint

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Gabby isn't impressed by the pending Twitter acquisition, and reminded me that it's been a while since I posted here.

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I have been doing a very bad job of watching this account. No time like the present.

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PSA: If you are using an Android phone, and you have Microsoft Teams installed, and you're not logged into Microsoft Teams on that phone: please uninstall it, or you won't be able to call 911!

No, I am not making this up: androidpolice.com/google-final

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This week, the U.S. attorney's office uncovered one of the largest modern slavery operations in the US, right here in South Georgia.

Investigation revealed hundreds of Georgia farm workers have been trafficked, exploited, and abused by their employers.

Georgia’s Department of Agriculture, the Agriculture Commissioner — they had the ability to investigate and penalize these exploitative employers.

ajc.com/news/this-has-been-hap

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I was reading old hacker magazines and stumbled across this article written by the cr6 guy chris mckinstry

I found an appropriately sized display for this thing.

And now it's installed and working. I'm fixing this machine for someone and replaced a dead 40MB Quantum hard disk with this.

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SCSI2SD installation for a Quadra 605. 3D printing is cool but scrap wood is free and I can do 2 saw cuts and drill some screw holes faster than I can print something.

Despite it containing the word "fish" in its name, Gabby is not interested in a roll of fishpaper.

Correction: I have been informed that this is in fact a 24MB drive despite being in a box labeled 12MB. The 12 meg version was the same size, just with one platter instead of two.

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12 megabyte hard drive. 512 gigabyte NVMe for scale.

So some people are passing because they're vegetarian, a few are mad, thinking it's an attempt to insult them by feeding them cheap pies made of bear. Finally I lose my patience and start telling - "It's pear pie, not bear pie. You know, pears, the fruit? Who would bake bears into a pie anyhow?"

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People getting food are asking what kind of pie it is, but because I'm wearing a mask they keep thinking I'm saying "bear" instead of pear.

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Last night I had this funny dream involving pear pies. I dreamed that I had been asked to bake and serve apple pies at a meal service for homeless and low income people, but for some reason they couldn't get apples and instead got a bunch of pears. So, I bake the pies using the pears and serve them.

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this morning I am training a neural network to reproduce a light field

it looks very strange when asked to render outside the training viewpoint

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