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Figured I really needed a laptop, a year into college and started looking for good ones in the ~40k INR range. This was the best one with decent specs that I found. Lenovo was the only vendor who provided with...
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From a form Microsoft engineer; told through twitter:

So http://xkcd.com/1305/ exists, which reminded me of the woman who talked to Clippy. This is a true story.

What a lot of people didn’t realize was that Clippy, by default, sent anything you asked it to Microsoft, anonymized.

No evil intent. We had no idea who asked what. It was a way of knowing what we’d screwed up. Lots of queries on a topic? Bad feature design.

One day one of the PMs in charge of monitoring Clippy’s logs found a story, told in fragments.

Somebody, probably a woman in the US Midwest, was typing a sentence at a time. Clippy would answer nonsensically. She’d type another one.

She’d lost her job. Her boyfriend was beating her. She was so lonely, and so afraid. All her waking nightmares, told to a paperclip.

We couldn’t help. We didn’t know who she was. We’d gone to great lengths to make sure that we COULD not know who she was.

So we read her story. One sentence after another. Soul-searing honesty, told to a little paperclip that could never, ever answer her.

I often wonder what happened to that woman. I hope she’s okay. I hope she’s happy.

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I won candy on the #googlebirthday doodle! Score: 129
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It's a special day today, folks—and that's because just four thousand minutes ago on this day, Team Fortress turned 17 years old! And to celebrate our right-on-time, certainly-wasn't-on-August-24th birthday, we're pushing out an update!
TF Team. For general feedback about the game. Steam Support. Visit the support site for any issues you may be having with the game or Steam. Subscribe · Happy Not-At-All-Late 17th Birthday! August 27, 2013 - TF2 Team. It's a special day today, folks—and that's because just four thousand minutes ...
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