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I’ve felt this before but haven’t heard it explained this well. Choice quotes from Michael Lopp’s article: The organization of the Old Guard is instinctively flat. There is rapid and organic error correction because everyone has line of sight on everything. The cost of gathering situational awareness is low because the Old Guard has borderline …
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Quickstart. - Graphical OS, takes about 60 seconds to boot - With busybox, lua interpreter and test cases, takes about 20 seconds to boot - Takes 1 second to boot - With nasm, vim, debug.com, some games and demos, takes 1 second to boot - Random boot floppy, takes very long to boot ...
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shucks, I'll try you in another week or so!
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Gender topology 101: The donut and the coffee cup are 'topologically' the same thing.
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There is just something about this identity that is so beautiful to me...
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Oops, I should have clarified that.  It's the Glaisher-Kinkelin constant

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glaisher%E2%80%93Kinkelin_constant
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in the late 70s italian architect, illustrator and industrial designer luigi serafini made a book, an encyclopedia of unknown, parallel world. it’s about 360-380 pages. it is written in an unknown language, using an unknown alphabet. it took him 30 month to complete that masterpiece that many…
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On the fence regarding CSS pre-processing?  You are not alone ;)
This article is about AbsurdJS: a small Node.js module, which changed my workflow completely.
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PRISM ⚡ BREAK
Opt out of global data surveillance programs like PRISM, XKeyscore and Tempora. Help make mass surveillance of entire populations uneconomical! We all have a right to privacy, which you can exercise today by encrypting your communications and ending your reliance on proprietary services.
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A meta service to anonymously & securely store an 'online distributed proof of existence' for any document. The service stores a cryptographic digest of the file, linked to the time in which you submitted the document; which allows you to publicly prove that you have certain information without revealing the data or yourself.
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function sin(x) {var b,c;return x*=5214,c=x<<17,x-=8192,x<<=18,x>>=18,x=x*x>>12,b=19900-(3516*x>>14),b=4096-(x*b>>16),0>c&&(b=-b),2.44E-4*b}
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Based on the methods discussed here: http://www.coranac.com/2009/07/sines

Performance tests: http://jsperf.com/bitwise-sine/3
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Awesome.
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You'll laugh, you'll cry, you'll kiss three bucks goodbye.
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Celebrating the 20th anniversary of Second Reality
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