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Happy Petrov's day, when common sense trumps blind adherence to orders and procedure we all win

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Stanislav_Petrov
Stanislav Yevgrafovich Petrov (Russian: Станисла́в Евгра́фович Петро́в; born c. 1939) is a retired lieutenant colonel of the Soviet Air Defence Forces. On September 26, 1983, he was the duty officer at the command center for the Oko nuclear early-warning system when the system reported that a ...
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after years joking that emacs is it's own OS ....

http://www.informatimago.com/linux/emacs-on-user-mode-linux.html?repost
Nano How-To explaining how to setup a root file system with only emacs.
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Having been on both sides many times, this article expresses a lot of what I thought, just more eloquently.

http://qz.com/258066/this-is-why-you-dont-hire-good-developers/
You are bad at giving technical interviews. Yes, you. You're looking for the wrong skills, hiring the wrong people, and actively screwing yourself and your company. Without changing anything about your applicant pool, you can hire different people and your company will do better and you will enjoy your job more. I realize these are...
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This is an old letter, but as most of his work, as relevant today as the day he wrote it
Programming Freedom - February 1995 - Number 11. League For Programming Freedom 1 Kendall Square #143 P.O. Box 9171. Cambridge, MA 02139. Programming Freedom is the Newsletter of The League For Programming Freedom. Visit our web page: http://lpf.ai.mit.edu . Reproduction of Programming Freedom ...
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In this dramatization of transcripts from a legal deposition, a lawyer becomes embroiled in an absurd argument.
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this is almost about to displace folk dancing sort algorithms  as my favorite youtube link

Open Source explained in LEGO
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Yes we elders tried to persuade the church the same way, unfortunately we spend 2000 years convincing to no end. Good luck with modern goths! Ignorance is the first tool of mass control.
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This explains why I end up exhausted
 
Explains why I'm always so exhausted .... 
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Very good article on why we need an open internet
Net Neutrality, Algorithmic Filtering and Ferguson
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When you think trademark/copyright/patents cannot get more ridiculous .... 

Should I just trademark vowels and punctuation? It won't stop "txt msgs" but I could probably sue everyone else.
A Brooklyn artist is claiming a broad trademark in T-shirts, jackets, caps, and other apparel featuring the Greek letter, resulting in the mass, temporary removal of thousands of products from the custom t-shirt printing site Zazzle.
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This is starting to feel like the Greek punishments dealt in the Iliad, I shovel snow, more snow falls, I shovel again, more snow, I shovel again ....
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so if I stop shoveling it will stop falling?

It doesn't seem to work for my neighbors, I skate through the front of their houses to the bus stop every day.
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I'm calling it, it's a snow day
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