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*[https://twitter.com/foone/status/1270070014482079746 Waterproof Connectors]
 
*[https://twitter.com/foone/status/1270070014482079746 Waterproof Connectors]
 
*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1302170837701726209 Old IBM computer controllers, with a tangent into how Williams Tubes Memory worked]
 
*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1302170837701726209 Old IBM computer controllers, with a tangent into how Williams Tubes Memory worked]
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1357479753083547653 Anti-barking devices, mice, and USB drives]
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1369062704372084738 Cat carriers & backpacks]
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1379249358697160704 TOSLINK for your phone! USB Pottery Wheels! Fiber optic mice!]
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1381876137807151104 Anime Bodysuits of horror, mannequins with no eyes, and the Palace of Meat]
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1434150049303257092 Android head units/in-car infotainment units are strange, and you must enjoy the special smooth]
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==ADHD==
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1433825384869416962 ADHD and the "I don't know what time is" logic that causes anxiety]
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1435288117590720513 Being a detective about your own life, and why you shouldn't worry if you find ADHD stories relatable]
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1391783496570441732 You can't mail Adderall, you just gotta be really good at scheduling when to pick it up and remembering to do that.]
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1420966843829821452 I either have ADHD or I am living in a haunted house which is playing fruit jokes on me]
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1401164075787116544 I'm vague about what I'm doing because I don't want to lose the motivation]
  
 
==Biology==
 
==Biology==
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1319716912129949697 Electron Beam Irradiators, Radiation Doesn't ZigZag, Pigs With Nukes, and Keep Your Head Out Of Particle Accelerators]
 
*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1319716912129949697 Electron Beam Irradiators, Radiation Doesn't ZigZag, Pigs With Nukes, and Keep Your Head Out Of Particle Accelerators]
 
*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1328702631364083713 Gender security, nuclear weapon arming/protection, nuclear submarines and the Scud missile]
 
*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1328702631364083713 Gender security, nuclear weapon arming/protection, nuclear submarines and the Scud missile]
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1407464621154267143 Soviet Ekranoplans: A simple guide to telling them apart]
  
 
==Computer Displays==
 
==Computer Displays==
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*[https://twitter.com/foone/status/1259295796245098497 Bubble Memory: The Next Big Thing that Never Was]
 
*[https://twitter.com/foone/status/1259295796245098497 Bubble Memory: The Next Big Thing that Never Was]
 
*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1324057690029477888 HP LaserJet Font Cartridges and Dot Matrix Printers]
 
*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1324057690029477888 HP LaserJet Font Cartridges and Dot Matrix Printers]
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1353713965650432000 Sony's Optical Disc Archive cartridge, and the history of Optical Libraries]
  
 
==Computer Programming/Engineering==
 
==Computer Programming/Engineering==
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*[https://twitter.com/foone/status/1263258295575298048 The horrors of hacking and my dad's deathtrap van]
 
*[https://twitter.com/foone/status/1263258295575298048 The horrors of hacking and my dad's deathtrap van]
 
*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1322574159860297728 Bad ideas for networks, like water or bullets instead of wires]
 
*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1322574159860297728 Bad ideas for networks, like water or bullets instead of wires]
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1374088629224579075 How many crabs do we need to run Doom?]
  
 
==Chemical Elements==
 
==Chemical Elements==
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1321515938034843649 The phrasing of Oregon Trail memes, and some history of Apple II ports]
 
*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1321515938034843649 The phrasing of Oregon Trail memes, and some history of Apple II ports]
 
*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1323312481331105792 The characters in Super Mario Bros 2 have alien parasites in their eyes]
 
*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1323312481331105792 The characters in Super Mario Bros 2 have alien parasites in their eyes]
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1372766463556083715 Unisex Duke Nukem 3D Bathrooms, and all the tricks used to make mirrors and lakes work in the Build engine]
  
 
==Gender==
 
==Gender==
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*[https://twitter.com/foone/status/1196819489209237505 Why I had to virus scan my own files or lose a couple million dollars]
 
*[https://twitter.com/foone/status/1196819489209237505 Why I had to virus scan my own files or lose a couple million dollars]
 
*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1351607066217992193 Working for the government was like trying to solve an endless series of programming challenges]
 
*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1351607066217992193 Working for the government was like trying to solve an endless series of programming challenges]
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1011683234810195968 The FBI is probably spying on furries, or Why They Tried To Get Me Fired]
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1411743040247631878 The placement of weather stations is a Political Issue and also Printers are bad]
  
 
==US History & Politics==
 
==US History & Politics==
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1270777994689167360 The JWST is coded in Javascript running on an iMac and that makes me angry]
 
*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1270777994689167360 The JWST is coded in Javascript running on an iMac and that makes me angry]
 
*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1343256834925162496 McDonald's JWST machine broke... which makes me angry]
 
*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1343256834925162496 McDonald's JWST machine broke... which makes me angry]
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1371494844724613122 Google says you can get a "good telescope" for only 2.5 billion, and that makes me angry.]
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1400101582331514899 It got delayed again, and I blame nazis, who make me angry]
  
 
==Linguistics==
 
==Linguistics==
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1319281030063292424 Nintendo Famicom Disk System copy protection/bootlegs, sex machines, explaining PG&E fires to aliens, and alien socialists quarantining earth for the most dangerous meme of all]
 
*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1319281030063292424 Nintendo Famicom Disk System copy protection/bootlegs, sex machines, explaining PG&E fires to aliens, and alien socialists quarantining earth for the most dangerous meme of all]
 
*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1340018870749294592 Kira from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Ivanova from Babylon 5 meet up for coffee]
 
*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1340018870749294592 Kira from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Ivanova from Babylon 5 meet up for coffee]
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1357385826561232896 Spock's name, and old computers in the far future of Star Trek]
  
 
==Thrifting==
 
==Thrifting==

Revision as of 18:10, 7 September 2021

I like to ramble about things on twitter. Sometimes these are interesting long threads, so I'm going to try to collect them here.

Aliexpress/ebay/amazon is full of Weird Junk

ADHD

Biology

Calendars

The Cold War & Radiation

Computer Displays

Computer Keyboards & Mice & Joysticks

Computer History

Computer Programming/Engineering

Chemical Elements

Electronics

Fiction Writing

Flea Market (Electronics/De Anza)

Floppy Disks

Games

Gender

My Government Job

US History & Politics

The James Webb Ground Device

Linguistics

Magazines

Misc Science

Money

Music

Personal History

Religion

Space Science

Science Fiction & Anime

Thrifting

Video, Film, & Television