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*[https://twitter.com/foone/status/1156392702725902336 How does your computer figure out what monitor you plugged in?]
 
*[https://twitter.com/foone/status/1156392702725902336 How does your computer figure out what monitor you plugged in?]
 
*[https://twitter.com/foone/status/1133807436077314048 Planar graphics and why they were used]
 
*[https://twitter.com/foone/status/1133807436077314048 Planar graphics and why they were used]
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1333528312937803778 Do lights in games use real electricity? Yes, maybe, it depends, no.]
  
 
==Computer Keyboards & Mice & Joysticks==
 
==Computer Keyboards & Mice & Joysticks==
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1185239940348530689 Why I don't think the US military is fully off floppy disks, why they used them in the first place, and why there's so much weather data from Alaska]
 
*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1185239940348530689 Why I don't think the US military is fully off floppy disks, why they used them in the first place, and why there's so much weather data from Alaska]
 
*[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]
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1351607066217992193 Working for the government was like trying to solve an endless series of programming challenges]
  
 
==US History & Politics==
 
==US History & Politics==
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1012086962512015362 Can we launch (no pun intended) a kickstarter for NASA to launch the JWST? Because the funding problems make me angry]
 
*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1012086962512015362 Can we launch (no pun intended) a kickstarter for NASA to launch the JWST? Because the funding problems make 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/1270777994689167360 The JWST is coded in Javascript running on an iMac and that makes me angry]
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1343256834925162496 McDonald's JWST machine broke... which makes me angry]
  
 
==Linguistics==
 
==Linguistics==
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1279893046692216832 How do you find the direction to Mecca? What if you're in space?]
 
*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1279893046692216832 How do you find the direction to Mecca? What if you're in space?]
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1339678493295091712 Continuity planning for the post-Rapture world]
  
 
==Space Science==
 
==Space Science==
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1004504262389297152 Mechanical animation of Evangelion]
 
*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1004504262389297152 Mechanical animation of Evangelion]
 
*[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]
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*[https://twitter.com/Foone/status/1340018870749294592 Kira from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and Ivanova from Babylon 5 meet up for coffee]
  
 
==Thrifting==
 
==Thrifting==

Latest revision as of 22:38, 19 January 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

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