atomic_fungus (atomic_fungus) wrote,

#6970: Christmas Eve

Very nice day so far. More on that later.

We're officially in the "no politics" zone, so I am posting these links in order to revisit them at a later time:

Canadian learns how shitty socialized medicine actually is.

Econazi Greta claims that the Australian brush fire was caused by global warming.

It actually happened because the continent was deforested by aborigines about 65,000 years ago.

In his third bullet point Pixy Misa talks about how the latest Mac Pro doesn't have expandable storage. The original Mac wasn't supposed to be expandable, either. Steve Jobs famously insisted that no one would ever need more than 128k of RAM.

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I have to admit that if someone asked me for a job and gave me one of these at his interview I'd be tempted to hire him on the spot. It takes a lot of practical knowledge to make a computer on a business card work.

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Fourth. Fourth fundamental force. Gravity is an emergent property of curved space-time.

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"God make you mighty, gentlemen". Wow. That makes a lot more sense than the areligious explanation in the Mannheim Steamroller liner notes.

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The 10" track sections I ordered Friday arrived today. I'm going to go put the train together now.

And the result?

Heh. Merry Christmas, everyone.

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