General Computing

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Should ants, including your overlord, be using computers?

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Undo, cut, and paste in real-life.

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So Much Pun shows a photograph/photo. of real-life ctrl-

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Computer Version of Noah's Ark.

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ReverendFun shares its funny comic strip showing the computer version of Noah's Ark.

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Your overlord wants to work for Ed's Super Fix-It!

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VideoSift shares a two minutes potty mouth LiveLeak video showing a television (TV) commercial/spot/advertisement (ad.) for "Ed's Super Fix-It

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The Great Operating System (OS) Games

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/. shares a twenty-one slides Technologizer gallery titled "The Great Operating System (OS) Games" -- "They may not be the fanciest computer games of all time, but untold billions of hours of productivity have been lost to them over the past four decades.

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Typographic mustaches -- A handy identification poster.

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Boing Boing shares buyable agirlnametor's poster showing "personalities of fonts"

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A list of commercial products that included malware.

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rationallyPARANOID has a list of commercial products that included malware since 2000.

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Robocop ran DOS - and other movie code decoded.

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Digg shares NetworkWorld's ten pages slide show showing real-life computer screens in movies -- "Virtually no sci-fi/science fiction or action flick these days is complete without a computer scene showing a few screens of mysterious scrolling text and a 3D wire-frame model.

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XKCD Comic Strip -- Workaround

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This XKCD comic strip shows what your overlord and other computer people/geeks/nerds go through with support

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Helping other people's computers at work...

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This Dilbert comic strip shows why your overlord doesn't help with other people's computers

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Your My Documents

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VideoSift shares a two minutes and six seconds Funny or Die video titled "Your My Documents" -- "A simple lesson in technology."

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Graphics Card Hierarchy Chart

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Blue's News share a Tom's Hardware article showing its "graphics card hierarchy chart ... which groups graphics cards with similar overall performance levels into tiers. The top tier contains the highest-performing cards available and performance decreases as you go down the tiers from there.

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The Secret Origin of Windows

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/. shares a three page Technologizer article titled "The Secret Origin of Windows" -- "A quarter century ago, Windows wasn't everywhere. In fact, some were doubtful it would ever ship at all. And Tandy Trower was there.

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An interview with Jim Reekes, the creator of the Apple startup sound.

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VideoSift shares an eleven minutes and 50 seconds Vimeo video and a 57.25 minutes long YouTube video (both cussings and is mostly in English) of an interview with the creator of the Apple startup sounds

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From Paper Tape to Data Sticks: The Evolution of Removable Storage.

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This 21 (not 24) slides NetworkWorld presentation show shares "the evolution of removable storage" -- "Over the years, people have tried to transfer information from one computer to another in a dizzying number of ways. Here's a look at some of the best, along with others that time forgot.

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