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RANKED: The Rarest, Most Expensive Video Games In The World

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HardOCP shared a Business Insider slide show (one/1 ugly web page to avoid sixteen/16 clicks) that shows "RANKED: The Rarest, Most Expensive Video Games In The World -- Just because video games are fun doesn't mean they can't mean serious business.

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Interstellar 8-Track: How Voyager’s Vintage Tech Keeps Running

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MicSauce's Reddit comment mentioned an old Wired article showing "Interstellar 8-Track: How Voyager's Vintage Tech Keeps Running ... Launched in 1977, the probe is vintage space hardware. At more than 36 years old, or roughly a millennium in computer years, it's an impressive feat to have the spacecraft drifting through the material between stars. Looking at the machine's specs is a reminder of how far electronics have come in the intervening years..."

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CommandCom 2009: Louis Castle Presentation – History of Command & Conquer (C&C)

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CNCNZ.com shared three/3 embedded YouTube videos (almost 27 minutes long) showing Louis Castle's CommandCom Presentation - History of Command & Conquer (C&C) from 2009

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25 years of Microsoft Office roadkill

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InfoWorld has a 28 pages slideshow (one ugly web page showing all images) showing "25 years of Microsoft Office roadkill -- Love it or hate it, Microsoft Office has torn up the competition, leaving all manner of software carrion in its wake..."

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What did you think of Microsoft's Windows XP?

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5/Five Unemulated Computer Experiences

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Vintage Computing and Gaming shared Jason Scott's blog titled 5/"Five Unemulated Computer Experiences" -- "While I and many others work to turn the experience of emulation into one as smooth and ubiquitous as possible, inevitably the corners and back alleys of discussions about this process present people claiming that there are unemulated aspects and therefore the entire project is domed.

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Data storage -- then and now.

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/. shared a nine/9 pages Computerworld's slideshow gallery (one ugly web page) showing "Data storage -- then and now -- As the size of storage drives shrink, capacity increases -- dramatically. Here is a look at how data storage has changed over the last six/6 decades..."

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Do you currently Bitcoin?

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The Mac and other things turning 30 in 2014

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MacWorld (United Kingdom (UK)) -- "The Macintosh launched 30 years ago on January 24, 1984. The world was a different place back then. To give you an idea of what the world was like that year, here are a few other things that are turning 30 or celebrate their 30th anniversary in 2014..." and "Mac turns thirty on 24 January. For a glimpse into 1984, here are some other things turning thirty, including plenty of tech from Flash to Facebook's father..."

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Your overlord's computers are like this!

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This xkcd comic strip shows what your overlord's computers are like like the one on Friday morning PST. :/

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Screen shots of computer code from television/TV and (movie/film)s.

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Boing Boing shared a brand new web site titled Screen shots of computer code -- "Images of the computer code appearing in TV/television and films and what they really are..."

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Should Ant finally dump the 10+ years old Windows XP Pro. SP3 installation & install 64-bit Windows 7 HPE during Xmas 2013 week?

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Yes, dump XP and install 7 already!
31% (8 votes)
Yes, dump XP but use something else!
12% (3 votes)
No, wait again until Microsoft/MS drops XP support on April 8th, 2014.
0% (0 votes)
No, wait until the old Windows/hard disk drive (HDD)/something important computer related finally dies.
19% (5 votes)
No, keep going as long as possible!
27% (7 votes)
Ant should not be/stop using computers (thanks Otaking71 :P).
4% (1 vote)
I don't know. [gets slimed]
8% (2 votes)
Total votes: 26
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Half-Life Fact Files

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MarphitimusBlackimus/Marphy Black/Revenant100's YouTube channel has a playlist, with currently 24 videos and 2.5 hours, showing "Half-Life Fact Files -- Do you want to learn more about Half-Life? To see the obscure? To witness the oddities? Then, you've come to the right playlist!

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