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Pixactly -- How pixactly trained are your eyes?

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Boing Boing shared "... Pixactly, an online tool that tests how well you know your pixels. Draw a box that matches the dimensions given and receive a score based on how close you are. The lower the score...the better! Sounds easy, right? Pixactly."

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World of Warcraft (WoW): Looking for Group Documentary

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Yesterday, an 1 hour and 1.75 minutes YouTube video (has some cussings) was released to show "World of Warcraft: Looking for Group Documentary -- An all-new documentary celebrating 10 years of adventure, camaraderie, and /dancing on mailboxes all around Azeroth.

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Command & Conquer (C&C) Trivia

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CNCNZ.com shared a five/5 pages article titled "Command & Conquer (C&C) Trivia ... one of the biggest and longest running franchises in gaming history. With a grand legacy, and a cult following, there is bound to be something about your favourite franchise that you don’t know.

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2/Two funny images related to computer tech(nical) support.

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Note: This will get (dirt/raunch)y/sewer. ;)

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10:01AM [Mousey] https://imgur.com/gallery/is0Kk9y
10:01AM [Flexo] [Link Info] title: "But... Plugging in cables is so hard!" -
          Imgur
10:02AM [Mousey] buttplugging cables are actually pretty flexible
10:06AM [m4tic] I ahve a lenovo with a esata right next to the usb... I give
          it the ole' reach around and am like: "wtf, why is this usb not
          working"... Oh, i put it in the wrong hole (again)
10:08AM [FngSaiYuk (remove AQFL to e-mail] hope it enjoyed it
10:08AM [FngSaiYuk] and didn't slap u instead
10:09AM [m4tic] always go slow
10:09AM [FngSaiYuk] and always w/lube
10:09AM [FngSaiYuk] plenty of lube
10:09AM [m4tic] hehe
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10:29AM [Mousey] https://xkcd.com/627/
10:29AM [Flexo] [Link Info] title: xkcd: Tech Support Cheat Sheet
10:30AM [Mousey] think i might just print this out
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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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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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Obama Takes His Shutdown Government to the Apple Store

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Jason Gauci (MAMEhub's developer)'s Google+ post shared a funny one minute and 41 seconds YouTube video showing President Barack Obama taking his shutdown government to Apple Store -- "AppleCare, Obamacare...

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