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Damn You, Auto Correct!

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Neatorama shares "Damn You, Autocorrect!" (has cussings and not safe for work (NSFW)) -- "If you have an iPhone, iPod, or iPad, you know how annoying the Auto Correct feature can be. It changes words without rhyme or reason, and if you're chatting with someone and hit 'send' too quickly, it can really make you look like an idiot.

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Binary of Babel -- An AMD 64-bit Linux demonstration/demo. by Segfault Garden.

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Pouet mentions a shares a three minutes and 24 seconds AMD 64-bit Linux demonstration/demo. titled "Binary of Babel" by Segfault Garden -- "This is a classical-style demo that uses over 20 different programming languges to create the effects...

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The Demoscene Documentary

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Blue's News shares The Scene Documentary's six parts YouTube video playlist (has some nudity artworks) showing its "Demoscene Documentary" in its entirety.

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The History of Activision

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This five pages IGN article talks about "The History of Activision" -- "As both a business pioneer and a creative powerhouse, Activision has left an indelible impact on gamers everywhere. From its humble beginnings as the original third-party console developer to their present day incarnation as the industry's leading publisher, Activision didn't just innovate great games over the years, it evolved the way they're produced, marketed, and sold. Without them, the industry could be a very different place..."

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Hardcore Gaming 101

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Hardcore Gaming 101 is a "classic gaming review" with all kinds of information (e.g., history), comments, screen shots/captures, downloads, etc. Note th

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The Future of Demo Art: The Demoscene in the 2010s

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Ville-Matias Heikkilä (viznut/pwp) shares his random thoughts about the future of the demoscene titled "The Future of Demo Art: The Demoscene in the 2010s" -- "In end of a decade is often regarded as an end of an era. Around the new year 2009-2010, I was thinking a lot about the future of demo art, which I have been involved with since the mid-nineties. The mental processes that led to this essay were also inspired by various events of the 2010s..."

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The Demoscene Documentary: [Future Crew] episode.

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Pouet mentioned a seventeen minutes and 10 seconds Finnish YouTube video (turn on its "Transcript" option to read the English texts to go with the video) showing a "documentary episode about the world famous Finnish demogroup, Future Crew. First presented at Assembly 2010..."

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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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Funny JavaZone Movie Trailer -- "Coders: Why do we always use .NET?"

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VideoSift shares a funny 3.25 minutes YouTube video (also on its official Web site; warning: a quick censored sex scene) showing trailer for "JavaZone" -- "Java 4-ever".

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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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Evolution of Language Through The Ages: Computer geeks/nerds and their communications.

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UserFriendly shows its comic strip on the "evolution of language through the ages"

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Malware threat reports fail to add up.

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Infosecurity recently reports that "the December malware threat reports are trickling in from vendors -- and they all appear to be different. Fortinet, Sunbelt Software, and Kaspersky all published their lists of the most prevalent malware strains for the last month of 2009, but they didn't match up, leading to an admission that users will inevitably be confused by the results..."

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