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What do you think of Windows 10?

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Lazy Game Reviews

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Lazy Game Reviews (LGR)'s YouTube channel has a bunch of videos showing its "Opinionated reviews, commentary, and snark on games and more.

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Do you use ink refills in your inkjet printer(s)?

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Microsoft/MS Windows turned 30 years old!

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/. reported that Windows just turned 30 years old yesterday. It has a few links as well.

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X to Close

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About a year ago, Reddit share an over 1.75 years old Medium article on the designs and histories of X buttons -- "X's are everywhere in user interface (UI) design. A powerful symbol, [x] is capable of closing windows and popups, toolbars and tabs and anything else that might otherwise be cluttering up your screen.

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The life and death of the creative computer virus.

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HardOCP shared a Hopes&Fears article showing "The life and death of the creative computer virus -- The early 90's were a renaissance for a certain type of computer virus. Today, we think of a virus as an insidious thing that hides and wreaks various forms of havoc like destroying a nuclear facility; never peaking its head up intentionally. But there was a time when viruses were more playful and made their presence known with creative and occasionally funny graphics or animations via 'payloads.' We recreated the payloads of old school viruses..."

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Trash Cat

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VideoSift shared an one minute and 54 seconds cute and amusing Vimeo video showing "Trash Cat ... It's about a cat that likes to knock over trashcans.

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Demo(nstration)s -- The new danger of humanity.

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Pouet has a short and hilarious 6.5 minutes video documentary on the demo(nstration) scene on how it is "the new danger of humanity." Be sure to

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Devhumor -- Funny things that programmers do.

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[12:59pm] [Ant> heh: http://www.reddit.com/r/devhumor/top/
12:59PM [Willie> [ top scoring links : devhumor ] - www.reddit.com
[12:59pm] [Ant> Lots of funnies!
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01:08PM [Mousey> http://devhumor.com/
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Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)s show our brains shutting down when we see security prompts...

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Ars Technica reported that "Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRIs) show our brains shutting down when we see security prompts. This is your brain after repeated security warnings. Any questions?

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Bars progressing: Amusing dialog boxes with progress bars.

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Boing Boing shared Asylum Art (#1 and #2) showing various funny computers' dialog box illustrations

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The branded bug: Meet the people who name vulnerabilities.

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This ZDNet opnion article says "Summary: Opinion: As 2014 comes to a close, bugs are increasingly disclosed with catchy names and logos.

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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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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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