The internet used to be a city: it had its weird bohemian districts, its flea markets, its high-rises and back alleys. Now it's just a shopping mall, and I miss my old city so much

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Genuinely terrible to see footage of protesters outside the HoC screaming and shouting the kind of appalling language previously confined to the front pages of our newspapers.

Never put off until tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow. -- Mark Twain

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Trying to write my blog post about computing the answer to the other rope around the world problem, but find myself shaving a yak.

My phone said it wasn't raining, but I looked outside and it was. One of the few times windows proved better than Android.

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How do you end up with a small fortune at a casino? Start with a large fortune.

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@fjfish Hiya - do you have a moment to read something quickly and give me your first impressions?

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Rather pleased, last night I found a way to do the calculations for the *other* rope around the world problem in my head. Lovely.

I'm not lost, I know exactly where I am. I'm just temporarily uncertain of where everything else is.

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