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Maggs on Twitter: “Had to get a bucket to catch all the dropped packets.… “

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/07/01

[WayBack] Maggs on Twitter: “Had to get a bucket to catch all the dropped packets.… “

To me it seemed the bitbucket was the final destination of /dev/null, but others chimed in as well:

 

Apart from my [WayBack] Jeroen Pluimers on Twitter: “Is that where /dev/null ends?… “, it totally reminded me of the below Dilbert strip which I could not find at first. So I was glad with [WayBack] David Sheryn Twitter: dilbert.com/strip/1996-05-02.

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Sulfur Argon Calcium Samarium

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/06/10

Got this from a friend: Sulfur Argon Calcium Samarium (SArCaSm): the Primary Elements of Humor.

Of course there is Iridium Oxygen Nitrogen Yttrium (IrONy) as well.

–jeroen

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The two states of a programmer, a superposition

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/06/01

I have no idea how old it is, but it is still so true:

The two states of a programmer:

  • I am God.
  • I have no idea what I am doing.

Every programmer exists in a superposition of these two states. The exit code will determine which.

I saved the reddit thread of the image, and would love to know who to attribute the quote and image to.

[WayBack] Every programmer exists in a superposition of these two states. The exit code will determine which. : ProgrammerHumor.

[WayBack] Reddit image lno93dc8d5c21.jpg (600×450):

–jeroen

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Happy Towel Day: today is the 42nd towel day in remembrance of a truly remarkable author.

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/05/25

Happy Towel Day!

Today is the 42nd towel day in remembrance of a truly remarkable author.

jeroen

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Certified Secure – XS4ALL Challenge

Posted by jpluimers on 2021/04/23

This was a cool one a few years back: [WayBack] Certified Secure – XS4ALL Challenge

–jeroen

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