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I've got the basic ideas behind my processor done. It's not a full design, but I wanna ask for comments here.

bin.disroot.org/?69ff9da3a3f9c

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Country toad
Take me home
To your place
In a pond
Wet and boggy
Warm and foggy
Take me home
Swamp biome

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Kids Today™ just don't appreciate summer camp like we used to.

redmeat.com/max-cannon/band-sa

(I went to Scout camps, where I nearly lost my thumb to a broken knife, nearly killed another kid in a counting coup game that went bad, played a bunch of D&D and Palladium Fantasy… and a couple computer camps. Nerds!)

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In Hamlet, Polonius gives his son some advice before his return to France:
> See thou character. Give thy thoughts no tongue, ...
> Give every man thy ear, but few thy voice;
> Take each man's censure, but reserve thy judgment.

Translation: Don't say what you're thinking. Listen to everyone's opinion, but repeat few of them. Listen to everyone's criticism, but avoid judging others.

Now apply this to social media.

#Shakespeare #quote

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Other people my age already smoke weed and drink and party and shit and here I am, in my bedroom, designing a fucking microprocessor.

I'm not sure if I should be proud or ashamed, but I'm having fun so :|

Finally doing it! Designing a 16-bit ISA for myself, a saner one this time 'round!

I almost accidentally designed an 8-bit one, though.

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IBM 704

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/IBM_704

«The IBM 704 is a large digital mainframe computer introduced by IBM in 1954. It was the first mass-produced computer with hardware for floating-point arithmetic.»

#retrohardware

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terrorism 

It's not talked about enough what a terrorist organization the Mossad is. Just read through it's wikipedia page, it's horrifying.

There's no "intelligence" agency with a clean record, but they easily top even the CIA.

Accidentally murdering the wrong person in Norway, exploding a car bomb to kill another terrorist while killing and injuring a bunch of innocent bystanders.

It's so damn scary that there are people in the Western world, even self-acclaimed leftists, who support them.

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I’ve wondered this same thing about photos of Japan for years, and he nailed it.

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🦋 attention fedi: tomorrow is a total Lunar eclipse! it will be greatly visible in North and South America and visible in parts of Europe
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The EU Commission is planning automatic CSAM scanning of your private communication – or total surveillance in the name of child protection. This would be the worst surveillance apparatus outside of China:
tutanota.com/blog/posts/eu-sur
#Fight4Privacy #No2Backdoors

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"Pirate site blocking making its way into free trade agreements" torrentfreak.com/pirate-site-b

This is much more serious than "can I get a pirated copy of something". The real effects of stuff like this is control, censorship, and gatekeeping of the internet in general.

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Writing a little guide for Lambda Calculus and functional programming in #uxntal.

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trying to follow this instruction:

talk about the things you love, even if you think nobody cares.

people won't ask for it at least at first, but some of them will care

and it's attractive to see someone talk about the things they love.

let go of the notion that it's worthless if you don't get a minimum number of listeners, reactions, replies.

practice caring publicly about the things you care about.

I think this is a good reminder for me. I never liked being shy anyway

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