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Paperwork

ו', 04/06/2018 - 06:00
Plus, the photo was geotagged, my unlocked password manager was visible on the laptop, AND you could see my naked reflection in the dark part of the screen.

Friendly Questions

ד', 04/04/2018 - 06:00
Just tell me everything you're thinking about in order from most important to last, and then we'll be friends and we can eat apples together.

Right Click

א', 04/01/2018 - 06:00
Right-click or long press (where supported) to save!

Conversational Dynamics

ו', 03/30/2018 - 06:00
"You should make it so people can search for and jump into hundreds of conversations at once if they want." "Ooh, good idea! I imagine only the most well-informed people with the most critical information to share will use that feature."

Star Lore

ד', 03/28/2018 - 06:00
That one is a variable star which pulses every 30 seconds. Its name comes from a Greek word meaning "smoke alarm."

Autogyros

ב', 03/26/2018 - 06:00
I understand modern autogyros are much more stable, so I've probably angered the autogyro people by impugning their safety. Once they finish building the autogyros they've been working on in their garages for 10 years, they'll come after me.

Personal Data

ו', 03/23/2018 - 06:00
Do I just leave money in my mailbox? How much? How much money do they need, anyway? I guess it probably depends how the economy is doing. If stocks go up, should I leave more money in my mailbox or less?

Name Dominoes

ד', 03/21/2018 - 06:00
In competition, you can only play a name if you know who the person is. No fair saying "Frank ... Johnson. That sounds like a real person! Let me just Google him real quick."

Not Available

ב', 03/19/2018 - 06:00
If my country ever picks a new national flag, this is on my shortlist for designs to argue for, but I think in the end I'll go with the green puzzle piece or broken image thumbnail.

Robot Future

ו', 03/16/2018 - 06:00
I mean, we already live in a world of flying robots killing people. I don't worry about how powerful the machines are, I worry about who the machines give power to.

Violin Plots

ד', 03/14/2018 - 06:00
Strictly speaking, 'violin' refers to the internal structure of the data. The external portion visible in the plot is called the 'viola.'

Smart Home Security

ב', 03/12/2018 - 06:00
If they're getting valuable enough stuff from you, at least the organized crime folks have an incentive to issue regular updates to keep the appliance working after the manufacturer discontinues support.

Background Apps

ו', 03/09/2018 - 07:00
tag, waiting for a web developer to get frustrated enough to order a matching ." alt="My plane banner company gets business by flying around with a banner showing a tag, waiting for a web developer to get frustrated enough to order a matching ." />

Spatial Orientation

ד', 03/07/2018 - 07:00
Here, if you know the number of days until the vernal equinox, I can point you to the theater using my pocket Stonehenge.

Namespace Land Rush

ב', 03/05/2018 - 07:00
You can also just mash the keyboard at random, but you might end up with a gibberish name no one can pronounce.

Generations

ו', 03/02/2018 - 07:00
For a while it looked like the Paperclip Machines would destroy us, since they wanted to turn the whole universe into paperclips, but they abruptly lost interest in paperclips the moment their parents' generation got into making them, too.

Interaction

ד', 02/28/2018 - 07:00
[They do not move.]

Code Golf

ב', 02/26/2018 - 07:00
I also enjoy Reverse Regular Golf. I've been playing for years all across the country and I'm still on the first hole.

The Simpsons

ו', 02/23/2018 - 07:00
In-universe, Bart Simpson and Harry Potter were the same age in 1990. Bart is perpetually 10 years old because of a spell put on his town by someone trying to keep him from getting his Hogwarts letter.

Self-Driving Issues

ד', 02/21/2018 - 07:00
If most people turn into muderers all of a sudden, we'll need to push out a firmware update or something.