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Wednesday, May 20, 2015

The Cloud is cloudy


Clouds are unpredictable, though we know what they do and how they do it. Their shapes are as puzzling as they are inspiring, and sometimes I'm as puzzled as I'm inspired by the potential — and dangers — of cloud computing, namely storing all your stuff on someone else's home. It's all very confusing.
Like a cloud.

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The bionic man is real, though he looks nothing like you'd think from reading that.
Can you sue your boss for sending you an email at 8:30 p.m.? Pretty please?
Fusion says Snapchat "is going to be huge" in the 2016 election because Fusion is trying too hard to and it's confusing "used" with "huge." Then again, I once wrote a pol-sci paper in 1999 trying to make the case that the Internet was going to be huge in presidential elections and the teacher was all, like, "lololol sure kid sure." College is confusing.
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The Four:
* Congratulations, recent college grads! All your teachers were wrong! Now go get a jorb.
* Beers. 
* OHAI Catskill Mountail Railroad Commenters who will never stop commenting! I have not forgotten you.
StopSmartMetersWoodstock is a thing.
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One cat: Confused.


Yesterday's Internet, Today! confuses metaphors and conceits.

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