• @yokonzo
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    2923 days ago

    Dai-sy… Dai-sy… Give m-e you-r a-n-swer dooo-oo

    • @profdc9
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      1723 days ago

      My mind is going. I can feel it.

  • @Shard
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    1322 days ago

    Bro caught an IRL missingno

  • @Buddahriffic
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    1122 days ago

    Kinda cool how you can see the DDR channel width in those images.

  • @scottywh
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    1123 days ago

    Lol…

    The first time I installed an internal modem like 30osh years ago…

    While shit was still on!

    It did not go well…

      • @scottywh
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        1022 days ago

        It did not in fact “work itself out”…

          • @scottywh
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            922 days ago

            Morgan Freeman voice: it was not in fact “fine”

            • @Opisek
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              Ok but did you try banging it from the top two three times.

              • @scottywh
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                321 days ago

                Percussive maintenance, much like reboots, cannot really fix everything…

                …contrary to popular belief.

  • pocopene
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    822 days ago

    I wonder how much of a brain is needed to tell it’s from its.

    • @[email protected]
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      1722 days ago

      Quite a big one actually, natural language processing is very difficult. It took until the past couple years to solve that one properly. There is a reason only humans have a complex language.

      Having the same sound be spelled two different ways is a flaw of the writing system. The spoken word is always the real language in linguistic terms. If the writing system is hard to understand or to use then it’s a bad system. Hangul is much better from what I understand, as it always reflects the way something is pronounced.

      • @pikmeir
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        As someone who can speak Korean, Hangul is much better but it also does not perfectly reflect the way it’s pronounced unfortunately. On the surface it appears so at first, but because there are numerous sound change rules most things you read will be pronounced slightly differently than they’re written in real usage. Still though it’s better than what English does.

        • @[email protected]
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          122 days ago

          Thanks for that information. Perhaps no writing system is truly perfect, but it’s good to know that at least something better is possible.

      • pocopene
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        122 days ago

        None of us here have invented the rules of the English language (or, for that matter, any other language). But once these rules are given, let’s try to use them as best as we can.

        I refuse to believe that distinguishing between “its” and “it’s” is complicated (you just need to know that “it’s” is a contraction of “it is”). Rather, I believe that most people simply don’t want to take their 0.01 seconds to think of the correct case: “I’ll be understood just the same.”

        Or in other words: I’m sure that if you gave a prize of, say, $100 to a group of people for correctly placing “its/it’s” in a hundred sentences, more than 90% would do it correctly in all of them.

        From my point of view, the number of times “its/it’s” is written incorrectly does not measure how difficult the English language is but rather the number of people who bother to try to write it correctly.

        • @[email protected]
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          422 days ago

          Nah its/it’s actually trips me up a lot because ‘its’ is an exception to the possessive apostrophe rule. What really gets me is seeing someone use a possessive apostrophe on a plural s. That is inexcusable.

          • @[email protected]
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            022 days ago

            But what about “its” that does show possession? Do you use an apostrophe there?

            Example: a dog and its(?) tail.

            • @[email protected]
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              222 days ago

              No, I’m fairly certain you would not use an apostrophe there. That’s what trips me up though because, at least in my mind, ‘it’ takes the place of the possessive noun in that clause and therefore it should have an apostrophe. but god forbid the spelling remain consistent between the two 🙄

              • @[email protected]
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                022 days ago

                That’s what I was thinking too; that ‘it’ is clearly referencing the dog and is therefore possessive. English is so weird lol

        • Wereduck
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          422 days ago

          If its and it’s are used “incorrectly” long enough, it’s possible the conjunction will lose the ’ through use. Descriptive vs prescriptive etc.

          Also, in response to the person you are responding too, there are advantages for our writing system not being entirely phonetic, namely that different dialects of English that may not be easily interintelligible via spoken word are interintelligible via writing. Like a weaker form of the same benefit of the Chinese writing system.

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          That’s the opposite of what an apostrophe is normally used for, to show possession. So it’s not actually a well thought out use of an apostrophe, as it’s completely unclear if it’s a contraction or possessive. As I said, this is a badly constructed writing system.

          Nobody does invent the rules for English. There are several versions used in different countries, which is generally based on how people use it in everyday life. Eventually the whole it’s/its thing will disappear as the language evolves. At least I hope that will happen if idiot language pedants like you fuck off.

          Edit: It’s been pointed out to me that apostrophes used for contractions are more common than apostrophes used for possession. I still don’t think it changes the argument that we shouldn’t be using the same symbol for both, or that a language’s writing system should be simple and follow the pronunciation.

          • @[email protected]
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            what an apostrophe is normally used for, to show possession

            As someone who has learned bits of multiple languages I’ll push back on this: contractions are an apostrophes main purpose in both English and every other language, it’s the possessive use that’s weird. (I should be clear that I’m counting languages that use an apostrophe to denote a gutteral sound in the middle of a word as being basically a contraction, as that’s generally what they get kinda pronounced as in English)

            I bet if you Google it then it’s gonna turn out the possessive is an ancient ass contraction

          • pocopene
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            022 days ago

            Idiot language pedant? I mean, the difference between it’s/its is just a matter of basic grammar. We’re not talking here about some obscure feature of the English language. And to be honest, the “fuck off” part was kind of off-key, if you ask me.

            • @[email protected]
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              122 days ago

              It doesn’t matter how common it is. You’ve missed the point completely. The fact it’s so common yet people constantly get it mixed up is just more evidence that it’s a bad part of the writing system.

  • @Lycist
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    623 days ago

    The Brain Organoids dislike this.

    • The Picard ManeuverOP
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      “It’s” is being used as “It is” in this case.

      (Edit: Oh, you mean the second one! Yeah, that’s wrong.)

  • @[email protected]
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    522 days ago

    you can swap ram while a device is on if you do it early enough in the boot process. on some you can do it even while just in bios! probably not worth it to find out if it works on your device though, this was in 2017 or so on like 2013 devices.

  • Kairos
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    523 days ago

    I would like one of these as a wallpaper