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Well, this is it. We’ve finally done it. Our dauntless unflinching quest for brevity has reached a new plane of existence. 

First we distilled literature into cliff notes and movies. We distilled the movies into “Blank in 3 seconds” youtube versions. We shortened text to 160 characters with SMS. Then 140 with twitter. 

But this is a breakthrough. Zero characters, people. Zero. 

The entirety of human communication, societal knowledge and collective intelligence distilled into a single syllable. Yo. There’s nothing it can fully express and nothing it can’t partially express. There’s no right and wrong, no good and evil, only Yo. Ying and yang have become one and a new era of humanity is at hand. Hold on to your butts. 

TL;DR - Yo

(Seriously an actual app



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Next time I get fired, I’m going to refuse to accept it unless it happens thusly. 

Next time I get fired, I’m going to refuse to accept it unless it happens thusly. 



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That’s not okay, AMC. Not cool.

That’s not okay, AMC. Not cool.



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In case you wanted to know what the inside of a communications satellite looks like. 

In case you wanted to know what the inside of a communications satellite looks like. 



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WHY WOULD YOU BUILD THIS?



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In an unrelated story: the view out my bathroom window is so picturesque right now that it’s making me uneasy.

In an unrelated story: the view out my bathroom window is so picturesque right now that it’s making me uneasy.



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gifthorsedentistry:

I’m really, really sorry. 

Trolling. Not Trolling. 



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Oh.

Oh.



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heintzcr:

I did a stupid thing yesterday. 

backstory: My cat Charlie has feline diabtetes and needs isnulin twice a day. And sometimes she likes to make yourself hard to find.

This is perfect. 



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I have so many questions. 

I have so many questions. 



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I forgot to post a picture of these knockoff beats with the best slogan I’ve ever seen on a product ever.



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This is the closest a computer has ever come to saying “Please do not press this button again” to me. 

This is the closest a computer has ever come to saying “Please do not press this button again” to me. 



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Achievement Unlocked: Successfully Maxed out processors on brand new Mac Pro tube, rendering it functionally unusable for the time being.  

Achievement Unlocked: Successfully Maxed out processors on brand new Mac Pro tube, rendering it functionally unusable for the time being.  



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This is on my work machine labeled “Test-Video.mov”
I forget why I made it, but - As far as I can tell the only test it would work for is “How fast can I give a video engineer a stroke” 

This is on my work machine labeled “Test-Video.mov”

I forget why I made it, but - As far as I can tell the only test it would work for is “How fast can I give a video engineer a stroke” 



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Apparently google added this feature in august that shows usage over time for different words - and I’m really glad that I have confirmation that “Tomfoolery” is indeed on the upswing. 

Apparently google added this feature in august that shows usage over time for different words - and I’m really glad that I have confirmation that “Tomfoolery” is indeed on the upswing.