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    Worked at Texas instruments for about 7 years, have worked at current job for 6 and I still feel funny sometimes sitting at my desk not wearing those blue shoe covers we used to have to wear to enter the building at Texas Instruments. Like I should still be wearing them, it's weird.
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    What if there were a virus that turned figurative and all non-literal speech into reality. So, for instance, after saying, "I have a splitting headache!" my head would literally split open and my brains would drop out onto the floor.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Poki View Post
    Worked at Texas instruments for about 7 years, have worked at current job for 6 and I still feel funny sometimes sitting at my desk not wearing those blue shoe covers we used to have to wear to enter the building at Texas Instruments. Like I should still be wearing them, it's weird.
    Did you build and program graphing calculators? Seems like it would be a cool place to work.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Lark View Post
    This is possibly going to sound ridiculous but I wonder if anyone in their vast and broad ranging study has encountered any good books on the protocols of the elders of zion? I dont really want to read the thing itself because I'm pretty sure its vile racist propaganda, the same way that no matter how interested I may be in politics I dont ever want to read Mein Kampf, but I'm interested in what the document is and what its origins were, I understand, for instance, that it was originally attributed to bonapartists, or French republicans, and could just be a list of conservative or right wing traditionalists fears about a vague "them" who want to destroy "all they hold dear", as a consequence I'm interested in how the "they" and what "they hold dear" both evolve over time.

    Actually, it was the Russian Tsarist secret police. Neither the Germans nor the French had anything to do with it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Starcrash View Post
    Did you build and program graphing calculators? Seems like it would be a cool place to work.
    No, I was an equipment technician in the photolithography group. I fixed the equipment that was kinda like developing film. The cheap end of our tools was about 20million a piece and went upwards to 120 million a piece. It basically transferred the pattern from a mask to the wafer and developed it using lasers. Was an R&D fab so at the time it was cutting edge technology...I think it was 32nm at the time. Worked in the clean room, you know when you see those Intel commercials where employees are covered head to toe in a white smock.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Starcrash View Post
    What if there were a virus that turned figurative and all non-literal speech into reality. So, for instance, after saying, "I have a splitting headache!" my head would literally split open and my brains would drop out onto the floor.
    I heard so many times people saying that it is "the end of the world"...
    “The world is full of obvious things which nobody by any chance ever observes." A.C. Doyle


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    I looked out this morning and the sun was gone
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    Casual sex and cheating network Ashley Madison has reportedly been hacked, compromising the user databases, financial records, and private details of the service's owners and 37 million users.


    I should be appalled that such a site exists but I'm too busy laughing.

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    what's the big deal about autism?

    I mean, seriously... I have to do a special 2 hour course on it, while all of the other special populations are jammed into one hour long unit...
    “Oh, we're always alright. You remember that. We happen to other people.” -Terry Pratchett

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wixiw View Post
    I should be appalled that such a site exists but I'm too busy laughing.

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