"Owing to this restriction, the system could only display three splendidly playful one-word error messages: users received a “WHAT?” if their BASIC code had a syntax error, a “HOW?” if their requested input was unrecognizable, and a “SORRY” if the machine exceeded its memory capacity. " Yugoslavian homebrew 1980s microcomputer / https://tribunemag.co.uk/2020/07/make-your-own-self-managed-socialist-microcomputer

Socialism’s DIY Computer

The Galaksija computer was a craze in 1980s Yugoslavia, inspiring thousands...

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TIL there are three kinds of target for violent acts: people, property, and police

Essex chief constable, Ben-Julian Harrington issued a tough declaration: “We will not tolerate violence in our communities, whether that’s against people, whether it’s against property or, indeed, against police officers"

Weird phrasing. https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2020/jun/11/blm-organisers-call-off-london-event-to-prevent-clashes-with-far-right

BLM organisers call off London event to avoid clashes with far right

Black Lives Matters activists say hate groups plan to target protests and...

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I like to read The Guardian because their biases are so often congruent with mine

the daughter of a New York real estate billionaire opined: “In my own life, I have found that my greatest personal growth has arisen from times of discomfort and uncertainty.” https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2020/jun/06/ivanka-trump-cancel-culture-kansas-speech

Ivanka Trump complains of 'cancel culture' after university cancels her speech

WSU Tech stops first daughter’s commencement speech amid criticism of Donald...

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