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    What are the best tips for learning Python within one month?

    i've got a handle on the python language itself, but what i need to learn now are algorithms and patterns. what's a recommended book for this? (guess it doesn't need to be python... any language that's practical [like, say, C++] would be fine)
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    Even more to see here (now)

    i'm going to call that color 'shop grey'
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    free PC games (steam)

    i would be interested!
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    Release Iter Vehemens ad Necem

    this game was pretty fantastic. i'll have to check out the 'updated' version.
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    Server Upgrade

    Seattle, WA, US: Ping statistics for 95.217.255.75: Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0% loss), Approximate round trip times in milli-seconds: Minimum = 160ms, Maximum = 160ms, Average = 160ms Ping statistics for 88.99.27.96: Packets: Sent = 4, Received = 4, Lost = 0 (0%...
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    free PC games (steam)

    may i get DotT and Pony Island?
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    Good dumb mobile retro-gaming console? What do you use now?

    what's a good place to get modded/Pandora batteries for the PSP these days? i have a working PSP-1000 but the battery is about shot.
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    Bitcoin

    this fraction of a BTC was given to me by someone else last year (who worked at a BTC-related startup). as Levi supposed, i just transferred it out of my account. i haven't done any mining in some years now.
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    Bitcoin

    i finally made my first BTC purchase: Pyra preorder. ED, invest wisely!
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    GOG.com

    speaking of globalized shopping days, "Singles Day" (started in China) on November 11 is starting to become a thing in the US
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    Children's Books - A non-exhaustive listing of some good ones

    the original Winnie-ther-Pooh books - excellent illustrations, satisfying stories, and the narration is quite sarky.
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    The Keyboard Thread

    this is the $28 ten-keyless mechanical i bought last year (with knock-off Cherry MX Blue switches): i can't say i have any complaints about it, aside from the fact that the keycap paint is kinda cheap feeling, but it hasn't worn off after 10 months of use. good key action, steel front plate...
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    AtGames' Sega Genesis Flashback Console - Reviews

    you are likely thinking of the second Atari Flashback, which had the nice joysticks (the first one had the weird Atari 5200-like controllers). another draw of the second Atari Flashback was that it actually was based on the old hardware and was not an 'NES-on-a-chip' emulation. you could even...
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    uCity on GBC

    i actually have two GBCs near me right now (i'm on vacation) - wonder about flash cartridges for these devices.
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    Puberty sucks? Parents suck! About hacking and adolescence...

    my semi-rural grade school had an actual computer lab with Apple ][e machines in the early 80s (this was in Minnesota, where MECC was based, so maybe that had something to do with it? they were also the publishers of, among many other titles, The Oregon Trail) - this was super vital towards...
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    Release Atomiks

    i remember this from years back. not only is it tricky-tricky times but *also a time limit? (i'm personally glad to see that many modern games have done away with the concept of the timer altogether)
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    PICO-8

    if you haven't purchased it already, PICO-8 for RPi at a 'pay-what-you-will' price for a limited time: https://getchip.com/pages/pico8
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    PICO-8

    if you have a Pocket C.H.I.P., PICO-8 is now free: http://blog.nextthing.co/pico-8-now-free-for-all-c-h-i-p-s/
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    Just bought a GP32

    another thing about SMC cards is they are easily corrupted/damaged. please take care when handling this media. i still have my first digital camera (Olympus Camedia c-3040 Zoom) and if i attempt to erase photos with the SMC card in an external reader, it will tend to get messed up and need to be...
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    Comprehensive Status update!

    so the Pyra is basically approaching QA now? that IS a milestone. congratulations for getting it there.
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