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This page collects comments which make unnecessary or tenuous analogies to computers, programming, dollar-sign $variables, sed's/replace/syntax/g, mathematics, AI/machine learning, and cryptography in discussions that aren't about those things.
> We refinanced during the pandemic with $MEGABANK, and they almost exclusively used third parties and email for the entire transaction.
> I also called the office number I found at $MEGABANK's website to make sure they'd heard of me.
> Beyond that, I had no reason to think $ was not a phishing front.
> At $WORK, we run a lot of 1000s of php servers with 10-20 processes each using nginx.
> A 5-story building in China 'walks' to new location (
> > City refactoring
> People intruding the private email? No problem. Politely refuse, and offer private consultancy at $very_high_price, with alternative, to open a bug in the bug tracker, making explicit that there is no commitment.
> Watch and listen to pilots as they complete checklists. They point and callout each item, switch setting, etc.
> > Came here for this.
> > A: "Passing control"
> > B: "Taking control"
> > A: "You have control"
> > B: "I have control"
> > This is how I remember it (6174, UH-1Y).
> > >The TCP handshake IRL
> Some reporter finds out that $government is doing $bad_thing. They pack up the evidence, rush out the door to talk to their editor. A slick, self-driving car pulls up as they exit the building, they enter and pull away.