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An 8-bit Spiritual (8BS) is a modern program that hearkens back to a time when applications provided a robust experience but fit onto a single floppy disk. Modern apps are bloated by comparison, but there are applications that fit the spirit of the 8-bit days. That said, a modern 8BS should provide a minimal set […]
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“The apprentice avoids all use of Java classes. The journeyman embraces Java classes. The master knows which classes to embrace and which to avoid.”
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Michael Rob wrote: "How's your Kafka/Vonnegut binge going? And how are you able to digest that much dark surrealism and absurdism at once?"

So far so good. Cat's Cradle is a riot so far.


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Rob How's your Kafka/Vonnegut binge going? And how are you able to digest that much dark surrealism and absurdism at once?


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