satire

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Title translation: life, according to spam email 7|-|3$3 R $UBj3(7 L1||3$ 0Ph 3/\/\41L$ 1 |-|4\/3 r3(31\/3D r3(3||7L’/ Translation: these are subject lines of emails i have received recently Yeah, this will be difficult reading. These email subject lines were actually fed through the “L337 Speak Converter” at www.brenz.net. Consider this...

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The ABCs of auto-complete

Filling out “What is _____”? The rule is: write a word or two about the first topic I see from the autocomplete dropdown. Antifa: antifa=”anti fascist” Bitcoin: (I swear, I am just following the first thing I see!) an alternate currency used to purchase items online. (blockchain, a term related...

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You know it’s April 1st when …

The news cycle is replete with bogus stories: Trump appoints Ivanka to head anti-nepotism task force. ‘Trump has decided gravity is not real’, says Sean Spicer, while clearly suspended by wires. “Putting Shakespeare to Rap music helps students revise”, say leading educators. World’s Largest aircraft APR001 to house a swimming...

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