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foone on Twitter
Microsoft was a big maker of these early on, with their Microsoft InPort standard. https://t.co/RzSBOVe8cI
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foone on Twitter
So instead of having all that inside the mouse, where it needs to be compact and low-power, you put it inside the c? https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1163494211154403328
9:53 AM
foone on Twitter
if you look inside, you'll see the normal stuff buttons and two encoders, but... there's nothing else. No chips! no? https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1163493731648987139
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Hi, it's Abby. Yep. on Twitter
Happy Birthday, @KyleMcDowell86!!!
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foone on Twitter
So from the outside, a bus mouse will have a connector much like a PS/2 or serial mouse. Just a generic connector,? https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1163493364597055494
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foone on Twitter
The microcontroller (labeled #5) in a mouse has to convert the encoder output into a relative movements and send it? https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1163492966888947713
9:48 AM
foone on Twitter
So generally how (non-optical) mice work: You've got optical encoders which detect the movement of a disc. Two of t? https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1163492571852595201
9:47 AM
Masque of the Red Death on Twitter
Dungeons & Dragons Paint by Number Adventure Set, 1983 https://gameraboy1.tumblr.com/post/187106245025/dungeons-dragons-paint-by-number-adventure-set https://t.co/IDmz2EMpab
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foone on Twitter
but there's at least one more, and it's slightly weird... BUS MICE? https://t.co/SShD9FZ60M
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Good Kyle on Twitter
[wakes up with a hangover] uhh what happened last night [Carrot Top in bed beside me] Good morning [Me] Carrot Top my love, what happened
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foone on Twitter
And there's wireless mice that use Bluetooth, so they don't need a dongle. https://t.co/iC7C3uzr3X
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foone on Twitter
Then of course there's USB mice, which are still common. This includes the weird subset of "wireless" mice that use? https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1163491390027755522
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SwiftOnSecurity on Twitter
Wow thirsty
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Mark Guim on Twitter
In LA today to meet some YouTubers. #teampixel And maybe get some good tacos. https://t.co/R6Pz8XAOlt
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Good Kyle on Twitter
HER: Im breaking up with u ME: Is it because I say "Uh Oh Spaghetti O's" when things go wrong? HER: Ya ME:(under breath) Uh Oh Spaghetti O's
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foone on Twitter
In 1987 IBM introduced the PS/2 series of computers. For keyboards, they just shrunk the existing AT keyboard conne? https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1163491029506412544
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SandroSca on Twitter
La Guardia di Finanza ha fatto 4.500 controlli sui redditi di cittadinanza riscontrando 3.000 irregolari: lavoravan? https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1163484689954422784
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foone on Twitter
fun fact: Those are still supported! If your modern Windows 10 system has a serial port, plug in a serial mouse and? https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1163490487816216577
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foone on Twitter
So one of the first ways to hook in a mouse was through the serial ports. The 5150 didn't have a built in serial po? https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1163490331205103616
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Clayton Ressler on Twitter
@doctorow We need a "contract law for consumers" class online for free. Way too many people sign stuff without read? https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1163486225161998337
9:21 AM • Retweeted by Masque of the Red Death
foone on Twitter
So how do you plug in your mouse? The original IBM 5150 didn't have any sort of "mouse port", because mice weren't? https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1163489760687480839
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danah boyd on Twitter
This collection of essays on digital harassment and hate is spot on. Thanks @BostonJoan, @cwarzel @BriannaWu,? https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1163457846140387334
7:29 AM • Retweeted by sarah jeong
qole on Twitter
@wmarone please read my scholarly essay, "ABBA: the spotlight and the taxman; musings on the intrusion of government into meaningful art"
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Masque of the Red Death on Twitter
Hexeosis https://hexeosis.tumblr.com/post/187106319797 https://t.co/7oarOYTL0n
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Micro SF/F stories on Twitter
"Doctor, I need help. I have a mutant superpower which makes people forget their worries for a little while, but ev? https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1163487850542878721
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Scott Wesley ? on Twitter
@SwiftOnSecurity https://t.co/KlKIlZGVMm
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Masque of the Red Death on Twitter
Trump and Tim Cook had dinner, Trump says Apple CEO made 'very compelling argument' to help Apple get richer ahttps? https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1163484890899202048
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Masque of the Red Death on Twitter
Trump tweets lie that Google 'manipulated' up to 16 million votes for Hillary Clinton. Nope. https://boingboing.net/2019/08/19/trump-tweets-lie-that-google-r.html https://t.co/sVyBjY1jFI
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Masque of the Red Death on Twitter
Your periodic reminder that if a new doctor insists that you sign a #bindingarbitration agreement as a condition of? https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1163484585579053056
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Paul D. Miller on Twitter
This is AWESOME! Chip Delaney is one of those super wildcard folks, like Philip K. Dick, who changed to course@of 2? https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1163480064496848896
8:57 AM • Retweeted by Masque of the Red Death
Matthew Dockrey on Twitter
@doctorow It's going to take a lot to beat the CA plate "BUT DAD" I saw this weekend.
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Masque of the Red Death on Twitter
Toasti https://t.co/7HYqhPiWem
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Masque of the Red Death on Twitter
Dungeons & Dragons Paint by Number Adventure Set, 1983 https://gameraboy1.tumblr.com/post/187106245025/dungeons-dragons-paint-by-number-adventure-set https://t.co/zIUOzyuA0B
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Merriam-Webster on Twitter
'Providence': ? foresight, frugality, or divine guidance 'Provenance': ? origin, source, or the history of owners? https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1163480803197825024
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The Charterhouse on Twitter
A little taster of ?@Sheppardskaerve? trying out the acoustics in our lovely Chapel in advance of his performance o? https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1163479578351951872
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foone on Twitter
lemme add an action item to this postmortem to have someone write up a guide on how to write bisexual code so we ca? https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1163478411655802880
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Russell Harper on Twitter
According to the dictionary, this is how you break the in- ter- net. (That?s what those little dots are for.)
8:33 AM • Retweeted by Merriam-Webster
Masque of the Red Death on Twitter
Shot in the Dark Bantam Books 751, 1950 Cover by Herman Bischoff https://gameraboy1.tumblr.com/post/187101899880/shot-in-the-dark-bantam-books-751-1950-cover-by https://t.co/3WTkZcBlNU
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foone on Twitter
me: *slams unmute* UMM, MAYBE DARYL INSTEAD OF THE PROCESSORS BEING TOO GAY, YOUR THREADS ARE TOO HETERO? DID YOU EVEN THINK ABOUT THAT?
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foone on Twitter
I guess the captions misheard it too? either that or our threads are running slowly because our processors are too gay.
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foone on Twitter
one problem with having meetings at 8:30am is that I'm not awake enough and I mishear something about how to fix th? https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1163475044711796736
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Jen Gentleman ? on Twitter
@SwiftOnSecurity On a related note, with Windows 10 version 1903, one of the small improvements we made to notepad? https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1163474010509701120
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Jason Scott on Twitter
And now you know https://t.co/35KxtzxnFm
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Trammell Hudson ? on Twitter
The three genders according to MIL-STD-1472D. https://t.co/79HrRQ9b8S
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Chaucer Doth Tweet on Twitter
To al those beginninge a yeare of teachinge and learninge - cheeres and good fortune to yow! Remembir to fynde the? https://twitter.com/i/web/status/1163473494920663040
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Masque of the Red Death on Twitter
Warpath - GoBots / Super GoBots (Tonka) https://1980sactionfigures.tumblr.com/post/187102498199/warpath-gobots-super-gobots-tonka https://t.co/Wpy7w5uuu6
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