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The Nearly-Empty Realm

Which, Somewhat Surprisingly, is Full of It

I got a degree in mechanical engineering, but I didn't like the work or my classmates or my co-workers. I'm a unix system administrator and bad programmer instead. Fewer people will die in fiery crashes or be killed by a pinball machine that way.

Moving is a pain in the ass.
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