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This is a personal project by @dellsystem. I built this to help me retain information from the books I'm reading.

Source code on GitHub (MIT license).

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1 year, 4 months ago

waiting for the union’s giant inflatable rat

March and Maxine go back to the co-opping frenzy of ten or fifteen years ago, when landlords were reverting to type and using Gestapo techniques to get sitting tenants to move. The money they offered was contemptuously little, but some renters went for it. Those who didn’t got a different treatment…

—p.54 by Thomas Pynchon
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pari passu

A subsequent coolness, pari passu with the dotcom billionaire’s revenue growth no doubt, is said to’ve developed

on Ice and Tallis

—p.54 by Thomas Pynchon
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what happened to revenge of the nerds?

“Sad thing is, is ’ere’s enough code monkeys around who’ll just go jumpin in blind, fodder for the machine.”

“They’re not any smarter than that? What happened to revenge of the nerds?”

Driscoll snorts. “Is no revenge of the nerds, you know what, last year when everything collapsed, all it mea…

—p.48 by Thomas Pynchon
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what happened to revenge of the nerds?

“Sad thing is, is ’ere’s enough code monkeys around who’ll just go jumpin in blind, fodder for the machine.”

“They’re not any smarter than that? What happened to revenge of the nerds?”

Driscoll snorts. “Is no revenge of the nerds, you know what, last year when everything collapsed, all it mea…

—p.48 by Thomas Pynchon
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Maxine improvises

“My boss thinks they might’ve been double-billing us,” Maxine improvises, “we did stop the last check, but somebody thought we should introduce a personal note. I happened to be in screaming distance.”

—p.44 by Thomas Pynchon