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Software >

https://github.com/tylerhall/simple-url-shortener

Make your own URL shortener. e.g. for the owner of example.com links can be shortened like so:

http://amazon.com/some/long/URL?foo=bar&baz&lots_of_text_lots_of_text_lots_of_text
to
http://example.com/abcd2

Includes statistics.

Impressively simple and easy to use. I chose it because it has one single very small script.

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Destiny 2 - (2017 game) image

Entertainment > Games >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt6721356/
http://www.destinythegame.com/

Aliens come to ruin an already-ruined earth.. which also already has aliens.

Quite an excellent game.



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Get Shorty - (1995 movie) poster

Entertainment > Movies >

(on Wikipedia)
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0113161/

After meeting people trying to make it big in Hollywood movies, a criminal weans himself off of his old life to try it for himself.

Maybe it's because I saw it "back in the day", but even after re-watching it I still really like it.



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Software >

https://github.com/me2d13/luamacros
http://hidmacros.eu/

A tool which listens to keys and, using the Lua programming language, lets you remap them to other features.

It is useful for Using a second USB keyboard for macros.

You'll definitely want to see key remapping.lua which is a complete tutorial.

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Ferris Bueller's Day Off - (1986 movie) poster

Entertainment > Movies >

(on Wikipedia)
http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0091042/

A popular kid skips school, pulling his best friend and girlfriend into a day of fun.

I don't know how well this movie holds up, but it was a foundational movie from my youth. I think it is a fine example of the spirit of 80s youth movies.



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