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so pathetic to watch networks trying to make this into a story when nobody--- nobody gives a flying fuck what government stooge wall st/multinational corps are picking for biden's vp

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Ready to send out more stickers to anyone interested for free, just send me a dm with your address

Ready to send out more stickers to anyone interested for free, just send me a dm with your address

Really pisses me off my elderly mom’s bank keeps pressuring her to get their app (so they can get free tracking info from her and won’t have to pay 10cents for the customer service worker that can answer her questions over the phone)

Surveillance scoring alive and well. Wonder what my behavior during the pandemic is doing to these metrics.

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This is like half of Mastodon users

(art by David Brian, 1989)

@bulkington and what I still don’t get but would be illuminating is a basic, hand wavy look at what the software is doing to the hardware

@bulkington Cool!
1) how the same language can have multiple ways to do the same thing
2) how a list of 100 super simple commands come together to do anything complex
3) how long and how much code it takes to make apps
4) how do you even identify a problem to solve by code
5) what is most programmer’s process? Eg same misconception as for authors, you don’t just sit and write beginning to end from memory/inspiration (there is looking up commands, others’ code, debugging)

@swirlz where does tear out and burn every page you've read fall on this scale asking for a friend

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Ah now to watch congress walk back all criticism of f*cebook when mark threatens to re-tag them in photos

there's nothing better than feeding a cat

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This is why cyberpunk and such piss me off. There is nothing romantic about poverty. Nothing glorious about living on the street, making do with scraps. It’s fear and cold and your body ages at a rate which would ruin most who walk past to their Google bus ride home. You become hunted by vicious scum in or out of uniform. You futily try for a shred of dignity, while the mere days convert finding basic hygiene into improbable adventures.

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aliens aren't talking to us because they see our self-inflicted extinction is near and inevitable

nothing quenches my thirst like distilled water

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electric glowing surf

ELECTRIC GLOWING SURF: a neon, buzzing phenomenon that can occur when many electronic, memory-filled devices come into close contact, especially in heavily polluted waters. See also Tamagotchi, CD-RW, VHS, VirtualBoy, Keytar