Back in 1900, the electric car charging stations were called Electric Stables.
Coworker: wish I could just sit in a movie theatre again, don’t you?
Me: yes I wish I could just browse various clothes, records, electronics and wares from different decades with all their unknown personal histories invisibly attached while listening to oldies over cracking speakers and reminiscing about my childhood at goodwill I mean yes movie good me normal.
thinking about how close we are to never standing again in VR remote work, how all the phone booths have been rooted out or converted to local art pieces, and how we are a few sunsets from a fully cashless economy
whenever someone teases me about not being on fb I'm just like "oh yeah of course I'm not going to support a company that actively works with trump to spread fascism." i've definitely seen that kind of response click with people more than anything else
just a little dose of support for everyone finding it hard to be disconnected off corporate social media, inspired by my friend who says her whole family has been brainwashed by cand*ce owens "hot takes": stay strong. your absence diminishes the network incentive people have to be on f*cebook etc, where propaganda thrives
Online avatar service #Gravatar allows mass collection of user info.
“[…] any web crawler or bot can now sequentially query virtually the entire Gravatar database, and harvest public user data very easily […]”
Libravatar does not have this leak.
forgot about this tremendous song https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CTUsFm0BAu8
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