2000s hackers: My dream is to connect all of my devices to the internet.
2020s hackers: My dream is to disconnect all of my devices from the internet.

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Convinced there are two kinds of developers: the ones who quit developing on Windows because it's a Byzantine maze of traps, and the ones who have given up on life.

"But I've both given up on life and given up on Windows."
I have good news for you friend!

"I develop on Windows, it isn't that hard to work around all the traps."
I have bad news for you, friend.

@moiety I might argue that this was a better situation than what we have today 😂


@moiety Why did tech abandon IRC?! I hate slack, I hate discord, I hate running 207 different chat clients.

Discord's GPU process is freezing up my laptop.

Computers were a mistake

(jort me up)
jort me up inside
(can’t jort up)
jort me up inside

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@makiniqa @anarchiv @truckfreak As an engineer and native English speaker, I feel like most technical people are really really bad at technical writing. In University, there was an open disdain for technical writing courses, and most of my coworkers now are horrible at it.

Technical writing doesn't have to be super stiff and make these elaborate passive-voice constructions, and yet...

Fash Symbols, Irreverent 

bitching about code under capitalism 

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Logitech is getting rid of in-camera hardware encoding 😞 (logitech.com/en-us/video-colla)

This really screws over what I've been using these cameras for, which is admittedly niche.

Just finished The Fifth Season and... fuck.

*goes to increase Patreon donation for N.K. Jemisin*


adhd culture is turning lights off with ur nose bc if u don't carry all of these things downstairs in one trip u will forget them for another three weeks

John McCrea, lead singer of Cake, immediately after stubbing his toe 

@Shufei I ended up in a situation whereby I was installing docker on windows. Do not recommend. The base image is somehow over 8gb? And it takes over a minute to run a simple "Hello World" container?

OH MY GOD I just realized the "D$" and "I$" are abbreviations for "Data Cache" and "Instruction Cache". Cache. Cash. $. 🤦‍♂️

Tech conspiracy theory of the day: The reason IPv6 adoption has been so slow, and the tools show to improve, is because it totally decommodifies a resource that corporations would rather keep scarce and charge money for.

Had a really interesting and uplifting conversation with an acquaintance this morning about tech, empowering workers to build things that actually matter, and coop organizing.

Not that I expect that anything will come of it, but it's good to find some like minded people locally.

Is there any relief more palpable than realizing that the single big chore you were dreading was actually 3 smaller chores?

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