Frontier Development (of Elite: Dangerous, Planet Coaster, Jurassic World Evolution, and Planet zoo fame) are hosting a 24h live-streamed fundraiser for Special Effect, a nonprofit that specializes in making accessible hardware for people with disabilities.

twitch.tv/frontierdevelopments

specialeffect.org.uk/

This may be the most cursed tech YouTube channel ever (and it doesn't involve anybody named Linus): youtube.com/channel/UC2eYFnH61

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Things people should pay attention to:
Slide into authoritarian post-democratic fascism

Things people do pay attention to:
Baby Yoda

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« Disinformation is false information that is created to deceive. Misinformation is the accidental spread of false or misleading information by people who are absolutely well-meaning, who have no intention of spreading something false or misleading, but think it's true. » twitter.com/datajournalism/sta

Exorbitant Prices Must Diminish - Einer Für Alle // youtube.com/watch?v=Lu0Pukejv7 // grindcore // Switzerland // 2018

Maybe I should get ready and go to work work instead.

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# Toggle the ThinkLight on my laptop
togglethinklight () {
local LIGHTDEVICE='/sys/class/leds/tpacpi::thinklight/brightness'
local MAXBRIGHTNESS='255'
local MINBRIGHTNESS='0'
if [ $(cat $LIGHTDEVICE) == 0 ]; then
echo $MAXBRIGHTNESS | sudo tee $LIGHTDEVICE > /dev/null
else
echo $MINBRIGHTNESS | sudo tee $LIGHTDEVICE > /dev/null
fi
}

# Use the ThinkLight for notification
alias flash='togglethinklight;sleep 1;togglethinklight'

Be right back, I'm on my way to become a Rockstar developer.

codewithrockstar.com

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I'm enjoying this article. «Coding could take as little as 10-30% of the time required to implement a “small” feature.» So true!
bitlog.com/2020/02/12/why-are-

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Oh my God, Becky.
Look at this pull request.
I mean, this commit, it's just so small.
I can't believe it's just so concise,
like it's well thought out.
It's just so... good.

I like small DIFFS, and I cannot lie.
You other hackers can deny,
But when a patch comes in with an itty-bitty count,
and that bug fix in your face
You hit MERGE.

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If religion was formerly the opiate of the masses, then surely technology is the opiate of the educated public today, or at least of its favorite authors. No other single subject is so universally invested with high hopes for the improvement of mankind generally and of Americans in particular.

-- John McDermott, "Technology: The Opiate of the Intellectuals"(1969)

#technology #theoryOfTechnology #JohnMcDermott

DEEP DARK & ACID TECHNO 2019 | DOOM IMPENDING // youtube.com/watch?v=rXm0Fuc-6i // techno // Germany // 2019

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