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please give me your strong opinions about flutter and/or BLoC

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The web isn't simply getting worse. It's serving capitalist optimization functions. Every trend towards an objectively worse user experience (more paywalls, more scams, more surveillance, more spammy notifications, etc) is the direct result of someone trying to extract more money from you or from someone else. It will inevitably continue.

The upside is that the contrast with alternatives that aren't driven by that optimization function is increasingly stark and obvious.

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"how many times have you actually implemented a linked list? ... okay, okay, how many times have you actually implemented a linked list *on purpose*?"

man there are some totally unhinged people on this website

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@somarasu I believe in America the largest factor is abysmal inequality in access to education caused by deliberate economic theft & legislation funneling black bodies into prisons, where the nation can once again exploit their labor at virtually no cost

@somarasu bc almost universally across predominantly "white" nations, black skin is associated with inferiority, an unforgivable lie perpetuated by centuries of codified, racist abuse and oppression, and even the most well intentioned manager/organization is imbued with this bias whether or not they admit it. Many don't admit it and many don't have good intentions. When black people do manage to find a way in, they are tokenized and pushed out by discomfort or blatant discrimination

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I just cancelled my #EFF membership and will not be spending to them, can also not recommend anyone to do that.

The reason?

This: eff.org/deeplinks/2021/12/drea
It looks like they are looking to push forward "Web3" and cryptocurrencies. Both bullshit, speculative technologies that create more real problems than they solve.

If you are an #EFF member, maybe consider sending them an email cancelling your membership demanding them to change course.

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1975: "Let's build the Internet, a network that can survive a nuclear war!"
2021: "Let's host everything on the server of this one discount bookshop!"

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people with ADHD and autism in ancient civilizations served an important purpose by randomly hyperfixating on new objects thereby pushing forward science in random directions

meta is short for metastasize - as in "the social cancer facebook brought to the web has metastasized and will incentivize a totally new dimension to amplify hate"

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Facebook renaming itself "Metaverse" (and getting the name from Snow Crash) really is the ultimate failure of cyberpunk media to be used for anything other than meme fodder for the hegemonic corporate interests it once sought to satirize

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"Vizio isn’t some wide-eyed teen, randomly copying code they found from GitHub without understanding the implications. This is a multi-billion dollar company that absolutely should know better..."

hackaday.com/2021/10/22/vizio-

framework laptop kernel panics the same day as an actually good mbp release........ :god_no:

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can I @ the linux instances, could someone adjacent to them boost this, I'm a software engineer with d cups and i don't know how to build a computer, if only there were a strong, capable individual with extremist views on open source software who could help me out of this predicament..... But alas.... No such thing exists.... Not on this federated social media network.... I'll simply have to go to walmart and purchase a HP Slim Desktop Tower Celeron 4GB/1TB Desktop Tower.....

artifical intelligence v natural stupidity

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