And on the fifth day, we have water again! No more melting snow to flush, which is good because it's all melted now anyway.
Well, it's still five dollars last I checked, so... coincidence it is.
> I can pinpoint precisely the Dark Triad of Web UI Design Choices that addict people to social media and drive us all slowly crazy (by design!):
> Relative timestamps (“3 hours ago” instead of “6:56 PM”). This creates IMMEDIACY.
> Infinite scrolling with no “more” button or link. This creates PERPETUATION.
> Fake internet points (clickable, often animated icons with incrementing numbers. Likes, reactions, upvotes, retweets, etc.). This creates ADDICTION.
> And I grew up during the heyday of the Free Software Foundation, so I *know* this is a trap, but I’m *tired* and don’t have the energy to be a server admin for something that’s held together with scotch tape and prayers when I’m really supposed to be writing OpenGL code.nitter.nixnet.services/icculus…
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pretty sick of the "hipster" (sorry; if there's a better term that's less hackneyed, do chime in) error screens like Chromium's "Aww, snap!" "Something went wrong (BUT WE DAMNED-WELL WON'T TELL YOU WHAT IT WAS)" screen
And when you click through to "Learn more", it's a generic help page.
It needs a "Technical details" link at least.
In typical fashion, other software has gleefully taken this to mean "to hell with meaningful error messages; 'SOMETHING WENT WRONG!'"
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