I think the only solution to this will be banning long-term outsourcing.
Outsourcing can be a great solution to short term employment needs. Imagine hiring thousands of people for a short term event like a conference. It certainly makes to outsource in this case.
But if you are hiring people to work shoulder to shoulder to your other employees under the same roof, often doing the same job? Then it just becomes an excuse to treat people like trash.
In the 1960s a person could start as a cleaner in IBM and work all their way up to become a lead technician in their most prestigious product lines (over many years, of course). This kind of employment relationship doesn’t exist anymore.
Oooh! I’ve found the @tootapp billiards Easter egg!
My latest RollerCoaster Tycoon track design is a wooden coaster called Blue River. It has excellent stats for being something build on a budget and without much experience in wooden coasters 😊
Ps.: If you have a tablet you NEED to get this game. RCT Classic is the best port of a 90s game I’ve ever played, and it is even better on a tabled (rather than a phone).
This is a reminder that "Mastodon is Dead in the Water" post is over 1.5 year old now and both Mastodon and the Fediverse are going strong:
I like the irony of sharing this link here.
There’s this version of “Jingle Bells” that used to be played on radio ads around Christmas back in my home town when I was a kid. The chorus is just like the conventional jingle bells but the verses have a different melody. Dare I say it sounds simpler than the traditional song? (I don’t know enough about music theory to say for sure.)
Anyway, it is a childhood memory I have and I can’t find this version on the internet no matter how much I search.
@tootapp is the best and prettiest Mastodon app for iOS by far. Look at this color picker! The haptic feedback is very welcome too.
Large Hadron Collider
Very Large Array
Quite Big Telescope
Moderately Enormous Antenna
Monstrous Magnifying Glass
Ludicrously Sized Observatory
Stonking Humungous Sky-Guzzler
Incomprehensibly Cyclopean Science Behemoth of Mind-Flaying Dimensions
A Pair Of Binoculars So Huge You Just Can't Imagine, They're Even Huger, No Far Bigger Than That, Now Double It
The Budget Eater
That’s it. I’ve found the best protest sticker yet.
Today’s cooking was a disaster. I attempted to fry an egg but the oil was too hot so it fried immediately (funny tho cause I had never seen that happen), and then went I went to put salt I basically poured a fuckton of salt on it, and even after removing the excess I probably ate my monthly dose of NaCl.
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