🌶️ : Im going to stop buying into the industry narrative about ad blockers. They are not ad blockers, they are content blockers. The content I am choosing to control happens to come from advertising networks that have proven to be vectors for malware infections and misbehaviour for years. I'm not blocking ads, I'm not stealing from you, I'm protecting my systems just like I would with an anti-virus program.
@Pyretta the whole point of keeping receipts *should be* to prevent *yourself* from being gaslighted. Say, next time someone claims "Trump hasn't done ANYTHING against LGBT people!" -- come in with those receipts, yo.
But "ha, you thought you were having a good day? Think again, loser" is the abusive aspect of the same tactic.
New hypothesis, after having to try 3 TIMES to get MacOS installed.
You know how MS Software has flashy features but is utterly terrible?
Apple hardware/firmware is like that.
The OS can boot a recovery environment over WiFi, but can't perform arbitrary SSD repartitioning conveniently.
The OS is SUS-compliant, but won't do Linux binaries.
The hardware has fancy new USBC ports ... that most peripherals don't support.
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