Tucker, to me, will always be that dude who invited Jon Stewart to his show for a cheap laugh, and Stewart visited and told him he was a bad person who was hurting America. Tucker complained that Stewart wasn't as funny as he'd been promised and Stewart shot back "I'm not your monkey." CNN promptly fired Tucker and his execrable show, and he ran to fox with his tail between his legs
consent, xmas, fox news faux outrage culture, supernatural pregnancy Show more
I literally can't stop laughing https://mastodon.technology/media/W3yDiawk3953pwTbJVU
wow, a simple search for the current PS4 version of civilization reveals a dark underbelly where apparently the current owners of the "civilization" brand *hate* consoles, so none have ever been released :(
I'm not a gamer, I don't care about these internecine wars, I just want to play civilization :(
"you wouldn't download a" trivia (cw: sketchy business practices) Show more
Hollywood-funded anti-piracy association Brein, the people who made the "you wouldn't download a car" ad, tried to stiff Melchior Rietveldt, the musician who composed the music for it, out of the vast bulk of his royalties. They told him the ad would only be shown at a local film festival, then stuck the ad on a bunch of DVDs and acted like they had full right to.
So, like, if you're ever wondering if anti-piracy capitalists hate piracy? The answer is "no". They'll steal and lie seven days a week and twice on Sundays. They just hate seeing people enjoy media without paying them.
this is a really interesting deep-dive into how linux calculates "load average": http://www.brendangregg.com/blog/2017-08-08/linux-load-averages.html
spoiler: it's not an average, just a few exponentially decaying running totals; it's a count of running AND blocked processes; and it's been this way since someone mailed a patch in 1993
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"Throw Your Foot" is the best Cure song of all time
3rd party tech platforms and academia Show more
> The risks and harms of 3rd party tech platforms in academia
> ... sometimes tech companies fail on a major scale that could endanger entire projects ...
> Ruben Cordova used his social media profile as an archive of his research, but his photos of the Met Breuer’s Like Life exhibition triggered Facebook’s censors, who then permanently disabled his profile
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