was usb-c always going to be a disaster? or did apple make it happen?

RT @benjaminwittes@twitter.com
The word, from Alexander Hamilton, 1792. It never gets old.

Adblocking, old man yells at cloud 

You don't have to read the entire patent application, just search for "sorry":

patents.google.com/patent/US93

😂

(via @qbi)

haha wow this is an incredibly entertaining interpretation of "counting out time" youtu.be/oY9QcULZJPw

I wonder if you could make a libc equivalent that provides basic services using the VM interface instead of Linux syscalls

Dear everyone who is considering making a video of yourself talking rather than just writing the *exact same words* into a text file, a blog post or a PDF:

Unless you're specifically targeting people who literally cannot read...

Please don't.

Sincerely, A Person Who Doesn't Have Literal Free Hours To Hear You Slooooowly Say Something It Would Take Me Five Seconds To Read And Also I Can Ctrl-F It

ok i guess i'll spend the rest of the day figuring out how you can say "sheriff" using more than one syllable

surprisingly, despite everyone saying that scooter companies can't survive without constant VC funding, bird finds that it can't survive without constant VC funding jalopnik.com/bird-scooters-loo

oh, the systemd asshole and the tiki torch assholes are bickering?

(boots up the warehouse sized popcorn machine)

oh gosh... (uncomfortable laughter) ... do brits really think we want them to leave the EU? *that's* going to be a rude shock...

mastodon.social/@yogthos/10242

every few months, i see a new article/thread patiently explaining how lisp syntax is actually the BEST syntax, and if you still don't think so, maybe you haven't considered it enough?

i sympathise with the urge to "help people understand that my favorite thing is the best of all things".

but! i think the orderly (monotonous) repetition of parens is a great example of something that affects each of us differently.

you'll never be able to explain away my feeling that it's ugly. it's just subjective!

My cat: dude pet me
Me: pets
My cat: never fucking touch me

of all the--

my work macbook pro *has no serial number*

THIS IS APPARENTLY A COMMON PROBLEM 😂

imore.com/how-fix-missing-seri

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