Trying and failing
I have been trying to force my android phone to stay connected to a wifi network that has no internet. Why? A local wireless area network doesn't have to be about getting online. There are other use cases. But a spy device needs to call home, and being on a wifi network, but not reaching the internet, must be akin to physical pain for a google device. Unbelievable.
So DHL needs to deliver a package for which I have to sign. To protect the drivers from Coronavirus (!) they don't even attempt the delivery, it goes directly to the post office.
So, I have to go there (tomorrow, even if the package was supposed to come today) and queue with other people for entire minutes, to protect the driver from a series of 15 seconds exposures.
I wanted to try some VR stuff. Just because. I think it's not something worth buying so I used a discount to rent an Oculus Quest 2 for 3 months. It's not here yet, but I thought I would get ahead and create an account for it. I only have a fake facebook account (Oculus belongs to FB and of course that's what they want) and...it's not working. Not sending verification emails, kicking me out randomly...
I wonder how many fraud detection systems I'm tripping. Fuck facebook, really.
I remember the first 8bit trip on YouTube, it was the first video that I saw that was full HD, 1080p - it was amazing
But after 12 years, actually two month ago - Rymdreglage released 8Bit Trip 2!!!!
Holy shit, that is all I can say.
It was worth the weight ;)))))))
In response to the whistleblower's testimony, Slate Future Tense has an article by Louis Barclay describing his misadventures with a Facebook add-on he created called "Unfollow Everything" - a tool that helped people use Facebook less and enjoy it more.
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