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This really is a delightful takedown of Ready Player One and the entire California Ideology undergirding it.

When societies slide from Horatio Alger to Orphan Annie / Slumdog Millionaire fantasies, it's an oft missed warning sign that the elites themselves have even given up on working things out.

I am a bit drunk now, but sure I'll have a hangover tomorrow. Not even a fun drug. Fuck alcohol

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The real mistake in the “but anyone can edit Wikipedia” line of thinking is in believing any source of information can be inherently reliable

Update - YouTube videos of this have convinced me I should not do this! Composting instead

If I was in Berkeley and had a dried out Christmas tree, where would I be able to burn it?

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My 5yo daughter is playing with her mom a repetitions game where she's trying to repeat whatever mom says. Mom won with "polymorphism and encapsulation are a basis of object oriented programming" :-) #hackermom

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How many trans people does it take to change a lightbulb? 

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How many cis people does it take to change a light bulb? 

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How many white people does it take to change a light bulb? 

One effect of the bipolar seems to be bouts of intense irritability over minor things. I'm becoming more aware of this and trying to counteract it. It probably has already cost me friendships :(

IRC is not an option. I wish there was something like freenode using a modern, mobile friendly protocol. Very hard, since you would need to store history

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"we ran the numbers and users don't use this feature that we hid from them so they'd stop using it so we could run the numbers to justify removing it" has to be one of my very favorite patterns in software.

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Babies do weird and complex things to your brain.

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boost if you consider yourself a student, academic or scholar and see the need for CWs 📚

How long can you blame the river for your actions?

Listening to River Lea by Adele. It speaks to me in intense, sad ways.

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