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Slashdot Syndrome, where you're so concerned with performative anti-corporatism that you're incapable of empathy with non-tech people nor of making rational computer security decisions.

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I have unpopular opinions about managing software. I will give one to you for each fav I get on this toot until I run out.

*sigh* What a week. 3 hours of commute every day.

I have no idea what's going on in USPOL today as I'm at a work summit but dang do the mad people in my feed sound mad and derisive.

I feel so unqualified and stupid and useless.

If You Canโ€™t Buy The Keyboard You Want, Build It Instead

The great thing about being a maker is that when the market fails to meet your needs, you can strike out on your own. [GuzziGuy] did just that, building a bespoke mechanical keyboard thatโ€™s stylisโ€ฆ hackaday.com/2019/11/18/if-you

Original tweet : twitter.com/hackaday/status/11

What if the image captions are just there to train the AI?

*Ready Player One* reflects our times so well: as the climate collapses and authoritarianism rises, our hero fights with all his might to save a very cool corporate IP that he really really loves.

my son soldered some switches and LEDs into this keypad board I won at a keyboard meetup a few years ago. the keys are in a Z shape because his name starts with Z.

Do I finally get to call myself a hacker now?

Having Living Worlds run as a mobile background is really fun.

I am really down in the dumps about that microcontroller being faulty. I was very excited to finish my keyboard this weekend.

One of the major dangers of leaving the main mobile ecosystems is that once you're out there, there is no overriding force incentivized to push back on bad actors. You need to be extra careful and be ready to wipe your phone.

It's a bit different from the primary ecosystems, where malware breakouts tend to be short lived because if they're bad enough, the main OS maintainers got a huge amount of resources for pushing back

Ars Technica: โ€œAbsolutely relentlessโ€ โ€œad blockerโ€ plasters users withโ€”you guessed itโ€”ads.
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Est-ce de la persistance rรฉtinienne ? Certes รงa n'a fait pas du bien aux yeux, surtout avec une migraine, mais รงa fonctionne. ร‰trange #illusiondoptique

If you're a Gen Xer and someone calls you a boomer... that's probably on you, I just gotta say.

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A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. Keep it fairly clean please. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.