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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 wish there was a documentary about the history of fried rice in various countries where it's a staple.

It's so unbiquitous, so flexible, and yet so regionally distinct.

Surely there is a fascinating story to tell there.

It's called maelstrom cuz it ruins rafts, btw ๐Ÿ˜„

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Nothing shows how cryptocurrency is fundamentally about oppressing the poor quite like NFTs, which essentially exist only to con people or launder outrageous sums of money.

At least Bitcoin handles a handful of actual financial transactions every few minutes. It's absolutely terrible at what it does, but it *does* something.

NFTs are a misrepresention of a non-solution to imagined problems and I confess that when someone talks to me about them credulously, my mind wanders into the structural properties of their jaw.

Hey remember when the Gab folks tried to invade the Fediverse and everyone was worried that fascists were getting technical expertise?

Well uh, here's a recent diff from their Github.

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hackers.town

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.