kill the videogame industry so videogames can live again

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They say AI is going to revolutionize the world, and yet Google still needs my help identifying fire hydrants on a daily basis.

RT @holman@twitter.com

"my laundry machine uses gigabytes of traffic every day" is another one of those fun things we can say now that we live in The Future™

🐦🔗: twitter.com/holman/status/1380

My biggest gripe about Mastodon is that if I look away for 30 seconds I will have absolutely no idea what the heck is going on.

Re: politely asking Spotify to stop doing a disgusting but very profitable thing (cf. mastodon.social/@torproject/10 )

Consider instead cancelling your subscription. It's more difficult, but try buying music directly from musicians, if you can! Bandcamp is a big help here; I also use 7Digital, HDTracks, ProStudioMasters, and a couple of other services.

As for music discovery, I strongly suggest that you find any follow your local @packetcat and also subscribe to their blog

Google’s launch of this trial—without notice to the individuals who will be part of the test, much less their consent—is a concrete breach of user trust in service of a technology that should not exist.

eff.org/deeplinks/2021/03/goog

‘documentation for the Go language markets it as “simple” … it’s a half-truth that conveniently covers up the fact that, when you make something simple, you move complexity elsewhere … all the complexity is swept under the rug. Hidden from view, but not solved.’—Amos Wenger, I Want Off Mr. Golang’s Wild Ride. fasterthanli.me/articles/i-wan

rms 

Apparently Libreboot is viciously on the side of Stallman.
libreboot.org/news/rms.html

I support freedom of speech.

Oh dear, this is not a promising opening...

2 years ago, known Thought Criminal Richard M Stallman was falsely accused of defending rape in an Orwellian smear campaign, orchestrated by mainstream media at the behest of proprietary software vendors.

Oh dear...

semi-lewd joke 

I don't understand threesomes. If I wanted to disappoint two people at once, I'd have dinner with my parents.

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