Nerds celebrate Christmas on Halloween because Oct 31 = Dec 25

the delicious irony: creators of industrial language models are now worried about no longer being able to use the web as their "commons" (i.e. other people's labor that they appropriate and commercialize) because their own outputs are "polluting" it (via mailchi.mp/jack-clark/import-a)

domestic wife implies the existence of feral wife

If TikTok has done nothing else, it taught *a lot* of white people choreo.

On Twitter and Instagram, placing your pronouns in your bio is the quickest way to cis-pass.

"You can't see Dune if you take ivermectin. You've gotta pick one side on the worm issue and stick with it. These are the rules."

(stolen from twitter.com/LeCircleBouge/stat)

The irony of wearing a "think science" t shirt while not wearing a mask.

Given we are in this for the longhaul, I think I personally prefer the self-administered nasal test to the saliva.

Again, not commentary on effectiveness, just ease. Something about hiding in a corner spitting into a tube is stranger to me.

from @techwontsaveus@twitter.com:

"Less than two weeks ago Politico reported that #Apple threatened to revoke its funding for a Black college in Georgia if the state passed a bill that would’ve weakened its power over the app store.

Yet somehow reporting on more racial justice funding doesn’t mention that?"

twitter.com/techwontsaveus/sta

boost if you're pro-nipple and/or anti-joe rogan

If anyone's looking to get a cheap capture card, get this:
https://github.com/maximus64/vxis-capture-fw-mod

It can record at 1080p60 raw, the firmware is very hackable, and there's somewhat of a community working on writing an alternative firmware for it.

them: come over

me: can’t I’m updating the firmware on my shoes

them: actually yeah don’t come over

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retroactively changing all my work commit messages to "you're telling me a queer coded this?"

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