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I used the neural net GPT-2 to generate some April Fools pranks.

conveniently they're all pranks you play on yourself. or possibly solo performance art.
aiweirdness.com/post/614209593

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ffs, I'm amazed that so many people can't accept that Elon Musk is basically just a grandstanding tech bro who wants his name associated with solving all the problems.

It's ego and marketing, not a strong desire to help.

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good things:
- computers
- the internet

bad things:
- computers
- the internet

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gender-neutrality is when you emit no more gender than you consume

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if you refuse to pay your rent because you "organized" with people on the internet, your landlord will just laugh and evict you

as many people as possible under a single landlord have to strike at the same time in order for the strike to be effective at all. plus, you need a plan, some kind of idea of what legal muscle you need to be able to summon when the landlord fights back, and an idea of how you'll deal with the inevitable blowback, because there WILL be blowback

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"Snarky" as a self-identifier almost always just means "bad at deciding who you're an asshole to."

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You must be kidding me, he would burn them to the ground and claim the insurance before he let sick people stay there!

corona 

Today in "is it corona or just allergies?": My entire face.

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Staying productive for 8 hours is even more difficult at home than at the office.

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I think all the tweets I see telling me how I can be less anxious/stressed is making me feel more anxious/stressed

Spotify's discover weekly is hilariously terrible at suggesting music I might like.

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I am glad everyone is sharing tips for working from home BUT remember you don’t have to buy an expensive desk and chair and set up a space that looks like an office in your home. It might help, and you can certainly try if you have the means but it is not the only way.

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when you find out your daily lifestyle is actually called "quarantine"

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if you're an electronic producer and you decide to use a notification sound effect in your music

you 👏 are 👏 not 👏 valid!

corona 

This is why we must practice social distancing. Great simulation of the speed at which a disease spreads:

washingtonpost.com/graphics/20

literally every company: "we will use Microsoft Teams for communication while people are working from home"
Microsoft teams: "hol' up"
everyone: *logs in*
Microsoft teams: *crashes spectacularly*

Nice.

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