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yeah this shitty chromebook isn't a mac, but it does have a modded version of google assistant that responds to every request with "this thing screams" in Steve Job's voice

Waitin' for an appointment to start, doin' GitHub phone reviews.

I want a car with a giant butt on the roof so that when I drive past people they declare "Look at that ass car go!".

I'm like well aware of the irony in complaining about complainers

more phone toots: 90% of the dilweeds complaining about color shift on the pixel 2 xl gonna install one of those nightime screen tint apps and have it be red as hell half the day anyhow.

someone hold my drink; i'm openin' android studio

hey here's a thing if ya wanna freak out your perception of the material world en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cold_wel

when ya think about it, there comes an intuitively weird sense of exactly why it works. but then the other half of yer brain's like "full stop: i hate this and it shouldn't happen. stop making me think about it"

this doesn't strictly apply to phones! quick freakin' out over features when the features don't improve the experience! quit gettin' excited over "new" when "new" doesn't equal good!

*screams*

that's t' say: bla bla blee bla it doesn't have as small of bezels as the new samsung what have ya but who cares if the samsung what have ya is crap. still a better phone. quit freakin' out about what's new when what's good doesn't necessarily overlap with "new".

just gonna throw out there: while folks deride the Pixel 2 as an "inferior" phone because it saw few updates wrt bezels—the "face" of the thing: my Pixel is the best phone i've owned and i'd buy it again today. not seein' the updates ya think it should have ain't make it inferior if what yer lookin' up to is garbage to use.

gettin' an email from flickr like "WHAT YEAR IS THIS?"

As 's de-facto wifi maintainer, I first learned about this WPA problem in June. A simple patch was provided which I could commit with slight modifications.

The original embargo was already 2 months long, and then extended again for 2 months.

The generall public (you) were left in the dark about this for at least 4 months.

This is a very sad state of affairs. It takes the industry much too long to apply a simple patch.

Anyhow this has been cool programming talk. I'm a coolguy.