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Tired: Ryan Gosling
Wired: Untitled Baby Goose Actor

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Now that I am awake, let me once again wish everyone a good Stanislav Petrov Day. On which we remember that on this day in 1983 a Soviet soldier, at the cost of his job, exercised his common sense and prevented an accidental nuclear war.

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If I were a game developer I would simply make my games work on OpenBSD and nothing else.

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If I were a game developer I would simply never make my games work on Linux because I think it's funny

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if i were a game developer i would simply make my games work on linux

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Idea: let google autocomplete write your blues lyrics

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how to estimate your aws bill: spend hours scouring through the dozens of pricing pages, cross referencing your usage numbers, finally come up with a number. Then multiply it by ten

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The realization: the perfect audience for any advertising company is a person who’s impulsive, angry, frightened and tired. The cyclic relationships between what you see and how you feel and react means that any machine learning effort aimed at improving business outcomes for an advertising company will unavoidably optimize itself towards creating an audience that’s impulsive, angry, frightened and tired. The incentives don’t permit any other outcome, whatever the people working there say.

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Watching the filenames go by as I do a hard drive backup for the first time in a while I realize I still have .files from eons ago. Like, at least 4 defunct browsers (remember Phoenix?), some old games, GNOME 1. It's amazing how much accumulates when it's hidden from ls.

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Bless this man, whose reaction upon seeing a whole entire unexpected mountain lion in his house was to reach forward and casually thwip its tail

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rms, a defense of free software 

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