"When a young man kills much meat he comes to think of himself as a chief or a big man, and he thinks of the rest of us as his servants or inferiors.

"We can’t accept this. We refuse one who boasts, for someday his pride will make him kill somebody. So we always speak of his meat as worthless. This way we cool his heart and make him gentle."

— Tomazo, "Eating Christmas in the Kalahari"

people.morrisville.edu/~reymer

feeling very vindicated for cottoning on to the fact that the actual fundamental purpose of “learn to code” was to make labor cheaper a decade ago

RT @alexnpress@twitter.com

great

🐦🔗: twitter.com/alexnpress/status/

I am the first person to confuse Kalman Filter with Gruen Transfer.

Mind blown, I never realized this coincidence:

You can use the next number in the Fibonacci sequence (1 1 2 3 5 8 13 21 34) to convert from miles to kilometers.

For example, 13 miles is 21 kilometers.

🤯

If you're still undecided which console to go with this generation, people have figured out that they can float ping-pong balls on the Series X vent... so I think we have a clear winner.

Jesus Christ. If only someone told me in the 90s that one day *a* driver will take up almost an entire CD-ROM

“Between the energy required to power those servers and to deliver the content to your screen, cloud gaming can drive up gaming’s overall energy use.

“That means that if cloud gaming takes off, gaming’s carbon footprint could rise, too.”

polygon.com/features/2020/10/1

the presentation of this is killing me

EMOTIONBOT DETECTED THAT YOU WERE PLEASED FOR 2.6 SECONDS AT 3:29:41 PM

CARRY ON, CITIZEN

twitter.com/SnazzyQ/status/132

RT @SnazzyQ@twitter.com

I’m using this Amazon Halo Fitbit clone and can’t comment on the workout stuff yet, but it has this creepy feature where it listens to every conversation you have and tries to analyze how other people perceive your speech.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/SnazzyQ/status/132

I feel like I would do better at job interviews if they were debates. Let me square off with another candidate instead of with the ideal employee.

Remember when SSD drives were so fast they felt like magic, and then platform developers were like "I know, let's make our thing worse to compensate" and now SSD drives are barely acceptable and this dynamic also happened with every other hardware advance in the last 40 years

Abusive behaviour—and men getting away with it 

"Incompetence is less damaging than malice. And men — particularly powerful men — use that loophole like corporations use off-shore accounts. The bumbler takes one of our culture's most muscular myths — that men are clueless — and weaponizes it into an alibi."

theweek.com/articles/737056/my

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