"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"
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
“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.”
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
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.
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."
At home for 224 days now.
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