also sorry, the first $50m per person is tax exempt, so they’ll actually have another $5 thousand million left over to split between the 100 of them

I hope they’ll be able to get by on that

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also a useful thing to do a lot of the time when you’re reading articles about rich people is mentally replace the word “billion” with “thousand million”

$3,822 thousand million

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compare this to the $3,822 billion they’ll still have after paying the tax

RT @thehill@twitter.com

Warren's wealth tax would cost 100 richest Americans $78 billion hill.cm/eLsv7PH

🐦🔗: twitter.com/thehill/status/136

love the "marketing" use case though like Have This Big Weird Chair In Your CES Booth As An Eyecatch isn't the funniest thing on earth

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finally found some pictures of one of these actually deployed in businesses in ways that don't look like renders (alongside a bunch of renders), and the use cases look like "piloting drones, controlling industrial processes, and simulating heavy machinery", which makes sense

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gonna park my recliner desk right next to my bed, in front of a floor-to-ceiling window

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just found the goofiest-looking demo pic for one of those wraparound computer chairs which is, in and of itself, actually pretty reserved and reasonable in its design

the breakeven on this is somewhere between 10 and 50 iterations

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if I need to write a for loop in bash to do something 5 times or whatever, 10 times out of 10 I will type "for i in 1 2 3 4 5; do whatever; done" instead of looking up the syntax for generating a range of numbers

(it turned out it was biodegradable, it started falling apart after being run under the faucet for like 5 seconds)

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me, standing in front of the yard waste bin, holding a packing peanut I'm about to lick to see if it's biodegradable or not: there has to be a way of doing this that feels less like the setup for a joke

I spent a few hours thinking about this once and eventually decided to shelve it once my train of thought got to "how would you develop a photoshop plugin that serves as an effective arbiter of fair use"

twitter.com/grahamvsworld/stat

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a fun thought experiment to do around NFTs is to envision all of the things you would need to change about the way the Web currently works in order to create something concrete and easily defined like a decentralized marketplace for stock photography that enforces usage rights

my CPU can apparently handle everything at 5ghz @ 1.3v stable except for running unit tests, which makes the perfect excuse

uspol 

I absolutely need to know more about what the hell the plan here was

twitter.com/maxnesterak/status

RT @maxnesterak@twitter.com

NEW: Minneapolis is canceling its plan to pay social media influencers to share information during the Derek Chauvin trial citing negative feedback

🐦🔗: twitter.com/maxnesterak/status

the IC supply shortage is really making tech youtubers desperate for unbelievable tech news

The K Foundation Burn 11,600 Gallons of Gasoline

LTT video title: we're making a solid gold xbox controller
linus, one minute into the video: 18 karat gold
me: fuck you, that's not solid gold

(yes, there are keyboards that have 34 function keys, I've been somewhat tempted from time to time to buy an old IBM 3270 keyboard but haven't pulled the trigger yet bc they're not compatible with cherry MX keycap stems, and also who needs 34 function keys)

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