gabe newell and valve abruptly cancel plan after finding out that they might have to moderate all the neo-nazis off of the steam community forums

RT @KotakuAU@twitter.com

Gabe Newell and Valve are thinking through the logistics of what it'd take to move to New Zealand permanently kotaku.com.au/2021/01/gabe-new

🐦🔗: twitter.com/KotakuAU/status/13

anyway good news, one of google's old antitrust defense lawyers is in charge of government antitrust policy now so they're definitely going to fix it

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I love it when the source is open

RT @spotfoss@twitter.com

Google has announced that it is cutting off access to the Sync and "other Google Exclusive" APIs from all builds except Google Chrome. This will make the Fedora Chromium build significantly less functional (along with every other distro packaged Chromium).

🐦🔗: twitter.com/spotfoss/status/13

like if your actions mean that one square meter of earth that would otherwise have been washed away by a rising tide didn’t, you still did something good

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seeing a lot of people on here like “today I’m choosing not to believe we’re fucked, today I’m choosing to have hope” and if you’re feeling this way you still need to work on the leftist mindset

we’re fucked _all the time_, and we have hope _all the time_

uspol 

I am absolutely beside myself thinking about the series of historical accidents that have had to occur for this to be a Hard News Story

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uspol 

[walter cronkite voice] there is no indication at this time that joe exotic has been pardoned, or will be, for that matter

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uspol 

not only did change occur here without support from the top, it occurred in the exact opposite direction any reasonable definition of "the top" wanted it to change

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uspol 

in 2009 obama had to apologize to cambridge PD for saying it was stupid of them to arrest henry louis gates for "breaking into" his own house, and in 2020 (if only briefly) a majority of americans thought burning down a police precinct was just retribution for murder

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uspol 

statements to the effect of "at least things CAN change now" are an underestimate of how much the streets can change things and an overestimate of how much the democratic party wants to

uspol, coronavirus 

the people who have had loved ones to mourn HAVE BEEN MOURNING, FOR MONTHS, in some cases being explicitly directed not to hold memorial services because of the risk of people getting infected

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uspol, coronavirus 

nothing has ever made it clearer to me that funerals are for the living than this fucking ridiculous candlelight memorial getting written up like an important historical event

anyway don't buy a tesla and don't let your friends buy a tesla

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tbf this is because he makes cars that constantly shit themselves and his company's customer support service is abysmal, so people get desperate and tweet directly at him to talk about how one of their brakes seized up at 60mph

RT @jaymboller@twitter.com

Tesla is hiring a full-time position to handle people talking shit about @elonmusk@twitter.com online

🐦🔗: twitter.com/jaymboller/status/

cursed PC water cooling build: brass-colored fittings and denim cable sheathing

I wonder if raspberry pis are fast enough that you could emulate an IDE hard drive controller in software

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