everyone's a little bit Q
I was expecting the "real" Q to turn out to be a Murder on the Orient Express-type situation https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2020-09-11/qanon-website-shuts-down-after-n-j-man-identified-as-operator
Your periodic reminder that liberal ≠ leftist https://www.nytimes.com/2020/09/08/nyregion/nyc-homeless-hotels-covid.html
The guy who maintains Helm, an important package in Emacs, is a 57-year old alpine mountain guide who learned to program when he was 42, as a hobby. https://sachachua.com/blog/2018/09/interview-with-thierry-volpiatto/
thinking about the decades of pain Microsoft set themselves up for by apparently thinking they could not possibly release something called “Xbox 2” when its competitor would be a “PlayStation 3” https://www.ign.com/articles/2016/07/25/xbox-360-was-nearly-called-xbox-3-a-ign-unfiltered
Joe Biden says he's considering increasing military funding despite its already record high levels under Trump https://www.stripes.com/news/us/biden-says-us-must-maintain-small-force-in-middle-east-has-no-plans-for-major-defense-cuts-1.644631
Billionaires are theft
If Jeff Bezos gave all 876,000 Amazon employees a $105,000 bonus, he'd be left with exactly as much money as he had at the start of the pandemic. https://the.ink/p/billionaire-wealth-just-got-wealthier
There's a new show. It's a panel show. You know how shows work, I don't need to hold your hand.
It's called @firstname.lastname@example.org. I do it with @email@example.com. It's exciting. It's new. It's a new thing for you to know about.
Listen to the first episode:
Tired: Eternal September
Wired: Eternal March https://2020ti.me/
National Labor Relations Board finds merit that Kickstarter illegally fired union organizer https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/wxqawn/labor-board-finds-merit-that-kickstarter-illegally-fired-union-organizer
is he, you know, https://twitter.com/MarioBrothBlog/status/1303406482420051968
"The problem, however, was that too many Americans concluded that all geopolitics after Hitler were Scmittian geopolitics... Indeed, the very terms “good guys' and 'bad guys' only took off after 'World War II" https://fx.substack.com/p/the-american-empire-and-existential
Somebody tell Oracle that Telegram's "own-rolled" encryption being written in Java isn't the selling point for the language they think it is https://www.vice.com/en_us/article/wnx8nq/why-you-dont-roll-your-own-crypto
What's Missing From Oracle's List of the 25 Greatest Java Apps Ever Written? https://bit.ly/326PcaR
PSA: many people are only "disabled" because capitalism designs things that exclude them https://www.newyorker.com/books/page-turner/when-the-world-isnt-designed-for-our-bodies
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