If you think emotion is the opposite of reason, you understand neither emotion nor reason

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If a company can double its minimum wage overnight and continue operating normally, perhaps - just spitballing - there is no correlation between value produced by labor and the wage paid by the employer benefiting from said labor?

@amydentata
Particularly since he was one of those "I dropped out of school" types who got numerous opportunities via good will/personal discretion.

@amydentata
Needless to say he didn't consider cutting back on gambling, buying gadgets, etc to further advantage his kids

Peak whiteness 

@amydentata
I used to work with a guy who earned six figures and regularly complained about not having a way to fudge indigenous status because "imagine how much better off my kids would be with all those grants"

me: castles are brutalist. gothic architecture is brutalist

architecture professor: please can you leave now

me: the sony playstation 2 is a brutalist building

- a microSD card weighs somewhere around 0.4g
- the highest capacity microSD that's easily available is 256GB
- a trebuchet can throw a 90kg projectile over 300m

90kg worth of microSD cards is 225,000 of them

Therefore a trebuchet can throw 57.6PB of data over 300m

This would have the highest throughput of any telecommunications network ever created

meditating on this cat picture to hopefully absorb some of its peaceful energy

@ConfusedImp
That's good, in my house we have a ragdoll who makes everyone feel like a mass murderer whenever he is bathed. Manipulative little shit that he is.

I can see why Amazon has to offer me 400 bits to watch this Jack Ryan show... it's... um... it's all the dullest parts of Tom Clancy's work in the opening... even Tom Clancy never did that.

@ConfusedImp TBH, getting turned into salt was probably a mercy killing for her given her husband had just offered their daughters up to gang rapists to spare a couple of random dudes (later revealed to be angels)

@ConfusedImp Holy shit nostalgia overload to start my day... I was just telling a coworker about this game last week!

@ConfusedImp He does a lot of variations on that one thing... especially if you take the time to aim the throws for particularly humiliating areas...

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