gamestop 

Petition to everyone writing about gamestop, please sidebar or otherwise separate your explanation of short-selling/short squeezes, I've read three today and I've only been up for an hour.

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The argument “lol u can’t outlaw math” in favor of encryption isn’t convincing. That’s like saying building bombs should be legal because it’s just chemistry.

The points are:
1. Strong encryption is necessary for the modern world
2. Backdoors & golden keys will always fail

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if any of this comes true so i’m gonna say i called it

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[ASMR] Merzbow Whispers About Animal Rights For 1hr 30mins

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one of the big dependencies for running linux is that the user must care about linux. if you dont care about all the different versions and packages and stuff, if you don't really LOVE to keep up to date on all of that? it'll detect it. it knows. it can smell it. and it will NOT be happy

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What's also frustrating about it is that Animal Crossing games are almost perfect for me, EXCEPT for that mental health aspect, and when I talk about it to True Fans they either admonish me for not playing the game right, or they say "well maybe it's not for you"

and like

I really want it to be for me

why can't the relaxing game about an alternate life just be a fun diversion for when I need it?

When I'm gone for a few days/weeks/month, "I missed you" is way better than "Where were you?!"

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If I leave the tab open for a GitHub PR, or a Jira ticket, or a CI or deployment job, it's because I'm waiting on feedback, and I want to know as soon as I get it. Whereas I really couldn't care less about the latest from whatever random site an article I'm reading happens to be on.

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How to tell a true friend: they strip the tracking identifiers and amp junk from a url before sharing it with you.

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experts agree that the average american now inadvertently swallows up to eight gigabytes a year

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lb: I think Eugene lied about it being her password.

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“Tweet Marker” (tweetmarker.net) used to do this for Twitter (before their API became too hostile) and it was compatible with multiple great clients, across any device, with a simple API. It made keeping up with that site really nice, and I think it’s a feature worth considering for a social system we, the users, own! 💜

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s/o to the apple ecosystem software that have maintained textural skeumorphisms long after apple abandoned that design ideology

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Some Asshole: The only reason someone will ever be nice is if it benefits them somehow

Humans: I'm gonna bring this plant home, and name him Greg, and water him every day. I love you Greg.

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The openbsd ports system has a lot going for it, but what really sticks out for me are the pkg_readmes.

Every single time, it is an absolutely amazing document, all of them a masterpiece of "you have just installed complicated piece of software X, here is how you get it to run on openbsd" that actually works.

So thank you ports people, for all the unloved hard work in the ports trenches, but especially for the great pkg_readmes.

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