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so i've never done on this account

i'm catdad πŸ‘‹ maybe you've seen me elsewhere on the fediverse. MAYBE NOT?

*attempts mysterious cape swoosh but just trips and falls face first*

ˑᡉᡗ'Λ’ α΅–Κ³α΅‰α΅—α΅‰βΏα΅ˆ ᡗʰᡃᡗ ᡈⁱᡈⁿ'α΅— ʰᡃᡖᡖᡉⁿ

i'm a software engineer. on this account you can probably expect to see:

- me wishing i were a
- some short/bad speculative fiction / cybrestories
- complaining about
- wow look so silly
- probably sometimes yelling about tech culture

These two ex-Lyft founders want to replace strip clubs with quantum cryptography

i've now watched Evangelion, and i can definitely say this:

well,

i guess in that sense it's probably more realistic. most of the time, the issues with computers are caused by fairly banal stuff

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13 episodes in and there've been, what, at least 5 instances of "the signal failed!", or "the system is not responding!"

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feels like NERV just really needs to invest in some better basic equipment

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the cause of problems in most mecha anime: they've got superpowerful weapons! we can't possibly defend against them

the cause of problems in evangelion: the signal to disconnect a cable failed

some how i'm yet again out of space on my laptop harddrive 😞

discord, food 

it'll never stop being funny to me that my grandfather got blackballed by mccarthy et al for suspicions of being a gay communist and here i am, a gay communist, pissing on mccarthy's grave

hi i started rewatching DS9 but I keep only turning it on when I'm fucking exhausted

so I'm like 5 episodes in, having watched about 30 minutes total...

me: love that cyberpunk ο½ο½…ο½“ο½”ο½ˆο½…ο½”ο½‰ο½ƒ

me, anti-capitalist: love that cyberpunk shows the boundless greed of capitalism for what it is

me, punk: ... hmm well let's find some other genres to look at,

me: ok, we finished doing this thing, had a reasonable break and now it's time to do this other thing
brain: :blob_gnikniht: :thaenkin: :thonking: but HOW

although i'm buying the take that cyberpunk at its soul never was punk and we have to look elsewhere for meaningful visions of the future

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us: cyber𝑷𝑼𝑡𝑲

game studios: cyber "α΅–α΅˜βΏα΅"

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