(picks up in the middle)
And then everyone thought deployments were hard, so they invented Docker
And then everyone thought Docker was hard, so they invented Kubernetes
And then everyone thought Kubernetes was hard, so they invented service meshes
And then everyone thought ...
Is it a problem that so much of the fediverse is basically trying to be Twitter?
What if Twitter is bad in a way that tweaking won’t fix?
I feel like a dope for having to ask, but have there been any studies investigating the possible link between social isolation and susceptibility to radicalization? I’ve seen plenty of anecdotal stuff, but no studies come to mind.
I only eat meat because I am steadfastly opposed to the unethical treatment of plants
@groovestomp So far it reads like a really compelling application of The Age of Surveillance Capitalism, but I’m still early in where he explains why minimalism might be necessary to skeptical readers
Currently reading: Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport
@vi Your penchant for out-of-context and ludicrous things people say consistently brightens my day.
Just cleared a big hurdle in one of my personal projects. Feels good!
Now do I take the rest of the day off? 🤔
Specifically, the chapter, “The Right To The Future Tense,” paints a pretty vivid picture of the humanist underpinnings of contract law and the its subversion by surveillance capitalists.
People will tell you that The Age of Surveillance Capitalism is a good book, but it’s better than I expected.
It doesn’t just explain technology’s contribution to the present age’s inhumanity, but has some poignant reflections on an alternative reality where people can actually thrive.
@th These pictures are beautiful
@cypnk Seems like a lot of folks are, actually.
There’s joy in C programming
Someone at Beijing Telecom is sending emails spoofing my domain, according to my DMARC reports. Probably not something that would be acted on if I report it, eh?
Every so often my 5yo blocks the entryway to my office, and forces me to say the password to get in.
The password is, “I love you,” and then a kiss on the forehead.
If you’re reading this, I hope it brightens your day.
Theory: Civil unrest is the natural consequence of human nature meeting social media’s profit structures