The "Snooze notifications" functionality in the new Google chat has a range of time from 30 minutes to 8 hours. It should really include longer options. I don't work for 16 hours each day.

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Meetings sold from 9am-2pm tomorrow. And then conference planning and quarterly "tuning" session prep. Oh, and packing up the house at some point.

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Latest uBlock Origin Update Rejected from the Chrome Web Store. No time like the present to switch to Firefox.
github.com/uBlockOrigin/uBlock

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there should be a "Spooky Linux" distro:
* updates every October
* leaves lots of zombie processes
* vulnerable to spectre

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Socialize all natural monopolies: public utilities, telecomms, etc. They never should have been privatized. Fix the mistake.

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I don't talk about this much, but I've been writing about utilities for more than a decade as a job. They privatized most big utilities promising that exactly this wouldn't happen.

This pretty much exactly mirrors every other way our country has become the worst of what they told us the USSR was like.

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Californians: Remember, the reason we have to shut off your power is because we CEOs decided our bonuses were more urgent than the T&D repairs and tree trimming that could have prevented these wildfires. And the reason you can't control your own energy company is because socialism doesn't work and would result in blackouts and disasters.

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Sesame Street, a show created for public access television to help kids from low-income families learn to read and write, is being put being a paywall which will prevent the kids who most need it from accessing it.
The past 50 seasons are also included in that so they can't be streamed anywhere else.

Fuck capitalism.

Pirate Sesame Street.

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for those of us not in the bay area, it's good to think now about what to do if the power grid goes out for hours, days, or even weeks. these kinds of systemic cascading failures will be increasingly common as climate change begins to get into gear this decade.

("non-employee contractors" is probably a big part of the answer, there)

How is it cheaper to take a Lyft for an hour+ than a SuperShuttle?

($60 vs $144, one way)

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