Cyberhell dystopia Show more
Tech companies basically doing slavery to maintain the image of being progressive and cutting edge.
never forget: the extremely excellent tina weymouth had only five months' of playing bass when the talking heads formed. she never took bass lessons and taught herself how to play from scratch.
now listen to _life during wartime_ and remind yourself that you can teach yourself anything: https://youtu.be/jShMQw2H2cM
US politics Show more
Theories of Political Change:
Anarchists: Build your own power outside of the state.
Socialists: Build an educated and
organized group to seize state power.
Fascists: Breed racial resentment, foment violence, promise to keep people safe, and they will give you power.
Democrats: Send this automated letter quoting a disgraced former advisor to a few Republican officials and ask them to use their power nicely.
fash Show more
There seems to be a trend of prominent fash "quitting activisim" in the wake of Rose City Antifa's recent decisive victory (see IGD's twitter account), which is incredible. It tells me that there are at least 3x as many people who also know good and well they'll never win but are too stubborn and foolish to quit
We're winning, folks. Keep it up
Watch the whole speech here!
still boggles me how down-to-earth corporatespeak can be when breaking new ground. Amazon, about Rekognition: “We have improved accuracy for emotion detection and added a new emotion: ‘Fear.”
@solene your gopherhole is SO NICE – so much great content and organized very well.
Remember: in 1968 NYC garbagemen struck and within a week, the city's mayor was on his knees begging for mercy. It lasted all of 8 days.
Then, two years later in Ireland, bankers went on strike for *6 months* and the economy kept on growing and history has largely forgotten it even happened.
Capitalists need you more than you need them.
today i am working from home to meet the internet guy so he can fix the internet. i am hoping for a harry tuttle experience.
too many interests, not enough toots
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