one of the most efficient things about capitalism is how every website you go to pings like 300 other websites so they can try to serve you ads for shit like a chair that you already bought

Director just scheduled a 4pm Friday meeting for 10 people with 20mins notice. Where’s my union?

The Economist says real rents have gone up 61% since 1961 while wages have gone up 5%. I often see tech people lament that CEOs make 300x workers’ wages, but always with a shade of “shucks, they just create so much *value*”. But land doesn’t now contain more value now, it’s the same land. Instead, the economic system is oriented around making property cost more. It’s the same phenomenon: the accumulation of wealth, as the system is intended to support.

I’ve been thinking about a ‘capital frontier’, the curve of the maximum amount of value that can be created through capital investment. It’s the rut that I feel like we’re stuck in.

Amaroq won’t load any toots. Tried logging out and in, restarting. Is still alive?

I’m curious what are good bots to follow on mastodon?

lol short productivity drop nationally due to the emergency broadcast test

If a company can double its minimum wage overnight and continue operating normally, perhaps - just spitballing - there is no correlation between value produced by labor and the wage paid by the employer benefiting from said labor?

I wrote a thing about decentralizing the internet !
But in the U.K. they spell it with an ‘s’ it’s weird

Twitch streamers say the names of emotes (~emoji) out loud on stream. Like, of course they do.

Just joined Member of Tech Workers Coalition and DSA San Francisco.

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