weekly reel December 18, 2022
Woop. Music, with Benjamin Clementine, Washing machine techno, and The hardcore coffee machine (merci Rufin 😄).
Benjamin Clementine - And I have been (youtube-nocookie.com)
Washing machine techno (youtube-nocookie.com)
The Hardcore Coffee Machine (youtube-nocookie.com)
SMBC: Bad code, Addicted, Tangled.
Scott Alexander: Perhaps it is a bad thing that the world’s leading AI companies cannot control their AIs. Reddit blah.
Bryan Cantrill @ GOTO 2017 - Debugging under fire: Keep your head when systems have lost their mind.
Genders.wtf, a collection of absurd-but-real gender form fields. Via waxy.
Found this gem on a Hipster News thread, from @antihero + @lrvick:
- Linux is like driving a car with your hands in the engine.
- Windows is like driving a car that is actually a city bus full of hostile randos that take a lot of effort to constantly remove.
- MacOS is like driving a car by yelling at the driver from the kids seat in the back.
... In the end, learning how an engine works to maintain one myself is not so bad.
[Shameless self-plug] By the way, if you haven’t read it yet, my linux nerd toolbox is full of good things.
Shitty tech ℹ️
Vox: Fortnite maker Epic Games has to pay 520 million $ for tricking kids and violating their privacy (HN). Good commenting by Muta, who links to Dark Pattern Games.
Meanwhile, everything’s fine at Twitter.