Coparent, exasperated: "Do NOT pull stupid shit like that while we are crossing the street!"
Child, incensed: "Mom! You said a bad word! You said 'stupid'."

Surprisingly insightful article about Amazon (and Walmart).
(via Matt Levine's excellent Money Stuff newsletter)

Do you choose to use Shoe Goo, sir?
If, sir, you, sir, choose to use, sir,
On the blue boots, do, sir, do, sir!

@mheiber Thanks for sharing. Looks like a transparent clickbait hit piece from someone who works for a (would-be?) competitor. I'm no Jenkins fan, but I'd rather hear from someone more impartial.

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So I got a PlayStation 4, my first gaming console ever, and I have many #gameing questions now, but the most important is:

if you buy The Witness with an extended warranty, are you in The Witness Protection Program

@ehashman imagine a beowulf cluster of these k8s clusters

Larry Lessig is whipping the New Hampshire Legislature to support Ranked Choice Voting in their presidential primary.
You can help!

I am apparently now so old/unhip/out-of-touch that even *AFTER* consulting knowyourmeme, I'm still unable to comprehend wtf is going on.

Really enjoying this new puzzle game:

(Pro-tip: if playing on an Android device, save it to your home screen; it makes better use of your display.)

@ehashman Congratulations! (Too bad they list your twitter handle and not mastodon tho ):

Big update: the ethereum bootstrap contract is apparently live, and Yarvin has permanently left Tlon.

Is a paragraph is missing in this NYT piece?
Usually, an NYT leak piece starts with "$thing happpened, according to people familiar with it who asked not to be named for $reasons". Not so here.
In para #4, it goes "[more stuff], the people said... [even more stuff], the people said". What people? The other "people" uses are #16, "... according to the people familiar with the inquiry," and
#21, "according to people familiar with their thinking."

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#Manyverse is an Android app for the #Scuttlebutt social network:

Unlike traditional social networks, Scuttlebutt has no servers. Members store all their personal data on their own computer or phone, and connect directly to their friends' devices in order to update statuses. Scuttlebutt also works offline.

It's currently available on @fdroidorg and Google Play. (Note it's still in beta and many features are missing.)

#AlternativesAtoZ #SSB #OffTheGrid #SocialNetworks

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Annotated version of my #35c3 presentation "Modchips of the State" about hypothetical SPI bus hardware implants in Supermicro servers' BMC:

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"Okay, Google. If that _is_ your real name!"

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Generalistic and moderated instance.