runswithjedi

@runswithjedi@lemmy.world
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Joined 12 months ago

I'd be more sympathetic to McConnell if he wasn't a major reason for the current state of Congress and the takeover of the Republican party by right wing fascists.

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I really wish my parents would have asked me before doing that.

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If you’re faced with the tradeoff between security and another priority, your answer is clear: Do security. In some cases, this will mean prioritizing security above other things we do, such as releasing new features or providing ongoing support for legacy systems.

I respect this. I'd be very happy if my boss told me this and I would feel empowered to build great products. I hope this sentiment spreads through the industry.

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What the actual fuck? Russia invaded Ukraine. How is Ukraine the aggressor?

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Here are some from another article. It looks really nice.

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https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2024/04/apt-3-0-colours-columns-new-ui

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So to sum up his argument, "because someone is suffering the consequences of breaking the law, I voluntarily won't run for office." Ok, you do you, bud.

The problem is that it's easier to buy a gun than it is to go to a doctor.

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It's a pretty bad sign when your own partymates can't stand you. Maybe it's because "Republican" just means "hateful" now?

What are they going to do at the retreat anyway, discuss how much they dislike everything? Sounds like a real downer to me.

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The real world was a dystopia, but the virtual world was paradise. The whole point of the book was to stop a corporation from taking over the virtual paradise. So a corporation trying to create this completely misses the point.

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Unlike another country where murder is permissible as long as stating the culturally acceptable phrase "I'm with the police."

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This is some insane logic. Wouldn't this work both ways? Couldn't the US say "sorry Texas, you seceded so your electoral college votes don't count."

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All the Confederate fanboys make a lot more sense now.

I don't get it. Her colleagues explicitly said it wasn't plagiarism, she didn't quit over the alleged plagiarism, and the only people claiming it are the people who don't like her. Just because they claim responsibility doesn't make it true.

Edit: also, I have not been following this very closely so I'm sure I'm missing key details.

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If you don't eat you'll die.

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This is so stupid. The economics of paying people to go to college is super simple. People who go to college make more money and pay more taxes, those taxes can pay for a program that pays for people to go to college. There, done, please vote for my bill.

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Zoomed in on the cigarette. Yep, definitely a Marlboro.

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What's Web Integrity API and how does it affect non-Chromium browsers?

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Best answer. Thanks Lemmyoverflow.

The worst is when the fan makes the sweat too cool so I throw my blanket on, only to sweat more, throw it off, and repeat the cycle.

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Let's not scar children to teach them lessons. I'm sure there's a better way to teach a kid about interest besides getting a loan from McDonald's.

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Laws of robotics? Can't harm human if human is peppers.

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I'm still in disbelief that there isn't a rule against a judge overseeing a case that involves the person who nominated them for their current position.

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This is my opinion too. Everyone needs to put the whole lid down. Then everyone has to lift something when they go to do their thing.

Edit: Also wanted to say that, unfortunately, it doesn't make a difference for sanitary reasons. It's just the polite thing to do.

https://arstechnica.com/science/2024/01/study-closing-toilet-lid-while-flushing-doesnt-stop-spread-of-airborne-bacteria/

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Most people wait a whole year for their birthday

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It's more than just eating less. The drugs change people's relationship with food and it helps them control their impulses. This new class of weight loss drugs really are revolutionary.

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City police, run by the government, arrested people. They could have ignored the request.

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I'll second this. I've been engaging with lots of people and it feels like a real community here.

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Yep, our library has a 3D printer and they'll make anything you want for a very low cost, like a couple dollars. I've never tried but I want to. What should I ask them to make? Any suggestions?

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What you're referring to has been coined "enshittification." Wired has an article on it and they start with Amazon as an example.

https://www.wired.com/story/tiktok-platforms-cory-doctorow/

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While Ms. Frizzle's intentions were good, she constantly tricked the children into going on field trips and often put them in dangerous and even potentially traumatizing situations.

In the words of Little Richard:

So strap your bones right to the seat

Come on in and don't be shy!

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What are you talking about? It's super easy to gaslight someone. You're clearly wrong. Why even make that comment?

/s

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Monopoly is literally capitalist propaganda. Parker Brothers basically stole the game from its creator and then offered $500 for the rights. They modified the game to be more focused on owning everything.

Cautionary Tales has a great episode about Lizzie J. Magie and how she originally created the Landlord's Game.

https://timharford.com/2021/05/cautionary-tales-do-not-pass-go/

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Wow that was really interesting. Biden comes across as more of a nice old dad than anything else.

He seems pretty sharp and can remember lots of details and the order of specific events after discussing with others. That's how I generally place things too, I can rarely remember exact dates. I hope I'm that well-off when I'm in my 80s.

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LGBTQ+ person: it's ok to be me, a living person

Russian police: that's gay propaganda

It's not like any context will matter too. The footage is going to be chopped up and edited to support whatever views someone holds.

Arba, Arbadak, Mazakala!

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I just took a trip through Virginia a few weeks ago. The highway took me through a small town that had signs everywhere that said "Trump Town". I swear the only clean thing there was the charter bus that said "I'll be back!" on it.

But the thing is, most people just want the same thing: food, shelter, family, and stability. They've just had this asshole tap into their perception of exclusion in politics and society. I really wish we would work together to solve these problems instead of making up fictional bad guys to make us hate each other.

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One of my favorite quotes:

The Democrats are the party that says government will make you smarter, taller, richer, and remove the crabgrass on your lawn. The Republicans are the party that says government doesn't work and then they get elected and prove it.

P. J. O'Rourke

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