2010s: oh, no notifications today, that's so sad
2020s: oh, no notifications today, what a blessing

fun fact: 100% of successful projects begin with somebody starting something. could be you.

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Wife is job searching for a change to infosec. I obviously can't directly aid.

If anyone in my circles has an entry level SOC/engineer position she should apply for, please DM me.

@th I read about them in the US, apparently they originally took off in NYC but not so much anywhere else. Over time New Yorkers just sort of lost interest in comparison to other equally efficient options.

@jk as a kid in the US in the 90s, my dad bought at least 2 or 3 "1000 Games In 1!" CD-ROMs that were just this for the most random games, most of which didn't even run.

The worst part is the fever dream memories of parts of games that I can't entirely describe and I know I'll never encounter again. (Come to think of it, this would be a great premise for a David Lynch flick)

your prefered date format?

(pls boost)

@jk remembering fondly the days of browsing download.com for shareware with titles like "Bob's Tiny Text Editor" which always started up with a nagging window asking for a $5 purchase by check or money order, featuring a grainy 16-bit pcx image of Bob's cat, and that feeling of building muscle memory to click the "Ok" button when it became enabled precisely 10s after launch


@thegibson really sorry to hear that 😕 hope everyone is ok.

The economy's been drunk on cheap credit for too long, and now comes the hangover.

"#DirectAirCapture is currently categorized as “technology readiness level” 6 (on a scale of 1 to 9), meaning it’s still in the large-scale and prototype phase, not yet ready for full commercial deployment. But this also means there’s ample opportunity to improve performance and reduce costs through learning from early iterations of the #technology. "

@pikestaff I feel like I was only aware of it indirectly, like watching old 80s movies that would reference the show as a pop culture thing

It looks way more interesting now that it's a thing I can watch clips from on yt

RUPOL/Worldpol/SocMed ops 

Just boosted this link, but I really, really want you to pay attention to this article.


I do so love being justified.

@Natris1979 same. I think a big part of it for me was recognizing how much of my life was defined by things I consumed, not things that I *did*. I felt deeply uncomfortable in challenging social situations, because what did I have to talk about?

Without going on a tangent, I will say that I think consumerism does that to us. It robs us of many verbs: to do, to feel, to be. It all gets replaced with consumption. I think there's always been a part of me unsettled by that.

i read a thing recently that blew my mind a little.
went something like:

people can imagine time travel to the past and one little act making massive differences in the timeline

but in their present they think even the greatest effort they can put in will not make any difference to the future

@thegibson Arizona made this pomegranate flavored water powder for a hot minute in like 2010 and I'll be damned if I don't check the grocery aisles every year or so to see if it's inexplicably made a return. (I object to the idea of flavored water entirely now, but nostalgia wants what it wants)

One lesson I've learned along the way in life: Don't strive to be interesting. It's just a form of attention-seeking and anyone worth having in your life will pick up on it.

Be substantive. Stop caring what people think and stop chasing their approval. You'll implicitly become more interesting to others, but it will carry less weight, because you'll value yourself enough to not need the validation.

Surprise! You can *now* start listening to all the #fedivision #music! Find it on fedivision.party!

Voting will start tomorrow, 3 PM CEST.

Have fun and give some love to the musicians who made this possible! :blobhaj_heart:

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