Monthly Archives: May 2018

Inevitable Conclusion

By | May 24, 2018

In which Apple destroys my daughter’s iPad forever. If it’s not on your home network, stored on a device you control completely, it’s not yours. It belongs to someone else and they can do with it what they will. Most of ya’ll are one day going to lose all your shit, and you don’t even… Read More »

Fictional Truths

By | May 24, 2018

Obamacare premiums to rise an average of 15% next year, says CBO. According to Kevin Drum and Amanda Marcotte, all horrendous, abhorrent lies as Obamacare is the most perfectest plan in the history of ever!

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Botted up

By | May 23, 2018

I bought a car today, and the dealership had me check off — with a pen, on paper — that I’m not a robot. pic.twitter.com/x6nJ68e6uj — Marci Robin (@MarciRobin) May 20, 2018 Well, how many robots do you know who could do that? So, see, it totally worked!

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8Kool

By | May 22, 2018

Are idiots like this fucking blind? I can tell the difference between a 5K and a 4K display easily at a 10 foot distance. Easily. It’s not even a challenge. I could do it with one eye closed and standing on my head. Of course, that fucknugget isn’t even right because (as a commenter later… Read More »

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Face

By | May 21, 2018

What’s sad about this preserved bit of 1996 from the WSJ is that it’s interface is much more usable, the design much better, and it is of course much faster than nearly anything built now. It doesn’t attempt to load enormous javascript frameworks, doesn’t have menus that fly out and disappear randomly, and just in… Read More »

T2

By | May 21, 2018

Guarantees a second term for Trump https://t.co/sXr4gV44ST — Milena Rodban (@MilenaRodban) May 21, 2018 Yes. This is a terrible idea and terrible news.

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Conflict

By | May 21, 2018

Most — if not all — of sexual market conflict consists of one side insisting fervently that the other side’s dealbreakers are morally flawed or otherwise unacceptable. It seems like we could do better, but I don’t know how.

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Boomer Clues

By | May 20, 2018

Sometimes — ok, all the time — I wonder what the fuck is wrong with Kevin Drum. That said, this chart probably understates Newark’s income growth anyway. It includes only ordinary wage income, not income from dividends or interest or capital gains or Social Security or any other government transfers. Nor does it include noncash… Read More »