This article is terrible. Just atrocious. How did this get published in Scientific American? In theory and to some extent in practice its tenets demand that a particle can appear to be in two places at once—a paradoxical phenomenon known as superposition…. That is not what “superposition” means. Not what it means at all. Not… Read More »
Just watched a woman who was blind try to make a purchase at a restaurant touch-screen point-of-sale. Notgreat. – no voice option– accidentally added 25% tip– not clear where to sign at all Her friend stepped in to help, but it was enlightening. Accessibility is important. — Trisweb🕷Harward (@trisweb) July 28, 2018 Yes, everything has… Read More »
My phone wants to autocorrect one of the main apps that we offer to “douched.” No, that is very much not correct, thank you.
From now on, my pronouns are “legend” and “yeehaw.” Just FYI.
A New Dirty Word. My thoughts exactly. Equating nationalism with racism is a way to strip away and destroy any welfare provisions and protections, all enabled by so-called liberals. It’s extremely clever in an evil way, I have to give them that. The right-wing just waves a magic wand and the clueless libs do all… Read More »
I have a really fucking big office at my new job with a door that closes and locks, and I can tell you that it’s so incomparably better than an open office plan that it’s almost like not working in comparison. And the reality is, I get more done. Much more. It’s vastly more productive.… Read More »
I think of myself as like Hemingway. Except I can actually write. And without the raging misogyny. And I’m not a mega-jerk all the time. Ok, I’m just grumpy. Hemingway was grumpy. I’m grumpy. We’re practically brothers. Except all that other stuff.
Every time I lift a heavy weight, I think about the anger it’d inspire in a Fat Acceptance nutter and that gives me even more motivation. Getting strong again is the primary motivator, but I’d be lying if I said that this didn’t give me a nice power boost.
Holy hell, this is a bad design. I love how people like to portray themselves as the smartest engineers in the world and all that and design some laughable bullshit like this. How can you not have any solution that doesn’t disallow any traffic to a data center if it’s under maintenance? What the shit?… Read More »
We're screaming about identity politics, while the planet is starting the convulsions which will lead to billions of deaths, with a non-trivial chance of human extinction. OK. — Ian Welsh (@iwelsh) October 30, 2018 We are gender neutrally totally and irreversibly fucked.