Author Archives: quoderat

The Narrative

By | December 8, 2018

So the narrative about the gilets jaunes has shifted from the idea that it was just about some fuel taxes to that the Russians and Putin (obligatory maniacal laugh) are behind it all. This of course is being used by neolibs to deny the movement has any legitimacy or real grievances. Though the grievances are… Read More »

All

By | December 8, 2018

If you think Facebook is bad now, wait till their business starts going downhill. Any FB users, you are going to get all your data broadcast every which way, to whoever will pay, no matter how shady or criminal. Enjoy your money being siphoned out of your accounts and your identity stolen multiple times! The… Read More »

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B&N

By | December 8, 2018

It's genuinely astonishing how these days any time a Google product gets an update you can rely on the update being:* Theoretically good for Google's product metrics* Extremely good for Nazis* Fucking awful for 90% of users — Katelyn Gadd (@antumbral) November 27, 2018 Going to be true a lot more in the future. Showing… Read More »

FKD

By | December 8, 2018

Really, fuck Kevin Drum. What a duplicitous assclown. I would find it amusing if it weren’t so sad.

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Drumhead

By | December 8, 2018

I wanted to write something longer about Kevin Drum’s latest bout of economic deceit and stupidity, but I just don’t have the energy. I mean, this dude is very bold. He actually links to the report he lies about. That’s true bravery there. And the reason I don’t have the energy to write about it… Read More »

Not Wrinkled Enough

By | December 8, 2018

Leave No Trace Can You Ever Forgive Me The Rider You Were Never Really Here Madeline’s Madeline Blockers A Wrinkle in Time RBG Skate Kitchen The Miseducation of Cameron Post High Life To name just a FEW https://t.co/5aMWncDo8Z — rachel syme (@rachsyme) December 6, 2018 I agree with the sentiment, but A Wrinkle In Time… Read More »

Fancy HK

By | December 8, 2018

In Hong Kong because of space shortage the buildings are so narrow and high that many restaurants are not on the ground floor, but high up in the building. — Emanuel Derman (@EmanuelDerman) December 7, 2018 Can confirm. When I was in Hong Kong, the “budget” restaurant was on the 15th floor and the fancy… Read More »

Screened

By | December 8, 2018

Kubernetes being hijacked worldwide. Surprises me not at all since it’s about as secure as a screen door. Couldn’t really be any other way.

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Glad

By | December 8, 2018

I am glad I am not a young person now. I was at the tail end of the last generation to not get totally screwed by life. And I won’t experience the worst of climate change. Good for me. Bad for those 30 or younger in particular.

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Kreskin

By | December 8, 2018

Me, April 2018: "Because of #SESTA/#FOSTA, Facebook will start aggressively censoring and deplatforming LGBTQ people." Straight people: "Eh, that sounds hyperbolic. They won't do that." Facebook, today: "If you talk about being gay, you could get banned from the site." pic.twitter.com/tW49EDAOnm — Aditya Mukerjee, the Otterrific 🏳️‍🌈 (@chimeracoder) December 5, 2018 Literally everything that I… Read More »

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