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please tell me about things that actually have broad appeal and aren't for computer nerds thank you
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once again thinking about how steam was basically electron before electron existed

to be fair it was (and still kinda is) less responsive than most electron apps

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anti-Linux rant, fascism, racism, homomisia, misoginy, you know, just tech culture 

was showing a poor darling yesterday how #Debian, along with most distros, distributes literal databases of racist, homophobic and misogynistic jokes, as in you can run an 'apt install' and get a literal file "racism.dat". and how the documentation implies that the packagers choose not to remove these jokes because to do that would be "act the censor", which is literally as bad as providing people with databases of literal racism. also how the docs imply "misandry" to be as bad as misoginy, and things like quoting a politician or criticising a religion to be in the same category as these other things, viz., silly nonsense that snowflakes find "offensive". also how the package description tells you that you shouldn't install the package if you're "easily offended".

also the nazi easter egg in toilet-fonts, left by a veteran channer of a famous troll group named after slurs, who afaict never apologised or expressed any regret or ackowledgement for the stuff he did there.

gods how I hate Linux and FOSS bro culture. a culture which will provide you with a collection of homomisic quotes, but no collection of supportive, self-care, or emancipatory quotes. a culture which finds it fun to hide an easter egg where you computer will yell slurs at you if you mistype a password, but no options where your computer will be kind or gentle if you mistype a password. a culture where enabling capitalists to accrue wealth from collective labour is 'freedom', where spending equipment and resources to facilitate quoting misoginy is :freezePeach:​ , a culture where 'bastard' is a badge of pride for admins, a culture where not hosting nazism in your servers is being the ~real~ nazis

@charlotte what software do you use for your mixes? Been enjoying them on soundcloud

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markov chain generated toot 

hmmhow does one an agathaghhhhh

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the way you validate a real name is no you don't

the way you validate an email address is by sending a Fuckimg email

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the royal family is actually doing a cross promotion with FFXIV where the queen will appear as a boss and only after players defeat her will they finally announce her death

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ProTip: Use wooden clothespins if you need to elevate a board for soldering. Unlike metal or even dense plastic, they don't wick away heat as easily so you don't need to keep the soldering iron tip on the components as long

Finally set up an irc setup that I seem to like for the first time in what seems like forever. now just to find channels to lurk in

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