Capitalism is quietly erasing the idea of private property. All products are effectively becoming rentals, and the companies can revoke your right to use them whenever they feel like it. It's becoming increasingly difficult to actually own anything. Media is streamed, and devices are locked from the users.
It's hilarious how all the things people were afraid of happening under communism are actually happening under capitalism.
"This is the future, I’m afraid. An automated future where no one actually knows how things work."
"I went to see a movie, and instead I saw the future" by Jason Fried https://m.signalvnoise.com/i-went-to-see-a-movie-and-instead-i-saw-the-future/
The downside of automating everything: no one understands how anything works anymore or can fix it when it breaks down.
Wenn ich als Polizist in einer Doku vorkommen würde, wäre ich ja nicht sehr begeistert davon, wenn mein "Auftritt" mit der Musik von "Police Academy" hinterlegt werden würde... https://youtu.be/41BeuBWV4MQ?t=1082
How to block the Chrome Software Reporter Tool (software_reporter_tool.exe)
"Chrome Cleanup Tool which in turn may remove software that causes issues with Chrome." Instead of fixing the damn software, Google decided it was easier to just remove software the _user_ installed.
#Ecosia zeigt jetzt bei Unternehmen die an Kohle verdienen ein kleines Kraftwerkssymbol mit Rauch beim Suchergebnis.
bombers used mechanical computers to perform trajectory calcs. Curiously, these computers (box w gears & cogs) performed better when on the aircraft than on the ground. the vibration from the aircraft reduced errors from sticky parts. Instead of moving in jerks, they moved continuously. vibrating motors were built into them, and their vibration was called dither. When you tap a mechanical meter, u are applying dither.
— Ken Pohlmann, Principles of Digital Audio
Ok now came across JSFuck and mind is blown.
ROMAN SOLDIER: halt, strange person! where are you from?
TIME TRAVELER: i come from the future. what are your names?
ROMAN SOLDIER: my name is QUINTUS, as i am the fifth child in my family. my comrade is SEXTUS, for he was the sixth child in his family. what is your name?
TIME TRAVELER: my name's LIV
ROMAN SOLDIER: [starts counting on his fingers as his eyes open in fear]
Videoüberwachung bringt sooo viel: in Potsdam wurde der Hauptbahnhof gefilmt, allerdings ist die Zahl der Straftaten vor Ort trotzdem von 91 (2012) auf 367 (2018) gestiegen.
#AUSSICHERHEITSGRÜNDEN BRAUCHEN WIR JETZT MEHR KAMERAS SONST KOMMEN DIE BÖSEN VERBRECHER DIE VERBRECHEN GANZ VIELE VERBRECHEN SICHERHEIT ZU IHREM SCHUTZ VERBRECHER SICHERHEIT GEFAHR MEHR KAMERAS VERBRECHER GEFAHR SICHERHEIT!!!!!!
Electron microscope slow-motion video of vinyl LP https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GuCdsyCWmt8
For every EULA you read completely, lose 1D6 SAN points and gain 1 point of Forbidden Lore.
If you merely glance at or skim the EULA, lose 1 SAN point and gain no Forbidden Lore.
If you close your eyes and click Accept without reading, roll 1D6. On a 2 or lower, lose 1 SAN point anyway (you peeked) and gain no Lore. Otherwise, breath a sigh of relief - you have escaped with your mind unscathed, for now - but add one point of Corporate Dark Karma, to be used when the GM chooses.
Nerd, mostly crafts software, sings operatically sometimes, is often confused. Runs https://toot.kif.rocks
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