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It's depressing seeing people vilify people who have political views at odds with theirs. Part of it is the increasing radicalization of social beliefs in general, for which social media bubbles are partially responsible.

It saddens me to see people strip others of their humanity and view them as an "other" that needs to be destroyed. I have to wonder if honest political discourse is even possible across ideological lines anymore.

then again you DO NOT go into a room alone with kevin spacey if you're a budding nation state, that's just stupid

absolutely disgusted that kevin spacey would try to molest russia, thank god that sicko was indicted

well I'm almost certainly going to fail my algorithm design exam tomorrow. but from reading the headlines, it seems to be a shittier day for a bunch of other folks.

It's been a month now and I'm still not sure if I liked DR V3's ending

Doki Doki Literature Club is a gateway visual novel. Pretty Undertale-like in that a lot of people who played it wouldn't normally play a game in the genre.

what self-hosted movie night software do y'all use? as in, I want to stream a file to multiple people simultaneously and synchronously.

Is there any escape from government overreach?

Also, come chat with me and some goons at my Matrix/Riot instance (

After years of falling for the "low-end VPS" ruse, I finally got a couple (including this one) with a decent provider. Feels good to finally have an avail_entropy of above 200.

Might hurt my pocketbook, but it warms my heart.

What will happen when we run out of layers of irony?

I don't see fediverse blacklists in their current form being very effective in the long run. People who self-host make blacklists impractical, and self-hosting will only get easier/cheaper.

This will likely push censorious instances to switch to whitelists eventually, which will be more harmful to federation.

I think I look better without glasses, but I'm not sure if that's because I can't see.

Japanese learning curve:

1. Learn 46 hiragana
neat, a syllabic alphabet! that was fun!

2. Learn 48 katakana
oh, they have two? alright, not too bad.

3. Learn 6000 beginner kanji
well fuck

Social media accounts tied to real identites provide neat compartmentalization for future authoritarian governments. The 140 character limit of Twitter cuts out the fluff, too; perfect for easy keyword extraction to distinguish wrongthinkers from rightthinkers.

The advertising industry has overcome the major technical barriers to tomorrow's genocides.

Personal Mastodon instance of excelereight. Feel free to make an account, but no promises as to the instance's longevity. Come chat at my Matrix/Riot server.