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Hiya! I stream JRPGs, and talk about social issues, representation, intersectional feminism, translation difficulties, and awful jokes. Check me out on . twitch.tv/kozross

Haskell fans, horror fans, classics fans: lend me your imaginations! I'm (thinking of) doing a JSON-related thing, and in true tradition, I have two choices:

1. Argonauts reference
2. Friday 13th reference

I want both. Suggestions appreciated - the punnier, the better!

I have the trollziest reference for a stream title today.

Yes, it will be .

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[LIVE] Friday Flow: I play „Vagrus - The Riven Realms“ now. Join me! twitch.tv/hatniX

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machine learning is amazing because you take a bunch of data you don't have permission to use and a few million matrix multiplications later you can generate the wrong answer to any question

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learning about the chasm between "charity" and "tzedakah" is so fucking illuminating

Charity is a Christian tradition that is all about being magnanimous and how people are moved to do Christian love to people in need

Tzedakah is a Jewish tradition of our ethical obligation to identify injustice in our society and put our time and resources into solving those problems

the former is all about good will and generosity, the latter is mandatory

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I'm a simple girl. I see trans (be it transport, transbaltic or transistor), I press like.

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it gets even better! the recruiter is a woman! c'mon, at least _read_ the drivel you're sending to your potential contacts...

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quick tip: if your recruitment e-mails specifies "paternity leave" when "parental leave" is _right there_, i am not going to apply for your team, because you almost certainly employ only men. 🤷‍♀️

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either have a large market share or refuse to handle edge cases. you have to pick one. otherwise you're actively harming people, knowingly, for profit.

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imagine being thinking that devices which require a current payment method configured to install software of any kind are in any fucking way acceptable

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I'm so tired of people pretending Apple devices are a viable option

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"haha yeah I want to use Linux but it's so nice to have access to all this compatible software"

yeah bro imagine not having access to important stuff on a platform

like I dunno, _being allowed to install software at all_

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this goes for Microsoft as well but I am less annoyed by them because they are not actively antagonistic to people who want to install alternative operating systems. yet.

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like... i dunno, i respect a lot of people who work at apple and like all megacorps they do a lot of positive things by accident

but the whole "we own our devices even after you buy them, fuck you if you want to use them" thing is unconscionable and a net negative for humanity

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@tindall I’m more annoyed by the people in the tech press/podcasting space who openly state they are against any attempts to even open up the App Store to competition. It’s basically an, “I paid good money to live in this gated community and don’t want poor folks mucking it up!”

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It's easier to build from a Mac to a Linux server than from Linux to Mac or an iPhone, so cross platform devs have no choice but to have at least one Mac - so they may as well use it.

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It turns out that building an open platform actually is a bad idea because people will use the most closed platform and build for open platforms from it, just because they have to if they want to be cross platform

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