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begpost (sorry) 

hey y'all i really hate to do this again, especially after being so inactive, but my bank took $70 from me and now i only have $20 for the entire month
if anyone is able to help, i'd really appreciate it 🖤​​🖤​​


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What's your primary OS?

Boosts appreciated for sample size :)

New processor performance measure: how many person-hours of unpaid volunteer work exploited by tech companies it is capable of running per second

I had a bath. A *gamer girl* bath. My hair dye bled into the water and it was blue, what an epic gamer moment.

For real though it was really nice :)

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LGBT rights, Poland, please boost 

(Reposted from Birdside, thread)

Today, the Polish parliament will read a proposed law that makes it illegal to "promote homosexuality", including - I am not exaggerating - pretty much ANY positive talk of LGBT+ people and their rights in public settings.

And foreign media seem almost entirely silent on this.

The law was drafted a while ago, but didn't get into the Parliament for procedural reasons.

It EXPLICITLY bans e.g.:

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In retrospect, changing my handwriting in one week at 16 years old to make it look more like a girl's... was, indeed, an indication of me not being 100% totally entirely of the cisgender variation. Hindsight and all that.

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I own every NFT.

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oh god I only just now realized it's called DWARF because of ELF
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Where my transmasc and enbies at ?
Devant l'impression qu'il y a peu d'espaces militants et communautaires queer/LGBT pour les personnes transmasculines et/ou non-binaires j'ai fait une enquête pour essayer de formaliser ce qu'il en est :
Boost, partages divers et retours bienvenus !

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google antitrust filing thread from 

RT Lock (with permission):

Ok so, I just read through all 173 pages of the unredacted Google antitrust filing and I have to say that either Google is screwed or society is screwed, we'll find out which.

Unordered list of fun things I learned:

- google has a secret deal with facebook called "Jedi Blue" that they knew was so illegal that it has a whole section describing how they'll cover for each other if anyone finds out
- google appears to have a team called gTrade that is wholly dedicated to ad market manipulation
- Google had a plan called "Project NERA" to turn the web into a walled garden they called "Not Owned But Operated". A core component of this was the forced logins to the chrome browser you've probably experienced (surprise!)
- Google is willing to do almost everything to prevent people from circumventing their ad exchanges
- This is what AMP is about
- Google habitually insider trades on their ad exchanges in every way you can think of and every way you can't. Too many ways to list here.
- The exchanges are also rigged so that google wins on bids where they aren't the highest bidder.
- A large amount of people inside google are aware of all of this
- If Google ever tells you some change will increase your ad yield, run. In fact anything they tell you is a lie
- Google has worked with Facebook and Microsoft to discourage them from increasing user privacy, lamenting occasions where they prioritized their reputation over their collective business interest

You can read the full unredacted document for yourself here:

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So I have stumbled upon this video about Metroid Other M amd what was lost in translation. What a mess that story was in the english localisation. After watching this video, it seems like it does make sense in the original.

I just think it would make much more sense as a prequel, given how Samus' characterization doesn't really align with her actions in all previous Metroid games.

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@goo shorter and no aplay dep:

ffmpeg -t 30:00 -f u16be -i /dev/urandom -filter:a "volume=0.2" -b:a 1k -f mp3 - | ffplay -


Since people seem to like this I worked out how to play the album, on linux with ffmpeg and pulseaudio at least:

ffmpeg -t 30:00 -f u16be -i /dev/urandom -filter:a "volume=0.2" -b:a 1k -f mp3 - | ffmpeg -f mp3 -i - -f wav - | aplay

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Queer fediverse be like:

Check out my new album, "30 minutes of low bitrate white noise", available only on my gopher-over-IMCP server at epicqueergamer7hfai73pfam55oxhq.onion. Please connect only between 01:00 and 02:00 UTC for reasons I will *not* explain.

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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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lookin for work [software dev or somethin] boosts appreciated 

hey what's up gamers one of my bosses is ghosting me so i am looking for work [sunglasses emoji]

I have a CV at and I am skilled with pretty much all the mainstream programming languages

I would like to be writing Rust for money but honestly I have rent to pay so, w/e

i am stuck in the UK for the next 2 years & i would like to work remote and my sleep pattern is Fucked so,, flexible hours? thank <3

There's this one Verizon IP address in New York, and it really likes this cat

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