Matrix thoughts, curseword
I'm really not ready for Matrix 4 to be a thing.
Unless the movie is just incredibly queer and gives no fucks about hiding it. Then that'd kind of feel like a nice shoutout to all the kids like me who watched the first trilogy and were really into it without knowing they were queer yet and then later went OH I GET WHY IT RESONATED.
/thoughts brought to you by seeing Agent Smith gifs on Tumblr
free software, politics
I know that there is a small community of right-wingers that advocate for and use free software, and I still don't understand how that doesnt destroy their entire worldview. You are advocating for and operating within functioning anarcho-communism and you are still like "mmmm but markets and hierarchies tho". Like I get they are trying to avoid censorship for their heinous views but the very power structures that allowed you to get censored are exactly what lie at the center of your entire ideology.
Honest right-wingers would build their own properietary software. Them leeching off free software is just blatantly hypocritical.
If you have US Student Loans - the federal student program is offering an emergency forbearance, non-capitalized, for 60 days "or further notice." It reduces your payments AND INTEREST to 0 for the duration, but you have to opt in:
Booted my old X220 today to a reminder of how poorly it's aged. So much of the hardware is failing, even after just having it lay there for about a year.
I will see about getting replacement parts. Having a computer that's just borderline to unuseable is galling to me - it could still work.
Repairability of hardware in general is awful. I shouldn't need a custom part for device that stopped selling several years ago to fix my current device - interchangeable components should work
how come we've all just accepted that you can't trade or give someone digital games unless you specifically buy them for that person
i think steam uses the analogy "you wouldn't give someone a gift you've already opened" and uh yes i would, is valve not aware of the term "second hand"
i don't want so many of my digital games anymore, why can't i give them to someone who does
I was in a thread the other day talking about this, but, like
I want to read some GAME ANALYSIS
I don't want some YouTube-quality-surface-level basic-ass-themes shit I want Academic Paper analysis of games
I want the deep metaphors, I want Death of the Author, I want philosophical arguments about the construct of humanity
The best I can ever find is Hbomberguy
I wanna talk again about the concept of power. Here's Foucault, from his debate with Chomsky:
"I would like to reply to you in terms of Spinoza and say that the proletariat doesn’t wage war against the ruling class because it considers such a war to be just. The proletariat makes war with the ruling class because, for the first time in history, it wants to take power. And because it will overthrow the power of the ruling class it considers such a war to be just."
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