Will boosted

take me down to parallax city where the back moves slow and the front moves quickly

Show thread
Will boosted

Silent prayer for everyone who just wanted to chat about linux distributions on a new social network and now has a fursona and five girlfriends

Will boosted

“There was a time when academia was society’s refuge for the eccentric, brilliant, and impractical. No longer. It is now the domain of professional self-marketers. As for the eccentric, brilliant, and impractical: it would seem society now has no place for them at all.”

― David Graeber

[from The Utopia of Rules: On Technology, Stupidity, and the Secret Joys of Bureaucracy, 2015]

Will boosted
Will boosted

Finnish Afghans are
people from Afghanistan
living in Finland

Will boosted

These slugs create and
use love darts as part of their
mating behavior

Wondering how Evgeny Lifshitz accomplished quite so much in his career - turns out it helps to have a brother doing the same job and also naming things "the Lifshitz X" 🤔

Will boosted

Every time I receive a PDF from a bank/insurance/whatever that says "we protected it by passwording it with you lastname + dob" I sigh. But I've never checked to see how easy / time consuming it is.

I tested with hashcat + list of surnames(github) + pdf I just received: 47s

Will boosted

🌊ANOTHER WATER SHADER ALERT🌊

I've been meaning to make a stylized ocean shader for a while, so I'm glad @weareGamkat@twitter.com gave me the opportunity to make one for them ✨

12 Gerstner waves and lots of light fakery will get you quite far👀
#gamedev #screenshotsaturday #madewithunity

"The value in marvelous pursuits lies in their self-creation which evades both use-value and exchange value... it is very difficult for capitalism to recuperate them precisely because they are so useless."

I don't consider myself an anarchist, but I enjoyed this.

theanarchistlibrary.org/librar

Will boosted

"Their Bionic Eyes Are Now Obsolete and Unsupported." A cautionary tale.

More than 350 blind ppl around the world have Second Sight’s implants in their eyes, after the company files for bankruptcy they find themselves in a world in which the technology that transformed their lives is just another obsolete gadget. One technical hiccup and they lose their artificial vision, possibly forever. The gadget also interferes with MRI scans and is expensive/difficult to remove.

https://spectrum.ieee.org/bionic-eye-obsolete

Will boosted
Will boosted
Will boosted
Will boosted

So now I'm getting cancelled for letting my son have a little fun in the garage chip fab? The hydroflouric acid is kept in locked cabinets and even then there's calcium gluconate gel handy (HE'S BEEN TRAINED ON HOW TO USE IT)

Fuck this website.

Show thread
Will boosted
Will boosted

✨️ I made a thing! 🎉️

Check out my brandnew webcomic, "Contra Chrome":

👉️ https://contrachrome.com

Subtitle: How #Google‘s browser became a threat to #privacy and #democracy.

Featuring Shoshana Zuboff, vegan Piranhas, and everything you ever wanted to know about #Chrome but were afraid to ask!

Read and download for free – hope you like it! 😊

And if you do, please spread the word! :boost_ok:

#BoostsWelcome
#comic #comics

Will boosted
Show more
empty.cafe

Darkdrop Coffee: Musky! Explosive! Almost certainly not actually brewed from bat guano! That's just Mr Wines' little joke.