Yarr, it be Talk Like a Pirate Day!

But we need not stop there, nay. I decree it also be Download Like a Pirate Day!

Go forth, me hearties, and plunder!

video game and capitalism 

I'm so sick of the "buy the thing so that the company knows people want more" line.

Social media exists. They fucking know. If they don't they can literally just ask.

I am going to lecture like a disappointed dad about suicide insults 

I don't care how mad you are at someone. Don't use suicide as an own, ever. What the fuck. Never do this. It is a cruel, inhumane thing to do to someone.

If you are suicidal or ever have been, I love you and value you and I'm glad you're here.

Steve Austin, astronaut: a man barely alive. Gentlemen, we can rebuild him. We have the technology. We have the capability to make the world's first bionic man. Steve Austin will be that man. Better than he was before. Better, stronger, faster too. He'll be the first member of the DK crew!

medium take: normalize cisgender people using they/them, Mx., etc. iff they want -- it's not like there are enough of *us* to make it a thing

[YES, PLEASE BOOST]

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Open to find out if youre gay 

You're gay

for legal reasons, the following is a shitpost and should not be interpreted as anything more than that 

Can't say this in my classes, or in mixed company, but for fuck's sake, in this day and age, fucking pirate your textbooks. Fuck the academic publishers with their legal monopolies and overpriced bullshit.

Chromium on Linux is listening through your mic, get rid of that garbage straight away: news.softpedia.com/news/google

It strikes me that it shouldn't be possible on any modern OS to access the microphone or camera without a notification, an explicit allowance, and a logfile generated somewhere.

Over 40 million Americans have filed for unemployment during the #CODIV19 pandemicβ€”while the net worth of the class of billionaires has spiked by half a trillion dollars.

Remember that when you hear people fear-mongering about #looting. They're trying to distract you from the ones who are really robbing us all blind.

Don't get shamed into disabling your adblocker to "support creators".
Ads pay so little, it really doesn't matter.
If you want to do the financial support, just donate to them. That is the equivalent of multiple thousand ad views.

"grammar nazis" 

People get mad about being called grammar nazis because using the word nazi casually "blurs the line between who is and isn't a nazi" but linguistic prescriptivism is literally a slice of white supremacy so uh...

Don't police people's language, folks. If you understand, then you understand. If you don't, ask for clarification without being condescending.

hear me out for a second

what if ssh-keygen had a cool gui and keygen music

asking a non-binary person to explain their name yields one of two results

1: okay so it’s shortened from an abstract concept that’s incredibly meaningful to me and here’s a journal entry i wrote about the process of c-

2: i named myself brick. it’s short for bricholas

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