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Activision-Blizzard-King workers have opened a GFM for a strike fund that would allow them to go on strike, chip in if you can! gofundme.com/f/abk-strike-fund

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Did you know that more than seventeen billion devices run Java? Join the Victims of Java Memorial Foundation

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Discord calling its guilds "servers" is a really neat marketing trick and absolutely insidious because it screws with normal peoples' already bad understanding of what a "server" is, and erases the distinction between itself and decentralised services

One other question for everyone! Is there by any chance a muscle growth/gaining instance, or ideally a muscle fur instance? :)

Guys what’s the best Android mastodon app :D

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Happy final night of Hannukah to all who celebrate!

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food 

Being a vampire must be terrible, because then I wouldn't be able to enjoy garlic bread.

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I feel like maybe my Mastodon has become less social over time. Idk why. I’m finding myself on here less and less and that makes me sad.

Suicide, depression, references to mental and emotional abuse 

Literally the day I leave Apple, this gets published:
apple.news/Av-b1PWxpRF-rGRjpQY...
This is accurate to my experience working in AppleCare. I think it’s actually worse than this in some areas but it’s a pretty accurate take.

So I did 15 school assignments in one day. This is about how my brain is holding up.

A key component of SteamVR has stopped working. Please restart SteamVR.

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Me: money is fake

Them: yeah it's just paper that we ascribe value to

Me: no it's faker than that. Only 3 percent of USD exists as physical currency. The rest is just bank credit.

Them: right, so money is just numbers in bank accounts that the government creates from nothing

Me: no, it's faker than that. Most money is bank credit, created by private banks. Not the government, not the Fed, banks like Chase or Bank of America. They take zero dollars and turn that into a loan and debt. They decide who gets new money. Capitalists decide where new money is created and who it goes to. If the government paid back all government debt, there would be no more treasury bonds, and then if everybody paid off all their private debt, there would be no more money.

Them: wow, so most money is just credit corresponding to debt, and there's just a small amount of money they borrow from the federal reserve that was created by the government.

Me: no, it's faker than that. Since 2020 reserve requirements were abolished. Banks don't need to legally keep any money on hand or borrow money from the federal reserve or each other at all. They can just pay interest on every dollar they create to the federal reserve without borrowing from the Fed at all.

Them: oh. So money is REALLY fake.

Me: yeah. so if the government just paid off all of our student debt it wouldn't affect the money supply at all. It would do nothing to the economy other than release a huge debt burden. So let's do that.

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What if we put Scooby Doo's head on top of Dracula's body! 

It'd look something... like this!

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My first day at Bethesda, "Environmental storytelling can be so much more than a skeleton on a stripper pole"

*Todd Howard personally shoots me in the back of the head*

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Sarcasm 

I made some fake Forbes Apple headlines:

“Apple just gave millions of iPhone users a reason to get a hot coffee enema”


“Apple confirms this nasty surprise - your stepmother is coming to visit.”


“New Apple leak reveals stunning stun gun.”


“Apple’s new sex toy will ‘Fuck bitches, make money’ and launch in 2023, analyst says.”


“Apple issues serious new iPhone warning - Your selfies are not instagram-worthy, Keisha.”


“Forget the new Macbook, Apple has something better- Jesus.”

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