VOTE "GOBLIN MODE" FOR OXFORD DICTIONARY'S WORD OF THE YEAR https://languages.oup.com/word-of-the-year/2022/#WOTY2022vote
Here's a paywall-free link to our story about the ongoing resignations at Twitter, and Elon Musk's demands that workers present their code to him in person: https://www.nytimes.com/2022/11/18/technology/elon-musk-twitter-workers-quit.html?unlocked_article_code=1JyizK2jNw62s1IFDU1mHOVOnIR5xNcnn23jao0aiCH1I0w7IaQhX3pNmG-6HC-kNUi4yNj8WzSS9xmIszDj1zS8-ddZ7K0dnVflEIB1k1UxmirUMwQsi1O1GQNU7TNOAuxREli_t0TI_9TgzOJyca4sYLZ2ZVjkv8-NCedBJKFZgmotHFVKjFQlraCpFjaggqj9bZa91NQQRdGakYAyiYBHtrJmAF0sUN10igQJCpioEPL_1o-CuPA9IvccdJKHaVe5Eq_odXEh-G-f2GGph4Cj3fVKYBmdVmapzn2f890lsfCusl7yItvsbM0_-pE_MMg90GsFwawmaQmPDrXr6Dxjq17ExP_0MaxN&smid=share-url
@xor ISSUE: rewards of being loved dependent on mortifying ordeal of being known
STEPS TO REPRODUCE: refuse to submit to mortifying ordeal of being known
WHAT SHOULD HAPPEN: rewards of being loved
WHAT DOES HAPPEN: no rewards of being loved
my twitter account was locked because I changed my display name to "Elon Musk (parody)" after he declared that parodies must clearly self-describe as such https://twitter.com/xor/status/1589402790732128256
Racket does it again! https://racketmn.com/weekend-inside-mall-of-america-bloomington-mn/ It's a longread, but for vicarious people watching
I did it! Mass media may have its downsides, but it's incredibly special to be at a band's first show in town, in a room full of people singing along with all the songs.
reasons mastodon's "viral dampening effect" is a good thing:
👉🏻 no "main character of the day"
👉🏻 no free text searching for people to get angry at (and harrass)
👉🏻 doomscrolling is *actually bad for you* and not a thing we should be trying to replicate
👉🏻 birdsite's virality is heavily driven by actual paid advertising and bots. You think that "Explore" tab gets its content organically? really? That's not making connections between people, it's about driving sales.
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