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curious about the massive “Unknown” spikes 🤔

does this just mean that the place the where they collected data about OS usage couldn’t get access to the info about that person’s OS, or does that mean that they literally have no idea what OS that is? 🤔



i’ve seen a lot of such footage where conductors spend like 30 seconds trying to forcefully pack in a entire train carriage in order for the doors to close and i’ve always found it to be so weird

like, if your metro is so busy, i’m assuming you have trains running every 60-90 seconds, which translates roughly to the minimum safe distance between trains, therefore they literally just spent like half the time they’d have to wait for another train to come simply trying to shove in one passenger, delaying not only everyone on that train, but also everyone is subsequent trains

where is the logic?



no, refuse to elaborate

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phone keyboards are so small, that, in my experience, however good they are, it’s basically impossible to type quickly without mistakes, so i always have autocorrect turned on on my phone

however, i compensate for the diminishing knowledge of spelling by turning off autocorrect on my computer, works fine 🤷‍♀️


i don’t understand

is the implication that brutalism does take inspiration from random objects and people dislike it because of that?



til some people walk around with shoes ON in their houses, wtf? 🤔🤦‍♀️


eeeehh, i don’t know 🤔

soviet russia had some of the most advanced technical education curriculum in the world, with most jobs being also in the engineering field; this partially carried over into modern russia, which still has a very strong focus on technical subjects in its education system, so A LOT of russians were not only raised by engineers, but also educated, to an extent, as engineers

this factor, combined with underfunded, subpar quality infrastructure and goods and a poor population practically forces people to demonstrate engineering ingenuity and creativeness with severely constrained resources in order to get by or have fun, which, distorted by the subs you mentioned, creates a superficial perception of “jankiness”, which in reality, again, is nothing but engineering creativity within constrained resources

i don’t think it’s really offensive and i don’t know anyone who thought that overextrapolation of engineering creativity onto the entirety of the russian population was offensive, most just think it’s kind of amusing, maybe even proud really, bc you have to appreciate the ability to get by and have fun when life is so shitty, idk if that makes sense…

the perceived lack of regard for safety is also a combination of poor safety regulations (caused mainly by corruption) and, because life is so hard, people really just stop caring at a certain point, bc if everyone were wholly concerned with ensuring safety at all times, the little time people have to actually enjoy themselves would be wholly consumed by that worry for safety

i agree that this post is a poor example of what i from now on will call russian engineering ingenuity, because, well, tying stuff down with a rope is hardly creative, and a pretty standard practice really, emerging thousands of years ago probably

plus, on this occasion, it’s a goddamn funeral, these people just don’t have the money to get a catafalque and the person driving a car prolly works as a taxi driver, therefore has an uber sign on the car…



these types of seemingly absurd combinations are not intended to be things you wear on a regular day, to school etc, they try to encapsulate and present design concept and ideas, sometimes rather vague ones

all of that, combined with the fact that you need to accentuate certain aspects you really care about, obv in the end it doesn’t come out as something super practical


check the vid 😉

(spoiler: it’s not about popularity)


does anyone know what kind of moderation 4chan has? tbh, if it didn’t attract all racists, nazis in the world, i think that kind of forum would be onto something interesting 🤔



atri coming (rust tor impl with multithreading), stay strong





we do have admins from both european and north american time zones, which is where the majority of english speaking trolls reside, but i’m afraid that in terms of response time it’s not easy to get it under an hour (unless you have ppl working full time on it, which the vast majority isn’t),

but to a certain point could definitely be mitigated through more moderatiors with more diverse timezones


thank you reddit for singlehandedly curing my reddit addiction with their awful redesigns lmao 🙏🙏


/r/birdstakingthetrain


The true revolutionary is guided by a great feeling of love. It is impossible to think of a genuine revolutionary lacking this quality | Che Guevara

found this quote on a competitive typing website, and for some reason it really resonated with me, thought i’d share it :)…

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isn’t this a false dichotomy?

not only do rich western nations need to reduce emissions, but developing nations need to correct their course as to not go through the immensely inefficient industrialization route that current rich western nations took

everyone needs to change, not just western rich countries


what’s the point of listing historic emissions from the 1800s?

the focus should be on reducing emissions for everyone right now, regardless of their past emissions, bc that shit is already in the atmosphere, there’s nothing that can be done about it, and using past emissions as some sort of gotcha to justify not doing anything about climate change is one of the worst things you can do


hi, could you please link your banned account?

apologies if it got accidentally banned, there was a pretty large influx of right wing trolls from 4chan, so some of your posts/comments/communities may have been accidentally tagged and deleted, and account banned :(

edit: nvm, found it, let me check with the other admins and get back to you :)



I think the difference with a game is you don’t seek violent games out for the sake of fulfilling murderous urges. In

we prolly play very different videogames lol 😅

running around in a busy gta 5 lobby or playing a counter strike match on eastern european servers often makes me think that the most vile, hateful, murderous, abusive psychopaths all came together to play with me, if i didn’t know that these are actually normal people irl

i think many people actively seek to play games to realise their violent tendencies, griefing everything that moves and does’t move in minecraft, just driving around on a gta 5 map and blowing everyone up for no reason

and just like these users posting their abusive conversations with chatbots, in videogames people do post clips of, say, creating a massive car pile up on a highway and then exploding all of them, and it’s not considered bad in any way

Enabling reinforces the behavior in people, it’s like giving someone fake casino games. If they have what it takes to become addicted, they will soon turn to real casinos with real money because the fake thing is just not the same. By all accounts enabling is the exact opposite of what you should do to treat a disorder, which is to curb it.

once again, couldn’t this same logic be applied to videogames? i still fail to see the difference between this and videogames: of course an ai chat bot is very different from a relationship with a real person, with the latter establishing boundaries and saying no to things, but so are the aspects of owning a gun and driving a car different compared to a videogame, where you can behave however irresponsibly you want, which in no way translates into how you’d want to handle a gun and a car in real life


after five days, it’s finally ready: split, ortholinear layout, robin choc switches and cool special low profile keycaps 😎 …

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after four days, it’s finally ready: split, ortholinear layout, robin choc switches and cool special low profile switches 😎 …

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