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My favorite DOS game was troubleshooting memory management problems.

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Using the modern web doesn't feel empowering. It feels immensely frustrating.

The web is barely usable without ad-blocking. Pages take an age to load and the content jumps around as more ads download and display. Also the ads are spying on you.

The entire JS ecosystem is dependency hell and sometimes you have to download massive JS files just to view a web page. The JS is probably also spying on you.

Worse still, JS is also probably why the Back button doesn't work properly on so many sites.

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The "big mood" meme is actually an admission that the vocabulary we have for describing commonly occurring mental states and sentiments is inadequate, and that we need to be on the lookout for recognizable intersubjective discursive objects that can be used to convey what we actually feel when words fail us

which, admittedly, is beautiful af

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"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko