Capitalism is quietly erasing the idea of private property. All products are effectively becoming rentals, and the companies can revoke your right to use them whenever they feel like it. It's becoming increasingly difficult to actually own anything. Media is streamed, and devices are locked from the users.
It's hilarious how all the things people were afraid of happening under communism are actually happening under capitalism.
btw you may want to check his podcast too
This is a very good article by Cory Doctorow as per usual: https://www.theglobeandmail.com/opinion/article-science-fiction-and-the-unforeseeable-future-in-the-2020s-lets/
The Rich Are Committing Crimes Against Nature https://jacobinmag.com/2019/07/environment-rich-people-tesla-powerwall-super-yacht-private-jet
btw is there a way to enable two step verification with hardware key in Mastodon? I can't seem to find it :/
Got me a #SoloKey but turns out to use it with twitter you have to give them your phone number first. F**k off twitter!
what should I do help me out here Mastodon
“In Finland, the number of homeless people has fallen sharply. The reason: The country applies the “Housing First” concept. Those affected by #homelessness receive a small apartment and counselling – without any preconditions. 4 out of 5 people affected thus make their way back into a stable life. And: All this is cheaper than accepting homelessness.”
Reading Australian news is like watching a slow-motion apocalyptic movie. The whole country is ablaze. Temperature in Sydney reached 48.9ºC last night (that's 120 degrees in freedom units) https://www.smh.com.au/national/nsw/nsw-fires-live-updates-rfs-braces-for-spreading-fire-fronts-as-soaring-temperatures-and-high-winds-fan-flames-20200104-p53oq6.html
Scientists Are Actually Trying to Open a Portal to a Mirror Universe(Yes Really) - NERDBOT
Oak Ridge National Laboratory is trying to reflect particles and create or discover a parallel universe
How to migrate from one Mastodon server to another without losing followers:
1. Sign up on new server
2. On NEW server: Go to Account -> Moving FROM another account
3. Enter old account's handle
4. On OLD server: Go to Account -> Moving TO another account
5. Enter new account's handle and submit
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