For one brief shining moment in the 1980s-1990s, it seemed like we the people would own and control our own computing infrastructure.
That we wouldn't ever after need permission from opaque central authorities to process data, send messages, create devices, teach machines ideas. No corporations or governments could put themselves between us and the data bits in our machines. We would be free to think.
That moment is rapidly slipping into a history that feels ridiculously over-optimistic.
Kinda feeling like I post on Mastodon only occasionally, and my posts here are almost like condensed versions of things I've been posting about for a week on Twitter. Whatever the one most dominant thing I have to say is.
Anyway, just signing on here today to say: Wow, I do not like Android Studio. Like, I just dislike it very much.
Let this picture give you strength in these troubling times
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Our state is burning, and Verizon throttled communications for firefighters in the field: https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/08/verizon-throttled-fire-departments-unlimited-data-during-calif-wildfire/
Verizon CEO's yearly salary is $1.5 million. Internet access is way too important to entrust to these rent-seeking parasites. Tear these companies the fuck down and nationalize this shit.
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Kanova, the 3D sculpting program for desktop and VR from The Foundry is out on Steam and you can download it for free:
This is what I’ve been working on for over a year now and I’m very excited (and a bit scared) to see it out in the wild!
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