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cgod  ·  4 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Why Is Facebook Launching An All-Out War On Apple's Upcoming iPhone Update?

I don't use Facebook and the only Apple product I own is a 7 year old tablet that my shops POS runs on (7 years with no problems) but I'd consider buying other apple products if they got really super serious about privacy and the rest of the industry didn't move with them.

It's nice to see Grace Jones is still getting work because she is awesome.

cgod  ·  5 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: About Veephro

You have to assume that the morals and ethics of a company that spams small websites is shit.

I assume that VEEPRHO has killed a dozens of babies by being careless low ethics shit heads.

You just can't trust a brand like VEEPRHO. VEEPRHO isn't an ethical company.

cgod  ·  6 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Imroving your WMS software: Make It Easy!

I think yalantis.com tired to give my computer a virus.

cgod  ·  7 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The road to electric is filled with tiny cars

I'd make one of our family cars a tiny car if they were super affordable and legal. I have no car lust or car pride at all, for the most part a car is just a way for me to move groceries or my kid. The car I use only hits the road once or twice a week, once to buy shop supplies and maybe I take a random trip to Lowes or what not every few weeks.

I'd still walk or bike for most of my shopping and one of these things would be easy to store and park.

If you own a business or are a public official you don't have the luxury of acting human without consequence.

I know people who are the presidents of large hobby clubs that will only talk about certain issues by phone, never text or email.

If I were a few of the people in that zoom call I would be dying inside after watching it. School board service is usually something more than selfless public service and if you resigned you lost something you cared about more than the children.

I look forward to my next career as a ditch digger because there are about a half dozen people who have a giant go fuck your self's coming but in the mean time I'll bite my lips and count my money.

cgod  ·  9 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 422nd Weekly "Share Some Music You've Been Into Lately"

Maybe I'll never have to see Daft Punk described as "godfathers of techno" again. I've always worried that reading that phrase might give me an aneurism.

Neither Trump nor the GOP are anywhere close to walking away from each other. I know the paper needs to fill space but I've seen this "story" a half dozen times and it's getting real tired.

cgod  ·  11 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Top Motivational Quotes

Everyone I've even known who was really into motivational quotes was a looser. There was a reason they needed motivational quotes.

That makes you a spammy looser.

cgod  ·  13 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 17, 2021

There is a long running parent cooperative in my neighborhood. They used to have meetings at my coffee shop. I have rarely met a group of people who were as petty, backstabbing and bitchy as these people were.

We found a preschool in the neighborhood that with 5-6 kids taught by a lady with a masters in education that was reasonably priced. It was great. I like paying for things with money, I hate sweat equity situations. I don't mind trading coffee for services but It'd be hard to pay for pre-school like that.

cgod  ·  14 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 17, 2021

I've lived colder and snowier places but I've never lived anywhere that gets ice like Oregon does.

My biggest worry about the line near the shop is that they've lost track of it. This is the biggest outage the state and city have ever faced and they are going to lose track of some stuff. A friend of mine on the street is a city worker that does infrastructure and I know he'll sort it out before too long if it needs sorting.

I don't have a pic but it isn't hard to find down lines. Downed cable lines are a dime a dozen, the cable companies do unforgivably shoddy work. Two sub stations blew, many transformers blew and a ton of lines are down.

cgod  ·  14 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: February 17, 2021

Both my home and the shop lost power for more than a day. We have lights and a radio, more than enough canned and dried food and a camp stove.

A big power line is down near the shop. The street has been closed off for more than 48 hours. No one knows if it's still live or not. Pretty crazy to have a big ass power line down on an important thoroughfare for this long but there were over five thousand lines down last I checked. The shop is pretty slow with the street being shut down.

cgod  ·  19 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Sarwar Pedawi

Sarwar Pedawi looks like a real spammy piece of shit.

cgod  ·  26 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Coup in Myanmar: Why Now?

If you ever have time to kill read up on Ne Win the former dictator of Burma who bathed in dolphin blood, established a base 9 currency and shot reflection of himself in mirrors to prevent assassination's. That and so much more.

I've put in about three hours of Myanmar reading and have a shit ton of tabs open in other interesting diversions about the country and it's people.

It's a fucking whackadoodle country.

cgod  ·  26 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Ecosia and Bing are better than Google for news delivery, Monash research finds

I've used bing for the last year or so if I just want to see the biggest news stories of the moment.

cgod  ·  34 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Nilsson inspired. Though it sounds nothing like Nilsson

I grew up on The Point and could sing Me and My Arrow without having heard the song for a decade or more. I didn't listen to any of his other stuff until about 15 years ago. I worked at a bar with a record player and one of the other employees brought Knnillssonn. I was totally hooked at the first song.

Not long after a DJ I am a a fan of started dropping Jump Into the Fire into his set.

The same guy who played KKNNILLSSONN for me was a musician who always had musician friends coming by the bar. We had Harry on and one of the guys said he had a Nilsson story for us. The guy's band had an overnight studio session booked and they were having a good time knocking out some tracks. Their engineer was friends with Harry and Harry stopped by to say hello ending up hanging out all night. So at the end of the session every one just books but this guy and Harry end up standing around having a chat. Harry asks if the guy wants to smoke a joint and they climb into Harry's car. They smoke the joint and Harry asks if the guy wants to hear something. They listen to both sides of a cassette tape of unreleased Harry Nilsson music. Harry asks if he liked it, the guy said he thought it was great and they call it a night.

I always thought that was a great story.

cgod  ·  35 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Nilsson inspired. Though it sounds nothing like Nilsson

I suggest you a listen to every Nilsson, they're mostly great.

cgod  ·  38 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: I am a misanthropist

Cool!

I hope you learn lots and have a stimulating time.

cgod  ·  39 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What did you die from in the 17th centruy?

Scalded in a Brewers Mash, at St. Giles Cripplegate

cgod  ·  42 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Trump just named Woody Guthrie an American Hero... who wrote 'Old Man Trump'!

Woody is as explicitly anti fascist as anyone I can think of in American history. OG antifa.

cgod  ·  43 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: I am a misanthropist

I don't see how you could take what I said as "people should always feel what others assume is normal".

Your initial post sounded super fucking optimistic (please tell me if there is a place I can exist) so I tossed out the idea that you could change your path.

I'm the last person who's going to tell you who you should be but at your age you should at least try out being different kinds of people. I tired being all kinds of people and I learned a lot from it. I still don't know who I should be in a very consistent manner but I'm also pretty comfortable with the way I muddle along.

20 year olds are dumb. They can't help it. They've done and experienced soo little, how could they be anything else? If you hide away on an island you won't grow much past where your are now as a person. That might be just the ticket for you, I don't know you.

Good Luck