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nil  ·  2 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: September 16, 2020

    Whenever I hear 'I can't, I'm busy' what I'm really hearing is 'I can't, I won't make time for you.

This needs to be written up on a wall somewhere. If someone flakes and cancels plans 20, 21 times in a row, texts you saying they're going to be late, and later, and later, and then wants to reschedule a week later.

And you know it's not going to happen a week later.

They aren't your friends. Fuck with anything of mine but don't fuck with my time.

nil  ·  3 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: September 16, 2020

I would add it's harder to make friends only because you aren't "forced" into situations involving other people as a result of school. Coworkers can become good friends too.

Remember it wasn't school that made them your friends. Sure, location is a huge part of it but part of it was having things in common. I still have friends from my high school days.

Also, if you're truly dreading going into work in the morning and it's not depression-related you might hate your job. What attracts people is having a major passion for something.

nil  ·  4 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Do not get arrested challenge 2020

    Updates via Messenger

    Receive your travel documents and up-to-date flight information via Facebook Messenger.

I would also add that a lot of I.T. work is being outsourced to the lowest bidder these days as companies hate shelving out money for it. And you want to know who costs the most? Security experts. They would rather have half-working features that bring in a few extra $ than something robust. Hence that FB Messenger bullshit.

Two solutions.

1) Pass new laws protecting people discovering vulnerabilities so they don't get arrested for simply knowing a UNIX system.

2) Epic fine. "; DROP TABLE users;

nil  ·  4 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: September 16, 2020

I'm still working on that diss track Hubski. Beat is laid out and I've written a third of the lyrics. I decided against posting that Iceland trip report because it happened a few years ago and a real artist doesn't live in the past. Plus admittedly I was too lazy to dig through folders and retrace a 2 week long event. If you have questions about traveling to Iceland I can give pointers though.

Peace and love and most importantly try to stay alive. This is a nightmarish time in history, aka the worst timeline. If I learned ANYTHING in life it's that survival itself is worth celebrating. Don't worry about success. Not dying is enough.

nil  ·  5 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Literally watching my fellow Americans defend Genocide.

Damn this song takes me back. Hey Jeff, remember that time we got sterilized at the privately owned prison?

nil  ·  7 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 399th Weekly "Share Some Music You've Been Into Lately"

nil  ·  8 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: I'm ashamed to admit that a heartfelt apology is needed, again.

Hey. No worries. Please go easy on yourself. Everyone's life is disintegrating. I'm basically a pathological liar and a deeply unhappy person. I have a very negative mindset and it comes up on the internet. Only very recently have I taken steps to overcome this, and it's very very hard.

Weirdly enough listening to that epic Biden speech where he quoted Seamus Heaney helped me. Overcome that deep sense of nihilism and depression that has plagued me in recent months, years. I don't even know. It all blends together at this point. I am getting old and fat and feel less like the person I once was.

Hubski is a deeply personal site. Comments here affect our emotions and I fear real world reprisal from oversharing. If this were elsewhere it would be "idgaf trolls trolling trolls." It's not and that's a good thing.

I don't have anything brilliant to add except maybe it's time to do that big thing I've always feared doing. Y'know, the album I was trying to make for the past 8 years. Maybe if I stick to that one thing everything horrible happening won't affect me so much.

nil  ·  9 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Amazon’s Alexa for Landlords Is a Privacy Nightmare Waiting to Happen

I straight up examined my room for hidden cameras recently and I don't even think it's a sketchy apartment. I just know the landlord has strict rules (which I respect, it's certainly more well put together than the previous dude I rented from who did not give a fuck and would disappear to China for months).

But yeah. This is fucking stupid. If you need to playback conversations your tenants are having you're doing it wrong. Maybe focus on doing your job first. Unless you're legitimately trying to wiretap Edward Snowden.

Are these people trying to bring back the anti-landlord campaigns from communist China? Christ.

nil  ·  9 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Music Theory and White Supremacy

Music theory works well if you're learning how to play any classical instrument. For playing piano and clarinet reading sheet music is dope. It's easy because the notes are right next to one another and playing in an orchestra you practically need it to coordinate everyone.

But rock band or making drill beats in FL Studio? Fuckittttttttttt.