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tehstone  ·  2023 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Self-driving Uber kills pedestrian in Tempe

perfect. let's ban manual driving.

tehstone  ·  2023 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Self-driving Uber kills pedestrian in Tempe
tehstone  ·  2028 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Dos Equis erases The Most Interesting Man from its history

As your chart shows, the beer thing only matters at the surface level. Walk in to any major grocery store in the US and all of their 'micro-brews' are owned by AB inBev or Miller. Finding actual local micro-brew that a multi-national doesn't profit from requires going out of your way to find it.

tehstone  ·  2057 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 265th Weekly "Share Some Music You've Been Into Lately" Thread

Caldera by Polyrhythmics

Departure Songs by We Lost the Sea

and jazz covers of Nintendo music

It doesn't help that EA has the exclusive rights to make Star Wars video games.

tehstone  ·  2167 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: I suddenly wondered why I-50/I-60 don't exist

I had issues with some similar stuff in rural Wisconsin last year. Not sure if that's where you are, but the naming scheme is similar. Single and double letters and the similar names are near each other. Confusing if you're not a local.

tehstone  ·  2216 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: If you are located north of 45° Go outside when it gets dark. Aurora show incoming

The whole PNW is covered in a blanket of smoke, not good odds anyone in OR or WA will be able to see it unfortunately.

tehstone  ·  2227 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What's Hubski Reading?

I loved that whole series.

tehstone  ·  2237 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Trump Tells Aides He Has Decided to Remove Stephen Bannon

And yet he has the gall to claim that he was "waiting for more information/all the facts" before making a statement on Charlottesville. This shit is far from new, but somehow it never ceases to amaze me.

tehstone  ·  2241 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: What is a sandwich?

I was part of a lengthy discussion about sandwiches in the off-topic channel of a gaming group i'm in.

Some of the highlights included: sushi rolls, chowder bread bowls, mac & cheese, poptarts.

It gets really absurd because there is an exception to pretty much any defining characteristic of a sandwich.

I'll try and dig up some of the logs from that conversation, it was a lot of fun.

tehstone  ·  2251 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

I made it about a third of the way through this piece before giving up.

It seems as though the problem is fear-mongering on the part of media and parents eating that shit up. Smartphones are just a convenient alternative to whatever kids before. And the last two generations of kids were said to not play outside either, but there was a different bogeyman to blame then.

Same shit, different decade. But it gets the knowing nods of approval and agreement from older folks.

tehstone  ·  2259 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Trump announces ban on transgender people in U.S. military

What's discouraging is seeing people who are pro-LGB but shockingly transphobic. Why the fuck do we have to have a separate debate about rights for every. single. group. of. people?!

tehstone  ·  2259 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Stone Drug

Where is this? Somewhere in Utah?

tehstone  ·  2261 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Microsoft Paint to be killed off after 32 years

Yep. I have GIMP installed, and it's great for a lot of things. But it takes 30+ seconds to start up and I have to look up online how to do pretty much everything I use it for.

When I want to take a screenshot of part of my screen, it's super quick to open paint, crop to what I want, and save the image. I can get it done start to finish in about 10 seconds.

tehstone  ·  2269 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Opinon: Here's a reality check: this Trump Jr storm will not lead to impeachment

Being "not Obama" seems to have been a winning strategy for the Republicans so who knows any more.

tehstone  ·  2297 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Sumer Sales, Oh My! What have you picked up, or plan to?


tehstone  ·  2309 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: This is How Google will Collapse Reporting from the very near, post-Google future

every time they don't have something in stock, send an email complaining about it. you'll almost always get a $5 credit.

tehstone  ·  2311 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Walmart asking staff to deliver online orders on their way home

Congratulations, you've been pre-fired from Walmart!

tehstone  ·  2371 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The Mac Pro is dead. Long live the Mac Pro.

    I had a white Macbook at the time and you could take 'em apart if you were brave. Memory? No prob. Battery? Went through three. Hard drive? Two of 'em.

This is exactly me. When that thing finally died I looked at everything Apple had to offer and decided nothing under $2k was worth buying and I sure as shit don't have $2k for a laptop. I don't answer anymore when people ask for laptop recommendations. Dell is shit, HP is shit, Lenovo and ASUS are shit, Apple solders everything and removes all the ports. I wish it were as easy to build your own laptop as it was a desktop but that will never happen.

When I ever decide to buy another one I might get a Surface but that's not really a laptop and I can't stand the keyboards they slap on them.

tehstone  ·  2442 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: How Republican nativism turned California into a democratic bastion

My Republican parents had 5 kids. The four of voting age vote Dem or 3rd party.

tehstone  ·  2448 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 18, 2017

It has its ups and downs. Overall she's much happier running her own business than working for someone else.

tehstone  ·  2448 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 18, 2017

Is your birth center in Seattle or LA? I can never keep up.

tehstone  ·  2449 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 18, 2017

She's over in Columbia City. About to move her shop up the street to Hillman City.


tehstone  ·  2449 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 18, 2017


That's most of the pictures I've taken so far.

tehstone  ·  2449 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: January 18, 2017


Got this little bundle of cuteness and energy on Saturday, his name is Gunnar. He's definitely forcing a lifestyle adjustment but I think it's well worth it.