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"Technology reveals the active relation of man to nature" - Karl Marx
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> another Firefox update
< they broke the GUI again
What the fuck were they thinking? I can't even tell the active tab apart from the inactive ones, they look the same.
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they removed compact mode support


Oh. very gud response


installed this
but i still have the same problem where i can't undo a closed tab quickly


Not yet but looks very nice.


Does Shift-Control-T not work?





A magnifying glass.


lighters work pretty well, and are reusable to a point. More than matches at least


Keywords being "easy to digest". I heard there was a netflix (I know) documentary on datamining and surveilance but I haven't see it yet, anything else?


It's called The Social Dilemma.
It's as dumbed down and dramatized as you can possibly get. If that doesn't make them think about privacy and what the tech companies are really up to, nothing will.


>Author and digital media researcher Wendy Hui Kyong Chun argued that the film gives an inaccurate portrayal of how social media algorithms work and exaggerates how much control they have over their users.
<"The idea that somehow they control you is overblown," she said. "At the same time, you can say that a lot of what they know about you is accurate. But then the question you have to ask yourself is: So what?"

>Facebook released a statement on its about page that the film “gives a distorted view of how social media platforms work to create a convenient scapegoat for what are difficult and complex societal problems".


>Mozilla employees Ashley Boyd and Audrey Hingle note the film's lack of "insights from women and people of color who have been important voices on these topics."

Thank you Mozilla, very cool.


I think it's moronic and doesn't have much practicality but might be used in a better way in a communist society

What do you think about wearables and do you think it would exist in an advanced socialist society?

Just look at how stupid this shit is


No it's truly useless.
It's only purpose is surveillance and harvesting useless consumer data.

Computers are general purpose tools, but everything after that was designed to collect useless data on people and nothing else. It belongs in the trash.


Yeah I've come to feel everything more mobile than a laptop is pointless and life-wasting in current year. Definitely necessary to reach extremely small computers so whatever, let the normies fund it.


Useless unless you have heart problems or something and I'm sure there are gadgets better suited to keep that in check.
This is only something PMCs buy to count their daily steps or something retarded like that.


A big tech corporation might see this as a "new market" or a way to extend the reach of their sensors, but from a user perspective this is a useless gimmick. And it's not new, when mp3 players were all the rage you could get a jacket with an integrated mp3 player. People prefer separate devices because they can use the functionality with all their clothing.

Wearable technology is not going to be a thing until it stops trying to attach stuff to clothing, and start improving clothing. The obvious improvement for a jacket would be including a thermostat that regulates the temperature.

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notepad++ is radical centrism gang.
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Better is subjective but you could use Visual Codium or even Emacs if you have enough time to learn it.


>Better is subjective
Brain worms. Stop defending proprietary trash.


Visual Copium


your FLOSS won't protect you. the NSA has an entire division dedicated to infiltrating FOSS projects. The Linux kernel is MILLIONS of lines long and i no Linus and friends are not sitting there auditing every single line of code. it's a pipe dream. just use mac or windows and air gap the fucking thing. your welcome.


>just give up bro, you've already lost
t. NSA

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$10 GPUs for everyone!
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wtf i hate nationalism now


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Even if i can't have it, I'm still curious about what a $10 GPU can do, anybody got links ?


Big deal

I just saw Nvidia released the new B00B Ti for 19.99


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Muahaha now storeshitters and japs have to suffer as I did back in the day
y do I habe to suffer w/ them doe?

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Didn't click.


im retarded how do i get past the article payment gate

whats the gist?


>ctrl+f porn
>0 results


>>8867 https://archive.is/0y3lH
here i archived itpiratePirate

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It relieves stress to travel long distances and imagine never going back


introduce them to traffic jams


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Nazrin is a mouse!


I really really like this


Do you own one? I just bought a cheap Chinese one and I love the feel and noise and the extra space (it's a tenkeyless).
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Yeah I'm retarded, I misread the chart. It seems there is no alternatives to MX Clears which sucks because Cherry is overpriced.


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Yeah I like them a lot. I'm sick of rubber domes and their shitty responsiveness/feel. Mechanical are hyper responsive, easier to type on, more comfortable and better for pretty much everything. The one I have is loud as fuck but I don't really care it's worth the trade off


I don't get what people like about mechanical keyboards. I find it so much easier to type on a flat keyboard


>Mechanical are hyper responsive, easier to type on, more comfortable and better for pretty much everything.
Unless of course you're typing on weak tactile switches or shitty fucking linear switches. Then you might as well be using a worn out silicone membrane.

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>'Apple is eating our lunch': Google employees admit in lawsuit that the company made it nearly impossible for users to keep their location private
>Google made it nearly impossible for users to keep their location private, according to newly unredacted court documents.
>Google continued collecting location data even when users turned off various location-sharing settings, made popular privacy settings harder to find, and even pressured LG and other phone makers into hiding settings precisely because users liked them, according to the documents.
>When Google tested versions of its Android operating system that made privacy settings easier to find, users took advantage of them, which Google viewed as a "problem," according to the documents.
>Google also tried to convince smartphone makers to hide location settings "through active misrepresentations and/or concealment, suppression, or omission of facts"
>Google employees appeared to recognize that users were frustrated by the company's aggressive data collection practices, potentially hurting its business.
>"Fail #2: *I* should be able to get *my* location on *my* phone without sharing that information with Google," one employee said.
>"This may be how Apple is eating our lunch," they added, saying Apple was "much more likely" to let users take advantage of location-based apps and services on their phones without sharing the data with Apple.

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