Not looking forward to this being used in the dozen evil scenarios that just came to me.
Under the leadership of the murderer Mohammad bin Salman, the Saudi royal family (and the Saudi state it controls) have embarked on "Vision 2030," a plan to shift the country's economy from oil to not-oil.
Extraction-based states are always dysfunctional. All you need to run an extraction economy is a hole in the ground surrounded by guns. Being a leader of such a state requires merely that you be able to judge which mercenaries and diggers to hire.
important #gamer test, elekk; if you do not pass with at least a 70% score your gaming license will be revoked. thank you for your cooperation
It's the 22nd anniversary of the release of THEY LIVE. Punch a friend in an alley to celebrate. 😄
I have a (free) new book out! "How to Destroy Surveillance Capitalism" is an anti-monopolist critique of Big Tech that connects the rise of conspiratorial thinking to the rise of tech monopolies and proposes a way to deal with both:
New thought: peak Austin would be taking my enjoyment of making kombucha for fun, and turning it into a soul-sucking enterprise that sells out for less money than it took to start.
- Our app is too big.
- *eye twitch*
- There should be a way to tie components in mocks from designers to actual implementations in GitHub.
- This isn't the first time this has happened to me. Will it be the last? 🍿 Stay tuned.
Where are the people who make things?
X-Men taught me to distrust the government.
do dope, fuck hope
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