it seems like the reason that bad computer things are bad usually boils down to some combination of these two things:
1. everyone knows they're bad, but fixing it would take too much time away from development work that directly generates profit
2. someone is always clever enough to hack around or patch the thing just enough to get it working, so it's never rebuilt when it needs to be
as long as a system remains over the threshold of "working, and just barely maintainable", it will not change as long as the profit motive depends on its use.
@nilsding *sighs wearily* it all started long ago when computers first began displaying images on digital displays...
@roxy “there is no job so simple it can’t be done poorly”, or, to put it another way, “unskilled labor is a myth”
@kd my (limited) experience flying with a recreational pilot has taught me that they are very serious about using the nato phonetic alphabet on the radio. which would make the above post even more confusing
@shel hi a furry y’all, i’m dragn
@unascribed *tries to grab it like a cat pouncing at a virtual fish in a screen*
Pokemon Mystery Dungeon spoilers
@ziphi ...i opened this despite knowing that i want to play through the PMD remake fresh, and wow. guess i'll brace myself for an emotional journey
asking for advice, cfl bulb trash and recycling
@wolfgang most places that accept e-waste will probably accept it, since they have specific partners or disposal techniques for items with mercury in them. i don't know what's near you, but i know Best Buy in the u.s. accepts most kinds of e-waste for example.
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