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Got Fedora Silverblue 32 on my main laptop. It's overlayfs turtles all the way down.

How do y'all play RDR2 without startin' to talk like Arthur Morgan?

The worst part of being on the wait list for a Tesla Model Y is Elon Musk. The only reason I'm still on that list is because every other major EV manufacturer is not any better.

However, I'm keeping an eye on that Polestar 2. I swear, if Elon keeps up with this shit, I'll be cancelling my pre-order.

Russia's official coronavirus death toll is many times lower compared to many countries in Western Europe. I wonder how much of it is due to the population most vulnerable to the virus being already dead from other causes.

I mean, easily a third of all cases in the US are from deaths in nursing homes -- mostly elderly men. Life expectancy for men in Russia is still 65 (a decade ago it was 58). I know there's probably number fudging going on, but it doesn't explain such huge discrepancy.

The Russian word for the grocery store is "gastronom" -- which in English sounds like an ill-advised snack with bad consequences.

Also note, that unless you're using a certain subset of cryptocurrencies, your transactions are neither untraceable nor anonymous, so you shouldn't expect them to be invisible to taxation or law enforcement authorities.

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Proper way to use cryptocurrency: global transactions that are relatively cheap, fast, and not dependent on approval by central government oversight bodies

Wrong way to use cryptocurrency: any other way, especially as investment assets

mathematicians: "haha, look at this -- based on what we know about math right now, there's no way to make certain operations easily reversible."
computer nerds: "cool, we can use this to encrypt data in transit."
mathematicians: "nice. Though don't bet on it always being hard. I mean, we solve hard problems all the time, haha."
cryptocoin nerds: "In fact, we're going to bet trillions of dollars on it remaining hard forever."

I watched the Unreal Engine 5 demo and by this point it's safe to assume that porn actors will be losing their jobs soon.

I think it's a mistake to make them entirely transparent. The opaque area should begin around mid-face and extend down, because otherwise you'll be parading your sneezes and spittle to everyone with whom you interact. Perhaps a removable cloth insert.

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I look forward to these being acceptable everyday wear, and I also look forward to when we can control the shield's transparency and the patterns displayed on the outside.

dezeen.com/2020/04/14/face-shi

Unfortunately, the current epidemic will undo all progress in promoting public transit use in North American cities. We're back to cars being the only acceptable way for people to get around.

I cannot tell Pavel Durov and Jared Kushner apart on photos.

Coronavirus "reopening" translated: nothing has really changed since the lockdown started, but at least now you're less likely to die forgotten in some hospital hallway.

As a proud member of the Railroad, I look forward to helping X Æ A-12 escape the Institute and start a new life outside of the Commonwealth.

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