Sarcasm is the last refuge of the imaginatively bankrupt. It's sad, sorry, terrible -- and really funny.
And I fancy how you can't tell whether I'm being sarcastic or serious.
"Part of the fun is escaping the drudgery of real life." -- Mark Hamill
For a #startup, a #venture check is only the beginning. Even though venture capital rounds are often celebrated as major milestones, they are really just entry tickets. When a company accepts venture funding, it commits itself to steep expectations for future growth. 2X a year is considered good, 3X is great, and 4X or more a year is amazing.
Two things annoy me about market fundamentalists calling themselves 'classical liberals'.
The first is that they don't actually seem to be aware of the positions of many of the 'classical liberals'. Like the amount of time Adam Smith spent warning against trusts, collusive price fixing, and monopolies.
Second, the classical liberals were radicals in their day and looked for causes of misery and inefficiency to challenge. Drawing a line under history and going “That's done!” is the opposite.
There is an old technique from Japan on how to triple-sear meat with a deep rich flavor.
> a character arc bordering on cliché: Ivy League college, investment banking, 9/11-induced crisis of conscience, and much heedless pursuit of youthful passion projects before finally resolving to devote their lives to solving world crises.
The #Equifax breach was worse than they thought:
> The company originally said 143 million customers were affected; now, after reviewing all the affected data, Equifax says that it was 146.6 million people who had their name and date of birth exposed, and 145.5 million of those who had their Social Security numbers exposed.
Gastronaut: The Kake Krusader
The Simpsons: Most. American. Show. Ever.
> Even if the show were not as hilarious as it is, or as sharply written, or as visually imaginative, it would remain the quintessential artifact of modern American culture — merely by virtue of the sheer number of times it has recreated the iconic experiences of American life in a way Americans have found relatable.
"There are still privacy concerns with GNOME Software" — https://blog.paranoidpenguin.net/2018/04/there-are-still-privacy-concerns-with-gnome-software/ #GNOME #Privacy
The year is 2040. It has been the year of the linux desktop for eight years in a row. Everyone uses completely libre RISC-V processors on entirely libre laptop designs. Nobody knows how to get a file off of a QEMU image yet.
> Kazakhstan 2050 Strategy
> While 2FA has been strongly recommended by security professionals for both personal and commercial applications, it is not an infallible solution. 2FA implementations have been successfully defeated using real-time phishing techniques.