Facebook is moving to curb internal debate around divisive political and social topics, Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg said, after a spate of disputes and criticism that has fueled discord among staff.
mccEMPLOYEES: "But rather than qutting, isn't it better to stay and change things from the inside?"
EMPLOYERS: "We're going to need you to stop trying to change things from the inside now."
MST3K has a lot of negativity, so to me it's fascinating when the MST3K crew takes the time to mention which movies they actually like. The staff clearly cares about movies, a lot, but they don't get a many chances to positively express their film...
mccAlright I did something fun. Well, I thought it was fun.
I have attempted a project to scour and document anytime the writers of Mystery Science Theater 3000 actually mention, in MST3K-related media, a movie they *like*.
Make sure to click "Read Notes":
Last week, game developer Tommy Refenes publicly called Apple's app store "awful" and "horrible." This week, Apple yanked his game from their store.
mccThe disjoint in power targeting Apple is shocking even compared to console platforms. Just on their phone platforms, Apple has banned games based on their political content. They've pulled games from the store in retaliation for criticism in GDC talks ( kotaku.com/apple-bans-gam… )
This new edition of The Art of Prolog contains a number of important changes. Most background sections at the end of each chapter have been updated to take account of important recent research results, the references have been greatly expanded, and...
mccI kinda want to read this book but why is it so hard to buy ebooks of ANYTHING from mit press
mccHey y'all TODAY ONLY Bandcamp is forgoing their "cut" of digital sales and sending all money directly to the artist.
Here is a thread of some of my favorite music on Bandcamp (the servers are taking a pounding but always come back within a few minutes!).
Yes, the toy company behind My Little Pony now officially owns the rights to the most iconic albums from Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, and Tupac.
mccThe reason I don't feel like copyright law protects creators is there's little or nothing keeping the copyrights for your own work with you. It sounds easy as not for them to wind up somehow bouncing around and owned by a random VC firm or, somehow
mccOK so remember Aphex Twin's soundcloud? One of the tracks was just distorted backward noises
So someone restored it and it turned out to be an UNEARTHLY beautiful orchestral+choral cover of "Rhubarb" from SAWII youtube.com/watch?v=5KP2aP…
Made through a completely batshit method: pic.twitter.com/6LThhPzu8r
The unanimous Montana Supreme Court decision found that religious institutions are not always obligated to report child sexual abuse to authorities due to an exemption in Montana state law.
mcc"The unanimous decision from seven state Supreme Court justices found that religious authorities are not always obligated to report child sexual abuse to authorities due to an exemption in Montana state law"
This is the GBC version of the infamous Daikatana.
mccSo I found out that there's a GBC version of Daikatana which is totally unlike the PC version and considered by those who have played it to be one of the best GBC games…?
Watched the start of a longplay and… this actually does look kinda great
A long time ago— like 15 years ago— I worked at Sun Microsystems. The company was nearly dead at the time (it died a couple years later) because they didn't make anything that anyone wanted to buy anymore. So they had a lot of strange ideas about...
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mccEarlier today Bill Gates in an interview said he doesn't like Elizabeth Warren's wealth tax because he thinks he will have to pay "$100 billion" and he will have to do "a little math"(?).
That sounded wrong, so I did the math.
Text version: gist.github.com/mcclure/ab5b8d…pic.twitter.com/jTmdMYskst
Libra’s mission is to enable a simple global currency and financial infrastructure that empowers billions of people.
mccFor no particular reason, I will now livetweet my attempt to read the Facebook cryptocurrency technical paper. developers.libra.org/docs/the-libra…
This will be aimless and might take multiple days.