He/him. Chinese born, Canadian citizen. University student studying environmental science, hobbyist programmer. Marxist-Leninist.

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Cake day: oct. 03, 2019


Absolutely. This video has a part where it explains why socialism over social democracy and explains it better than I could in this comment: https://yewtu.be/watch?v=GhRJCe6aGag

You can’t eat sports, live in sports, or treat your medical problems with sports

Not if you work for a corporate news outlet, apparently.

IMO, passive mental health apps are the 21st century versions of those scammy motivational DVDs. The ones that actually have therapists on the other side you can call or text chat are better, but the gold standard is still you and a medical professional sitting in a room together. There are subtleties that a proper mental health professional.can pick up on that would be lost if you weren’t in person.

That being said, I think the biggest reason these apps are getting popular is because proper mental health support in the West is severely understaffed, under funded, with very long wait times for appointments, and in places like the US, prohibitively expensive.

Speaking as a mental illness sufferer in Canada, who was actually lucky enough to find a psychiatrist to help me.

There are actually some Christians saying things along the lines of “we’re in the end times, stop trying to fix climate change because it doesn’t matter and you don’t have much time on Earth anyway, start repenting, you science heathens!”

Mental health is a human problem and requires a human solution. Not an app.

DDG isn’t NEARLY as private as it should be, mind you. But IMO their points here are still valid…


Here’s an alternative repo on GitLab: https://gitlab.com/89luca89/distrobox/

I wish they maintained a third mirror on a self-hosted repo or a Gitea instance tho

IIRC, it won’t give apps access to the standard tracking ID and APIs.

US and New Zealand apparently

Reminder that Bayer said that Heroin is “nonadditive” and “suitable for children.”

In 2020, I found out that my normal level of human interaction is called “social distancing”.

Future generations be like: born too late to live on Earth, born too early to explore fuck all because everything is on fire.

Or maybe that’s our generation.

I think Occam’s Razor would apply in that case. And the secular theory requires fewer assumptions.