freelance web developers -- does anybody have tips on finding good work?

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i've been shitposting for about seventeen years

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the deligitimization of derivative works as "fanfiction" is a result of the late-capitalistic institution of extremely long copyright terms. In this essay I will

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Left-liberal economist: So, what society needs to be stable is upward mobility for the 99%. That's what's missing in all our growth. *Upward mobility*.

Me: Upward? As in, raising your relative social status? Relative to others?

Economist: Yes.

Me: For the 99%.

Economist: Yes.

Me: All of them.

Economist: Yes, we just need every member of the 99% of society to be able to constantly improve their social status relative to every other member of the 99%.

Me: How?

Economist: Cage fighting.

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taking a break from something without abandoning it is one of the most important practices i was never taught.

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Why don't tech bros or other "visionaries" ever unveil the bus of the future in big events?

The bus requires virtually no additional infrastructure, can have its routes organically changed and is relatively affordable.

I am all for transportation infrastructure investment in the US in trains and light rail but the bus is a solution that can be implemented better right now.

I want to see what a future bus looks like, not what some insecure man's need to take up space and waste gas looks like.

I hope I never get my fill
Of pushing this boulder up on this hill
Getting to the top and taking a spill
Every time's like the first time
Every time is the same
youtube.com/watch?v=Iou07quOpj

Just looked at my bookshelf and found that I have precisely zero books one could consider "uplifting" 😅

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stop calling new things “features” and start calling them “complications”

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PSA: you can re-enable subpixel font antialiasing for MacOS (removed as a default when Mojave was released). I thought my eyes were getting way worse when, no, Apple just decides they're going to break the user experience for non-retina monitors.

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Ban on aimless phone-browsing is a big success so far. 100% recommend.

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