Show more
datn ✅ boosted

computers men: i want to make a computer do a thing that humans do

me: maybe you should ask the humans who do that thing how they do it

computers men: preposterous. absurd

i wish English had a word that summed up my feelings as well as "verknallt" does in German

datn ✅ boosted

Interesting interview with Jaron Lanier (2018): vox.com/2018/7/27/17618756/jar

Question: “How [do you] respond to the argument that without viable alternatives, walking away from Facebook or social media more generally is a privilege?”

JL: "If you’re privileged enough to have the option of walking away from social media, and yet you don’t, you’re failing to use your privilege to defeat a system that traps other people who are less fortunate than you."

i'm on my way to buy a ladder so i can finally reach and open my skylights. if this works, it's gonna be a game changer

datn ✅ boosted

i ordered a bunch of sardines in bulk and my kids found them and have started saying to each other "i swear it on my father's sardines" and i dunno it just doesnt feel like im coming back from this one

when i meet someone i really like i get that scene from The Hudsucker Proxy in my head where the marketing guy gets the brainstorm to call it a hula hoop

"hey fellas... FELLAS"

"you got something?"

"i got something"

datn ✅ boosted

the Anglicisation of German advertising is nearly complete

datn ✅ boosted
datn ✅ boosted
datn ✅ boosted

What do you use as your daily driver?
(Boosts appreciated)

datn ✅ boosted

New US visa online application now requires you to enter all your social media presences when you apply for a visa:

immigrationgirl.com/new-social

online dating, rant 

online dating, rant 

online dating, rant 

dream: at airport for flight but I'd forgotten my luggage, and my only ID was, you know, my Encyclopedia Brittanica card. (?)

Show more
Spanner Works

Expats, those who have left their home towns, travelers and freaks are especially welcome.