Posts tagged with "Rant"
RSS: there's nothing better

“An RSS feed? That’s so 2007!” “Well then what do you suggest instead?” “Everyone gets their updates through their Facebook feeds these days! Just make a Facebook page!” “That sounds great! Then half of my subscribers will see half of my updates, during weeks in which Zuckerberg choses to weigh the algorithms more towards news and less towards friends’ photos. Also everyone has to have a Facebook account.” “Yeah, okay, point made. Twitter is better anyway: it’s totally public, doesn’t force people to sign in to see feeds, and its feeds aren’t subject to...

The Mandela Effect and your imperfect memory

If you haven’t heard of it, the Mandela Effect is a conspiracy theory that uses the shared false memories of multiple people as a jumping off point for outlandish ideas about alternate realities and diverging timelines. While initially appearing to be an interesting thought experiment, the most cursory exploration reveals it to be profoundly retarded. That, or it’s a big joke that everyone in the world but me...

Pages per week

I read a lot of webcomics. I have some of my favourites listed on my links page, and two reviews on this site. All in all, I’m actively following about twenty, have read another twenty or so to completion, and have countless more bookmarked to check out later, dropped partway through for various reasons, or de facto completed because I’ve read up to the point the author abandoned ship (always the saddest ones). Comic Rocket is a webcomic reading service that has me spending less time reading...