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  • 4 days ago
    Comment StarFlower

    Such a great article! The in depth reporting and the multiple in-person interviews made this a compelling and authoritative article. Well worth a read.

    Personally if I ever were to collect art (admittedly unlikely) I would prefer a copy that is clearly marketed as a copy (different size canvas from the original). That way I could enjoy the look of the art without anyone ever having to wonder if its real or fake, since its obviously a copy. A copy that is clearly labelled as a copy would let me enjoy the art without costing crazy amounts of money. Of course museums have to display the real original item, but I'm still puzzled why private collectors would want an original, given the high cost outlay and the worry about whether it's truly the original.

  • 4 days ago
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    Totally agree. I'm also puzzled by the willingness of high-end brands to, as you say, have their customers do free advertising for them.

    How many of us would be willing to wear a billboard with a company's name on it? When we don't earn anything from it? And when its something that costs us money - like shoes, handbag, or shirt, there is even less sense in advertising it for them.

    I agree it looks tacky and again, I'm surprised at high end brands doing this.

  • 2 weeks ago
    Comment StarFlower

    Some great points made in this article. I feel like yeah, social media is more about how people want to appear to OTHERS, as opposed to what they truly intrinsically want.

  • 2 weeks ago
    Comment StarFlower

    Agreed. I find it ironic that Windows in some way, shape or form, driving a lot of the demand for Linux. If Windows was a much better and more secure operating system, I suspect some of the demand for Linux would be less.

  • 2 weeks ago
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    I do think that climate change, sadly, will ultimately become a generational conflict because many of the ppl in charge of countries are of a generation that tends to dispute the reality of climate change.

    We can hope for more younger people in government, but sadly that is not the case right now. I also think it may be perhaps harder for older people to think long term than younger people. Those who expect they may have 50 or more years ahead of them might be more likely to make decisions for the longer-term situation instead of short-term financial gains at the expense of an environmental disaster.

    I'm not saying all older people think like that, just that many of the people in government appear to do so.

  • 2 weeks ago
    Comment StarFlower

    ... so that we can pollute the moon too, I guess.

  • 2 weeks ago
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    I've never felt that Yelp is accurate. I also feel like it makes reviewers jump through hoops by encouraging them to write more reviews in order to make it more likely that their review is recommended (I mean to make sure it's not in the "not recommended" reviews that are hidden), etc etc. So it's not only bullying businesses, I feel it also tries to bully reviewers into do more and more work. I only have about 3 yelp reviews and I decided never to put any more reviews on for exactly that reason. If Yelp thinks I'm not trustworthy because I only have 3 reviews, that's their problem not mine. I think reviewers need to realize that by reviewing places on yelp, they're basically working for Yelp for free.

  • 2 weeks ago
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    So it looks like they'll still be running but under the new ownership. It'll be interesting to see if they can survive. I was pleasantly surprised that they were not liquidated.

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    How to Avoid Answering the Age Question

    Asking someone's age is rude and inappropriate. Unless there is a solid reason for you to know, find something else to talk about.

  • 2 weeks ago
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    The most fun songs of the 90s

    Here is the ultimate guide to the most fun songs of the 90's. There is absolutely no scientific basis for picking these - they're the most fun songs: upbeat and energetic, and picked purely subjectively. These will put you in a party mood.

  • 1 month ago
    Comment StarFlower

    Totally agree - can't see why its a bonus to board early. Also I don't see why people have to travel with more than a backpack and water bottle as cabin baggage.

  • 1 month ago
    Comment StarFlower

    I see one problem with that. How many companies would want their workers to be wearing these and potentially letting Google see all their trade secrets?

  • 1 month ago
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    ...it will be called the duck bill.

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  • 4 months ago
    Comment StarFlower

    Agreed. I can understand no right to repair if I'm leasing an item, but if I've paid for it in full, it's mine and I should be able to do what I want with it, including repairing it.

  • 4 months ago
    Comment StarFlower

    That is super scary. I hope I never have to depend on closed source code for anything, especially nothing medical.

  • 4 months ago
    Comment StarFlower

    I honestly can't imagine anything more boring, but that's just me. I tend to do my thinking without any need for philosophy parties.

  • 4 months ago
    Comment StarFlower

    Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, oh no, now it isn't. Grilled meats are healthy, oh no, now they might cause cancer. And on and on and on. I'm pretty sure these things are just set to change every few years.

  • 4 months ago
    Comment StarFlower

    This was a very in-depth article. However, while it clearly identified specific problems, nowhere in the reading of it did it offer any possible solutions (e.g. deleting it from phone and checking it only occasionally from desktop, or limiting or stopping usage altogether).

  • 4 months ago
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    The base level of it sounds awesome, and I loved reading about the higher-end one that was reviewed.

  • 4 months ago
    Analysis StarFlower

    Death-Cap Mushrooms Are Spreading Across North America

    “There’s nothing in the taste that tells you what you are eating is about to kill you.”

  • 5 months ago
    Comment StarFlower

    An account of the horrific ramifications that government and business entities can put onto individual civilians by simply not thinking about what they're doing.