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Notes

A more permanent home for my idiotic thoughts and hot takes which do not warrant an article.

Hacker News and "experts"

I've been growingly frustrated with Hacker News lately. Either my reading into things have changed or people seem to bicker more.

The fast few threads I've taken a part in, users have been fighting about UX, painting their opinions as universal truths. Oh, and apparently 70WPM makes you an expert typist and warrants a "tutorial" post. People these days, I tell you.

First proper text!

Sat Sri Akaal! This is me testing this note system. I might start syndicating these to Twitter in lieu of posting there directly. #BLM is happening at the moment in the world and I'm losing faith (implying I haven't already, hah) in the great big social media platforms.

I'm not a fan of censorship and I vehemently support freedom of speech, but I do think that social media platforms have an obligation to the common good to apply their own personal moral compas and moderate the allowed content based on those. There is no freedom of speech when you're using some company's product and so it should be.

Long story short, Jack and Mark should give the boot to Trump.