I'm all on board with Sci-fi being political... But referencing or involving current politicians or contriving the plot to revolve around a current political issue takes your Sci-fi and dates it. It might be somewhat relevant at release, but more and more media is being binge watched at some point long after the original release. Imagine if TOS referenced LBJ instead of Lincoln.
Crap, the news is catching on to my scheme... https://www.businessinsider.com/overachievers-leaning-back-hustle-culture-coasting-employees-work
You know, maybe Linus does have a point... Since upgrading to the latest Ubuntu, my desktop install now is doing some sort of "power saving" making the screen dim after it is idle and the screen is off that won't reset. It's barely readable grey blah and none of the power options in the menus have any brightness controls. Rebooting seems to be the only fix I can figure out.
I think my buddy and I just came up with a new crypto coin. Rockchain. The digital coins are all backed up by actual rocks that you can redeem to live under for when the worldwide currency market crashes.
If you ever wanted to make sure when you have to live under a rock, at least your rock will be nicer than your neighbor's this is the digital asset for you.
And oh yay. Android 12 broken audio control isn't a bug, it's an intentional downgrade due to a bullshit patent dispute. https://9to5google.com/2021/11/02/android-12-chromecast-volume-rocker-legal-issue/
Apparently Sonos patented using a volume rocker to adjust volume on multiple devices. Because you know, that's not obvious. I mean clearly since that's the intuitive way to do it for a user...
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