Not going to lie. I fucking hate computers. Other people's computers, mostly, but there is an ample amount of hate directed at my own, too.

macOS and Windows exacerbate this by layering fucking mountain-loads of indirection and hand-holding. I hate being support for systems whose decades-long focus has been for single-user, home setups, not actual enterprise work.

Bandaids for bandaids. Goddamn.

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@nathand My CPU is running an operating system, trying to dynamically predict the behaviour of the programs I execute for faster branch prediction, yet the instruction set provides no way of saying “please branch in 8 instructions”.

It's turtles all the way down, and the turtles are all badly designed and assembled, if they aren't some completely different system *pretending* to be a turtle (with only moderate success).

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