Show more

Stay away from Had a very disappointing and frustrating experience with them.

Isaac Su boosted

My favorite bit of early-UNIX history trivia:

When AT&T donated the V6 source code to Berkeley, it was classified as industrial waste for tax purposes.

I'm still here. Just haven't been very drawn to mastodon, or any social network for that matter. Big week next week.

A political democracy derives its authority from the consent of the governed. A company derives its authority from the consent of the marketplace. The market tells us what a lot of our decisions have to be.

Isaac Su boosted

You don't educate people by telling them useful things; you educate people by telling them interesting things -- John Conway

Treadmill in the sense that I've done so much but have gotten nowhere. 😂

Show thread

If the computer is a bicycle for the mind, this is a treadmill for the mind.

Having to physically travel to go to work is going to feel like such a drag after this...

Just discovered NPR Music Tiny Desk Concert ♥️

Good morning, world! I hope things will be better for you today than they were yesterday.

Just back from my morning walk to the shops. The card machines are now wrapped in cling film.

Played super carefully tonight and managed to survive E at 19x19 with 5 handicap.

With extended wfh and school out, the weekdays and weekends have started to blur into one another. I guess this is the new normal 😕.

E has consistently beaten me at 19x19 with 5 handicap 3 days in a row, and 13x13 with 3 handicap. I still survived him at 13x13 with 2 handicap.

Da-rt: like the thing you shoot at bad guys and they fall asleep.

I guess this whole time we've been playing musical chairs and it's taken the music stopping for us to realise how few chairs there really are.

Good time to (re)pick up a new musical instrument. Let's see how this goes 🎻

Rediscovering the excellent ergonomics of the newsprint at the breakfast table. Dinky glass screens got nothing on these OG newsfeeds.

Show more
Isaac Su

The social network of the future: No ads, no corporate surveillance, ethical design, and decentralization! Own your data with Mastodon!