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Hi, I'm Dominik Schwind, friend of the internet. Here is /now.
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Likes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P51yWUeHKJo.

Likes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P51yWUeHKJo.

The truth about internet trolls

Turns out internet trolls are people tooBut seriously, if you're struggling with your mental health, please seek help. Here are some worldwide resources that...

The truth about internet trolls

Likes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7JSJQEzzeI.

Likes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n7JSJQEzzeI.

Why Is It Impossible To Make Another Good Jurassic Movie?

Jurassic Park will forever be considered one of the greatest blockbuster films of all time. Steven Spielberg delivered a film that will live in the minds of...

Why Is It Impossible To Make Another Good Jurassic Movie?

Not many things humble you more than having to justify your programming (and variable naming!) choices from five years ago.

Not many things humble you more than having to justify your programming (and variable naming!) choices from five years ago.

That new Insta360 thing looks pretty cool but is way too expensive for what I’d do with it. (Swing it around a bit, look at the video on my phone, say: “Wow, pretty cool”, put it into a drawer and then forget about it for a couple of months.)

That new Insta360 thing looks pretty cool but is way too expensive for what I’d do with it. (Swing it around a bit, look at the video on my phone, say: “Wow, pretty cool”, put it into a drawer and then forget about it for a couple of months.)

There’s a vibratory hammer at the construction site next door and it sounds like any moment I’ll hear Wagner while democracy and freedom rain from the sky.

There’s a vibratory hammer at the construction site next door and it sounds like any moment I’ll hear Wagner while democracy and freedom rain from the sky.

Likes https://www.vice.com/en/article/xgy87d/make-star-wars-weird-again.

Likes https://www.vice.com/en/article/xgy87d/make-star-wars-weird-again.

Make 'Star Wars' Weird Again

Shows like Disney's 'Obi-Wan Kenobi' are missing the point of George Lucas's fantastically peculiar universe.

Make 'Star Wars' Weird Again

I’m not surprised. Likes https://www.quantamagazine.org/the-brain-has-a-low-power-mode-that-blunts-our-senses-20220614/.

I’m not surprised.

Likes https://www.quantamagazine.org/the-brain-has-a-low-power-mode-that-blunts-our-senses-20220614/.

The Brain Has a ‘Low-Power Mode’ That Blunts Our Senses | Quanta Magazine

Neuroscientists uncovered an energy-saving mode in vision-system neurons that works at the cost of being able to see fine-grained details.

The Brain Has a ‘Low-Power Mode’ That Blunts Our Senses | Quanta Magazine

I think what I like most about the Microsoft Flight Simulator are the 30 minutes of contemplation time I get while it downloads a couple of GBs of updates before starting.

I think what I like most about the Microsoft Flight Simulator are the 30 minutes of contemplation time I get while it downloads a couple of GBs of updates before starting.

Likes https://www.gawker.com/culture/i-should-be-able-to-mute-america.

Likes https://www.gawker.com/culture/i-should-be-able-to-mute-america.

I Should Be Able to Mute America

The rest of the world should not have to know the name Bari Weiss

I Should Be Able to Mute America

Likes https://www.economist.com/culture/2022/06/14/mundane-chores-are-all-the-rage-in-gaming.

Likes https://www.economist.com/culture/2022/06/14/mundane-chores-are-all-the-rage-in-gaming.

Mundane chores are all the rage in gaming

Many players are looking to be soothed rather than exhilarated

Mundane chores are all the rage in gaming

Just like everybody I switched from Spotify to Apple Music a couple of months back. Today I subscribed to Spotify again. While I still curse them every single time I hear about their view on podcasts and podcasting, I just could not get used to Apple Music and its various shortcomings.I don’t understand why Apple […]

Just like everybody I switched from Spotify to Apple Music a couple of months back. Today I subscribed to Spotify again. While I still curse them every single time I hear about their view on podcasts and podcasting, I just could not get used to Apple Music and its various shortcomings.
I don’t understand why Apple doesn’t have something like Spotify Connect where I can seamlessly switch the playback from one device to another. And yes, I did miss the Discover Weekly playlist which is often very spot on and which helped me find a lot of music I’d otherwise have never listened to.
Add to this all the hoops I had to jump through to scrobble my listening to last.fm and I just did not have a good time.

I went to bed early yesterday and got up early today. I’ve been ✨ productive ✨ for the last hour. I can’t tell you how much I resent that.

I went to bed early yesterday and got up early today. I’ve been ✨ productive ✨ for the last hour.

I can’t tell you how much I resent that.

The calendar app on my watch is really bad at keeping up with the highly volatile situation that is my work calendar. I keep getting notifications for meetings that have been shuffled around four times in the last two days.

The calendar app on my watch is really bad at keeping up with the highly volatile situation that is my work calendar. I keep getting notifications for meetings that have been shuffled around four times in the last two days.