No better way to get kids to go to sleep then to remind them they could be KILLED
re: pc stuff
if i set a modern game to low graphics settings, im find with it looking like a game from the last console generation as long as it runs as well as those games do on my system. i prefer fluid and functional over pretty and slow.
i can stay above 30 fps when playing red dead redemption 2 on high-medium settings but tuning it down to the lowest graphical settings has no visible impact on performance, it stays around 30. feels like the only difference i can make is setting it to the highest settings which drops it down to 20 - 25 fps. i would definitely prefer to have relatively bad graphics for a framerate of at least 60 but it seems like that's impossible for this game on my rig, which is weird because my specs aren't even that bad.
if your 'democracy' relies on the virtues of a single person in order to not be overtaken by fascism, maybe it's not a system controlled by the people at all! maybe it's already a fascist system, just with a couple of road bumps! but anyway, bernie was too much of a radical, there's ABSOLUTELY NO REASON why he should have been elected over joe biden.
liberals freaking out about RGB's death putting the democracy of the country in jeopardy have already subconsciously accepted that democracy has been eroded to the point that a single person's death could spell imminent danger for the health of it's systems. these are also the people that believed joe biden is the most well-equipped to deal with anti-populist, anti-democratic politicians in washington. and people continue to wonder why american politics has skewed so far towards conservatism.
steam achievement analytics are really interesting to me.
like, an achievement for starting the game will be achieved by like 95% of players but then the achievement for finishing the tutorial will be like 78%.
like damn, 17% of people stopped playing before they even finished the tutorial, and 5% didn't even hit play.
i really dislike spotify, and most of the reasons are clearly just grouchy personal preferences of mine. but i can't shake the feeling that it is also actually objectively bad. i think paying artists effectively nothing, destroying the concept of "i have a copy of this record" and encouraging everything to turn into an endless soup of background playlists has done more to devalue individual pieces of music as culturally important, meaningful artifacts than piracy ever did
School, complaining, open letter to my professors
Nobody wanted this semester to go the way it has but i feel like i shouldn't need to keep reminding professionals of basic stuff like whether or not a lecture video is uploaded or if a test's answer is correct according to the textbook. I just wanna play video games too but my degree depends wholly on you and your competence, so please at least grade me well lmao.
Communicating with my professors during isolation has been weird.
While I accept and understand that the teaching style is far different than what they're used to, it still bothers me how often i need to correct them on things.
I really feel like i shouldn't need to email each of my professors weekly about problems i've noticed on quizzes, tests or exams. But nonetheless, i've had to. Im just glad they've been receptive of my problems thus far, it would really suck if my exam scores suffered or something because of my teacher's infamiliarity with the online model.
re: windows garbage
slaying a spy send by micro soft to invade, distort and consume my computer? very epic
re: ffxiv shitpost
meanwhile, i, a viera, hear every witty burn sent in my direction for miles, it is a blessing and a curse
It's me Paul, I draw sometimes and make toots that are mostly bad.
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