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drahardja

@drahardja@sfba.social

Software since 1998. Ex-Apple. I smushed AppKit and UIKit together and never looked back.

Black lives matter. Trans lives matter. LGBT+ rights are human rights. Healthcare, security, a decent income, and housing with dignity are human rights. Abortion is healthcare. Science is our best hope as a species. Kindness and empathy are the noblest of human traits.

I block assholes and bigots.

He/him.

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drahardja, (edited ) to cars
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Pranking self-driving cars with a T-shirt with a Stop sign on it

Source: https://twitter.com/S3XYengineering/status/1782027533749223441

drahardja,
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@jchaven Can’t wait to try out the DETOUR sign T-shirt.

drahardja,
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@xinit @jchaven Combine a DETOUR T-shirt with one of these and watch them do the ant death spiral thing.

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drahardja, to TeslaMotors
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RIP Lotus Eletre.

No one in their right mind is going to spend US$110k on an Eletre when they can get a Macan 4 for $79k. Yes, the Macan is slightly smaller, but I don’t think most people will notice.

Every review of the Eletre contains complaints about the poor tuning of its steering and suspension (which comes as a shock to me, considering it wears a Lotus badge), issues that I suspect will not be present in a Porsche product. Superior handling for $30k less, and a service center that’s less than 50 miles away? Yeah, it’s a no-brainer.

#lotusCars #ev #porsche

“The 2024 Porsche Macan EV has character, pace, and the right badge”

https://arstechnica.com/cars/2024/04/the-2024-porsche-macan-ev-has-character-pace-and-the-right-badge/

drahardja,
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It pains me to see Lotus get a head start only to lose. The Emira is a solid product, but it was mired in US regulations for years and customers here lost interest. The Evija was a stunning halo product, but it was late to production, and consequently overshadowed by the Rimac Nevera. And the Eletre: potentially Lotus’ bread and butter entry into the lucrative EV crossover market…is a product with a worse value proposition than Porsche.

ChrisPirillo, to random
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hey, i still do this

drahardja,
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@ChrisPirillo The screenshots were really good though.

NeoNacho, to random

Why do boomers not know about the existence of headphones

drahardja,
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@NeoNacho Selfishness.

SomeGadgetGuy, to tech
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Apple was never going to "save" VR.
We've spent the last decade giving Apple an unlimited runway of speculation and hype to bring a face computer to market.

https://somegadgetguy.com/b/3si

Instead of doing a better job earnestly and fairly covering the tech along the way, properly educating consumers on what these things can do, now even Vision Pro can't live up to the media's imagined narrative of Apple.

Apple did nothing to earn a DECADE of media support for XR products, but think of all the projects that were criticized for not living up to some kind of imaginary Sci-Fi standard.

"Wait for gen 2 or gen 3 instead!"

Techies expect everyone else to lift off like a helicopter, but Apple gets UNLIMITED runway...

drahardja,
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@SomeGadgetGuy @mropret You got it wrong, they are EMBRACING standards, then EXTENDING them.

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Yes, I did see the MacRumors article. Yes, it's fine.

drahardja,
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@jamesthomson I’m gonna keep using PCalc anyway, just like I do on my iPhone.

drahardja, to random
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Uh oh watch out, here comes that Green Hills guy with a character assassination think piece just around the corner… https://schleuss.online/@itnewsbot/112321228189850747

drahardja, to amogus
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Are you Amoung

or Amoung Pequeño

drahardja, to random
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“We microdose the life we wish we lived on the weekends.”

I read this post title and it’s been stuck in my head ever since.

https://kbin.social/m/memes@lemmy.world/t/976965/We-microdose-the-life-we-wish-we-lived-on-the/votes/up

drahardja, to random
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This is basically slavery, right?

You lose your house = you lose your freedom, and then you must do whatever you’re told by the prison system, until you die. Because let’s face it, you’d still be homeless when they let you out, and then they’ll arrest you again.

It’s slavery. https://mastodon.social/@waldoj/112318141461859280

drahardja,
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@cnx The US prison system is for-profit, and exhibits a lot of slavery-like conditions.

It is not rehab of any kind.

drahardja, to random
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Holy shit, they fixed it.

Voyager 1 had a failed chip, and the engineering team patched around it.

Put THAT on your resumé. FUCKING BADASS.

#voyager1 #softwareEngineering

“NASA’s Voyager 1 Resumes Sending Engineering Updates to Earth”

https://blogs.nasa.gov/voyager/2024/04/22/nasas-voyager-1-resumes-sending-engineering-updates-to-earth/

drahardja,
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@integerpoet I’m sure there is a combination of reserved, unused space, and old stuff that they no longer need.

drahardja,
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@wenge I’ve never heard of this “Voyager 1” product. Is it some kind of CRM?

drahardja, to random
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People: “We need regulations that curtail electronic surveillance of US residents.”

Joe Biden and the whole Congress:

“Biden signs bill criticized as “major expansion of warrantless surveillance””

https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2024/04/biden-signs-bill-criticized-as-major-expansion-of-warrantless-surveillance/

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adr, to random
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Keep getting ads for Temu with tagline "Shop like a billionaire". I've never used it, but my understanding is that it's a place for cheap, mostly Chinese items - like AliExpress maybe? - and I'm a little bit skeptical that, say, billionaires are buying Casio knockoff watches or something

drahardja,
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@adr Temu is like AliExpress without the quality control.

drahardja,
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@adr Yeah don’t. It’s just low-quality crap and knockoffs.

drahardja, to random
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Know how I know he’s lying?

“Woman Killed After Man Allegedly Stole Vehicle to Get to Work, Drove 260 MPH and Crashed with Her Inside”

https://people.com/woman-killed-man-allegedly-stole-vehicle-drove-260-mph-crashed-with-her-inside-8608197

blogdiva, to journalism
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drahardja,
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@blogdiva The Atlantic belongs in the same circular file as the New York Times.

I stopped giving both of them money.

drahardja, to random
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TFW the threat to your reelection from letting Ukraine lose the war has outweighed the threat to your reelection from Trump bad-mouthing you for getting in Putin’s way. https://c.im/@makkhorn/112310882050160881

drahardja,
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@aardvark There’s no question that Trump will begin targeting those who voted for this bill to prevent their reelection, whenever he gets the next chance.

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