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There was an air of foppery and nonsense in it which she could not approve.

Jane Austen: Emma


Lackdose Intoleranz

Graffiti in Bonn-Dransdorf


I have found it most useful to break down the types of bullshit job into five categories. I will call these: flunkies, goons, duct tapers, box tickers, and taskmasters.

David Graeber: Bullshit Jobs


That’s why any sentence that contains the word “brand” is almost certainly bullshit. Because “brand” as it’s used in corporate board rooms is a way of fooling the customer into feeling as if she’s entered into a social contract, while carefully ensuring that there is no reciprocal contract on the part of the corporation.

Cory Doctorow: The Great Big Beautiful Tomorrow

From Via To.

Fun fact: there is a lot of Wacken in France.


But if it’s a purely abstract competition set up between insiders to the exclusion of outsiders, it might feel like a competition, it might feel very challenging and stressful and hard to the people doing it, but it doesn’t actually do anything for anybody else. It’s no longer genuinely productive for anybody, it’s a fake.

Jaron Lanier Interview on What Went Wrong With the Internet


Some command lines are too good to be true.

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