Because I try to support the industry I'm in and because I never met a bad decision I didn't like, I decided to try Civil, the weird block chain news platform. At least one former co-worker is working there, so I know at least it's not a scam.
I would say on the spectrum of tech literacy, I'm towards the more literate side. And yet the process of signing up for Civil and buying tokens was so confusing and opaque. No wonder they're struggling.
Thinking about that Brony documentary from however many years ago: When you do a documentary about something that just started you're basically doing a 90 minute version of a television news fluff piece.
NOW we know that the trajectory of a lot of different people from that community, about how white supremacists used it as a honey pot, how it was the start of a lot of people realizing they were trans. Now THAT'S a documentary.
I know nothing about Castlevania other than the music on the first level of the first game is my jam and playing in my head all through October. https://youtu.be/JYfgpodCVHE
When I was really young, I used to get up at 6 am on Saturday and watch cartoons until noon. In the earliest slots, they would try out shows not in the regular programming block, so I have a lot of memories of cartoons that, if it weren't for Wikipedia, I'd probably not think were real.
Darkstalkers (a US take on the fighting game)
The Hurricanes (some kind of soccer show)
Princess Guinevere and the Jewel Riders (toys toys toys)
Gadget Boy & Heather (I think it was an Inspector Gadget spinoff)
Not to contribute to the #snoutdiscourse but on this week's episode of Wonderful, Griffin McElroy says seals have the best snouts of all time.
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