@tindall you are an internet.
a whole internet.

@tindall i just realized how fascinating it is, that such a common reaction to questions of deep moral impact is simply, "why are we still talking about this?"

230 years on, and we're still grappling with the moral and ethical consequences of the french revolution.

but not in tech. or? how often do we revisit IBM's role in the holocaust?

@emacsomancer @tindall programming is pop culture, it has no history, so there's nothing to forget

(wildly misquoting Alan Kay here)

@meena @tindall I suppose most people in stable tech employment are well off enough that for most of them "politics" is approached like a hobby. Anything that doesn't immediately impact their digital spaces becomes boring to discuss after a while and is tossed out like an old toy. This is why in these spaces discussions about, for example, dev frameworks is never ending, but these kinds of discussions are very short lived.
As for n-gate, snide pretend-apathy is kind of their entire thing.

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