Reading through this thread I'm starting to realize I have a much lower bullshit tolerance level for the fuckery people put up with to use an electronic device.
Like homie damn, if I need music I will buy a $25 mp3 player and hack it with rockbox before a phone without a headphone jack that forces you to buy bluetooth buttplugs for twice the price and added DRM.
I'll use my wired buttplugs for music if I want please and thank you.
Interesting connection to modern day capitalism:
"It should now be obvious that these dispositions also provide an affective ground state for the same skills demanded by a neoliberal political economy. Workers are expected to undertake repetitive tasks, often at short notice, and with the intention of maximizing their productivity to ‘win’ — that is, be the most efficient — within a competitive setting"
An academic analysis on the rise live streaming as a way to find economic opportunity at a time when they're declining for many within the broader context of the gig economy and the "moral economy".
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