Twitter is a cesspool still.
But it is one where you can increasingly fire back without a moderator shutting you down when you destroy their narrative.
And that is a movement in the right direction.
The latest way to tell people you're literally worse than Hitler: Tell them you don't have any social media accounts.
Not my speed!
It makes the inevitable crash even more fun to watch.
Tue Nov 29 2022 02:06:21 PM EST from IGnatius T FoobarI guess since we pick on Facebook here we can pick on Amazon as well. I'm at AWS re:Invent this week, and it's a bit overstimulating. When I see the size and scale of everything, all I can think of is ... this company is way too big and needs to be broken up into a hundred Baby Bezos.
Not my speed!
It left me feeling that the world was better off when we just bought a dang mainframe and there it was.
Cloud has its place. But its not a solution for everything.
Personally, i think its good for disaster recovery/availability and having some room for temporary on the fly expansion of resources in case of emergency. But not a lot more.
I would have it ready to use, but be mostly shut down. Of course shared storage, that is a bit hard not to have copy 'up three in case of local data center vanishing' , but that is just the cost of insurance.
Remember "IBM and the Seven Dwarfs"? Now it's "Amazon and the 7,000 Dwarfs."