Are _all_ involved in the hacking or just one character? As fun as the complex rule-set of early Shadowrun was for hacking, it screw up the dynamic of the group experience. I don't have any experience of the BW rule-set though, so I cannot say much regarding that x)
calling every stranger you share a hobby with the “community” is no better than calling every member of a fortune 500 corporation a “family”: it’s an obfuscation that sets people up to be hurt, manipulated, frustrated, and exploited
@nuintari @loremgibson @mozilla To elucidate on that point, people can love it all they want. I'm sure people loved RSA before it was revealed they took NSA money to make weak crypto a default configuration option.
Everyone forgot how major us content providers were funneling data to the intelligence community
AWS creates new field of expertise these days. The demand for "AWS professionals" (not just devops/admins/developers but "with AWS experience' is rising. This creates a kind of negative feedback cycle and I hate it.
We have very nice little datacenter of our own, it is not great but perfectly functional for our needs and it has everything. Still many new projects are now AWS-based for no reason whatsoever (except "devs like it").
When I talk to tech reporters nowadays, especially about emerging technology like AI, I divide my remarks into two categories: (1) problems if it doesn’t work and (2) problems if it works. (1) is more common but (2) scarier.
I recently talked to a teacher who was worried about getting her job back if she quit (she was in a situation where she had benefit from working, but didn't have to) until the 'rona was over. I was forced to point out that next year there's going to be a teacher shortage *because we're murdering all the teachers*.