i make €500/month because tech companies are bullshit

Or how all software ever is just Excel with extra steps

I think everyone knows at this point that there are limits to the idea that the tech industry will solve all of our problems as humans. People obviously found out when Elon Musk decided to “revolutionize” twitter, or when Unity decided to charge developers 20 cents for every install. Under capitalism, the tech industry (like any other) is just there to exploit value out of whatever resource it can acquire. I, and many other people, don’t like that aspect of our world....

September 29, 2023 · 14 min

i am autistic, actually

abuse, denial, acceptance & self actualisation

I grew up in an abusive family. I think for a lot of kids that grow up in low social economic circumstances have a similar experience. Your parents are working their asses off, and it usually leaves them with a little bit less patience to deal with their kids and the end of the day. Another thing that doesn’t help with people of my parent’s generation is that they didn’t really have adequate resources in order to improve their parenting skills or to know how to deal with children at all....

September 20, 2023 · 14 min

The Goose that laid the Golden Eggs

I fucking hate the tech industry: a short story

There was once a Countryman who possessed the most wonderful Goose you can imagine, for every day when he visited the nest, the Goose had laid a beautiful, glittering, golden egg. I started working when I was 18. But unlike most people, it wasn’t going to be stocking shelves at the local supermarket. Instead, after my final exams of high school and battling with depression for a year, I decided, drunk on arrogance and self-hatred, that I could land a job at a local startup company....

November 29, 2022 · 8 min