Tech gripe 

Keeping one's own data is difficult and expensive and error prone, you should use a cloud service to ensure longevity

~ Google buys the cloud service; shuts it down ~


Tech gripe 

Y'ever stop to think about the incredible amount of damage that Google has done to the world, just in terms of the great ideas it has acquired and then shuttered

All in the name of expanding their for-profit adtech empire

Tech gripe 

@platypus I'm just doing general purpose grumbling now

Tech gripe 

p̶a̶p̶e̶r̶c̶l̶i̶p̶ advertisement maximizer

Tech gripe 

@bgcarlisle equally sad: those ideas that are bought and sold usually come from people whose express goal is to get acquihired by FAANG and similar.

So these startups know from day one they'll fuck their users up at some point in the future, they just tell themselves and us otherwise, in coded language that hides that eventuality.

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