September 23rd, 2021

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I started watching a Google's online event about the release of the 2.0 version of Lit (it's been sitting in beta and release candidate for about half a year or more) — and the first two manager speakers are just reading out loud their little speeches from the screen; which, obviously, is hard to do right, especially if the flowery written text hasn't been edited for oral delivery. So they botch it.

It's so depressing to hear all those "we are happy to" or "we are excited to" said in a stumbling monotone. How is it that this has been such a common thing at Google lately?

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A British developer retweeting an Israeli developer, who, to my surprise, gives a shit:



I wanted to say that there might possibly be some web-related moral of the story there somewhere; but after Google, Apple and Amazon demolished Parler, I don't think the story offers any new insights.