What Comes To Mind

A personal blog where I share my thoughts and opinions on whatever comes to mind.

At the time of writing, news just broke that Amazon is acquiring MGM for almost 9 billion dollars. This news has prompted me to finish writing this post that has been sitting in my drafts for far too long. The initial motivation for this piece came from my disdain for the entertainment monolith that is Disney. That sentiment remains, and is now accompanied by the news of this acquisition among many others. But enough preamble, what I really want to talk about is Dropout.tv, and why you should absolutely subscribe to their service.

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Over the last few months, I've been really disheartened by the dialogue bitcoiners are having about bitcoin. Almost every notable voice in the bitcoin community has focused their entire attention on the increasing fiat value of bitcoin and obsessing over the notion of “number go up”. While I understand the enthusiasm and “I told you so” attitudes some of them have, I believe this discourse is counterproductive, if not destructive, to bitcoin's true growth and adoption.

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I installed my first ever Linux operating system in January. I chose to install Linux Mint because I heard it was beginner friendly. The computer I chose to install it on was an cheap Acer laptop we bought last year as a gift for a family friend's daughter. With COVID, we were unable to give the laptop and I decided I would use it for my foray into Linux.

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During this pandemic, I set a goal for myself to start a blog. I am proud to say that I achieved this goal. As I continue to develop content for my primary blog, I started this personal blog to continue practicing. Beyond just practice, I feel another benefit of a blog is the sense of ownership over my more fleeting words and thoughts.

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Tl;dr: A polished, professional, and downright exciting tournament worth your attention!

I remember when HGC was cancelled back in 2018 and I felt a real loss. High level Heroes of the Storm was truly a joy to watch. The great production, incredible analysts and casters, and the extremely high level of play made for exciting weekends of games. I personally felt that after the cancellation and the near abandonment of Heroes of the Storm by Blizzard, professional Heroes of the Storm at that scale was not long for this world. Oh how glad I am to be proven wrong.

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After finally deleting my Instagram account and moving to Pixelfed, I felt it would be a good exercise to lay out what social media platforms I use and how I use them:

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