Apple vs humanity, workers | CW: Threat of suicide described in source | The Verge article 

theverge.com/c/22807871/apple-

"One employee, a gay man living in the South, said that when he landed a job at Apple after high school, he knew he’d stay with the company for years. “This big company that everyone talks about, I had a chance to be a part of,” he says. “I always describe it as my longest relationship.”

At first, the idea of working from home for a tech giant seemed too good to be true. But over time, he says sitting at a computer for eight to 10 hours a day started to take a mental toll. In 2021, he decided to take medical leave to cope with the stress of responding to customers in under two minutes, a requirement for his position.

As his medical bills started piling up, the employee says he and his partner ran out of money. “We had to start selling our belongings to pay bills,” he explains. “We downsized and spent most of the summer without electricity or air conditioning.”

When his paycheck arrived in May 2021, he found it was just $23, due to health insurance deductions. He couldn’t afford to pay rent. When he contacted Apple’s corporate payroll team, he said the response was, “We’ll look into it.”"

Reminder: No corporation is your friend. Especially if they make that thing you like.

oops i've made yet another fursona in yet another species i haven't drawn yet
eventually i will draw every animal that exists on earth as a fursona

...anyways here's ami the skunk

whenever they upload a video after a years hiatus, it's a time for celebration tbh

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for real tho, pilotredsun is like, one of my favorite youtubers

not even joking, their abstract and weird videos are extremely memorable, and they make all the music for their videos too, in which the music feels otherworldy, yet also nostalgic

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oops i've made yet another fursona in yet another species i haven't drawn yet
eventually i will draw every animal that exists on earth as a fursona

...anyways here's ami the skunk

cool feature inkscape introduced where it inexplicably moves objects in my art piece, making it so i have to re-upload my art

@NovaSquirrel i've had success using gparted in the past

even using a live usb of ubuntu will make it all work

being an artist is a constant battle of patience

which is why i will gladly take anything (that looks decent) that shortcuts me to a good drawing lmao

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