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Welp another apocalypse day with nothing but regrets to mentally cycle through alone comes to a close—goodnight simulation, maybe I’ll figure out how to load a previous state tomorrow

The consumerism on display in Spielberg films blows my mind

If some of your brain processes were shut way down other processes were turned way up, many combinations would end up in pain and torture. How different is this from experimenting with (mixing and matching and suspending) different modular AI processes

Not far from paying a premium to spend time in a room alone with your thoughts and without surveillance

Coworker: wish I could just sit in a movie theatre again, don’t you?

Me: yes I wish I could just browse various clothes, records, electronics and wares from different decades with all their unknown personal histories invisibly attached while listening to oldies over cracking speakers and reminiscing about my childhood at goodwill I mean yes movie good me normal.

thinking about how close we are to never standing again in VR remote work, how all the phone booths have been rooted out or converted to local art pieces, and how we are a few sunsets from a fully cashless economy

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Standing Outside a Broken Phone Booth with Money in My Hand

Second stimulus canceled. Better go steal

whenever someone teases me about not being on fb I'm just like "oh yeah of course I'm not going to support a company that actively works with trump to spread fascism." i've definitely seen that kind of response click with people more than anything else

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just a little dose of support for everyone finding it hard to be disconnected off corporate social media, inspired by my friend who says her whole family has been brainwashed by cand*ce owens "hot takes": stay strong. your absence diminishes the network incentive people have to be on f*cebook etc, where propaganda thrives

how old were you when you found out data wasn't really a robot

Online avatar service #Gravatar allows mass collection of user info.

https://www.bleepingcomputer.com/news/security/online-avatar-service-gravatar-allows-mass-collection-of-user-info/

“[…] any web crawler or bot can now sequentially query virtually the entire Gravatar database, and harvest public user data very easily […]”

Libravatar does not have this leak.

How cool is #theanarchistlibrary anyway?!

All those texts...
And each one in all those formats!
So nice!

theanarchistlibrary.org/

#reading #education

Literally the best news America has gotten in almost 4 years

pretty good chance we wake up on nov 4 and hillary clinton is president and it was all just a dream

Just thinking of all my family and acquaintances from growing up who are now literally Latinos for Proud Boys

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electric glowing surf

ELECTRIC GLOWING SURF: a neon, buzzing phenomenon that can occur when many electronic, memory-filled devices come into close contact, especially in heavily polluted waters. See also Tamagotchi, CD-RW, VHS, VirtualBoy, Keytar