Not likely to toot often but snarky or meandering when it happens. Topics so far include vision, accessibility, UX, eyeglasses, kit electronics, the early World Wide Web, Vocaloids. Of interest but not discussed so far: #mefite, visual design, bicycles, vintage stereos, food.
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Ignoring your eurocrashes and cryptovisions and instead for some reason wallowing in 90s tracks by The Black Dog feeling nostalgic for when cyberpunk was cool and involved megacorporations and hacking the megacorporations and for some reason we didn't anticipate most of us would become day laboring knowledge workers anxiously speculating in electronic currencies with less stability and fungibility than a 2008 Zimbabwean dollar.
After contemplating it, maybe we should lock a GAN that generates images from text with a GAN that generates text from images and see whether in enough time it creates the singular perfect thing.
I've probably read more reactions to the reactions to Lowtax's death today than I've read reactions to his death.
Which makes this comment even more meta, but welcome to 2021.
My own hot take and meta-takes aren't going to be usefully different from the majority of what I've read, so I'll just tack a link to one of the comments I liked: https://octodon.social/@esvrld/107260674276020989
You all should be glad that the House wants a piece of that sweet sweet currency action. I mean, you've hit the big leagues, bro! Now you get to do all of the fun things with currency transactions like reporting large transactions to the IRS, keeping track of social security numbers, keeping a ledger that gets audited. If this isn't legitimizing I don't know what more you could want.
Oh, wait, you just wanted to launder money without consequences. Yeah, fuck that shit. Pay taxes.
Facebook was down yesterday but according to email Ikea continued to want me to cozy up my home, Uniqlo said I would look good in down, various electronics stores said my life would be better with their stuff, and some politicians and charitable orgs reminded me not to forget their causes. So basically nothing changed.
NEW: Michigan is now reporting the racial breakdown of COVID-19 cases. So far, 10,791 positive cases have been reported & 417 deaths. Of that, African Americans account for 35% of cases & 40% of deaths. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, just 14.1% of MI’s population is black.
@ranjit I never encountered Compare Foods until I moved to North Carolina. Non-Latinx locals seem split on whether to pronounce "Compare" as two syllables or three.
"I am a lot more than a huge amount of money. I am a bunch of stuff, which means that if I don’t exist any more, there’s no one else to make sure we’ve got this computer to do everything from governance to research."
The Guardian interviews a simulation of Mark Zuckerberg.
...and Miss Piggy can join The Avengers.
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