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present is a function that consumes a stream of future and outputs a stream of past

unfortunately most of us are stuck with the imperative implementation

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So I have an announcement. I sent an email to my work saying that I wanted to be able to focus on my work on taking advancing the federated social web to the next level. Read: better security / abuse resistance, richer interactions, virtual worlds.

How will I be funded to do this? I don't know. I do know that the state of the political world scares me enough that I feel I have to do this. If you want to support me: patreon.com/cwebber

Wish me luck. More updates soon.

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privacy is your local scope where you perform your local reasoning

maybe people who don't think privacy is important are okay with programming by only mutating global variables

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Hi! You may most likely know me as co-editor of ActivityPub, the decentralized social network message which is more-than-likely how you're actually receiving this message! w3.org/TR/activitypub/

Other things you may want to know:

- I'm a user freedom activist (free software, free culture)
- I post a lot of leftie politics stuff
- Expect lots of tech posts around lisp, decentralized network stuff, obscure-ish programming history

Oooooh dang I did good and married a DOCTOR

That is all to say... @mlemweb just passed her dissertation defense and is now DOCTOR Morgan Lemmer-Webber! CONGRATULATIONS MORGAN

That's DOCTOR Lemmer-Webber, thank you!

Just passed my dissertation defense!

Last night Mark Miller was describing the marshalling layer used currently by Agoric's captp implementation.

Me: "So you're laying down the marshall law?"
Mark: "Wow...! I can't believe I never thought of that one. Puns like that are precious."

@mlemweb @cwebber
Totally! I’m working through this kind of stuff with my therapist right now, and increasingly I’m finding the most important part of organizing for me is that I have to have it in front of my face. Apps on phones and computers are not at all useful for daily organizing because they get tucked away behind work.

@dorian @cwebber

I'm glad you're enjoying it! The hipster PDA is honestly the most dynamic and adaptable organizational system I've ever used!

@mlemweb @cwebber
Listening to your episode about organization and I’m loving it so much!!! Hipster PDA is my jam! I used it years ago but haven’t recently and you’ve helped me realize I need to pick it up again.

The pixels don't really match the grid as well as I'd hoped, but all-in-all not too bad for my second quilt ever, especially since I finished it in less than a week!

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I made a quilt for our first baby nibling! Their nursery theme is based off of the Kirby video games

@freemo Yes, and in fact that happens on yet another layer below CapTP, the "netlayer" component github.com/ocapn/ocapn

More or less, CapTP provides a secure distributed object system, where no more access than which has been intentionally handed out is possible. Sitting on top of a "netlayer" component, the abstractions for a secure networked communication system are given.

All in all, you can think of CapTP as a new abstraction layer win, akin to how TLS and TCP save devs time.

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