Milo…exposed. Quick, cover it up! Cover it up!
Retired old phone after 4 years. New cheap phone, s-off, unlocked, rooted, updated firmware, new ROM. Here's to another 4. Suck it, cell phone carrier.
if you think “humans are inherently selfish” that says more about you than it does about humanity
if your anarchism doesn't have wifi it's not my anarchism
i love everything about this https://computerfairi.es/media/78nmZBGk8cJYEusfZE0
Finished re-reading Diamond Age, forgot how weird the ending was. Now on to Nagata's the Bohr Maker.
How did the free sharing of scientific knowledge and culture become the worst crime our justice systems could think of? https://falkvinge.net/2017/11/24/free-sharing-scientific-knowledge-culture-become-worst-crime-justice-systems-think/
A collection of things I made for people new to #Mastodon, based on questions I commonly see in the public timelines during influxes of new folks. :)
What the heck with these privacy settings? https://cybre.space/@cassolotl/98998860005309510
Local vs. federated timelines? https://cybre.space/@cassolotl/99049526570400165
How to interact with a toot that you somehow find outside of the Mastodon web UI: https://cybre.space/@cassolotl/99065381727851693
I love cooperative games, and Potlatch is looking pretty great. Made by Seattle-area indigenous creators, it's a card game based on indigenous economic systems of sharing, gifting, and status. Plus you can learn some Lushootseed by playing! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/473205107/potlatch-a-card-game-about-coast-salish-economics
Via OrcaCon, an awesome inclusion-focused tabletop gaming con. January's con will highlight indigenous creators. http://www.orcacon.org/ #tabletop #orcacon
@claire primitivism is fascism in slow motion. the rejection of technology is equivalent to calling for the genocide of the people who need it to survive. a world without pharmaceuticals, without mobility devices, without exogenous hormones and insulin, without the agricultural and industrial infrastructure to support the human population and free us from the tyranny of subsistence foraging, is pure barbarism.
Ugh, who the hell thought it was a good idea to invite John Zerzan to a bodyhacking conference?
a local friend is creating Nazi/fascist-detection tools for social media, and has a working prototype that detects 14-22% Nazis out of 10k+ test accounts, with no false positives
she just launched a Patreon in case you'd like to support her work on it:
I may just typed the phrase "in like a Trump-supporting climate change denialist unfit for the job" in a group text
8 hours left on our kickstarter for the second edition of Eclipse Phase, the transhuman survival RPG I publish. We've unlocked some great stretch goals! https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/507486226/eclipse-phase-second-edition/
I've evicted 13 spiders from my apartment this week. I don't mind them, but we've had an explosion, and they're freaking my kid out. Starting to feel like an arachnid slum lord.
We just launched the kickstarter for the second edition of our Eclipse Phase transhuman sci-fi RPG: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/507486226/eclipse-phase-second-edition