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I now have a . Currently it has posts on if anyone is interested (or not). 🙄

It may, after some difficulty, at least be possible to arrive at a concrete , or concept, by stringing together various vaguely inferred ones.

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I think I never posted this here, a short (10 minute read) paper on perceptions of mixed realities. I also propose a visual language for discussing such concepts and offer an alternative perspective to the reality-virtuality spectrum, from which VR and AR are opposite poles of a spectrum rather than different degrees of immersion.

Would love some feedback or discussion :)

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"The sales figures for the Experiencer are in."
"Great! How are we doing? Lots of 'orgy' and 'winning fight' sold?"
"Some. The runaway hit is 'calm safety hug', the calibration exp."
"Because it's free?"
"Even people who bought other exps return to it."
"Make a premium version."
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories

Really glad that Nicoletta Rosellini doesn't sound so high pitched like the 99% of female-fronted metal bands (with 1, or 2 exceptions...).

I lot of them I feel are trying just to emulate Within Temptation, or Nightwish and I really can't stomach that monotonne, needlessly overexerted sound. Sorry 😁

It's possible for metal bands with female vocalists to sound distinctly different, and I was really giving up on the concept, until Kalidia & Walk In Darkness came along:

What is the most disfunctional and buggy app in the current 10.15 beta?

You've guessed it: ''Music''!

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"Watch Netflix at work by making it look like you’re on a conference call" haaa some people have a lot of creativity when it comes to solutions to not work!!

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Only the mediocre are always at their best.

— Jean Giraudoux

Most of the ideas of insight would loose their glare and crumble under the slightest scrutiny. Only few can withstand that in a much reduced form from what they were originally trying to evoke.

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I'm extremely pleased to launch Run Your Own Social: How to run a small social network site for you friends.

This is a guide book to running a small, tight-knit federated social network server. It comes from my year of experience running Friend Camp. It's focused largely on SOCIAL solutions, though it does touch on the technical.

I've tried to keep it technology-neutral, and it should be a pretty easy read for anyone who's been on the fediverse for a while.

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We like to talk about how lightweight #WriteFreely is by saying it's "light enough to run on a Raspberry Pi." But to actually do that, you'd need to go through the work of compiling everything yourself.

Well, not anymore. Now we'll be releasing ARMv7 builds that can run on a Raspberry Pi, starting with WriteFreely v0.10.

Download that build here:

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@tsturm @globalc A famous one from my line of work was this: “when it rains on Wednesday’s, the CRM is slow.” True story! The explanation was that the database was rebooted every night and if it rained on Wednesday, somebody had to drive their kid to kindergarten and thus wasn’t the first person in the office, didn’t start the report they usually did, thus not storing the good execution plan in memory for the rest of the day. From then on, the CRM was slow. 🙈

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Hey! Super happy to be part of this community :)

Does this count as social media? If so, this is a first time for me.

Thought I'd start by sharing something - at least for me - inspirational. Looking forward to get to know y'all!

Inadequacy, that is, frustration, can, as it often does, fuel creativity, instead of stagnation.

Hence, the aim for a fautless perfection, or in other words, exhaustive completion, is seen as detremental to .

In practice, a can see that a fixated obsession over leads in actuality more to their stagnation and degradation than perfection, even if logic implies the opposite:
They do not become more intricate with time, nor more surprising, just more plainly presented.

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“Never offend people with style when you can offend them with substance”.

Although it is not feasible to capture everything that's out, the knowledge of this does not enable a thinker to let go of the will to capture an idea which has past, but it strengthens that resolve to grasp at generalities which will at some point have to lead to a particularity, however vaguely our consciousness may still be aware of its former presence.

Most are at their inception working with unreality and bringing them down to also work within the plain of the present real, is the severely difficult task of .

I call this the perfect black album for those of us who usually listen to power, or progressive metal:

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