Rosano here, mesmerized to meet you all.
My home base is Montreal, but I travel often.
I usually say I work at the intersection of music, design, and technology. After making my own iOS apps for almost a decade, I now find myself drawn towards the open web and federated systems. I have experience with the piano, drums, and a little Ableton. I learn languages to meet new people.
Super excited to collide with the particles in this glorious kaleidoscope.✌🏽
"I am the programming equivalent of a home cook."
I don't feel I should gift to every adult tribe I need to interact with for long periods of time the radical adaptation of my identity just to fit in and ”belong”
I'm still learning to be flexible
"No machine has ever played chess. No machine ever will."
There's a great popular science article on this subject by Ed Yong:
How the Zombie Fungus Takes Over Ants’ Bodies to Control Their Minds
Brazilians are like jefes of live music, so many people create and participate, super inspiring to be here during Carnival.
advice from user `maryamin` on twitter re: Iran/US missile strikes
"We are all terrified but control yourself and do not have any terrifying predictions in mind. Cry. But don't write scary tweets about something that hasn't happened. Don't run in advance. Have mercy on each other. The horror makes one crazy. Hold the hand of a real person sitting next to you."
Google, Microsoft, and Amazon are helping oil companies accelerate the discovery and extraction of fossil fuels, like right now…
"Indigenous technology gets cast as primitive, like it may have been useful in the past but no longer has any relevance. But that's not true. Assembling communal life is in itself a technology." https://logicmag.io/nature/water-is-life-nick-estes-on-indigenous-technologies/
Interesting ideas about making internet connectivity more accessible and equalized across the country from this Canadian progressive coalition movement http://www.couragecoalition.ca/communications-for-all-part-i/
For anyone familiar with Linguee - I just learned that they created their own translator which apparently outperforms Google's https://www.deepl.com/translator
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