"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
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…
For anyone familiar with Linguee - I just learned that they created their own translator which apparently outperforms Google's https://www.deepl.com/translator
Lately I seem to be curling up with Silicon Valley dystopia articles as bedtime fiction. Just going to sprinkle some cinnamon in my tea.
The mining executives talk about it as a way to obtain ore for battery materials, which reminds me of Evo Morales describing the coup in Bolivia as a way for the American Empire to secure and control lithium https://youtu.be/-hEwE64-kUQ?t=1953 – like this material is the new gold over which civilizations will be destroyed. I guess it means we should buy less electronics?
It's almost the year 2020 and despite huge reverberations around the planet about climate catastrophes, there are people currently rubbing their hands at the prospect of haphazardly scraping areas of ocean floor that we know little about, shrugging at the thought of consequences to the aquatic life there and by extension to ours (I assume they understand food chains well). What world do these people live in?
Here we go. A public functional beta be careful please prototype of my notes app based on Notational Velocity https://hyprnote.com/write – data sync via @remotestorage, some Sublime Text keyboard shortcuts, [[double-bracket interlinking]], works nicely offline and on mobile too. Yellah habibi.
Merveilles is a community project aimed at the establishment of new ways of speaking, seeing and organizing information — A culture that seeks augmentation through the arts of engineering and design. A warm welcome to any like-minded people who feel these ideals resonate with them.