And uh, this instance's local timeline is at least 50% non-english speakers, which makes it hard to follow.
I'm barely ever on Mastodon now because it feels like it's nearly impossible to discover and grow a social network within it.
It's so silo'd.
"But this same destabilization opens up the possibility for compensatory reassurances: the serial pleasures of checking for likes and other forms of micro-recognition made suddenly meaningful by the acute insecurity. Even as social media destabilize the lived experience of our self’s continuity, "
Today's news cycle is brutal.
I can barely work, I don't know how I'll sleep.
Do I need to flee the US? If I wait too long, it may become impossible.
There are like a billion downsides to desktop linux. It's pretty awful.
But the fact that a self-assembled linux box means your employer probably can't screencap your work box at will is a perk, for sure.
Also, tiling window managers are a net good.
So today I saw a technical report on people reproducing the functions of a Universal Turing Machine within the wave functions of a fluid system.
The universe itself is computation.
"Data has gravity, computing power will move to it."
Nadella is smaaarrrt.
In "Weird 2017 my teenage self couldn't have guessed":
Today Satya Nadella lead off the Microsoft Keynote not talking about products or offerings or personal excitement, but...
About Trust, Transparency and Responsibility for Microsoft. He says Microsoft has this problem due to its history more than most, but it's a problem all of society faces.
Other good quotes to follow.