While we're all focused on the Corona crisis the US government is quietly pushing an internet #surveillance bill that is aimed at abolishing message encryption:
We should probably pay attention to this and spread awareness even if we are not American: https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2020/03/earn-it-bill-governments-not-so-secret-plan-scan-every-message-online
imagine if everyone who started a World of Warcraft account was shipped a goldfish. And they all had to keep their goldfish alive. If the goldfish died, then their WoW account would get closed forever. It'd be fucked up and people would ask blizzard what the fuck.
But we have basically the same deal with reality and these meat bodies we get and everyone thinks it's normal
We need to make reality 2.0
thank you for attending my ted talk
I was dreaming about mario maker this morning, and when my alarm went off, I was still mostly asleep and convinced that my alarm clock was an object in my mario maker dreamspace rather than in meatspace, so I was scared that if I woke up all the way, I would lose access to the dreamspace and wouldn't ever be able to turn off the alarm. I focused on falling back asleep so I'd be able to hit the snooze button on the alarm. It took me a while to reason myself out of that and finally get my alarm.
One man, eight years, nearly 20,000 cat videos, and not a single viral hit
Artwork by Robert Watts, 1969 https://thevaultoftheatomicspaceage.tumblr.com/post/186419793920/c86-artwork-by-robert-watts-1969
Dungeon Generation in Diablo 1
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uspol, climate change, modern dystopia
"[Government attorneys have] argued that Americans don’t have a right to “a climate capable of sustaining human life”."
Research shows that 2FA and other basic measures are incredibly effective at preventing account hijacking
Game of Thrones finale, vague spoilers
I loved the last episode. Tied up the character plotlines, some small surprises, and left the world with some simmering drama and changes. #got