At the top of everyone's computer security threat models should be:
1. Silicon Valley is run by a clique of unaccountable billionaires at least some of whom are actual Nazis, or at least Nazi-curious and find Nazis sympathetic and interesting and worth hearing out because they have important and fun ideas
2. The United States Government, as of 2017, is run by people who are actual Nazis and also Russian Mafia
Yet very few Silicon Valley Best Practices seem to take #1 into account
this is what I imagine working in an open floor plan feels like after working remote
Sometimes I look at nature and how weird it gets and I ask myself, did God go too far?
12 Common Logical Fallacies Illustrated with Robots http://michelerosenthal.com/portfolio/logical-fallacies/?id=1224
Heirlooms are commodified emotional burden.
Couple notes for mastodon.social moderation:
If you're reporting someone for spam, please include at least one toot in the report, it saves time for us. Especially important if you are reporting someone for DMs, they are not visible in our UI unless they are included.
Don't report sex workers for "illegal in the US", this isn't the US. If you don't want to see anyone from switter.at, open the profile of anyone from switter.at and choose "Hide everything from switter.at" in the dropdown menu.
I went on Twitter for a while. I did some popular tweets and then immediately remembered what I hate about Twitter.
old good times 🎮💕
Cyberpunk narratives that paint body-modification as a negative thing because of "loss of humanity", are subtly transphobic because they associate essence with the physical body. That to modify the body is to negatively modify the mind.
It also presumes that to become less human is to also become less empathetic, whereas a person should be allowed to be non-human, or maybe even not a "person", without losing empathy and sapience.
Speaking of accessibility:
(ofc I forgot the captions)
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