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RT @AlexBlechman
Sci-Fi Author: In my book I invented the Torment Nexus as a cautionary tale

Tech Company: At long last, we have created the Torment Nexus from classic sci-fi novel Don't Create The Torment Nexus
twitter.com/AlexBlechman/statu

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It's no coincidence that we don't run IPFS full nodes and torrent clients on phones; it's because of unreliable networks and scarce battery power.

This technical challenge is at the center of how we are designing our P2P architecture for Subconscious.

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RT @0xcda7a
@mafintosh How do you anticipate expanding to mobile devices? Tricky network conditions and battery life concerns have stymied P2P attempts in the past. DHT latency can be s…
twitter.com/0xcda7a/status/155

Sharing this high alpha weekend reading for all the token shilling degen apes expanding their communities: jofreeman.com/joreen/tyranny.h

and no-one in their right mind would want to re-invent the web

unless😏
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RT @gordonbrander
@Conaw @andyphickman Roam does as well as you can do without reinventing the web.
twitter.com/gordonbrander/stat

Symmetrical API to WebCrypto for application servers, whose implementation abstracts whatever secure enclave / TPM is available.

Everyone: wow dall-e is so great illustrators should worry about these new models

Blender artists: I'll show you some models...
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RT @AlanWyatt3D
My illustration shader has come such a long way in the past few weeks! It’s all available on alanwyatt3d.gumroad.com/l/NjfQ


twitter.com/AlanWyatt3D/status

Bumping this again for no reason in particular
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RT @matthew_d_green
Reminder to Silicon Valley: there’s an even chance that many governments in the world will be run by authoritarian movements in the future. Your window to deploy surveillance-resistant systems is running out.
twitter.com/matthew_d_green/st

New browser engine dropping 👀
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RT @awesomekling
🔴 New video: I started work on a Linux version of the SerenityOS browser (and recorded the process!)

Humble beginnings, but it’s so cool to see the engine come alive on a new system 🤓🐧🐞

youtu.be/X38MTKHt3_I
twitter.com/awesomekling/statu

One weird product idea for web3: P2P digital payments.

Boring (I know), but just imagine how useful it would be.

There must be an iron triangle like { low rent, decentralized, high availability } that keeps this from manifesting.

This is the visual equivalent of Google Assistant's personality to me.

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Is there a word for the kind of sterile, sexless, corporate-issued homogeneity we see in Meta's avatars?
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RT @MetaNewsroom
Need a fresh fit for your avatar? We're launching our Avatars Store on Facebook, Instagram and Messenger so you can buy digital clothes. Mark Zuckerberg and @evachen212 tried out new looks from @Balenciaga @prada @ThomBrowne ✨

instagram.com/p/Ce6yFgbptyM/
twitter.com/MetaNewsroom/statu

One of the reasons I am building Subconscious with @gordonbrander is to skip this cursed timeline.
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RT @alexeheath
Elon says that if the company wants more people to use Twitter, they should mimic the approach of the super app WeChat in China. “you basically live on WeChat in China….if we can recreate that with Twitter we’ll be a great success”
twitter.com/alexeheath/status/

I've been feeling brainwashed lately

Bigoted
Racist
Assholes
In tech
Negging
Women
Are trash
Shut that
Hateful
Ego
Down
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RT @RMac18
As crypto markets collapse, Kraken, the US's 2nd largest exchange, is being divided by an internal culture war driven by CEO Jesse Powell. In recent months he has debated if people can choose their race or who can say the N-word. Employees are stunned.
nytimes.com/2022/06/15/technol
twitter.com/RMac18/status/1537

This web3 decentralized finance app has been down for at least 24 hours and counting.

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Reject web5. Revert to web4.
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RT @0xcda7a
Skip Web3. Web4 is the hotness:

• [W]e all quit Twitter
• [E]xperience the world outside
• [B]e good to each other
• [4] the love of all that is human
twitter.com/0xcda7a/status/145

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