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Today I'm launching Thought Shrapnel Daily:

How it works:
1. Posts will initially be available to supporters
2. Then available a week later on the open web
3. Thought Shrapnel Weekly provides a digest of open web posts

ASK ME QUESTIONS and I'll answer them on 💥Thought Shrapnel on Wednesday.

Everything from the sublime to the ridiculous welcome. Last week's example:

Unlocked on 💥Thought Shrapnel today:

Life doesn’t depend on any one opinion, any one custom, or any one century

Friday's xkcd is blunt but fair: it's very hard to secure any part of a modern computer stack, and we depend on all of it:

daddy levels are 54% and rising

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I can still beat my 12 year-old son at FIFA. Just.

This pleases me more than it should.

I find the need individuals and organisations have for 'awards' a bit ridiculous.

Perhaps anyone who puts themselves forward for an award (or agitates for one) should be offered some counselling instead?

tests are showing flavor levels at 74%

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"The problem with always being a conformist is that when you try to change the system from within, it's not you who changes the system; it's the system that will eventually change you."

Gab will join the Fediverse next month, and we at @forktogether want to be prepared.
ActivityPub is known to be leaky, so we'd like to take further measures than just suspending Gab's known domains by default.

If you know how exactly Mastodon's ActivityPub implementation leaks information, then we'd highly appreciate your input on this issue:

#ActivityPub #Florence

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Unlocked on 💥Thought Shrapnel today:

The proper amount of wealth is that which neither descends to poverty nor is far distant from it

RT @evgenymorozov
Neoliberalism in pictures, 2019 edition

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