I am not a big fan of #Python programming, but I use it when I need to. I prefer #Rstats for data science and am getting excited about the #Julia language for machine learning. https://www.zdnet.com/article/programming-language-python-is-a-big-hit-for-machine-learning-but-now-it-needs-to-change/
A look at Microsoft Edge web browser for Linux https://share.tube/videos/watch/8f66b155-7437-44e0-8016-5c42d6f08e0e
I keep wondering which Elon Musk endeavor is the worst: brain implants from #Neuralink, spy satellites from #Starlink or weapons cargo from #SpaceX https://futurism.com/the-byte/spacex-building-military-rocket-to-ship-weapons-anywhere-world
Whenever Trump tells another dangerous lie, I think of PJ Harvey's song "The Words That Maketh Murder." https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KhaEt2Hdod8
Here is his latest tweet that is sure to kill: https://nitter.net/EricTopol/status/1315333509125292032
This is what happens when you embolden militias https://www.detroitnews.com/story/news/local/michigan/2020/10/08/feds-thwart-militia-plot-kidnap-michigan-gov-gretchen-whitmer/5922301002/
Sacha Baron Cohen: We Must Save Democracy From Conspiracies.
Another unexpected socialist: Lizzie Magie, who invented the board game Monopoly.
Magie was more accurately called a Georgist, which is kind of a proto-socialist movement in the US that advocated for working people to own the full value of what they produce and hold land in common, rather than have private property.
She called Monopoly "the Landlord's Game," and it demonstrated how private property robs from the poor and enriches owners.
The Parker Brothers (like the actual brothers) screwed her out of a patent by buying it from her for $500 and printing a small run of the Landlord's Game to secure the patent. Meanwhile Charles Darrow was falsely credited as the game's creator and he became a millionaire.
The anti-monopolist messages within the game were stripped out. A round of play that showed how all players could prosper if resources were shared was eliminated, and the game became winner take all.
Facebook Sued Over Kenosha Killings
Feeling like Jupiter today #SpaceMadness https://www.jpl.nasa.gov/spaceimages/details.php?id=PIA21394
Musings on the Internet
The online world (much like the real one) is filled with so many toxic people. I gave up on reading comments and participating in forums long ago for this reason. Now that I am starting to reengage, I find that it is only a matter of time before someone is randomly targeted and ganged up on. My response is usually to defend, diffuse or disappear. What happens when all the healthy communicators leave and let the bullies dominate the conversation?
Use machine learning models to create Lo-Fi music in the browser https://analyticsindiamag.com/new-ai-by-google-allows-you-to-create-music-on-browser/
You can now own a .gay domain and help support #LGBTQ causes https://www.out.com/tech/2020/9/09/you-can-now-own-gay-website-domain-get-them-fast
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