I collect fresh and (very) varied modern in album-length playlists. Non-mainstream. High quality. I also make the cover art by mutilating free images in @GIMP. Just for fun!

soundcloud.com/ramupgrade/sets

Quantum Internet

Using Einstein's "spooky" paired quantum particles. If paired particles can be manipulated (rotated or charged?) then they can represent binary 1 and 0. When separated, the binary information can be sent and received instantly, regardless of physical distance. This could become interstellar internet with no lag. (Slow process, sending particles to Mars but once infrastructure exists, instant communication across space.)

This would benefit space telemetry and thus colonisation.

DO TERMS & CONDITIONS APPLY?

A toddler or a chimp can accept the terms and conditions for most software/sites/services with just a random screentap, without needing to comprehend them or prove comprehension. There's no inherent proof of identity either. Who is really tapping or clicking the accept button?

So... is this truly legally binding?
Is it fair and ethical?
How can it be done differently?

In just a decade, smartphones, tablets and "apps" have sprung up and taken over the world. It's perfectly possible to change society beyond recognition and quickly... so how about doing it for a sustainable existence?

Instead of scaring people about the overwhelming climate emergency, how do we motivate/incentivise them to change behaviour? Positive action is needed, so let's recognise everyone's steps! That will reinforce and sustain their efforts. Then we can all make progress.


youtube.com/watch?v=xp0O2vi8DX

UNFLOCKED boosted

a friend of mine who spends a LOT of his time picking up plastic waste from parks, rivers, streets, etc. had a good idea. He decided to photograph the non biodegradable waste and tag companies on social media with it. So if he finds a plastic Subway cup, he tells Subway about it with the message "is this yours?" I dig this because it's not something that blames the consumer. It puts the blame where it belongs: on the producer.

"The basic tool for the manipulation of reality is the manipulation of words. If you can control the meaning of words, you can control the people who must use the words." - Philip K. Dick

bbc.co.uk/news/business-477943

Game controllers can also be creative tools! Here's a PS3 I made with a PS3. (LittleBigPlanet is still worth picking up today!)
MORE PICS: unflocked.com/lbp

SOCIAL MEDIA.

Here's a simple life hack. If you're on social media of any kind, make it more difficult to access!

For example: If you have to fire up the internet, open a browser, log into a website by physically typing details and then make a post... you clearly have something to say! You're making a conscious action, not a habitual one. (Yes, I genuinely make it that difficult for myself!)

It can help you to regain control over (engineered) habits and to moderate your !

Is there an environmentally friendly alternative to the (non-recyclable) plastic mesh on supermarket fruit?

We support tools (Linux, Libre Office, Firefox, GIMP, VLC, etc.) because we feel empowered by them.

Evil-doers can use them, sure, just like everyone else, but they don't own them or control them. That's exactly why all public services and infrastucture should use free, open source software.

With , the profit incentive is removed, letting transparent project objectives do the driving, in public.

Can anyone say the same about corporations and their sneaky black-box software?

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