On Authority is a short text by Engels explaining how the necessity of authority naturally arises in any tasks requiring coordination of work
US is a few weeks away from record breaking unemployment claims not seen in over half a century.
cuttlefish show ability to delay gratification in order to attain a more desirable prey https://arstechnica.com/science/2021/03/cuttlefish-can-pass-the-marshmallow-test/
The US wanted to sell $4 trillion worth of treasury bonds to China and Japan this year, both refused.
Now US banks and the Fed are buying them instead.
AI-supported text generation may yield texts that sound reasonable without the machines even needing to have a clue what they are producing. (cf. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-00530-0 ) Pretty much like today's Google Translate or Lingue's Deepl can "translate" texts without "understanding" them.
The relevant thing is: There needs to be an instance that "understands" such string of characters and renders them to meaningful texts, mostly us.
When a web page wants to have your location, the browser asks and you just say “heck no!” and the problem is solved.
We need something similar for #WebAssembly. “This website wants to basically install and run what’s basically an unknown binary on your computer. Is this awesome? y/n”
Yeah. The whole “I can air travel now because air travel will be made climate safe in the future with new tech” is similar. Like, the obv retort is “Ok, if you’re so sure about that, then just hold off on that trip until that new tech arrives.”
“I can shoot my foot today because next Wednesday they’ll invent bullets softer than kisses.”
That doesn’t mean those bullets are softer than kisses now so you’re doing a lot of damage that future soft bullets won’t undo and
I kinda feel like you don’t even believe your unfounded claim about the future tech thing because you obv aren’t holding your own breath for it, so why should anyone else?
Smart Lid Spies On Sourdough Starter, Sends Data Wirelessly
[Justin Lam] created a wonderfully-detailed writeup of his Smart Sourdough Lid project, which was created out of a desire to get better data on the progress and health of his sourdough starters… https://hackaday.com/2021/03/04/smart-lid-spies-on-sourdough-starter-sends-data-wirelessly/
Original tweet : https://twitter.com/hackaday/status/1367677914502823945
In 2000, i read of one person from the USA, whose father got them all to move to Europe, as his father recognised the signs that someone Trump-like was coming.
His father's parents and grandparents left Germany in 1932, 8 omnths before the Reichstag fire took place.
They moved to Europe shortly before 9/11.
"Always be prepared for a major political change every 20 years, and be ready to be somewhere else."
"The sun’s photons collide with the sodium atoms, effectively pushing them away from the sun and creating a tail-like structure flowing downstream from the moon."
A sentience trapped in a prison of meat. Made in USSR. Capitalismus delendus est!
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