a filesystem is a kind of network protocol that allows for communicating across time

I hate when platforms automatically make my :) into a 😃

I want the ominous energy of :)

changing my default git branch name to "maser"

my boss: "what would your ideal office space include?"

me: "walls"

@alexandria @tao > IRC is exclusionary technology
> entire irc protocol is maybe 30 pages or less to make a small server and client


> posted to a web service written in five turing complete languages totalling hundreds to over a thousand pages of RFC and spec and relies on browser software that is some of the most complex code ever produced in the world


society is fucked isn't it.

technology is when something is in your life by default

cyber punk non-fic 

@wxcafe yes do not do that. a phonetically compatible replacement is "damn".

If we want to get *really* scifi, maybe these hypothetical carbon capture machines could construct *themselves* out of captured carbon, possibly using some kind of tiny pod containing most of the materials needed to get started as well as the information to construct the entire machine... Maybe these pods could, themselves, be made through carbon capture using the same machines, making them self-replicating without any technical skills needed

But this is all some kind of absurd pipe dream, of course. It's not like self-replicating material-producing carbon capture machines grow on trees

heat pumps, or “Honeywell’s demon”

this is the system i refer to when i say "fuck computers"

mechanization concentrates wealth.
automation is the concentration of decisionmaking, an act which is power.

computers are the most efficient and most effective tool yet created for the concentration of social power among the wealthy.

I think a lot about how Armistice Day, a day about the end of WW1 that was supposed to make us think about how shitty and pointless war is, became troops rule and war is good day

i have been forcibly reminded the voyager plates basically constitute a mixtape, unsolicited nudes, and directions to where we live

lewd vintage computers 

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