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The history of Nazis holding rallies in left-wing areas of Weimar Germany, instigating street fights, and then telling the press that only they could save Germany from the "violent communists" seems like an important thing for people to be studying right now.

if i were the market, i would simply solve all problems, perfectly, with an invisible hand

feel like in the near future they'll call writing code yourself 'classical programming'

"This is where Plan 9 first began to look different: a Plan 9 user builds a private computing environment and recreates it wherever desired, rather than doing all computing on a private machine."

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"When you don't create things, you become defined by your tastes rather than ability. Your tastes only narrow & exclude people. So create."

A single Bitcoin transaction is equivalent to the power consumption of an average U.S. household over 17.76 days.

"Distributed Web of Care is an initiative to code to care and code carefully.

The project imagines the future of the internet and consider what care means for a technologically-oriented future. The project focuses on personhood in relation to accessibility, identity, and the environment, with the intention of creating a distributed future that’s built with trust and care, where diverse communities are prioritized and supported."

#Programming #Lisp #CommonLisp @lisp

My upcoming Common Lisp book, "The Common Lisp Condition System", was officially announced by Apress. It'll be available in paper and electronic formats at the end of the year.

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Episode 2: The impact of machines that "learn" and produce

Discussion about recent developments in machine learning and the impact they could have on FOSS, programming in general, art production, and civic society

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