So with a few friends, just launched this new instance:
We seek to promote innovation and shared evolution and promotion of such technologies as well as to offer this instance itself as a platform to experiment with integration and early implementations...
I know it is Monday, but I guess it is #caturday here.
'As Nick Srnicek [...] explains in his 2016 book Platform Capitalism, Uber, Globo, Rappi, Deliveroo, Beat, and the rest are model “austerity platforms,” characterized by the fact that they don’t own the goods or services they offer. Uber is not the owner of its vehicles, and Glovo is not the owner of the products it distributes. Their earnings come from the hyper-outsourcing and dislocation of workers, along with the control and acquisition of information.'
What if the real artificial intelligences to be afraid of were the corporate entities we made along the way?
End of the Flores settlement means zero accountability and total secrecy
The New American Homeless
"Today, only one in four households poor enough to qualify for rental assistance actually receives it. In a country where vital aid is treated as a lottery, families struggling to pay the rent are, with few exceptions, left to fend for themselves. "
“When someone loses their home because it was treated as a commodity to be exploited for profit,” Natalie McLaughlin ... told me, “what’s needed is not charity but justice.”
Linux is too difficult to install. Here's an instalation story from the 90s.
Over the years, I've become (merely) proficient at shell, but it's always felt like an odd tool not well suited to its job. I've thought off and on (usually while racing between tasks using the shell) about what improvements to a shell might look like. Fortunately other people do too, and sometimes they actually do more than just think about it:
Trying to have a relaxing day before jumping back into the grind of the work week. I took some time this morning to catch up with the performance work Andy Wingo has been doing on Guile: "fibs, lies, and benchmarks"
Interests: programming languages, open platforms, art, craft, diy, and justice. #nobot
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