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What's up? I'm an aspiring guy passionate about , , , , and . Maybe in that order.

Excited to get involved with all this!

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tired: I googled it
wired: I DuckDuckWent for it

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Small thoughts.

Federation of anything is a socio-political governance challenge. Look at Europe.

In any dispute there will be other realities you haven’t thought of, hopes that you have overlooked.

How this is discussed, how people listen to each other, how creative solutions are sought out, defines the capacity of humans to create real change.

The alternative is that innovation is just us moving the world’s problems from one platform to another.

I've just completed the "applied accessibility" module on freeCodeCamp. Amazing stuff! Chuffed that this is suitably prominent in a web-design curriculum.

I followed it up with some cursory reading. Here's a choice find: 24ways.org/2016/what-the-heck-

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This is how NASA writes software:

I want the software driving cars around my family to be held to the a similar standard of quality. In the context of self-driving cars, "Move fast and break things" means "Half-arse it and kill people."

Humans in the USA manage 1.16 fatalities per 100,000,000 miles travelled. Uber's software couldn't even get to 3 million miles before it killed someone.

We do this properly, or not at all.

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The gyroscopic necks of will never cease to amaze me


(Via @zzap@twitter.com)

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>> … on average, when Craigslist’s opened erotic services in a city, the female homicide rate went down 17 percent.
> 17 percent. That’s not the homicide rate for female sex workers. That’s the homicide rate for all women.

Whoa. medium.com/assembly-four/my-si

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Czech Republic absolutely SMASHED it 👌👌👌👌

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This is an interesting observation about the different philosophies in tech

Google / Facebook: computers doing things for people

Microsoft / Apple: computers are an aid to humans