Did I forget a period of my life when I grew a horseshoe mustache and dreadlocks, walked around topless, and illustrated a 2009 article in the Economist on the economic boon that hippy festivals represent to rural American communities?
I imported my old (and otherwise unavailable) Kuro5hin diary entries from ~15 years ago into my Wordpress blog. I also shared the code I used if you want to do the same. https://mako.cc/copyrighteous/my-kuro5hin-diary-entries
Google “wants to guess the question before you ask it.”
Ask yourself: how well must a company know me to do that? What else can they do if they know me so well?
sources.debian.org [re-]Launches To Provide Easy Access To Debian Source Code http://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page=news_item&px=Sources-Debian-DebSource via @phoronix
Every day I check my feed here, I read from people doing things to help us move beyond shitty broken planet-destroying capitalism. It is nice and refreshing and motivating. Thank you all for being here, and doing what you do :)
Interesting article discussing limitations of distributed web services by the MIT Civic Media: https://www.wired.com/story/decentralized-social-networks-sound-great-too-bad-theyll-never-work/
1. Lame clickbait title. I expect more from that team.
2. All users running servers *is* unlikely but it's misleading to imply that anything less is "not working." Success for decentralized services looks like email: hub and spoke model driven by organizations with IT departments who just aren't willing to hand their data and infrastructure over to an outsider.
My new deodorant smells like Phil Woods bicycle bearing grease. And I kinda like it.
Results are in from @mika's self-experiment on alcohol metabolism: https://medium.com/@mikazilla/results-from-my-first-experiment-with-a-breathalyzer-eb6f33eef02d
I'm shocked by how consistently she metabolizes — especially given the same amount of alcohol and the very different starting points!
[I helped a lot with data collection and a tiny bit w/ graphing & analysis.]
It's nice to be back in the federated microblogging game.