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Reminder: @TechnicolorRainbow

We're meeting on Thursday, July 15 at 20:00 EDT to discuss Afterwar, by @lilithsaintcrow and Snow Crash, by Neal Stephenson.

We'll be meeting on Jitsi.

I think the reasons are poor, but it's good to see a clear-headed article about why people aren't getting the vaccine.

crypto is short for "cryptography"

if you want a shorter word for "cryptocurrency", the word you are looking for is "ponzi"

Spent the whole day experimenting with some test rig I never felt right about, then discovered there's an obscure option to GCC that solves my problems.

Hooray for research!

The thing about getting older is that the likelihood of people you know getting really sick or dying tends to get a lot higher.

Might be time to try native compilation Emacs.

Funny thing was I could barely see M13 in the scope, but the camera is way more sensitive than your eye, so at least it could pick it up.

Jupiter and Saturn looked at great as ever, though.

Just messing around with the telescope and camera. Got an okay shot of M13.

OMG the sky cleared up.

Taking the telescope out!

Dealing with bugs filed 10+ years ago that could be serious and have to be looked at. So of course they come with poor descriptions and code that doesn't compile.

Don't believe the haters: Gunpowder Milkshake is a ton of fun.

But this emerging field [of "creators"], in many ways, resembles a gig economy for digital content. Participants are still precarious workers, relying on the whims of corporations for their livelihoods.

Fellow @TechnicolorRainbow peeps:

I wrote capsule reviews of @lilithsaintcrow 's Afterwar and Stephenson's Snow Crash for those interested.

If you have thoughts, please share them!

Just watched the first 10 minutes of A Quiet Place Part II and yeah, I'll have to watch the whole thing at some point.

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A bunch of technomancers in the fediverse. Keep it fairly clean please. This arcology is for all who wash up upon it's digital shore.