Time for go to bed.
"But when reductive functions stopped being lenses to make sense of the world as it was, and started being references for how the world should be, pests like clickbait became swarms, and the digital forest started to die."
I live in an old apartment with no air conditioning. I also live in the Toronto area. The summers can be humid and uncomfortable. I'm content without AC. Lower ceilings and ceiling fans work very well.
When I do have AC (say, in hotel rooms where open windows are rarely an option), I tend to keep it at high temperature. It boggles my mind when I walk into a place and it's actually cold in the summer.
Nothing was disrupted (and the film was good). We did run into this guy screaming "Lies lies lies" and occasionally "Fuck you!" on the street.
It was really hard to read his sign. It had a lot of things on it. I know part of it said, "Google Touchi, Eat Sushi. Free Mental Patient. Mental Patient Puppet. Bee Happy."
Reading a book on the history of mathematics. It was published in 1923.
There is a lot of casual racism in it. Stuff like "primitive savages", "races of lesser intelligence", and a prevailing notion that contact with Europeans is a prerequisite to being smart enough to understand numbers.
I have a hard copy, but it's also available on archive.org. However, it is missing pages.
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.