Realization: the main utility of blockchain tech is that it presents an irrefutable argument for a wealth tax. If there’s enough bored money rattling around out there to fund obviously negative-sum nonsense like this, we can as a society choose to spend that money on public education, health care and clean running water instead.
Apparently, Kiwifarms got hacked and the e-mail addresses of its member are out in the wild. I wonder if we’ll find some public figures among them…
transmisia and other right-wing crap very visible on their local timeline, and lots of adjacency to a certain hate site. it seems there are quite a few users moving from poa.st, another awful instance, to there for some reason.
PTSD, dissociation, CSA
Um, yeah. From what I can remember so far I'm 99% sure my bio father molested me as a toddler.
discussion of PTSD and dissociation
The memory still isn't cracked wide open yet, but the angle I found it was by interrogating my childhood conception of gender and realizing that “boys aren't grossed out by things” was one of the messages my bio father pushed on me.
Happy Birthday to the movie Hackers. It was released 27 years ago in 15 September 1995.
You can crosspost between Mastodon and Twitter in either direction using various third party sites.
When crossposting is switched on, it means when you post on Mastodon it will also be posted on Twitter (or vice versa).
This can be controversial if you're just mirroring your Twitter account to Mastodon without interacting on Mastodon at all. Some servers specifically ban such "zombie accounts".
However, if you're mainly active on Mastodon and mirroring it to Twitter there's no controversy at all.
“Or as the old KGB joke went about why they operated in teams of three: One could read, one could write and the other was there to keep an eye on the two dangerous intellectuals.”
“How Donald Trump ‘lost one of his biggest fights’”
Article is about the removal of Civil War generals from monuments and building names.
One thing you can rely on when a CEO says "no politics at work" is that they really mean "no politics but mine". https://web3isgoinggreat.com/?id=no-politics-at-work-coinbase-rolls-out-a-feature-to-promote-crypto-friendly-politicians
Disclaimer: I am not an economist, and there are depths of modern economics as a field of study that I have not learned, even if I've read enough writing by historic economists that I could debunk Ludwig von Mises in my sleep.
And by "do they see themselves as", I don't mean "what's in their super secret Christian soul", I mean "what preferences do their actions reveal to the world".
Gay man, cat dad, PTSD + C-PTSD, CSA victim, autistic and ADHD, vaguely AnCom, software engineer, and hobbyist science fiction writer.
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