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Time for another biased poll.

Do you know what CC and BCC stand for in eMail without having to look it up?

I would appreciate it if you boosted this toot. :-)

*peers left*
*peers right*
"Purely psychosomatic!"
"That boy needs therapy!"

With deepest sympathies, I'm sorry that my UK friends and acquaintances live in a country with such awful national newspapers as The Daily Mail.

I've been hard at work on Roxy, and it now has support for speaking to backends over gRPC.

I've also created a small website with GitHub Pages, and I'm actively working on Docker and Debian packages.

chronos-tachyon.github.io/roxy

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They also had a great deal of economic power by hoarding luxuries from the world before.

Imagine spending $1000 to eat a single stale Oreo and you have the idea.

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Good god. I had a dream, a really good, detailed dream with a pretty believable plot, about a post-apocalyptic Mad Max / Fallout style world where the bad guys rule because they have an AI which is a future version of Amazon's Alexa.

Two days ago, the File Transfer Protocol turned 50 years! Today, it's mostly used to download Firefox without opening Internet Explorer and as an asynchronous RPC protocol for credit card processing jobs.

Hmm. Has anyone considered that the 2nd Amendment, as popularly interpreted, guarantees a right to *own* guns but not a right to *sell* them?

cops, murder, skynet 

I’m trying to wrap my head around the fact that if an AI had made a different choice, a child would still be alive tonight.

“The initial gun shots were detected by ShotSpotter audio, gunfire detection technology that is used by the city.”

From: lite.cnn.com/en/article/h_a028

An AI heard a sound and decided to dispatch police who then killed a 13 year old child.

shotspotter.com/technology/

Any attempt to solve society from the top down is doomed, because it's just trading one set of out-of-touch bosses for another. Worker-owned co-ops and similar models of business governance are needed for workers to have power, under capitalism *or* communism.

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Unpopular opinion: any reasonable, people-first formulation of communism is still going to have groupings of people and equipment that we today would recognize as "businesses".

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