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I christen the word "Federati" as the people of the Fediverse. We are the Federati!

We are all familiar with the story of the inventor who asked to be modestly compensated by his emperor by receiving one grain of rice on the first square of the chessboard, two on the second square, four on the third square, and so on until all squares are filled. About halfway into the chessboard the emperor realizes that the request wasn‘t as modest.

Gradually,.. then boom...
necsi.edu/gradually-then-sudde

Linux Foundation open sources disaster-relief IoT firmware: Project OWL.

"I swear I'm not making this up -- ClusterDuck Protocol"

zdnet.com/article/linux-founda

My hands are itchy, and are cracking painfully from dryness due to washing more often. Also, I feel bad about not shaking hands anymore because other people decline to do so. I'm a hugger, and I'm sad losing the most vital gesture humans do with each other. Much love, hugs and kisses to everyone in these challenging times.

Interesting li'l creature--first known that doesn't breathe. Gotta 'love those alien eyes! :) livescience.com/first-non-brea

Happy New Year, Fediverse! For some people, it is a real struggle just to be happy. For starters, here's some tidbit of info to help. thenextweb.com/syndication/201

Mealworms could gobble up our big plastic problem - Futurity

Mealworms can eat plastic and Styrofoam without taking on their toxins, which means they could safely become food for animals.

futurity.org/mealworms-plastic

just bought a Koshkah (or Kashaka) and now trying to learn how to make beats & rhythm with it. Very interesting musical instrument!

Drugs that quell brain inflammation reverse dementia

Leaky filtration system in brain contributes to cognitive dysfunction in aging as well as disease

news.berkeley.edu/2019/12/04/d

this phrase caught my attention: "enminded matter"

Do We Have Minds of Our Own?

The strange, startling, and competing explanations for human—and possibly nonhuman—consciousness.

newyorker.com/books/under-revi

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Yo guys, i'm sipping Yerba Mate for the first time (i like it!) while looking at P5.js and react-p5. Just exploring Generative Design.
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