These kinetics spectra always make me think of the trails left behind by movie fighter dogfights or the trackmarks from ground vehicle chases. Signals coming and going, and moving back and forth across each other
I have no idea how to productively interact with these people. I'm not going to shut up and so what I'm told, I've got no interest in attempting to cow them into accepting my authority (and probably couldn't), so all we're left with is suspicious co-existence and semi regular personality clashes.
Update: plugged the HDD into a Debian VM on my laptop, couldn't mount the drive, fsck'd it aaaaaaand… everything is fine and back where it should be!
One of the main reasons I hate living in the city is the sense that outside planned gatherings of friends, we're all atomised individuals doing individual things with no hope of commonality or solidarity. Bumping into people with random but real connections is a small but nice counterpoint to that
The main contradiction of liberal democracy is that it has largely been shaped through a history of various forms of illegal civil disobedience against entrenched power structures. Such civil disobedience is retrospectively seen as justified, and the people committing it are retrospectively seen as heroes. However, each successive generation is asked to believe that any further civil disobedience would be unreasonable.
RT @DrRimmer@twitter.com: Submissions were due on Australia's radical #siteblock #searchblock #copyright laws today. See @Doctorow@twitter.com https://boingboing.net/2018/11/02/a-spider-for-the-fly.html The @AuSenate@twitter.com has only allocated a week for the committee to read the submissions and report on this complex, radical bill! #auspol #auslaw
The one obvious major failing is that it doesn't really work with mobile devices that drop in and out of connectivity (seems like something that wouldn't be too hard to fix? Idk). But otherwise, the server/channel structure with no bells or whistles is just so good.
PhD student working with visible-light photoswitches, supramolecular chemistry, NMR spectroscopy. Musician. Some politics.
QOTO: Question Others to Teach Ourselves. A STEM-oriented instance.
An inclusive free speech instance.
All cultures and opinions welcome.
Explicit hate speech and harassment strictly forbidden.
We federate with all servers: we don't block any servers.