All the people that use Insta as main messenger make me so nostalgic for complaining about having to deal with work-related stuff on Facebook Messenger centuries ago.

I miss the Vikings of old. As in: the first seasons of Vikings. I am a bit tired of all the grim trauma tv series.

based hamburg!
so good to see no blue (and yellow) in there.

So there is a tv show called Homemade Astronauts which is about men rocketlaunching themselves and flat earther Mad Mike Hughes died in his effort? Guess that's good PR. Geez.

*shakes sticky fist at the cat who has clawed holes into her wrist rest gel pads*

The selection in this week's Cyberflâneur looks excellent!
@atossaaraxia@twitter.com "has chosen some excellent pieces ranging from space law, Emirati ‘port diplomacy’ and the concept of the ‘global borderland’."
the-syllabus.com/cyberflaneur/

"But if a poem is written by a computer using artificial intelligence and the poem is so beautiful it makes you cry, does it make the poem mean less if you know the source is “artificial”?"
Quite the contrary. @Horse_ebooks@twitter.com, never forget, never forgive. 💔
blog.lareviewofbooks.org/provo

"Tech Experts Are Pessimistic About Their Industry"
Geez, that "midlife crisis" anthropomorphism!
It triggers me how this kind of writing about "tech" levels out differentiation. The anti-complexity "tech expert" genre is part of the problem. theatlantic.com/technology/arc

It was my turn to propose a few options for what we read next in the book club I have joined and am happy that Frankissstein by Jeannette Winterson was selected.
nytimes.com/2019/10/01/books/r

RT @DrTedros@twitter.com

Although the total number of cases outside remains relatively low, I stressed our concern about cases with no clear epidemiological link (travel history to 🇨🇳, contact with a confirmed case) during our media briefing today.
twitter.com/WHO/status/1230871

🐦🔗: twitter.com/DrTedros/status/12

Excellent debunking of the Social Bots Myth as conspiracy theory / folklore, powered by overrating what AI is capable of.
via @tante@twitter.com

RT @FlorianGallwitz@twitter.com

Die Enquete-Kommission KI hatte mich um meine Einschätzungen zum Themenkomplex "Social Bots" gebeten. Hier meine Stellungnahme: in.th-nuernberg.de/Professors/

🐦🔗: twitter.com/FlorianGallwitz/st

RT @KthrnMeyer@twitter.com

This is a list of fictional stories that, when written, were set in the future, but the future they predicted is now present or past: en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_o (via @annfriedman@twitter.com )

🐦🔗: twitter.com/KthrnMeyer/status/

RT @F_Kaltheuner@twitter.com

Here’s my comment in @businessinsider@twitter.com

"Classifying people as male or female assumes that gender is binary. Anyone who doesn't fit it will automatically be misclassified and misgendered. [...] a person's gender cannot be inferred by appearance."
businessinsider.com/google-clo

🐦🔗: twitter.com/F_Kaltheuner/statu

RT @sevensixfive@twitter.com

“A good science fiction story should be able to predict not the automobile but the traffic jam.”
- Frederik Pohl twitter.com/imrankhan/status/1

🐦🔗: twitter.com/sevensixfive/statu

RT @jensbest@twitter.com

Mit der Sperrung der -Akten hat sich zum Mittäter in gemacht.

All diese konservativen Biedermänner sind der Boden, auf dem der rechtsextreme Terror wächst.

twitter.com/RitaWerner7/status

🐦🔗: twitter.com/jensbest/status/12

RT @TiniDo@twitter.com

„deutschen Volksgemeinschaft“ genauso rauswerfen wie der Täter. Ihr & Euer Beruf kotzt mich echt nur noch an.

🐦🔗: twitter.com/TiniDo/status/1230

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