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When asked about fears of automation in 1969, Arthur C. Clarke famously said that we shouldn't worry about automation: "the goal of the future is full unemployment, so we can play." I have never seen his answer quoted in full.

first days report with : the time to get a search result is ~10 seconds (very slow for me), so i am trying to find solutions locally first (in former projects code mainly), and not rushing for the search bar in firefox at every doubt!
And because i have indexed , i read the doc now, instead of copy/pasting a comments.


wonderfull little video of interactive physical ropes by Daniel Piker (on the birdsite)
Sadly, it's a / plugin, so no chance for me to run it...

script to generate 16300 random numbers in the range [0,16300] without duplicates:
just change 'total' to another prime to have a bigger or smaller list

playing with the border "wind" to repel the boids at the frontiers of their domain

boids auto-organisation: done!
i guess these pattern is due to the implementation of collisions between boids... quite strange to see this happening in front of your eyes!

starting my first month with as default search engine: my node is running on an old laptop next to me, i will have to change a lot my habits, but i think it's important to decentralise web indexation

Nous n'avons pas du tout besoin d'emplois; en fait cela n'aide que les capitalistes. Ce dont nous avons besoin, c'est d'un mode de vie durable.
- Stéphanie McMillan

Around 8000 clients in Myanmar/Burma are connected the Tor network. This does not count the users connected by bridges to Tor.

In Briar all communication goes through Tor, to protect your identity.
To circumvent censorship, Briar gives you access to bridges in case Tor is blocked by your ISP.

In case of internet shutdown, Briar can use Bluetooth and WiFi to pass on messages to your contacts.

Learn more about Briar here:
#Tor #Burma #Myanmar

Des #etherpad affichés sur des panneaux #écrans #ClearChannel mi-décembre à #Bruxelles.
"Le 16 décembre, en fin de l’après-midi, une quarantaine d’écrans publicitaires dans les rues de Bruxelles ont cessés d’inciter à la #consommation ; les dispositifs ont été piratés. Les rues de la ville ont été éclairées par une lumière différente. [...] On December 16th, in the late afternoon, around forty advertisement #screens in the streets of #Brussels stopped inciting #consumption ; the devices were hacked. The streets of the city were lit by a different light.
You know ? I don’t believe there’s such
A thing as TV. I mean -
They just keep showing you
The same pictures over and over
#LaurieAnderson - #Language Is A #Virus (From Outer Space)

making the OLED screen in the MNT Reform keyboard accessible from Linux

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