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At my daughter’s school open evening, I picked up her exercise book and, after getting her grudging consent, turned it to a random page and read a book review she’d written that said she couldn’t respect Dante for what was “essentially a self-insert fanfic”.

I am still thinking about that.

Me: Oh cool, there's some elevation data available on this creek. I bet OSM has a simple way to represent that!

OSM elevation docs: If you use the WGS84 ellipsoid instead of the EGM96 geoid then you are worthless to me.

ME: What? Oh okay, there's a "basics" section...

OSM elevation docs: Vertical datums other than the EGM96 geoid can use ele:xyz=* key value pairs.

It is weirdly difficult to predict what is simple and what is difficult to add to

Based on my knowledge from technologists and hip hop lyrics, the future appears to be:
2038 - technological society collapses from IoT and ICS systems overflowing 32-bit Unix time
2045 - The Singularity; all of humanity merges with machines
3005 - Childish Gambino nullifies all agreements for being by your side, knowing full well what is to come
3030 - Deltron-0 begins his rebellion against the galactic empire

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amazed that people argue online over which megacorps processors are the best. i'll let you in on a secret:

they're all bad. computers are bad. go outside.

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I loved the Abolition of Work, but fuck if Bob Black doesn't seem like an insufferable asshole

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Not to say I entirely blame them, it's not like I'd ever seriously listen to, e.g., Nazi ideas. But I feel like a lot of people who say they hate nihilism and anti-civ thought would, if they weren't told what they were in advance, be totally fine with stuff like "Locating an Indigenous Anarchism" and "Desert"

I get the distinct impression that most of the people who hate nihilism or (non-primitivist) anti-civ thought don't ever actually bother engaging with them. Or, if they do, they assume they couldn't possibly be nihilist or anti-civ, because those things are Bad.

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If you're going to hate on nihilism, could you at least specify which one?

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"I'm the p'lice! I'm the p'lice!!!" yells a kid, running past me with a water-gun

"ALL COPS ARE PISS," I remind him

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Anarchist Library: **The Unique and Its Property**

"Author: Max StirnerTitle: The Unique and Its PropertyDate: 1845Notes: Translated by Apio Ludd aka Wolfi Landstreicher, 2017. This transcription is based on a heavily modified OCR of a PDF file. It will likely still have some transcription errors. The transcription attempts to closel…"

#anarchism #bot

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PSA: you should install uBlock Origin on all your browsers if you haven't, to accelerate the collapse of the adtech surveillance economy. The Power Is Yours ™

I just wanna make tools that help people who do crimes, but there's all these innocent assholes who keep fucking it up

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you can tell your software is situationist if it refers to parsing text as a "derive"

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also btw cars are bad. for the record

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