@bugs I noticed you switched from a v3 onion address to a v2 vanity onion address. v2 addresses aren't considered secure any more, and will likely be removed in the near-ish future. (If you care about such things, they use SHA-1, small RSA primes, and generally aren't super well designed on a Tor level. You can find more info in the followups to this thread for technical details: lists.torproject.org/pipermail )

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Anarchist Library: **Ursula K. Le Guin - The Carrier Bag Theory of Fiction**

"Author: Ursula K. Le GuinTitle: The Carrier Bag Theory of FictionDate: 1986 In the temperate and tropical regions where it appears that hominids evolved into human beings, the principal food of the species was vegetable. Sixty-five to eighty perc…"

theanarchistlibrary.org/librar

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Anarchist News: **Aragorn!**

"At 10:26pm on Thursday February 13 Aragorn! walked on. After a debilitating stroke he baffled his doctors by dying and self resuscitating twice, then finally passed peacefully in his sleep. A memorial will be held at a date to be determined. Watch here for more information. If you have photos we would like them. You can send them to info@littleblackcart.…"

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Me: "There's a Buddhist temple here."
OpenStreetMap: "Is it Catholic, or Protestant?"

The idea of a "radical software license" is self-contradictory. Adding clauses to a standard license to make sure only people you like use it is implicitly threatening to use the legal system, and all that comes with that, against people you don't like. Radicals use FOSS licenses to defend themselves from the enforcement of intellectual property, not to gleefully reinforce those norms.

It's also just a dumb idea.

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1. longcat is still long
2. longcat's owner got married

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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.

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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

colonialism, wikipedia 

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colonialism, wikipedia 

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"

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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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war 

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pol, +/- 

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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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