Here's a P2P identity & reputation system blueprint. Happy to answer questions or explain parts that seem unclear.
Just going to drop this here once and pin it in the hope of preventing myself from spamming any of you nice people in the future. :)
I thought the argument in this article was really interesting, although I don't completely understand it (gist: lockdowns change the relative selective advantage of more virulent/less virulent strains, but I'll let the article say more than that)
This is so far ahead of the curve I'm not sure how to explain this.
"Last month, we saw more than 10,000 minutes of streaming micro payments being sent directly from listener's wallets to podcaster's wallets using Lightning's "keysend" protocol."
There's only one right side of history, and that's the non-authoritarian one.
"When I despair, I remember that all through history the way of truth and love have always won. There have been tyrants and murderers, and for a time, they can seem invincible, but in the end, they always fall. Think of it--always."
looking at this I had the thought:
"what if gravity was an emergent property of space somehow due to the reduced degrees of freedom from massive objects taking up more information on a holographic plate in a given region"
after googling I found this: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Entropic_gravity looks like there are similar ideas
I am not a physicist so it's cool to see that my thoughts might not be completely crazy.
Altcoin devs: "We'll just make our mining scripts inefficient for ASICs so that people have to use normal graphics cards to mine."
Nvidia: "We'll sell you 'graphics' cards without display outputs for mining."
Get fedi hired!
looking for a DevSecOps Consultant who has experience building and deploying CI/CD pipelines in the cloud and is an expert in automation using Terraform or Ansible.
Also looking for someone with in-depth Cisco Networking experience, as well as expertise working with Cisco Firepower firewalls. You must be proficient in creating and writing firewall rules, and have in-depth knowledge of network security.
ps: The electronic one. Not even touching the human stuff.
ESA Jobs, space job opportunities
Any early-career space folk after a job with ESA, the YGT positions for 2021 are out! Around 28K a year after the arcane ESA tax magic, for those just finished or finishing an MSc and from an ESA nation (including Canada I think).
You can apply for ONE
"Isaac Asimov talks about superstition, religion and why he teaches rationality"
At 2021-01-29 at 21:35 UTC Google suspended #Element from the Play Store without warning or notification.
Element is a generic chat app for connecting to the global Matrix communication network, just as Chrome is a generic web browser for connecting to the Web - and just as #Google does not control the content on the Web, Element does not control the content on #Matrix.
Protocols, Not Platforms: A Technological Approach to Free Speech (2019)
Anti-lockdown and curfew protests in the Netherlands this afternoon:
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