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So hey I made functioning tiny guillotine necklaces.

Like the blade will actually drop if you hold it upright and let go.

Chop chop.

shop.sevenishmagpies.com/

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When a speaker of a particular language is confronted with something they don't understand they will use another language as a stand in for the part they don't understand, such as an English speaker saying "it's all Greek to me". This process creates a directed acyclic graph of unintelligibility.

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we need a new word as an alternative to "prepper" --- which is associated with a flavor of extreme independence and often paired with conspiracy theory (ie hoarding silver), owning more guns than you can carry, and (frequently) lack of actual practice (ie stashing 500 lbs of flour without understanding it goes bad, or knowing how to really bake).

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#theStudio

and if you like that one from Mongolia may i suggest this from rural Turkey. i particularly love when chickens wander in and a baby starts crying for a moment and then is silenced.

Özgür Baba - Dertli Dolap

youtube.com/watch?v=cIMKJ43TFL

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Hawaii, US Imperialism 

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@dualhammers

I like this quote:

By separating intellectual and physical labor the state took power away from both types of workers. The manual laborers could then only build what others had planned and the planners no longer had the capacity to build anything at all.

wiki.xxiivv.com/site/technolog

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the real tragedy of the effort towards better handling of digital Arabic text is that even our loftiest goals are a compromise. most systems can't even do the super basic A in the first image correctly. few can pull off B, allowing letters to stack and bend, preserving some of the flourish and nuance of the script. the second image -- which is still text! -- is just not on the table. it's the kind of thing we're leaving behind to exist on computers.

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The collective psychosis on display in MAGA-land bears a lot of resemblance to the mind-virus ideas of Snowcrash and the Individual-11 / Laughing Man Copycat arcs of Ghost in the Shell.

We're sinking deeper and deeper in to a cyberpunk dystopia, largely because the people running tech companies all loved Neuromancer but didn't read deeply enough between the lines.

It's only going to get weirder from here. Welcome to 2021.

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@ajroach42 a depressingly large number of people think that computers (mobile devices included) "wear out" with age and use due to this phenomenon. The fact is that in the past 20 years or so that the reason the same computer is slower at doing the same tasks now compared to then is almost entirely due to surveillance and targeted marketing practices.

Even if you're not mining bitcoin literally most of the energy expended by most computers is driven by this BS.

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