Kind of sickens me that waste disposal is such a closed, untransparent system.
Interesting - didn't realise that when you post a link to the Fediverse, any servers that see that too make a request to the page.
I mean, it makes sense, but explains why I'm DDoSing my own (tiny) server. Caching has helped this time though.
Fascinating you can see all the instances that are receiving your toot from the logs too.
Weeknotes from last week, chatting about getting _out_ of routine, rather than into it.
(Sorry for re-posts, doing some server checks.)
This evening (UK time) Edafe Onerhime talking about why Afro-futurism is an amazing vision: https://manchesterfuturists.home.blog/2021/05/29/african-afro-futurism-june-17th-8pm-bst/
(Thread:) This is the reality of the fully commercialized mainstream internet: an indigestible mass of shortest-form opinions, purposefully selected by algorithms to agitate us on platforms that are designed to record and memorialize our most agitated, reflexive responses. https://t.co/PWMP31UcVA
@viznut Hello! I've just read your permacomputing article/manifesto and love it - sums up so much of what I'm thinking too. Have you taken it any further in the last year?
Any good hashtags/groups/follows for more diverse fiction? Like #solarpunk but not so eco-driven, more just excluded and oppressed voices?
A smattering of notes from the week, mostly around stories, excitement, fear and Big Boards: https://6work.exmosis.net/2021/06/13/weeknotes-2021-06-13-the-right-sort-of-fear/
itch.io bundle for palestinian aid. 1020 games, 5 dollars+ pay what you want, all profit goes to UNRWA, it's halfway towards its goal and running until next friday, june 11th.
Related, anyone know any #solarpunk fiction that deals with energy generation in winter, or non-extreme weather?
Bike dynamos for charging USB batteries, for someone only riding irregularly - inefficient and pointless, or feasible #solarpunk alternative?
I like the idea of cycling on rollers for an hour in the garden, but only if it's going to provide a decent bunch of charge.
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko