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Bookmarked https://www.theverge.com/2022/10/28/23428132/elon-musk-twitter-acquisition-problems-speech-moderation.

Hahahahahaha

Welcome to hell, Elon

Owning Twitter means owning a host of impossible political problems. Is Elon ready?

Welcome to hell, Elon

No.

No.

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Not gonna lie: the darkness in the mornings is annoying me more and more with each year.

Not gonna lie: the darkness in the mornings is annoying me more and more with each year.

Bookmarked https://coolgenug.de/p/authentizitat-ist-tot-was-suchen.

“In Wahrheit waren wir nie auf der Suche nach Authentizät.

Wir waren immer auf der Suche nach Nähe.”

Ouch.

I don’t particularly follow the news from small break-away monarchies but it is a bit amusing that the lettuce won.

I don’t particularly follow the news from small break-away monarchies but it is a bit amusing that the lettuce won.

It’s very good for my mental well-being to see this pop-up without any contact to someone at Apple.

It’s very good for my mental well-being to see this pop-up without any contact to someone at Apple.

A popup on the iPhone lock screen saying "AppleCare - Share your screen with AppleCare?"

The irony of trying to get an appointment for a first assessment on World Mental Health Day and being politely told to bugger off is not lost on me.

The irony of trying to get an appointment for a first assessment on World Mental Health Day and being politely told to bugger off is not lost on me.

Likes https://simonwillison.net/2022/Oct/5/spell-casting/.

Likes https://simonwillison.net/2022/Oct/5/spell-casting/.

Is the AI spell-casting metaphor harmful or helpful?

For a few weeks now I’ve been promoting spell-casting as a metaphor for prompt design against generative AI systems such as GPT-3 and Stable Diffusion. Here’s an example, in this …

Is the AI spell-casting metaphor harmful or helpful?

Ugh.

Ugh.

Likes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7dIBIpwddQ.

Likes https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7dIBIpwddQ.

RHAPSODY - Dawn Of Victory (ACOUSTIC COVER feat. @Michalina Malisz )

Hey there! The bards brothers are back, together with Michalina this time.This power metal masterpiece by Rhapsody was one of the songs that brought us into ...

RHAPSODY - Dawn Of Victory (ACOUSTIC COVER feat.  @Michalina Malisz )

You learn something new every day. I always thought the word was “Gendamerie”

You learn something new every day. I always thought the word was “Gendamerie”

Le Porc Français

Bookmarked https://vimeo.com/152218119.

I’m usually not the biggest fan of "inspirational" content but this one is really worth watching. What a credit to the filmmaker that he is able to capture the passion of his subject in such a touching way.

The Maker

This is the simple story of one man's enduring passion. We hope you can take a couple minutes to watch it and if you're feeling particularly generous,…

The Maker

I guess I’ll stop complaining then.

I guess I’ll stop complaining then.

It’s too cold to just walk somewhere and sit on a bench. That’s a real shame, I like sitting on a bench outside.

It’s too cold to just walk somewhere and sit on a bench.

That’s a real shame, I like sitting on a bench outside.

Bookmarked https://www.manton.org/2022/09/26/introducing-meridian.html.

This looks pretty useful – I’ve been trying to build something like it with OSM overpass but it’s always been a slog. Great URL, too.