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  we harmonize because we

agree how the tune goes

in spirit if not in detail

- A. Greig, excerpt from "Improvisation" in Found At Sea


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demure  ·  5 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Every comment results in a 502 Bad Gateway error

except literally this comment's parent comment, for some reason. right now i'm posting from a plane if that changes anything (massive ping)

demure  ·  5 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Every comment results in a 502 Bad Gateway error

Same with Firefox 106.0.5, MacOS 13.0

is it weird that the X41 looks exactly like what I would expect "the first community-based manufacture movement" to look like?

you just reminded me that I have always wanted a Braun travel clock.

and there was an AB1 on ebay

one of the 'made in germany' ones

I like the Hermès one

the "planisphère d’un monde équestre" "map of the equestrian world" is hilarious. apparently if you travel to Samarkand you can hide the continent of Dressage.

demure  ·  30 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Was it about the friends we made along the way?

I don't mind that this is a slower place on the internet. Not everything needs to be breakneck content content content. No, scratch that. Nothing should be breakneck content content content but that's what most of the internet has turned into lately.

It's the town square. Sometimes there are parades, sometimes there are protests, sometimes there are unsavory types who wander through. But usually there's just a slightly warm breeze, leaves rustling, people walking their dogs, someone sitting on a bench reading a book, some lovers on a picnic blanket, and a few old friends catching up over a coffee.

Even the town square can't prevent the sky from raining sometimes. Open an umbrella. Or step inside the pubski for a pint.

demure  ·  48 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 17 year old Trans youth, ask me anything! (ftm)

what's a 17 year old worried about these days? hopeful about these days? looking forward to? dreading?

(related or unrelated to being FTM, your choice :) )

demure  ·  68 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: September 21, 2022

As of yesterday, I've published my first technical paper! (2nd author)

demure  ·  75 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: September 14, 2022

I'm in France! It's been a week so far and I'll be here for 10 more (crazy to write that out).

c'est merveilleux !

demure  ·  82 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The ghost in the machine

I don't think that the AI model itself is terrifying (necessarily).

People's inputs to that model (as pertaining to ... harmful outcomes), yeah, could be quite unsavory and dangerous.


Loab is terrifying.

demure  ·  83 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: The ghost in the machine

this is


demure  ·  83 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: 499th Weekly "Share Some Music You've Been Into Lately"

Dvořák: Symphony No. 9, IV. Allegro con fuoco