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Swedish hacker, computer scientist, space nerd, ham radio operator, feminist. Plenty of projects going on, too little time


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Well, it's not evil if you're a white nationalist. To every ethnonationalist the expulsion of The Other is the ultimate good. We've seen it in every state where such is the dominant ideology.

ixnar  ·  556 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Tuning the sine wave to save energy

Interesting technology, sounds like PFC on steroids

Aside: holy hell vox.com's design is obnoxious

ixnar  ·  556 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: In Narrow Decision, Supreme Court Sides With Baker Who Turned Away Gay Couple

But what if by baking the cake five innocent people are killed? The baker is also an evil demon and the customer is the owner of an arms manufacturing company that sells tanks to child soldiers.

ixnar  ·  570 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Sinkhole develops on White House lawn

    Herman noted that the hole has grown larger by the day. The divot appeared to be cordoned off by police tape and cones.

Please grow faster, comrade sinkhole

ixnar  ·  593 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Why We Haven’t Met Any Aliens

More evidence that people who take evopsych seriously are full of crap

ixnar  ·  597 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: One third of Amazon employees in Arizona need food stamps to feed themselves.

This is one of the reason McD:s have cameras - not just in case of robbery, but also if workers decide to redistribute some of that food

ixnar  ·  604 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Why do young men worship Professor Jordan Peterson?

Because he's an antifeminist, and there's nothing sad young men like more than blaming their problems on women

ixnar  ·  634 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Cambridge Analytica used "bribes and Ukrainian sex workers."

    Help us Obi-wan Mueller, you're our only hope

Isn't he one of the guys that lied you into the iraq war? I find this snoop cuddling quite worrying

ixnar  ·  639 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: A Study on the Coffee Spilling Phenomena in the Low Impulse Regime

This is actually a pretty nice paper

ixnar  ·  646 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: House of Reps votes in favor of Internet censorship

It's almost as if huge sites where the admins have no connection with their users is a bad thing

I'd rather laws like this don't have to get passed. Unfortunately we can't have nice things

ixnar  ·  653 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: House of Reps votes in favor of Internet censorship

Uuh, making site operators liable for what their users do is actually good. That U.S. admins can throw their hands up in the air when contronted with abusive user behavior is a cancer upon the Web

ixnar  ·  654 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: China using big data to detain people before crime is committed

"Before crime is committed" is a funny way of saying "innocent". Western politicians will no doubt act like they think these are grave injustices, while simultaneously pushing for similar systems in the EU

ixnar  ·  670 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Why Millennials Are Making Memes About Wanting to Die

I went into the article expecting something about mental health, and memes as a way of dealing with crippling depression. Instead I got someone overthinking stale memes with the usual boomer blasting thrown in

I mean me too thanks

I've heard of MaidSafe before, and it was not good things. And of course there's a bit about cryptocurrencies

Core dump of exciting decentralized things:

OStatus and ActivityPub: GNU Social, postActiv, Mastodon, PeerTube

IPFS

The return of static Tor-friendly webpages and services

ixnar  ·  676 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Why Are Conservatives More Susceptible to Believing Lies?

This isn't so strange considering authoritarianism's reason for existing is justifying the unjustifiable. Power speaks truth, especially if that truth can be used to build more hierarchy and power