computational art generated by running various sorting algos with different parameters/visualizations

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@wyletype both are more efficient than storm-optical, which uses artificial thunderclouds to modify bits

super interesting thread about an older niche storage medium, magneto-optical! didn't know this was a thing.

tl;dr: uses a laser head to heat up a bit and then a magnetic head to write to it. uses only laser head to read. allows highly dense and stable magnetic storage which, readable by low-cost portable laser drives, aka MiniDisc.

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me: *a normal social interaction with an acquaintance*

brain: holy fuck. did you see that. please be more careful you nearly died

Something is only truly voluntary if saying no is a real option. In your socialist utopia, does everyone still have to "earn their keep"? Having the choice of any job isn't freedom. Having the choice of no job must be an option as well. If your utopia doesn't have space for "non-productive" people, for dependents and opters-out, y'all just move along now, y'hear.

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Hackers stole a Microsoft employee's credentials and accessed the body of users' emails, reports @motherboard. motherboard.vice.com/en_us/art This particular attack is impossible with ProtonMail as we can't read user emails. Learn about zero-access encryption: protonmail.com/blog/zero-acces

here is a second cooperative game. this is "amoebas"

i am working on a small collection of board games where no one loses (a lot of them don't have goals either). this is "coral".

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Another huge Facebook story is dropping today! DC AG filing shows Facebook knew about Cambridge Analytica long before first reporting. The cover up is always worse than the crime.

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