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Monday technical

Getting rid of Google as much as possible is a good thing. The following is a critique of a hardware hacker who produced a phone analogue running FreeBSD (all good) but then used google services. I would add this: every time people try to get me to join a facebook group I cringe. Facebook is […]

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The decline of the woke number 59.

Shot. Not too long ago, conventional wisdom held that the internet should enjoy minimal government oversight precisely because it was a technology that enabled open and free speech for everyone. The remedy for hateful and offensive remarks, that 1990s-vintage argument went, was more speech—or logging off.This principle, which can be traced back through the writings […]

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Life Social Change The Decline

Woke journal.

I have the following thesis, expressed as a syllogism. The woke are our current elite — from the dying newspaper business to the idiots who believe throwing quickset concrete milkshakes is free speech. The woke are stupid. The woke will not learn. Therefore, the woke should be relentlessly mocked. Wokeness is a combination of living […]

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Adios, Zuck.

I have deactivated facebook. The only utility I have from the Faceborg is messenger (snapchat and instagram went ages ago), and as soon as I can that will go too. Then I will delete the account. I can tolerate a level of censorship from the NZ authorities — I can vote to get them out. […]

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New Zealand Social Change

Scrapbook.

Most of this blog is text centric. Scrapbooks have images. Most are from Gab Photography today. Many cultures embrace war. Those who embrace peace lie: in conflict, total war they also embrace war, like religion. Fervently. Yes, war is hell, and nobody sane wishes for war. But at the same time boys love war because […]

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Networking Social Change The Decline

Social media regulation daybook.

One of these things is not like the other. One of these people is wrong, or both are right. It is fair to say that random bannings have an effect on the average person akin to random alcohol breath tests — the former means that you don’t talk truth on social media, and the latter […]