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@jonbro this is the weirdest scp i've ever read

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PSA: here are the bots I've made that run on Mastodon:
Source code available for all of these.

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"humans are the disease" factoid actualy just ecofascist rhetoric. average person ruins 0 planets per year. Capitalism Georg, who lives in cave & ruins over 10,000 each day, is an outlier adn should not have been counted

beautiful Mirtha Dermisache exhibition catalog available for free download, for the asemic writing fans on here ("Descargar PDF" on the right side of the page to download) (most of it is essays and stuff in Spanish but there's a big chunk of reproductions of Dermisache's work in the middle)

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For all you solarpunk / environmentalist people, an awesome resource to check out & educate yourself

obligatory tag yourself/celestial emporium of benevolent knowledge joke

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EPIC KITCHENS 100 (dataset of first-person videos of people doing kitchen tasks annotated with running narration, whose name also sounds like a cyberpunk shitpost or an appliance brand from the 1960s)

generating sorta... pseudo-villanelle-like cut-up poems, where the lines are drawn at random from versified wikipedia pages related to "legibility," and instead of finding rhyming lines, I'm matching them up by semantic or phonetic similarity

i just checked and i definitely have mp3 files older than some of my undergrad students, hmm

succinct and useful paper critiques, uh, kinda just the very concept of a metric, especially as it pertains to machine learning models i.e., we can’t measure the things that matter most; metrics can, and will, be gamed; metrics overemphasize short-term concerns; many metrics gather data of what we do in highly addictive environments


@halcy unsharted waters

@muffinista yeah the adverb associated with the sentence "my next laptop will not be an apple laptop" just went from "probably" to "obviously"

@selfsame we considered ourselves to be a powerful culture... and we totally were! we left you all this amazing stuff

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