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just like wolves and dogs, wild bears still exist but we have a domestic version which has a distinct name

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random thought: parallel universe in which humans domesticated bears instead of wolves

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This is an actively used railway. This is what we could take to work, shop, and hangout instead of miles of asphalt. Human technology and nature can co-exist if we fight for it, and if we're willing to let go of failed projects like the highway system.

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oh you like decentralization? my friend, what vegetables are growing in your garden? my brother, how is your soil produced? dearest comrade, how many worms live in your compost?

the watermelon seeds I planted about a week ago have sprouted 😍

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what if instead of 'artificial' intelligence we call them 'superficial' intelligence, because they only give off the appearance of intelligence at this point

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cohost seems like a silly waste of time and I for one don't mind that the sort of people who think it's a good idea continue to exist somewhere other than on my timeline

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a while back when I was getting started with blender someone recommended if I was ever stumped on something I should open a new session, set a timer and see what I could make out of the default cube

good advice tbh

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US Pol / privacy rights 

For every other right based on the right to be left alone.

In addition to our right to do sodomy, this does mean that the entire basis for any right to privacy has been struck down by SCOTUS, which does potentially have impact for all online communications.

Nerds posting now about "illegal maths" are, unfortunately, correct to be concerned and this does impact everyone in the US.

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US Pol / privacy rights 

The reason that Google et al was happy to donate to anti-abortion causes is because of the legal structures surrounding the Roe decision. In a previous court case, Griswold v Connecticut, which legalised birth control for unmarried women, SCOTUS found that people have a right to medical privacy, which became a right to full privacy full stop. You can imagine why tech tech dystopia wanted to remove privacy rights.
This does have implications . . .

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Our lime plant was struggling for a while after repotting but it has bounced back.

Pomegranate is producing buds! Looking forward to the flowers even if it's probably way too young to make fruit.

Our pineapple had enough of the heat! Its stalk has withered to the point that it can't support the fruit anymore, and there's now a noticeable scent which suggests it's nearly ripe. We'll harvest soon, replant the crown, and see what we get in another few years.

#gardening
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Police in Germany seize a Pirate Party's server hosting Cryptpad, following a G7 document leak.

Had they done a moment's research, they would have seen in advance that no documents can be retrieved from a Cryptpad instance, due to its client/server distributed 'zero-knowledge' E2EE implementation. This rendered their operation somewhat pointless, and serves as a robust example of encryption as a functional safeguard of basic human rights:

presseportal.de/pm/76876/52563 (Deutsch)

if I was a supreme court judge and I heard a bunch of people saying how

> there is no way to remove judges from office *unless the DIE*

I would be very nervous

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