Yeah I’m a coward


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W is the worst letter because it’s the only one longer than one syllable and is in fact 3 syllables. Should just be pronounced ‘wuh’

That said, public key addressing works for that, as long as everyone updates their internet archive bookmarks to the hypothetical dat address that doesn’t rely on dns.

Side note: I didn’t make it clear enough but I do not work for, represent in any way or have any stake in the internet archive aside from donating a single-figure amount of dollars a month.

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@telyn there are some improvements to both beaker browser and dat (the underlying protocol) they I think are absolutely necessary) but I am very keen on the ideas.

I’d like to see the Internet archive made available via something like dat somehow so that it can be seeded by anyone - not just the data but the metadata too, the site itself.

Worth keeping in mind that DNS is not distributed - we’ll need a distributed dns for true resiliency.

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I am pretty hyped about datproject / beaker browser and, separately, WebTorrent.

With beaker, anyone can help lessen the load on a website by seeding it, without needing to be trusted by the site’s creator(s), nor any configuration on their part (beyond seeding it themselves)

With WebTorrent, anyone can help preserve the content on the internet archive (among others)

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A possibly related phenomenon is called crown shyness – certain species of trees will very politely avoid overshadowing each other in a forest canopy, leaving gaps between each others' branches.

Mostly trees of the same species will do this, but different species of tree have been observed doing this too.

Again, no one's entirely sure how the trees do this, and some botanists are probably arguing about it somewhere right now.

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If I was a dictator anyone with a golf club membership would be forced to personally assist in re-wilding courses, eating any balls that they find in the process.

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A man who does the dishes, consistently, without being asked is worth ten men who are Good Leftists

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when your friends cant stop arguing about social praxis and nobody remembers to order food? thats when you got none pizza with left beef

I rly wanna make a video game but I don’t know what I want it to be about or what mechanics I want it to have. Fallen at the first hurdle 😢

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Look out for my next paper: “Batman Smells: A statistical ranking of the humour quality of joke variants Christmas song”

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My partner remembers being told that is illegal to stand outside army barracks or recruitment process in the UK and deter people from joining.

Does anyone know if this is the case or not, and can possibly cite sources?

We're having real trouble finding anything definitive either way on the Googles.


(Boosts appreciated.)

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boost if your gay and still sleep with stuffed animals

Organ theft 

Concerning; she responds:

I don’t think blood sells for enough to bother
It’s your kidney I’m after

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@telyn (Tootdon’s cw feature is unavailable on share menu things >:-()

Also no image caption support. Anyway I said (on WhatsApp):

Idk why I’m sadfacing I’m not gonna break up with you anyway
Unless you start secretly draining my blood at night and selling it.
Then we gotta have words

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I have the best conversations with my girlfriend

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In an earlier thread, I wrote briefly about trans people in medieval Europe, and discussed some of the main issues when studying the medieval history of trans people.

Today, if you'll indulge me, I want to spend some time discussing a single person in detail. I want to talk about the way she's been written about, and about her and what she can teach us about life as a trans person 600 years ago.

This is the story of Eleanor Rykener.

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Stop believing Nazis

Stop believing shit from places they fester like ED, KF, and 4chan

Stop believing shit that takes 10 seconds to disprove.

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On the internet, everyone knows you're a cat — and that's totally okay.