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sorry but, critique of ownership includes IP 

I don't think AI generated art is as impressive or exciting as hype makes it out to be, of course, but the critique is that it consolidates and commercializes human creativity en masse, not that it used the stuff you personally "own" "without permission"

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sorry but, art crit phrased in a possibly rude way lol 

also very funny that a guy whose most well known work is, what if there were several things in a space, feels especially threatened by AI generated art, and friendly towards the NFT ecosystem

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sorry but, tech asshole backstory 

DOR being mad about AI gen art after having an incredible flounce over blockchain criticism is not demonstrating any sort of principle beyond the artist who sees themselves as benefiting from small business owner reaction

Last day for Plaintext Distro zine orders, if you'd like some small publications on tech, sci-fi, hobbyist game-making and anticapitalism in the mail! I'll be turning orders off sometime tomorrow. (August 1st)

We already sold out of a few things! Thanks to everyone who has ordered so far

plaintextdistro.neocities.org/

👨🏿‍🔧 Data, what are you doing jumping around all over the place collecting bananas?
👨🏻‍⚕️ Sorry to startle you, Geordi. I'm trying out a new "Donkey Kong 64" module.

He has been banned from
every single surf music
site I can think of

Halfway through the month and we still have everything in stock, but some of the newer zines only have a few left! Please check it out, we're about halfway to breaking even despite not being able to attend the festival :'>

plaintextdistro.neocities.org/

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Unfortunate Plaintext Distro Change of Plans:

Short notice, but since my partner who I live with has tested positive for COVID, and since we've mostly been in the same places doing the same things for the past week, I decided it's probably wise to act as if I'm potentially contagious as well for the next few days. Unfortunately this means I don't feel great about the prospect of sitting in a hall full of people on Sunday, and have called off the in-person table at GZF.

HOWEVER! I will be dropping off a selection of our new zines to be available at the communal zine table over both days of the festival tomorrow, AND I have re-enabled the online shop on the website for the month of July. Hopefully this will help get most of the latest print order out there, since this stuff is really cool and it's sad for me to think of them languishing in a box in my apartment for months and months before anyone can read them.

Website: plaintextdistro.neocities.org/
GZF info: glasgowzinelibrary.com/glasgow

Thank you!!

Day 2 of GZF! Hopefully there are still some of the zines left on the communal table, but if they're out or you can't be there in person, we still have at least one of everything in the online store left... for now!!

plaintextdistro.neocities.org/

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Unfortunate Plaintext Distro Change of Plans:

Short notice, but since my partner who I live with has tested positive for COVID, and since we've mostly been in the same places doing the same things for the past week, I decided it's probably wise to act as if I'm potentially contagious as well for the next few days. Unfortunately this means I don't feel great about the prospect of sitting in a hall full of people on Sunday, and have called off the in-person table at GZF.

HOWEVER! I will be dropping off a selection of our new zines to be available at the communal zine table over both days of the festival tomorrow, AND I have re-enabled the online shop on the website for the month of July. Hopefully this will help get most of the latest print order out there, since this stuff is really cool and it's sad for me to think of them languishing in a box in my apartment for months and months before anyone can read them.

Website: plaintextdistro.neocities.org/
GZF info: glasgowzinelibrary.com/glasgow

Thank you!!

-- The Dream of Doctor Bantam by Jeanne Thornton: thank god this one was good after the slog the last one was! Even though the story itself is a pretty rough one there's so much joy in the weirdness of the characters and setting. I really enjoyed it but also totally get why it came up during feedback on my novel... some parts really had me thinking that there are no original ideas, just slightly new ways of combining them... which is basically fine? lol

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selfy/ec, flat pack furniture 

put together a little cabinet for my anime figures today, lo

The print order came in today! I still have to cut and fold the minis, and I also found a cache of... let me call them rare festival exclusives that will also be appearing at the table. I will come up with some way to send out the leftovers after the event as well.

Plaintext site: plaintextdistro.neocities.org/

GZF Info: glasgowzinelibrary.com/glasgow

We will be there on Sunday, July 3rd!

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