Prompted by Star Wars, but no spoilers: does it bug anyone else that the rebellion's ideology is only told implicitly, rather than articulated?
Like, what is the rebellion *for*? I think you could argue for localized governance, diversity & pluralism, the abolishment of slavery, and maybe ecological preservation--but these principles are rarely spoken. Instead we get, like... "hope" and "together-ness".
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Now if you excuse me, I need to re-read Everworlds.
We're a mere $40/month away from hitting the $500/month goal on my Patreon! (That's 92%! Holy cow!) https://www.patreon.com/cwebber
Once that happens, I'll release Terminal Phase as a complete game! Space shooter in your terminal! Pew pew pew! https://dustycloud.org/blog/terminal-phase-prototype/
other things about streaming media: apparently nobody has noticed for EIGHT YEARS that Zoey Van Goey's hit song is titled "You Told the Drunls I Knew Karate" on every streaming service. Or at least nobody with any power to do anything about it.
i just played sicilian crest and it sounds Very Weird when you start in the middle of a staggered chord, reminding me of this post.
anyway if jack wants twitter to implement activitypub, then very seriously we would love to have him—I do fundamentally believe the world is better when we collaborate on open standards.
As we've learned over the years, open standards aren't a panacea, and they need strong process to avoid being co-opted and distorted by corporate interests, but when it does work, it works *really well*