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Chapter 4: Turtling down the Tower of Babel http://j.mp/TurtlingDown  Anything You Can Do I Can Do Meta
Ngnghm examined how manual persistence was managed underneath Human computer systems, and contrasted with how Houyhnhnms automated its implementation. This led him to more general remarks about the compared architectures of Human computer systems and Houy...
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If you ever do find a way to have all these good people work together on a common system that could embody more than what a single person can achieve of these ideas, I'm interested.  Here's a short retrospective from a project I worked on, with some similar motivations and different approach; maybe it can fit via some turtle or other:  http://arxana.net/

Another interesting approach to computing is described in here,  http://tagstore.org/en/papers
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Why I didn't create that song I wrote http://j.mp/NoCreation ‪#‎Invictus‬
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I long for the day when the best luddite litterature will be weaved together by machines!
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I visited the Creation Museum so you don't have to! Extensive photodocumentation on my blog.
The Creation Museum in Kentucky is really a marvelous testament to what money can buy. A temple of Mammon, if you will. Designers and craftspeople work for money, not ideology, and the money here paid for some good ones. It reminded me a lot of Las Vegas that way.
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An authoritarian believes that order consists in everyone doing as they should, and is bound to forever introduce violence in the world without ever being able to attain his goal as his opinions necessarily conflict with everyone else's.

A libertarian believes that order consists in people acting without conflict, and though he can't prevent other people from introducing violence, he can at least contribute to it being a better world by acting peacefully and showing the way.
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Those who speak of "post-scarcity economy" illustrate the irreducible scarcity of the single most important resource, human intelligence.
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People's wants/goals will grow/evolve with availability of resources. Intuitively, "fair division" seems like a more interesting framing than "post scarcity" for taking a step back and analyzing resource allocation. https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fair_division "only the players really know how they value the goods"
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Familiar looking syntax but actually hideously complex semantics? Python, C, C++ are ATTRACTIVE NUISANCES, whose authors deserve JAIL TIME.
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The C goto only works inside a given function, and doesn't accept arguments.
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Chapter 3: The Houyhnhnm Version of Salvation. http://j.mp/VersionSalvation When Data Persists. System-wide Versioning. Data at the Proper Level of Abstraction. Dealing with Bad Memories. Virtualization as Branching.
Following our discussion on Persistence, Ngnghm had plenty of questions about how Human computer systems held together when they can't seem to get basic persistence right. But in return, I had even more questions about what Houyhnhnm computing systems cou...
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Socialism: turning people into cuckolds by making them aspire to becoming cuckoos and believe they are.
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Thanks to my plane trip back from Monaco di Baveria, I just finished "The Most Dangerous Superstition" by Larken Rose​. Two thumbs up, would recommend. It's short, but it brilliantly covers its subject, and the end does not disappoint. The topic is not new, but the psychological and ethical approach has some originality and Larken manages to achieve a concise but systematic view, all the while avoiding all the common pitfalls — and debunking them. I will definitely buy more copies to disseminate, while keeping a PDF fished online.

http://www.amazon.com/Most-Dangerous-Superstition-Larken-Rose/dp/145075063X

PS: the blurb "About the Author" at the end of the book starts with «Larken Rose​, a self-described "enemy of the state,"…». Most people have an imaginary friend that they claim is real. Larken has a real enemy that he claims is imaginary. :-)
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On the third Sunday of June, USG celebrates Fathers. On the fourth day of July, USG celebrates Patricide.
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Apparently, it's a human right for men to consensually ride each other's dicks, but not to consensually ride each other's cars. #i_am_uber
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