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Richard Gaskin
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software designer, hiker, cyclist
software designer, hiker, cyclist

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#Windows is updating, so I am no longer able to use my computer, for an unknowably long time.

'Working on updates 15%... Your PC will restart several times."

Dear @Microsoft: I see you're enjoying a lot of #Linux these days. Good stuff. Please study the update system. Thanks.
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103 years later the US has still not joined the majority of the world's nations in officially recognizing the genocide of Armenians at the hands of the Ottoman empire.

http://losangeles.cbslocal.com/2018/04/24/thousands-march-la-103rd-anniversary-armenian-genocide/
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I'm going to go out on a limb and say that a hint of the future of #socialmedia can be found in its origins, with #RSS.

I can find few exceptions to the general trend that #interoperability ultimately wins.
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This group is dead. Without moderation it's become a porn farm. I'm outta here....

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"Design, if it is to be ecologically responsible and socially responsive, must be revolutionary and radical."
- Victor Papanek
Design for the Real World
#EarthDay
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"Whether it is to be Utopia or Oblivion will be a touch-and-go relay race right up to the final moment.... Humanity is in 'final exam' as to whether or not it qualifies for continuance in Universe"
- Buckminster Fuller,
Critical Path (1981)
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I've grown weary of all this talk of "AI". Machines are still just machines. Anthropomorphising them isn't merely missing the point of their utility, but moreover serves to shift accountability away from those who develop and deploy them.
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Ms. Dukic consistently offers insightful threads:
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