Keynotes by Brian Moriarty (Loom) are such treasure troves. The secret of Psalm 46 was a fabulous read. Totally worth the 1h musical reading, but even if you’re in a rush do yourself a favor and read the transcript.
ZOOZVE is just begging to be pen-plotted.
Of Magic Mushrooms and their connection to the Chicxulub impactor
The maquech beetle, which some people wear as a living brooch, remains one of the weirdest things I’ve seen in Yucatan. Here’s a description of the tradition.
I remember a full dozen years ago the feeling of independence, tinged with some slight digital survivalism, of running a local version of Wikipedia from my Nexus One smartphone. It was cool, but I used that feature on maybe a couple of flights. I know better now that I feel a similar impulse about running powerful LLMs from my smartphone.
To mitigate the double-user compromise described here, I’m testing a simple script to automatically boost posts by the #WordPress instance: https://gist.github.com/zkg/30d0c02eabb36b976f706f9c36e22f59
I’ve just finished integrating ActivityPub into my WP blog. Trying out a plugin by @pfefferle
I’ve just demoted the “www” portion of my website domain. It’s now just https://jamez.it
Dactylo-verification bias: the tendency to count all the fingers on the hands in a picture to ensure it’s not an AI-generated image.
This 50-year-old paper by Thomas Nagel on what it’s like to be a bat is for some reason making the rounds recently. Time to read it.