"Speculations about Bystander and Biophotons" -- https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4267444/ --https://dx.doi.org/10.2203%2Fdose-response.14-002.Sanders #science
"If the Internet is a dark forest, it's not populated by evil aliens out to kill you, but a witch in a beautiful gingerbread house inviting you to eat your fill. Don't ask about why the oven seems so dirty."
my fucking uber driver can't get the app to work so we're stopped on the side of the road wtf
> Freed from the pressure to stand out from thousands of other posts, conversations on group chats tend to be comfortably subdued — even appealingly boring — in a way that Facebook status updates or tweets never can be. Because most group chats exist on platforms or apps that don’t rely on advertising money or user engagement to support themselves, they’re only as addicting or exploitative as any social interaction might be.
IMO the pre-capitalist Web 1.0 may have been less accessible than the Web of today, but it was infinitely more sustainable and culturally-healthy BECAUSE it was prior to the capitalist occupation. The ad-centric, investor-driven Web of today is unsustainable.
“I like this experiment I did very much, and I don’t care what you think about it.”