1 y ago in Everything
If anything, I think these devices are more a money grab on the "spies" than a significant intrusion on the targets.
  1 y ago in Everything
Fewer, higher value employees has been the trend in many industries for the past few hundred thousand years.
  1 y ago in Everything
People could eat protein paste and have it taste like filet mignon. They could walk between the same two rooms in their house but feel like they were in Versailles. VR could massively reduce the global demand for energy and materials.
  1 y ago in Everything
A screen reader is going to see an SVG element and I imagine at best it will use some alt-text or other "description" of the graphic. Versus if the data is literally `123{123,234,435}424` then a person without vision can get much more information about what's actually being conveyed.
  1 y ago in Everything
Someone will still have to control and maintain these robots.
  1 y ago in Everything
My phone provides the same services to me digitally that the analog world provided.
  1 y ago in Everything
What's the difference if a 10 year old is posting on Instagram, to a 10 year old in the 80s with a Polaroid? If kids talk on snapchat instead of over the fence in the backyard?
  1 y ago in Everything
Honey bees aren't native to North America at least. If they went extinct, native plants would be fine.
  1 y ago in Everything
if the amount of money-throwing ever becomes too much to swallow then we might finally see some widespread solid security practices
  1 y ago in Everything
something custom instead of @gmail
  1 y ago in Everything
I want your (all yalls) telemetry data sent to Microsoft, so my Windows crashes less. As an aggregate, the worlds telemetry data has an extremely positive impact on me.
  1 y ago in Everything
Western colonialism doesn't exist anymore, unless you count overseas military bases.
  1 y ago in Everything
I haven't seen that happening, so I see no reason to believe it'll happen in the future.
  2 y ago in Everything
This shutdown had an incredibly healthy discussion internally.
  2 y ago in Everything
the level of sophistication needed for cuddling and interacting with babies is lower than, say, having an intelligent conversation
  2 y ago in Everything
[The CIA operates lawfully] and with a higher ethical standard than any other intelligence agency
  2 y ago in Everything
Rockefeller may only be eclipsed by Bill Gates as the greatest philanthropist ever.
  3 y ago in Everything
one can argue that delusion is what drives the ecosystem

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