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⚠️ 📢 Open Call from Science Gallery Rotterdam (their first):

UNREAL: What is real, and how are you sure it is so?
Keywords: genetics, illusion, surrealism, human enhancement, regenerative medicine, mental conditions, misperception.

€1K to €4K funding (+ 5 grants for Rotterdam community? not sure)

Deadline: 1st July 2019, 11:00pm CEST

🇨🇵📺 La vidéo de ma présentation 'Hyperland: a scam in n-dimensions' est en ligne sur le site de la conférence Mixit:

I'm working on the English write-up!

Welp, you can now watch me delivering the talk about why I think federated package management is what we should do. Ulp.

I'm struggling with some code in case you know how forces work in v5 and have a minute to help:

I need 'a custom version of the force' 🧙

To me FALC should be more like the Anarresti society in Le Guin's The Dispossessed, but I guess I glossed over the 'luxury' part.

📄 Review of Aaron Bastani's ‘Fully Automated Luxury Communism: A Manifesto’ forthcoming on Verso Books.

Climate, communism and the Age of Affluence?

Good summary of the techno-solutionist stance at the core of FALC. In-vitro meat? asteroid mining? Elon fucking Musk, are you serious?! I guess it was easy enough to see coming, but I did not.

I gave a keynote at the Mixit conference in Lyon last night:
'Hyperland, a scam in n-dimensions' my adaptation of 'Flatland, a romance of many dimensions' to talk about data and machine learning.
Full write up coming soon.

Many thanks @ingrid and
for letting me borrow their diagrams.

the original Flatland:
Burrington's Theory of scamming:
Anthony's diagram of the vectorialist class:

#NowItsPersonal looks nice and simple for some quick diagramming at first, but then you try to export what you made as vectors and it's actually a 🔥 pile of 🗑️ .

OK, let's try to make this happen (again).

Enter THE POLL'S DILEMMA 2: Pareto Edition!

You can:

- vote
- boost
- reply with strategy and overview of the situation
- wait 7 days to see the results

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