A: probably not, can't have fun shit because pretending to be wizards is gatekeeping or something

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forgot I did a book cover review

Can't we have more SICP or AMOP-esque book covers

Broke: "always program like you have 1KB of RAM" (you aren't on a microcontroller, this is a stupid exercise)
Woke: "always program like you have 1TB of heap" (you are on CLOSOS, if paging is bad you could buy more RAM for cheaper than someone will buy your brain time)

I think I'm gonna do a little hyperstition a la the cyber-nihilism paper and start claiming post-left lisp hackers are a thing until people just start making it real
the virgin radlib rust tranny vs the chad post-left common lisp/smalltalk trans woman

how tf is exploit real just use object capabilities lmao

egotelekom rant on "decentralisation" 

Or, better written, such a system gives you the worst parts of collectivism (there's only one way to get this done) and the worst parts of autonomy (you're on your own).

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egotelekom rant on "decentralisation" 

If it is not possible to work outside the system, then any attempt at having "collectivism and autonomy" is a fucking farce. People seem to work from the former and shoe-horn in the latter, rather than the other way around.

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egotelekom rant on "decentralisation" 

It's hardly an improvement to have the same old centralist organizational shit and then have personal modifications, because it is still impossible to collaborate outside the system. I've said it for like 4 years and I'll say it again: go collaborative filtering or go home.

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egotelekom rant on "decentralisation" 

"Here Hess puts “egoistic union” in place of Stirner’s union of egoists. His readers immediately find it beyond doubt that nothing but egoistic unions has ever existed. But is a union in which most of those involved are hoodwinked about their most natural and obvious interests, a union of egoists? There are egoists in such a society, but the slaves have not really sought this society from egoism, and are instead, in their hearts, against these lovely unions."

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egotelekom rant on "decentralisation" 

> You can easily also design as many features as possible to empower individual autonomy like data portability, access to collective decisionmaking processes, and a rich variety of user overrides.

Or you can replicate, replicated and replicate, and stop kludging in "hey haha you get to do stupid shit just by yourself" cause otherwise being forced to use the CNT FAI role-play mod system would suck. IOW

❌ digital federation
✔ digital union of egoists

IOW, just make sure you have "redundant" safety checks, and, unless you have strong reason to consider otherwise (e.g. you or a compiler derived a proof of bounds checking being unnecessary), keep those checks around for as long as you possibly can.

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All roads lead to that letter by Henry Baker of course - "the code is "more elegant" when the checks are suppressed. This is a good example of a variation on Whorf's hypothesis, [...], the language used does affect the quality of the code produced."

plover.com/~mjd/misc/hbaker-ar

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It also reflects poorly on hobby VMs which don't have "typed" values (e.g. SECD, Smalltalk, Netfarm do runtime checks, GHC and the Singularity compiler have typed IR) as writing bounds checking code is harder than not; as productivity is lost to stupid bugs due to undetected out-of-bounds access. Some people do enjoy the challenge of writing programs for stupid machines, but _those_ sorts of bugs are plain cruel to inflict on oneself, with a poor virtual machine design.

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Funny that unsafe programs compiled to pointer-unsafe VMs like WebAssembly have some sorts of memory bugs still.

arxiv.org/abs/2111.01421

It hopefully won't let a program escape its sandbox, but everything in the sandbox is compromised. An interesting sort of limbo between really really bad bugs, and nothing at all, depending on what happens to be in the sandbox at the time.

no 

If your datefriend is a fedi weenie, you're single to me

What are they gonna do, me? lol

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