Wired has an interesting article on the practicalities of how history is made on Wikipedia.
What happens when coinbros buy a ship to build a libertarian utopia?
If you ever wondered that, well, here's your answer:
Spoiler warning: it didn't work out.
This is awesome. Write about a forgotten game.
Through the month of September, KRITIQAL is hosting the forgotten games essay jam. If you have been looking for a chance to write about that game nobody else seems to remember, maybe now's the time.
All the details on the itch jam page: https://itch.io/jam/forgotten-games-essay-jam
The department I'm at MIT, Comparative Media Studies/Writing, is hiring an assistant professor specializing in either 1) media industries or 2) computational media
Here's a hypothetical scenario: one of the great people on my instance sees someone being harassed and calls out the harasser. That counts as interaction, so now our instances federate.
A bit uncomfortable with seeing messages where instance admins ban instances based on who they federate with. Federation is simply a technical consequence of anyone ever having interacted with anyone on that instance.
I host an instance and simply wouldn't have the time to scour the public timeline for everything objectionable. There are simply too many instances out there to proactively ban all bad actors. I wouldn't notice unless they start harassing my users.
scriptnames lists vimchant as being loaded, but :VimchantSpellCheckOn doesn't do anything.
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