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monk 3h
anyone using for markdown? I want to give it a try but my gut says don't install a closed source third party app from the web with no privacy policy and no public dev face.
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monk 4h
Replying to @BarbaraRKay
Same thing happened to McLuhan - who was also a prof at UofT.
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monk 14h
i think jbp might actually be worse at 280 than he was at 140.
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monk Dec 11
the saga is showing that there is actually a lot of mainstream support available here in Canada for anyone who has the courage to stand up to the social justice bullies.
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monk Dec 11
a social network without likes
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monk Dec 11
a social network without images—only text
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monk Dec 11
a social network that's only open on wednesdays.
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monk Dec 11
a social network where topics that lead to flame wars and ideological outrage are quarantined
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monk Dec 11
a social network designed to make you use it as little as possible
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monk Dec 11
Replying to @monkwest
Former Facebook vice president of user growth Chamath Palihapitiya said that social media is “eroding the core foundations of how people behave” and that he feels “tremendous guilt” about creating tools that are “ripping apart the social fabric.”
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monk Dec 11
sugar is poisoning coke
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monk Dec 11
if you think this ad is depressing, imagine the same story in a 2010 Toyota Yaris. that seems to be the real message here.
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monk Dec 11
thanks. done.
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monk Dec 11
Replying to @monkwest
What would would a social network that was built around joy instead of addiction and surveillance look like? That’s what I want to build.
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monk Dec 11
These social networks are modelled after cigarettes and slot machines.
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monk Dec 10
just switched my websites over to https (which means they're now encrypted). thank you for making the whole process ridiculously easy.
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monk Dec 10
Comcast is injecting javascript into web pages (another reason to switch my sites over to https)
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monk Dec 10
what's the half-life of a giant inflatable plastic santa?(just drove down a street where the yards were full of them)
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monk Dec 10
if your old iPhone is slow, try replacing the battery (apple might be scaling cpu performance based on battery capacity)
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monk Dec 10
Why would anyone do drugs when they could just shovel a driveway?
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