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Police Erupt in Violence Nationwide

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A row of officers in face shields, gas masks, and body armor firing tear gas canisters.

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vpatil
67 days ago
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The correct framing.
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the new literacy

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vpatil
77 days ago
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The web we deserve.
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RT @ByrneHobart: Authoritarian capitalist Vietnam hacking authoritarian capitalist China to get information on a new virus that may or may…

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Authoritarian capitalist Vietnam hacking authoritarian capitalist China to get information on a new virus that may or may not have accidentally escaped from a lab is unbelievably cyberpunk. twitter.com/macaesbruno/st…

Why has Vietnam been so successful? Because it reacted early and it reacted early because it hacked the Chinese response authorities to find out what was really happening
reuters.com/article/us-hea…




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Retweeted by ESYudkowsky on Thursday, April 23rd, 2020 11:47am


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vpatil
105 days ago
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Well hell, why didn't we think of that.
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skorgu
105 days ago
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Wat

John Searle Enters the Matrix

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Morpheus: \
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vpatil
150 days ago
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This comic and the comment afterwards tick all the boxes for me.
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jlvanderzwan
149 days ago
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Just pretend that the batteries thing is misinformation spread by the machines, and that the original concept of the human brain being used as "wet-ware" to partially run the matrix as well as experience it, so that the machines may think like humans despite their silicon limitations, and the entire trilogy makes a lot more sense. Plus it becomes a muchtmore philosophically interesting musing on transhumanism by two trans directors
fxer
150 days ago
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Does this entirely rely on taking the word “dream” literally or am I missing something
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B-hind

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B‒hind offers a unique Internet of Things (IoT) solution to fully integrate your sphincter muscle in everyday living.

The revolutionary anal electrode-powered interface system replaces conventional hand and voice-based device interaction and enables advanced digital control rooted in the interiors of your body. [...] Based on real-time, high-precision digital analyses of your anal sphincter muscle contraction patterns, the robot projects video and sound footage of the human anal canal and intestines onto the outside of your body and your living environment. [...]

The fact that he could only control his smart technologies with his fingers and voice meant that he experienced an increasing alienation from his body, its inconsistencies and excretions.

Previously, previously, previously, previously, previously, previously, previously.

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vpatil
157 days ago
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The picture really sells it.
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Such Perfection

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Confronting a body excluded from beauty amid Italy’s natural splendor.

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vpatil
213 days ago
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Worth a read.
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