pol musing (no debate, subtooters will be yelled at)
This idea that Capitalism is the root of /all/ evil is compelling. I've seen this take a lot. I suspect people blame it for all evil because it /is/ evil and causes people to do evil things. I don't disagree.
But in my opinion there's another few motives for this take:
1) not wanting to believe some people are inherently evil or do bad things for lack of conscience
2) wanting to believe a perfect world is possible if only we abolish it
Can someone advise if this is a proper #cryptography paradigm? Payload -> random aes 256 cbc -> rsa public key 2048 encrypted aeskey+iv
Just got back from an incredible weekend at an arcade museum. Made the high score in Joust. Totally made my day!
Once again, we're putting out the call for diverse sci-fi writers that are:
- First Nations
- Marginalised sexes, genders, & identities
- Scientists (research & comms)
New or established, we want your micro-scifi based on real science! Want to know more? We've written some thorough submission guidelines for this year, so go take a look! storyseedvault.com/submissions/
Something I've been pondering; How does one improve one's out of box thinking and problem solving skills? We refer to them as skills, but how does one practice? #mindhacks
To the lisp / scheme curious:
I'd suggest installing Racket, opening DrRacket and going through this tutorial: http://docs.racket-lang.org/quick/
You'll be coding fun things in mere minutes... even with no lisp or even *any* programming experience!
Writing a web application is only a few lines away: http://docs.racket-lang.org/continue/index.html
Try it! I promise you'll have fun!
Married. Geeky. Freemason. Infrastructure as code/Ruby/Python. Into science fiction and board games.
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