I like the model that some patreon-backed creators have adopted where their patrons get access to content early, and the general public gets it a week later or something.
I think it strikes a great balance between premium and open information. More content should follow suite. (Maybe news / science publishing?)
nm I figured it out, google's going to close deals with capped ISPs to colocate yeti rendering boxes in central offices and zero-rate the traffic, throw it into google one, and jack up the price in a few years once they have sufficient market power to twist everyone's arms
... Random #CyberPunk Cyberdeck reflection: All computers that are attempting to be a #cyberdeck need a head mounted or connected display, at least capability of #mesh networking and some form of ability to directly connect to a guest computers network by some form of cabling. Am I wrong? we also need spme form of VR internet browser/ shell that has a suitable #shadowrun #cyber feel...
Universal Basic Income (UBI): A History Show more
In the 18th century, landownership was a privilege reserved for a few wealthy citizens. Paine saw the equal ownership of land an intrinsic right, and thus placed the blame for poverty and its associated evils upon the landed gentry. In fact, he blamed them for dispossessing “nearly half the population” of their “natural inheritance.” To remedy this unequal distribution, he suggested a tax on land inheritance to fund a sort of citizens dividend.
The bane of creating streaming protocol handlers for Android webviews: Only reading once from an input stream and assuming it's finished.
Capitalist philosopher: The first rule of economics is that there's not enough for everyone.
*researches the amount of used land on the planet*
*researches the yearly amount of wasted food*
*finds a list of some patents that would be very helpful for public use*
*acknowledges massive technological advancement in manufacturing*
*is generally aware of the legal state of hemp*
Me: ...I am unconvinced.
The fancy part is that it automatically rewrites src attributes for images and links on the page to load them from dat so most websites should work now. 😍
Wrote up a blog post about ideas I've had regarding "inboxes" in fully #p2p networks.
BTW, you can now browse `dat://` archives using Datmobile on Android.
Into p2p and distributed systems.
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