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What if:
Crank That (Soulja Boy)
Sandstorm (Darude)
Boom boom boom boom (Vengaboys)
+more were mashed up?

I forgot I already knew the answer to this question. Shame the SuperMashBros aren't around anymore.

youtube.com/watch?v=BtYemwMsR3

If the universe was designed by committee then at least one of the committee members was a 196,884-dimensional being.

NZZ; QAnon 

Just in case I wanted to know, the Neue Zรผricher Zeitung published a full-page spread explaining the QAnon conspiracy this past Sunday.

Thanks, I hate it.

"Man blows up part of house while chasing fly"

BBC covering only the most important of news.

Pardon my german but I'm really frustrated that upon double checking my numbers before submitting my Swiss tax liability it tried to sneakily double-tax me.

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Die Zuericher "Privat tax" Software is taeuscht wirklich. "Internationale Steuerausscheidung" meine arsch. Wenn ich benutze dieses "automatish internationale steueraussheidung", ich nicht ein auslander einkommen benutzen kann. Daher glaubt es, dass ich Tonnen von zusรคtzlichem Steuergeld bezahlen sollte. Nicht korrekt. Ugh.

Also one thing I never understood is why happy hardcore genre also earned the title of "UK hardcore". I assume brits have more than one genre of music? Lol.

Prime example being DJ Hixxy

DJ Hixxy - More & More

youtube.com/watch?v=mefsL9-nP9

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Another

Lacuna - Celebrate The Summer [HQ]

> [HQ]

> 2008

Means it meets the bar of "doesn't sound like gain-clipped garbage" lol.

Don't know anything about Lacuna, the dj, though.

youtube.com/watch?v=jis5BixVYh

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Who can forget?

DJ Mangoo - Eurodancer

When growing up in America, this is how I thought european music was LOL.

youtube.com/watch?v=03dJHrLdVl

Also the video image is from 4chan's Wallpaper/General board. I know because I had a gigantic folder of this image and other abstract ones like it.

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A reason I really liked the trance, dance, happy-hardcore stuff of the 2000's is the message was a pretty simple unitarian one:

"Dance together, we're all human, have a good time, get lost in the communal dance floor!"

I wasn't old enough to go to clubs but I heard how Tiesto was turning the "communal rave culture" (dj positioned in the middle of the floor, people just dancing everywhere facing every-which-way) into a "DJ-worshipping" one (everyone face the DJ on stage). Bummer.

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I remember at the honors dorm at my Uni they had thrown together a "dance party" to get all us geeks to dance in a room together... except, everyone was just standing around awkwardly. Freshman or sophomore year?

I turn to the DJ, whip out my iPod and tell him I have one song to play. Took some talkin' and a few more songs passing with no one dancing, but he eventually agrees.

Cave & Prey - Energy (Dj Megara vs Dj Lee Remix)

WHOLE FLOOR GOES WILD

youtube.com/watch?v=X4X_oj3u9j

Then I left the party lol

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We're excited to announce the ActivityPub conf 2020 keynotes!

Opening up the conference we have a panel featuring the editors/authors of the ActivityPub panel: Jessica Tallon (@tsyesika), Amy Guy (@rhiaro), Erin Shepherd, and Evan Prodromou, with me moderating! (Hear from everyone else this time!)

Wrapping things up is Darius Kazemi (@darius) presenting "Let's Play and Win Our Own Game"!

See the whole lineup: conf.activitypub.rocks/talks

#apconf2020

So not only did John Cage write a 4'33" song of silence, he wrote a song currently being performed that takes 639 years to play, slated to end in year 2640.

It might take a year or so, but a direction of some devs on the around is to make software that is fundamentally OCAP based. A big question will be: will there then be software that ignores it and effectively creates two fediverses? Or will existing software attempt to try to be a Swiss-Army-Knife implement-it-all? Or just migrate completely over?

I have no answers but it's an uncomfortable question on the horizon.

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Just to be clear: I do not treat any of my Mastodon content (DM's, followers-only, unlisted) as private. It doesn't mean I treat it as public, either.

Privacy in software is not a binary idea.

Avatar updated. Broke the streak as I couldn't think of an episode where Kamina was drooling (Rick drooling, Patrick Star drooling are easy).

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