Byłem dziś na wycieczce w reaktorze w Świerku.
Plan wycieczki był taki: Najpierw wykład o energetyce i reaktorach, potem wejście do hali reaktora i oglądanie działającego reaktora i tyle.
Oprowadzajacy był kompetentny i nie robił błędów merytorycznych (nie dowiedziałem się niczego nowego, ale mam magistra z tego tematu więc nie oczekiwałem tego). Oprowadzający był w dobrej normie polskich starszawych naukowców.
Wycieczka trwa ok 3h, i kosztuje 300 złotych za grupę.
I'm doing a project for a friend. Where he needs to orchestrate couple of hundreds of devices over radio (not via GSM). I'm happy that I don't need to do the actual radio/electronic part. However designing protocols over unreliable media, with stringent packet size requirements is something new to me.
We use LoRaWAN as network layer and need to have some resend and gluing packets together.
So basically I feel as I'm designing TCP.
Hacker News is a mind opening place.
1. Apparently you'll be able to bankrupt on university debt in USA.
2. Which leads to problem: how to keep tuition rates sky high when people could bankrupt debt.
3. Someone compared being human to being a startup (bankrupting is OK).
4. Someone else said that you could get equity on person.
5. Someone else compared it to slavery.
Capitalism is a system that solves all* problems (* problems that occur only in capitalism).
Amnesty International: "And here's a reminder of the 10 facts you need to know about Saudi Arabia a.k.a. a Kingdom of Cruelty.
"This is the future, I’m afraid. An automated future where no one actually knows how things work."
Yuki Hoshigawa in Hacker Utopia page 3
this page took me forever to finish because I switched from Clip Studio to Krita midway through it. So I've been learning a whole new art program. Eventually I want to be making and hosting this comic entirely with #FOSS
This comic has a website now: http://nindokag.net/j/yuki-hoshigawa-in-hacker-utopia
People are losing their shit that XR have made it into police extremism watch lists and I am so tired
What the fuck did they expect? Have they missed the last thirty fucking years of eco protesting in this country?
There's been a big air of 'we're BETTER than other protest groups, we're not like THEM', sending flowers to cops and cooperating.
Like sorry, you're still just a protest group, welcome to the fucking club.
Neal Stephenson setting spoilers // fate of the Internet
Most convincing vision of the Internet was in Neal Stephenson books (more than one).
1. We basically start like things are now;
2. Some rich guy open sources automation of creating fake news;
3. No one accesses the Internet without news curators. And eg. Maps would display radically different things depending on your beliefs. (like Crimea but more - Crimea is Russian or Ukrainian on Internet maps depending on where you access them)
Some thread reminded me of "Tkacz Iluzji" a Polish (not translated) Fantasy novel series including fluffy (as in covered by fur) dragons. Dragons were shapeshifters also. Weird disabled mages (cause having half of brain dedicated to to magic could kill important parts of it).
It also had non-monogamic and non heterosexual heroes. Which was a lot at the time.
re: "Getting to Know You" question of the day
@thraeryn I was playing Pokemon Leaf Green, an NPC asked me to do something, and I said no. This was the first time I said no in the game.. and the illusion of choice was shattered. I looped the dialog around 50 times getting angry, before ragequitting - unable to save because I was stuck in a dialog. It took me a while to figure out why I couldn't progress the story. I resolved to become a game developer, work for Game Freak, and make Pokemon games with actual choice!
Now I'm an independent game dev, and programmer. So I guess I followed my anger-inspired dreams? I no longer want to work for Game Freak, though I would love to make Pokemon games still, and I know how important an illusion of choice can be.
@SallyStrange Totally agreed.
I grew up in the 1970s, and everyone was talking about greenhouse effects.
Then . . . well, politics.
Stuff I think about every day:
-how life would be different if we'd started taking climate change seriously in 1988, the first record-breaking heat year of my lifetime
-how much fossil fuels we use with air transport
-what if we had recreational ocean travel/rail for long distance travel instead, it would take days instead of hours but if we all had plenty of free time, that would be awesome
One man developement team from Poland. Mostly I do python stuff.
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