I'm a human bean that believes that we should all be excellent to each other.
Husband and father are essential parts of my identity.
I believe that technology can be a powerful force for good, but in 2020 is mostly broken.
I love many things. Here are some:
Any #ACNH friends out there just starting out? I've got all the fruit types and a whole bunch of recipes. Hit me up!
How can one use a DHT for new information?
Like, torrents are things, right? But they're static.
And websites are technically just pointers to a webserver - the content can change at the same address.
I want a combination of the two, basically. To be able to publish a thing like an address that people can use to get dynamic content, but from /me/ 🤔
What would that look like?
Folks who like to use #office365:
How has it improved your life? What things have been better over what you used to use?
I've been thinking recently about information and protocols. SMTP is a very good protocol for async communication. Git or other DVCS are good when you need to keep historical information around. And there are some really neat tools like bittorrent and [beaker] for distributing data in a peer-to-peer fashion.
But how do you combine p2p with something like URLs? Like... I want something://waynewerner.com to be able to point to the latest thing. But I also want to serve p2p?
I mean, I get that leather is a thing, but why in the world can't we make a protein based leather that's durable like actual leather?
Like... if you take a piece of leather and an identical piece of pleather and you drag them along the road, the pleather will disintegrate almost immediately. Leather? Not so much.
We can make ceramic tiles that withstand re-entry, but not some kind of fake leather??!
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