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I'm now operating three bots on Mastodon:

Launch Radar Bot - @launchradar

Western Quakes Bot - @westquake

Japan Quake Bot - @japanquake

The photo reminds me, conceptually, of a scene in the excellent film Local Hero (1983). In the movie our hero, Mac (Peter Riegert), has to make regular reports to his boss (Burt Lancaster) in Houston, particularly if he sees anything interesting in the night sky. Mac's only means of communication is the public telephone box.

If you haven't seen Local Hero, you really should. Highly recommended.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Local_He
#films #movies

Walking down the street carrying a piece of wood with some nails pounded through it, when someone called me Tom Cruise.

Weird day.

Zoom in to Jupiter's clouds with our @NASAJuno mission! Take a closer look at this image taken by our spacecraft as it flew just 3,200 miles (5,200 km) from the giant planet's northern latitudes: nasa.gov/image-feature/jpl/clo 

Image processed by citizen scientist Björn Jónsson

こたつ用毛布を置いてあげたらここからずっと出てこない #cat

a city builder/management game but for o'neill cylinders

You MUST play AI Dungeon 2, a text adventure game run by a neural net.

@nickwalton00 built it using @OpenAI's huge GPT-2-1.5B model, and it will respond reasonably to just about anything you try. Such as eating the moon.

aiweirdness.com/post/189511103

Since all the responses are generated on the fly by a neural net, your problem solving options aren't limited to what the game's programmers could imagine.

"Asking nicely" works pleasingly often.

@retrocomputing is great, and so is #retrocomputing - use them both! And don't forget to sign up at
retrocomputingforum.com/
too. You'll be in excellent company.

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