This line of argument raises compelling and useful questions:
What's happening at Twitter (bad decisions that massively increase troll/Nazi/racist behavior followed by almost immediate reversals) is EXACTLY what you would expect from a company purchased under the mistaken assumption that the trolls/Nazis/racists were on your side and would NEVER attack you.
Face-eating leopard party, etc. etc.
I built this tool a year ago but I feel like Mastodon folks would like it
The "Weird Old Book Finder"
Type in a search query, and it'll find one randomly-chosen public-domain book that matches the query -- and present it for immediate reading: https://weird-old-book-finder.glitch.me
Why only one book? To prevent the paradox of choice! Just *start readin'*
Can't promise every book will be weird, but most are
A longer essay on how/why I developed it: https://debugger.medium.com/a-search-engine-that-finds-you-weird-old-books-3a74fbb5f3d4
This was a search for "mastodon"
I love "real people" investment seminars where people say things like "given today's actions by the Fed, it's time to consider moving your millions of dollars in investments from the stock market to bonds, in order to reduce your risk exposure during retirement", while most people on the call ask questions like "I'm 65 and my current retirement account is $7 in quarters I keep in a sock, what can I do to live off that for the next 25 years?"
Election runoffs should work like tiebreakers in tennis: you have to win at least seven runoffs, you have to win two runoffs in a row in order to win the election, and we just keep having runoff elections until someone does.
Why should elections only happen in election years? ALWAYS ELECTIONS ALL THE TIME
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