Estou de regresso à escrita, e à Ficção Científica.

Desta vez, participo com um pequeno conto para o livro “Lamego 2022 - o antes e o depois”, uma colectânia de textos nos mais variados formatos e estilos, que olha para a cidade onde nasci - não só como ela é hoje, mas na sua História passada e história futura.

O lançamento deste livro vai ser já no próximo dia 5 de Junho, enquadrado no festival “Lamego Cidade Poema”.

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I’m not the only twtxt’er that has an bashblog blog… How cool would it be to be able to integrate twtxt comments in it, in replacement to the current twitter comments implementations? With the way threads work in yarn instances, twtxt could even provide way more than just a replacement to twitter…

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In-reply-to » I won't be hosting the weekly call today. I'm unfortunately out at lunch with some friends. However you are all welcome to host one yourselves 😅

@prologic@twtxt.net Nobody’s shown up, unfortunately. I’m going to call it. See you gentlemen next week.

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In-reply-to » Larger-than-30TB Hard Drives Are Coming Much Sooner Than Expected Inside of hard disk drives are platters which hold all your data; these are all manufactured by one company in Japan called Showa Denko which has announced it expects to "realize near-line HDD having storage capacity of more than 30TB" by the end of 2023. From a report: Deciphering that statement, we'd assume it will provide platters with a ... ⌘ Read more

What’s “near line” mean here? 🤔

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In-reply-to » Larger-than-30TB Hard Drives Are Coming Much Sooner Than Expected Inside of hard disk drives are platters which hold all your data; these are all manufactured by one company in Japan called Showa Denko which has announced it expects to "realize near-line HDD having storage capacity of more than 30TB" by the end of 2023. From a report: Deciphering that statement, we'd assume it will provide platters with a ... ⌘ Read more

@slashdot@feeds.twtxt.net r/datahoarder just crashed

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I won’t be hosting the weekly call today. I’m unfortunately out at lunch with some friends. However you are all welcome to host one yourselves 😅

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with resolving inconsistent graph preferences, does the portion of non-uniquely resolvable preferences shrink with the number of options? in other words: for the set 𝓖_n of all graphs with n nodes, and the set U(𝓖_n) of those graphs with a unique path-graph with a smallest graph-edit distance, is |U(𝓖_n)|/𝓖n<|U(𝓖{n+1})|/|𝓖_{n+1}|?

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In-reply-to » Phew, our yearly big flea market this weekend is over. It was cancelled for obvious reasons in the last two years. We got donated a bit more material than usual I'd say. In the end the big multipurpose hall was packed like nothing. Every square centimeter on and below the tables was occupied with things. Residents donate all sorts of stuff they don't need anymore to our local scout group on Saturday and we go through it, sort it and sell it on Sunday to the general public. All profits go to our youth work.

@movq@www.uninformativ.de Yeah, decoration easily makes for about a quarter of the donations I reckon. We open at 9 o’clock and the first people lined up at 8:15. This time they didn’t, but past years the literally ran into the hall when the doors opened. The one who unlocked had a dangerous job.

I’m pretty sure there are flea markets in your region, too. One train mate is a super active flea market vistitor and he went about every one or two weeks somewhere in my area. Most of them I also never heard of before. Granted, that was pre-corona, not sure if they all survived, but I imagine if you do a quick search, you will dig something up.

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In-reply-to » It was very humid and hot at our quick forest hike on Thursday last week. The announced thunderstorm didn't struck, but rain was definitely a thing in the distance.

@lyse@lyse.isobeef.org Oof, that’s a big boi. Also, nice lens flares. 👌

That caterpillar took me to this interesting thing: Apparently, some butterflies only eat when they’re a caterpillar. Once they turn into a butterfly, those species can’t eat anymore. They then die after a week or so. 😳

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Saturniidae#Adults https://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glucken_(Schmetterlinge)#Lebensweise

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In-reply-to » Phew, our yearly big flea market this weekend is over. It was cancelled for obvious reasons in the last two years. We got donated a bit more material than usual I'd say. In the end the big multipurpose hall was packed like nothing. Every square centimeter on and below the tables was occupied with things. Residents donate all sorts of stuff they don't need anymore to our local scout group on Saturday and we go through it, sort it and sell it on Sunday to the general public. All profits go to our youth work.

@lyse@lyse.isobeef.org Yes, exactly, I noticed lots of “decoration crap” on those photos, that’s why I asked. 😅 Sounds like a nice bell curve distribution of people.

(I just realized I never heard of an event like this in my area. Hmm.)

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In-reply-to » Pretty quiet lately 🤔 (from Humans 😂)

@prologic@twtxt.net guilty as charged! 😂 I recently moved from Sydney to Amsterdam, so have been busy travelling and getting organised. But, I did get some time last week to hack on Swarm again, my Android twtxt app project 🎉

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In-reply-to » Pretty quiet lately 🤔 (from Humans 😂)

@ullarah@txt.quisquiliae.com Haha yeah 😅 That’s awesome to hear! 🥳 – My week is “so so”, have had a teammate sick for the past 2 weeks so I’ve been working extra hours so I’m pretty tired and haven’t had much energy left or time for anything else 😢

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In-reply-to » California Parents Could Soon Sue For Social Media Addiction California could soon hold social media companies responsible for harming children who have become addicted to their products, permitting parents to sue platforms like Instagram and TikTok for up to $25,000 per violation under a bill that passed the state Assembly on Monday. The Associated Press reports: The bill defines "addiction" as kids under 18 who a ... ⌘ Read more

@slashdot@feeds.twtxt.net this is an interesting turn of events. I wonder how this will unfold.

Companies that remove features deemed addictive to children by April 1 would not be responsible for damages.

I’m sure social media marketing teams are going to use this to spin features that aren’t addicting. Just like advertising tobacco products in the early 1900’s…

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Logarithmic well-being views might suffer from an odd problem: They are, in some sense, too obvious, so that everyone says “yeah, that seems true” and goes on doing exactly what they did before.

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In-reply-to » Google Brings Street View History To Phones, Introduces 'Street View Studio' Today is the 15th birthday of Google Maps Street View, Google's project to take ground-level, 360-degree photographs of the entire world. To celebrate, the company is rolling out a few new features. From a report: First up, Google is bringing historical Street View data to iOS and Android phones. The feature has long existed ... ⌘ Read more

@marado@twtxt.net Imagine how I feel 😆

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In-reply-to » Google Brings Street View History To Phones, Introduces 'Street View Studio' Today is the 15th birthday of Google Maps Street View, Google's project to take ground-level, 360-degree photographs of the entire world. To celebrate, the company is rolling out a few new features. From a report: First up, Google is bringing historical Street View data to iOS and Android phones. The feature has long existed ... ⌘ Read more

@slashdot@feeds.twtxt.net 15 years? Posts like these are what makes me feel old.

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In-reply-to » I want a browser for iOS that's basically Mobile Safari but without JavaScript (or at least an easy toggle). Does such a thing exist?

That’s the effect I’m after, but I want it not on my main browser. Turns out the Brave mobile app does this.

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In-reply-to » NYC Removes Last Payphone From Service New York City removed its last public payphone on Monday. The boxy enclosures were once an iconic symbol across the city. But the rise of cellphones made the booths obsolete. CNBC reports: The effort to replace public pay telephones across the city kicked off in 2014 when the de Blasio administration solicited proposals to reimagine the offering, the city's Office of Technology and Innovation sa ... ⌘ Read more

@slashdot@feeds.twtxt.net a sad say for the phreaker crowd

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