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Deplatforming and Fraud (478) 2021/05/05 curi https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/2021/03/disqus-de-platforming-frontpage-frontpage-editors/ Disqus deplatformed Frontpage Mag. The article mentions several other deplatformings FPM has faced.
Politics Discussion (472) 2021/05/03 Anonymous #20459 > Basecamp announced a new policy today: "No more societal and political discussions on our company Basecamp account". looks like they are having major internal strife and people quitting over this https://www.theverge.com/2021/5/3/22
Alisa Discussion (297) 2021/05/02 Alisa #20451 On my coaching call with Elliot yesterday, he suggested that, for SMB1 speedrunning, I could look at when my personal best would have been the best in the world. My 5m 8s run from 2021-04-26 would have been the best in the world on or before 20
Disowning Rami Rustom (23) 2021/05/01 curi I updated the post.
Discussion Methodologies (1) 2021/05/01 curi Reposting this from Basecamp. I think I've written this method up before somewhere but didn't find it. --- A fair discussion methodology I've used before is to write two things at a time: one where you control discussion flow and one where the o
Open Discussion (2021) (120) 2021/04/30 Anonymous Bottom-swiping on iPhone to switch between apps
New Community Site Planning Update (11) 2021/04/30 Max #10 > People using your old code later and people criticizing you or your ideas later are pretty different experiences. Maybe we have different ideas about the goal/context? I was thinking they were similar b/c once you post in Unbounded the
curi's Microblogging (207) 2021/04/29 curi Tons of people decide their political positions by not knowing anything: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwE9070oucE
What To Read (101) 2021/04/28 Anonymous > I read a ton of Heinlein books some years ago and mostly liked them. I didn't keep a list of which I read. I started reading Heinlein again, at random. > I read Between Planets today. I liked it. It involves humans living on mars and venus, war,
Jason Crawford Letter (11) 2021/04/25 curi > primary primarily
No Contact Request (1) 2021/04/24 curi Someone was harassing this blog today (I deleted those comments). Presumably it was someone the no contact request applied to who was breaking it.
David Deutsch's Responsibility for Harassment (19) 2021/04/24 curi > If #12 is real, send me an email to confirm that, Scott. Scott did not email.
David Deutsch Lied About Me (6) 2021/04/21 curi #7 Forgot the link: https://twitter.com/reasonisfun/status/1382655391402713088
Andy B Harassment Continues (57) 2021/04/21 Anonymous andy's main twitter account was created april 2010. he renamed it and deleted almost all his tweets.
Correspondence Theory of Truth (1) 2021/04/19 Anonymous Tarksi was wrong. Statements don't correspond directly with the facts. Statements correspond, imperfectly, with abstractions. Abstractions correspond with the facts. Deutsch has talked about this.
New Community Website Project (66) 2021/04/18 curi Probably going to go with forum software that someone else already made. Taking recommendations if you know something you think would be particularly good. Discourse is the leading candidate atm so if you can say "X is better than Discourse at Y" that
Alan Discussion (56) 2021/04/18 curi FYI on my iPhone at https://conjecturesandrefutations.com/2021/04/17/confusion-about-computation-and-brains/ the blockquote is indicated by italics with no other indicator of quoting, and the italics within the blockquote are changed to non-italics
Comments on Behavioral Genetics Lecture (7) 2021/04/14 Anne B Oops. Formatting error on my part on the link.
Errors Merit Post-Mortems (9) 2021/04/12 curi Decent post-mortem example: https://www.lesswrong.com/posts/WKzGhKbtJAXntXEdB/sometimes-it-can-take-a-while-to-notice-confusion also i think some of their covid precautions were high-effort optimization of non-bottlenecks which led them to be bi
Should I Facecam? (13) 2021/04/11 curi the main point of cam is to provide more info that could be useful to ppl. i think ppl should want it and could benefit, just like with many other things they mostly use poorly. i doubt ppl will pay enough (including non-money) for it to be worth the
New Community Website: Features and Tech (219) 2021/04/11 curi Trying more to find something that someone else already made that could work. Anyone want to research that or make recommendations? That'd be helpful, thanks.
Philosophy First (3) 2021/04/08 Anonymous https://twitter.com/cperciva/status/1379972861629108225 > This phenomenon also well known in high performance computing: Given a limited hardware budget you may be able to "start later to finish sooner". The "start later to finish sooner" quote
FI Basecamp Update (1) 2021/04/07 curi Activity: gigahurt Videos
Analyzing BoI Videos (11) 2021/04/06 curi Part 7 is posted. I'm probably skipping 2 days before part 8.
Learning Skills Is Non-Linear (3) 2021/04/06 Anonymous > And you probably shouldn’t learn to code and try to switch careers when you’re 90. I tried to learn coding at 40 and I failed. I hate my job.

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https://www.frontpagemag.com/fpm/2021/03/disqus-de-platforming-frontpage-frontpage-editors/ Disqus deplatformed Frontpage Mag. The article mentions several other deplatformings FPM has faced. curi Deplatforming and Fraud 2021/05/05
#20459 > Basecamp announced a new policy today: "No more societal and political discussions on our company Basecamp account". looks like they are having major internal strife and people quitting over this https://www.theverge.com/2021/5/3/22 Anonymous Politics Discussion 2021/05/03
#20451 On my coaching call with Elliot yesterday, he suggested that, for SMB1 speedrunning, I could look at when my personal best would have been the best in the world. My 5m 8s run from 2021-04-26 would have been the best in the world on or before 20 Alisa Alisa Discussion 2021/05/02
#20342 After my philosophy coaching call with Elliot today, I'm changing my approach to the *Capitalism* project. As a reminder, the [goals](https://curi.us/2204-alisa-discussion#19866) of the *Capitalism* project are to improve my reading comprehens Alisa Alisa Discussion 2021/05/01
I updated the post. curi Disowning Rami Rustom 2021/05/01
Reposting this from Basecamp. I think I've written this method up before somewhere but didn't find it. --- A fair discussion methodology I've used before is to write two things at a time: one where you control discussion flow and one where the o curi Discussion Methodologies 2021/05/01
Bottom-swiping on iPhone to switch between apps Anonymous Open Discussion (2021) 2021/04/30
#10 > People using your old code later and people criticizing you or your ideas later are pretty different experiences. Maybe we have different ideas about the goal/context? I was thinking they were similar b/c once you post in Unbounded the Max New Community Site Planning Update 2021/04/30
Victor Davis Hanson, [The New Antiracism Is the Old Racism](https://amgreatness.com/2021/04/25/the-new-antiracism-is-the-old-racism/), *American Greatness* (April 25, 2021): > So Elie Mystal writing in the Nation lectures the country that “White Anonymous Politics Discussion 2021/04/30
RR is mad that ET banned RR from FI. RR's buddy is mad that ET wouldn't let RR leave without a negative post, and thinks ET should leave people alone. These ways of being mad are contradictory. RR didn't leave FI before being banned and still wanted t Anonymous Disowning Rami Rustom 2021/04/29
They posted: > When I first thought of attacks against Elliot Temple and said this group does not condone them, I was only thinking of severe stuff like doxing and DDoS attacks. I will now consider posting on Curi's blog when you have been banned a Anonymous Disowning Rami Rustom 2021/04/29
Tons of people decide their political positions by not knowing anything: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwE9070oucE curi curi's Microblogging 2021/04/29
Rami has an anti-FI facebook group which calls FI a cult. The description says: > We do not condone attacks on Elliot Temple. But then Rami posted on the group calling ET "retarded", which is an attack, which makes it clear the group description Anonymous Disowning Rami Rustom 2021/04/29
People using your old code later and people criticizing you or your ideas later are pretty different experiences. Anonymous New Community Site Planning Update 2021/04/29
#20452 I tried using a different program, XSplit, to record my runs, and I also noticed the blank screen issue in the recordings. So now I think it may be something in my capture hardware. (Either that, or it's the OS. I'm using Windows 10 and I'm up- Alisa Alisa Discussion 2021/04/29
Rami has been spamming this blog with the same message over and over, trying to ban evade and harass me, and is trying to distribute a recording of a private call with me for the purpose of hurting me. curi Disowning Rami Rustom 2021/04/29
#20460 My Apple Watch calculation for total calories significantly overestimates how much I burn from basal metabolism (assuming its active calories calculation is correct and 3500 kcal per pound). Alisa Alisa Discussion 2021/04/29
> One awkwardness is people might consent to receive criticism but then want to back out after receiving some criticism, but I don't want to delete analysis that's already written, nor do I want to stop analyzing something if I started posting analysi Max New Community Site Planning Update 2021/04/29
> I read a ton of Heinlein books some years ago and mostly liked them. I didn't keep a list of which I read. I started reading Heinlein again, at random. > I read Between Planets today. I liked it. It involves humans living on mars and venus, war, Anonymous What To Read 2021/04/28
[image] lol curi curi's Microblogging 2021/04/27
> treats I meant threats Anonymous Disowning Rami Rustom 2021/04/27
> Murder if nothing else will stop what he believes to be "evil"? What about murder as a first resort? You're actually still making assumptions about how he might be *reasonable* and only escalate as much as needed to win. But he's said that he won Anonymous Disowning Rami Rustom 2021/04/27
https://twitter.com/AskRamiRustom/status/1387107784446066688 > and by that same logic, I agree that I'm dangerous. I'm dangerous to people that want to commit evil. i'm dangerous in the sense that these people are not able to achieve their evil goa Anonymous Disowning Rami Rustom 2021/04/27
https://twitter.com/AskRamiRustom/status/1387170478419283969 > the first option to end a fight is to walk away. but sometimes we don't have that option, in which case it's time to use overwhelming force. preferably one blow powerful enough so that Anonymous Disowning Rami Rustom 2021/04/27
I want to be left alone. curi Disowning Rami Rustom 2021/04/27
Note that he's ghosting me, has made no demands, and offered no terms for peace. Just like DD. curi Disowning Rami Rustom 2021/04/27
[image] Rami subtweeting this thread and doubling down on being threatening. curi Disowning Rami Rustom 2021/04/27
I just deleted two more comments here from the ongoing harassment, ban evasion, and no contact request breaking. curi Disowning Rami Rustom 2021/04/27
Nick Fuentes placed on no fly list [image] https://mobile.twitter.com/ggreenwald/status/1387079533778571273 Anonymous Politics Discussion 2021/04/27
[image] https://mobile.twitter.com/MrAndyNgo/status/1386903154915258371 Anonymous Politics Discussion 2021/04/27
re Rami waiting to strike: last we spoke, he was friendly. He went straight from friendly to my face to public attacks with no chance to discuss whatever problems he has with me that he was hiding. By contrast, I spoke with him on Zoom before writi curi Disowning Rami Rustom 2021/04/27
#8 The post you're replying to, #7, is written by a troll/harasser, who is presumably ban evading and violating my no contact request. They've posted nasty stuff before which was obviously in bad faith. I'll leave this one up since you replied. curi Disowning Rami Rustom 2021/04/27
#7 > Self-defense is not abuse. That is true. But Rami was not describing self-defence. He was describing using anger to intimidate and scare people. Rami said that he would patiently wait for the right time then strike. That is not a normal Same person who wrote #2 Disowning Rami Rustom 2021/04/27
Self-defense is not abuse. A person who admits they get angry and warns their enemies is not an abuser. An abuser hides under sheep skin. Pretends to be the good guy. Deceives everyone. People like Felix Wade are abusers. Felix Wade deceived every Anonymous Disowning Rami Rustom 2021/04/27
#20459 Note: Contrary to Yang's statement, Basecamp is a fully remote company, not a "company in SV". They were [formerly based in Chicago](https://basecamp.com/about/office). Anonymous Politics Discussion 2021/04/26
> On January 16, 2021 (#19607), I wrote: > > My BMI is 29.5 > On March 10, 2021, my BMI was 28.7. > Today, April 26, my BMI is 29.3. I got a bit fatter since March 10, but not quite as fat as I was in January. > > - enter everything I eat Anonymous Alisa Discussion 2021/04/26
Basecamp announced a new policy today: "No more societal and political discussions on our company Basecamp account". Wesley Yang [commented about this on Twitter](https://twitter.com/wesyang/status/1386782374361456645): > Basecamp was reputed to be Anonymous Politics Discussion 2021/04/26
Weight loss project update Alisa Alisa Discussion 2021/04/26
#5 yes see http://curi.us/1846-starting-fights Anonymous Disowning Rami Rustom 2021/04/26
#2 and #4 Rami might believe that his abuse and vengefulness is justified because he only uses it when he is truly in the right. Here is the quote including *when* he was saying he would escalate to anger: > But if you try to hurt someone in m Same person who wrote #2 Disowning Rami Rustom 2021/04/26
#2 My quotes left off the italics from Rami's blog post. This quote had italics in it: > Don't expect me to be nice. And if you don't back down *immediately*, I will have to escalate to anger. Notice that he emphasizes "immediately". He does Same person who wrote #2 Disowning Rami Rustom 2021/04/26
#2 Archive of Rami's blog post: https://archive.is/uhGHy Anonymous Disowning Rami Rustom 2021/04/26
Rami is dangerous. Do not get involved with him Anonymous Disowning Rami Rustom 2021/04/26
#20451 To be clear, the blank screen happens in the original video saved from OBS, not just in the postprocessed videos with frame numbers added and scaling applied. I'm going to see if it's somehow reproducible. Does it always or often blank at that Alisa Alisa Discussion 2021/04/26
5m 8s SMB1 run Alisa Alisa Discussion 2021/04/26
Thanks for saying in advance that the FI group and this site will go mostly inactive. May I still react to things posted there? Julia New Community Site Planning Update 2021/04/25
> primary primarily curi Jason Crawford Letter 2021/04/25
https://rationalegoist.com/blog/ Looks like he never said anything significant about Oism. He read about it and could answer primary newbie questions using sources (so lots of giving first level answers but not more advanced, complicated answers ab curi Jason Crawford Letter 2021/04/25
https://jasoncrawford.org > Some of my top posts: So I click one on a topic of interest to me: https://jasoncrawford.org/steve-jobs It says almost nothing. How is that on his top posts list? It's also bizarre. It reminds me of a theme I curi Jason Crawford Letter 2021/04/25
Jason Crawford's most recent Quora answers: https://www.quora.com/profile/Jason-Crawford/Objectivism/answers [image] A lot more recent than 2013 but still a while ago. And you will note both of tho curi Jason Crawford Letter 2021/04/25
[image] OK seriously fuck them! curi Jason Crawford Letter 2021/04/25
ugh https://objectivistanswers.com/users/78/jasoncrawford/ is down because the whole site is dead. i knew it was a shitty site with shitty owners but still lame they would make something like that and then not even leave the answers on the web a few y curi Jason Crawford Letter 2021/04/25
oh it's easy to Bing: https://jasoncrawford.org/ayn-rand-and-silicon-valley https://archive.org/details/podcast_philosophy-in-action-podcast-_218-interview-jason-crawf_1000160233582 https://freeobjectivistbooks.org/about > This site is a p curi Jason Crawford Letter 2021/04/25
typo curi Jason Crawford Letter 2021/04/25
Crawford is currently trying to associate with and be in the social circles of people and the who are incompatible with Objectivism, like the Collisons or Tabarrok. I don't expect a positive response to my Letter (if any) because he's too invested curi Jason Crawford Letter 2021/04/25
#1 I don't think I know any background on him. I read a few of his blog posts recently and wrote the Letter. Possibly could have seen him before and forgotten. If you have a source on that I'd be interested, but it's not a big deal. curi Jason Crawford Letter 2021/04/25
Didn't Jason Crawford used to be an Objectivist and then drop it without any public explanation? Anonymous Jason Crawford Letter 2021/04/25
Someone was harassing this blog today (I deleted those comments). Presumably it was someone the no contact request applied to who was breaking it. curi No Contact Request 2021/04/24
> If #12 is real, send me an email to confirm that, Scott. Scott did not email. curi David Deutsch's Responsibility for Harassment 2021/04/24
#12 Is this concern-trolling? Anonymous David Deutsch's Responsibility for Harassment 2021/04/24
Facebook is penalising the Babylon Bee for a post making fun of rioters by giving ridiculous advice about how to prepare for a riot: https://mobile.twitter.com/The_Kyle_Mann/status/1385698963483873282 oh my god it's turpentine Deplatforming and Fraud 2021/04/24
I'm questioning whether I want to continue posting every day. I've been doing it for over a year and a half without missing a day. I think I've shown that I can do it. I think I've gained by learning to do it. But I'm not sure I want to continue. I ha Alisa Alisa Discussion 2021/04/23
evil NYT targeting Babylon Bee now https://archive.ph/tHfbp [image] babylon bee responds https://mobile.twitter.com/TheBabylonBee/status/1385218922006425615 [image] ![](https://i. Anonymous Deplatforming and Fraud 2021/04/23
Another hyperthreading test jordancurve Open Discussion (2021) 2021/04/22
https://mobile.twitter.com/NickFondacaro/status/1385022505367314435 [image] Anonymous Politics Discussion 2021/04/22
A left-wing guy who likes civilization writes about horrible things going on in Portland: https://unherd.com/2021/04/how-anarchists-captured-portland/ Anonymous Politics Discussion 2021/04/22
https://www.thecollegefix.com/ive-lived-in-minneapolis-my-entire-life-im-leaving-friday-i-no-longer-recognize-my-hometown/ one person's perspective on how their hometown has changed. excerpt: OPINION: I no longer recognize Minneapolis. I no long Anonymous Politics Discussion 2021/04/22
https://twitter.com/loganclarkhall/status/1384688159229980673 [image] [image] Anonymous Deplatforming and Fraud 2021/04/22
#7 Forgot the link: https://twitter.com/reasonisfun/status/1382655391402713088 curi David Deutsch Lied About Me 2021/04/21
[image] Lulie publicly *lying* that I (or my websites) don't exist (and that Alan, Justin and others don't exist or don't have blogs). She knows I've written about non-coercion e.g. at http://fallibleid curi David Deutsch Lied About Me 2021/04/21
andy's main twitter account was created april 2010. he renamed it and deleted almost all his tweets. Anonymous Andy B Harassment Continues 2021/04/21
#20421 i misread. twitter says it was created april 2010. pretty sure it's andy tho. > 5 pieces of evidence. Anonymous Andy B Harassment Continues 2021/04/21
Likely new Andy account, twitter and blog created early April 2021: https://twitter.com/SeekingApatheia https://seeking-apatheia.blogspot.com Anonymous Andy B Harassment Continues 2021/04/21
https://twitter.com/Epistemicide is gone now Anonymous Andy B Harassment Continues 2021/04/21
380 on 1-1 underground section in SMB1 Alisa Alisa Discussion 2021/04/21
Tim Pool video: [Democrats And BLM Literally Defend Child Knife Fights In Order To Justify Abolishing Police](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ptWa3QRd1zU) :( Anonymous Politics Discussion 2021/04/21
#117 Corrected pastebin link for test program: https://pastebin.com/jvEhKz8J jordancurve Open Discussion (2021) 2021/04/20
Hyperthreading performance jordancurve Open Discussion (2021) 2021/04/20
I liked reading excerpts from Carnegie's autobiography: https://rootsofprogress.org/andrew-carnegie-autobiography curi curi's Microblogging 2021/04/20
#20413 Jared Diamond also gets criticized by the historians at https://www.reddit.com/r/AskHistorians Guns Germs Steel is criticized in their FAQ: https://www.reddit.com/r/AskHistorians/wiki/historians_views#wiki_historians.27_views_of_jared_dia Anonymous curi's Microblogging 2021/04/20
https://rootsofprogress.org/progress-studies-a-moral-imperative > Jared Diamond’s claim that agriculture was “the worst mistake in the history of the human race” wait wtf? i had no idea Diamond was *that* bad. i think DD didn't know either curi curi's Microblogging 2021/04/20
Interesting book summary about stagnation of American progress. has some good bullet point summary of progress in major areas of life and rough timeframe: https://rootsofprogress.org/summary-the-rise-and-fall-of-american-growth basically progres curi curi's Microblogging 2021/04/20
Horowitz Freedom Center has a project exposing the most racist universities: https://toptenracistuniversities.org curi curi's Microblogging 2021/04/20
Nice book summary re nuclear power: https://rootsofprogress.org/devanney-on-the-nuclear-flop curi curi's Microblogging 2021/04/20
Elon Musk is BS. Thunderf00t has lots of good vids debunking his crap, e.g. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vgUIzyn0hZY curi curi's Microblogging 2021/04/20
I thought of a problem. I'll want to post all my stuff in Unbounded. But people will want to reply in Casual. And I want people to be able to make casual comments about my articles, give feedback, etc. But then they'll have to start a new thread in Ca curi New Community Site Planning Update 2021/04/19
[HN lets logged-in users set the color of the top bar](https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=26866766). That could be helpful here. If someone has purchased multiple accounts, they could set the color differently for different accounts to help remind t Alisa New Community Site Planning Update 2021/04/19
#1 > I think it's OK to ignore a few obscure mentions and use CF. I think it depends some on how much you care about other people using CF. A term that you are the first originator/user of could be easier / clearer for you to own than something w Andy Dufresne New Community Site Planning Update 2021/04/19
Tarksi was wrong. Statements don't correspond directly with the facts. Statements correspond, imperfectly, with abstractions. Abstractions correspond with the facts. Deutsch has talked about this. Anonymous Correspondence Theory of Truth 2021/04/19
It looks like both Google and Wufuu deplatformed a form that allowed people to sign up to volunteer with the Maricopa County AZ election audit. https://twitter.com/jacklombardi/status/1382944319506677760?s=21 : > Google deplatformed the Maricopa Anonymous Deplatforming and Fraud 2021/04/18
No one cared enough to own the .com (which I bought) which is a pretty good sign it's not taken: https://www.criticalfallibilism.com curi New Community Site Planning Update 2021/04/18
there's stuff about CR but none about CF at: https://plato.stanford.edu/entries/popper/ https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karl_Popper http://www.the-rathouse.com https://www.criticalrationalism.net curi New Community Site Planning Update 2021/04/18
Some of the hits make it sound like Popper may have used the CF term in the original German edition of LScD. Not sure. curi New Community Site Planning Update 2021/04/18
The name Critical Fallibilism is slightly in use. There are just a few hits on the internet which are CR related and Lakatos: https://www.joachim-zelter.de/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/JZelter.-CRITICAL-FALLIBILISM.pdf https://rucore.libraries.rut curi New Community Site Planning Update 2021/04/18
Probably going to go with forum software that someone else already made. Taking recommendations if you know something you think would be particularly good. Discourse is the leading candidate atm so if you can say "X is better than Discourse at Y" that curi New Community Website Project 2021/04/18
FYI on my iPhone at https://conjecturesandrefutations.com/2021/04/17/confusion-about-computation-and-brains/ the blockquote is indicated by italics with no other indicator of quoting, and the italics within the blockquote are changed to non-italics curi Alan Discussion 2021/04/18
#20393 I'm neither satisfied nor dissatisfied with my time. I was doing this as something that's fun and a good learning project. I'm still enjoying SMB1, and I think I would enjoy improving my time further, so if you think it's still a good learning Alisa Alisa Discussion 2021/04/17
https://twitter.com/lijukic/status/1383024844959318016 > Really fascinating set of maps: all the skyscrapers located in Asia, North America, and Europe, down to the regional level where applicable. > 80% of all skyscrapers in the world are locat curi curi's Microblogging 2021/04/17
#20394 Just checked the speedrun link: > Rejected: At 2:11 Their is a black screen before Mario enters the pipe. :( Max Alisa Discussion 2021/04/17
#20392 At approx frames 7900-8100 your screen blanks. if there's an issue for verification I think it'd probs be that. mb they would verify anyway if the times matched perfectly (or worse), but IMO that'd be reason for rejection (which sucks, b/c i gu Max Alisa Discussion 2021/04/17
5:09 sounds like a great time! Are you satisfied with it or still want to push lower in any%? curi Alisa Discussion 2021/04/16
5m 9s SMB1 run Alisa Alisa Discussion 2021/04/16
https://www.reddit.com/r/Periods/comments/m9wwak/has_anyone_missed_a_period_after_the_covid_vaccine/grr2js2/?context=3 > That sub deletes anything slightly negative toward the vaccine so a lot of comments are probably removed as well.. also > curi Deplatforming and Fraud 2021/04/16
#20386 I sent this to a friend and they replied with this: https://twitter.com/TitaniaMcGrath/status/1281023987242487808?s=19 > IMPORTANT THREAD 🧵👇 > > Brave social justice activists such as myself are working tirelessly to expose *all* th Anonymous Politics Discussion 2021/04/15
Reisman essay questions for Chapter 1 of *Capitalism* Alisa Alisa Discussion 2021/04/15
[image] https://twitter.com/breaking911/status/1382805581820493826?s=21 Anonymous Deplatforming and Fraud 2021/04/15
James o Keefe banned from Twitter https://twitter.com/scrowder/status/1382797837369430023?s=21 Anonymous Deplatforming and Fraud 2021/04/15
http://xoxohth.com/thread.php?thread_id=4811045&mc=144&forum_id=2 > name a random thing and i'll link you an article about it being racist he followed through and provided many article links Anonymous Politics Discussion 2021/04/15
ppl are stupid about plagiarism https://www.tiktok.com/@eliseecklundx/video/6950371642128239877 Anonymous Open Discussion (2021) 2021/04/14
ppl lie: https://www.tiktok.com/@lgndfrvr/video/6950815905383337222 Anonymous Open Discussion (2021) 2021/04/14
SMB1 on an emulator Alisa Alisa Discussion 2021/04/14
Oops. Formatting error on my part on the link. Anne B Comments on Behavioral Genetics Lecture 2021/04/14
> https://groups.yahoo.com/neo/groups/fabric-of-reality/conversations/topics/16068 The Yahoo Groups link no longer works. You can download the Fabric of Reality yahoo group discussions [here] (https://curi.us/ebooks). Search for the subject line Anne B Comments on Behavioral Genetics Lecture 2021/04/14
Upper Echelon Gamers video: [The Criminals Invading Esports - 1XBET and the ESL](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9O0Eyq5yoA) Why would esports leagues partner with criminals? What the hell is wrong with them? Reminiscent of CritRats partnering wit Anonymous David Deutsch's Responsibility for Harassment 2021/04/13
[Dominion online](http://dominion.games) gives players a [Glicko](https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glicko_rating_system) strength rating. The current top player on the leaderboard (nasmith99) has a rating of 67. You could play enough games to get a good Alisa Open Discussion (2021) 2021/04/13
Project Veritas: [PART 1: CNN Director ADMITS Network Engaged in ‘Propaganda’ to Remove Trump from Presidency](https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dv8Zy-JwXr4) curi Politics Discussion 2021/04/13
I’ve played face-to-face Dominion in the past. Recently I’ve been playing 6 nimmt! and Carcassonne on boardgamearena.com . If you try in some organized way to get better at Dominion, can you share details of what you do? I don’t know how to get Anne B Open Discussion (2021) 2021/04/13
https://twitter.com/ip_guy_/status/1381651461428244480 says NYT Iran reporter regularly whitewashes Iranian regime with misinformation. she also uses a bot on Twitter to block anyone who mentions her name using the Persian language (doesn't matter Anonymous Politics Discussion 2021/04/12
Dominion Alisa Open Discussion (2021) 2021/04/12
> You'd probably need to have super specific rules about what stuff will get an account revoked no i don't. it's very simple. my decisions are final. the end. don't like it, don't sign up. i will not refund ppl who get banned early b/c part of t curi curi's Microblogging 2021/04/12
#20369 in general, i think if i have to suggest that a conversation about a topic would be good, then the person doesn't have enough initiative/motor to make it good. i don't wanna drag them along and make it good for them (if i wanted to do something curi curi's Microblogging 2021/04/12
Decent post-mortem example: https://www.lesswrong.com/posts/WKzGhKbtJAXntXEdB/sometimes-it-can-take-a-while-to-notice-confusion also i think some of their covid precautions were high-effort optimization of non-bottlenecks which led them to be bi curi Errors Merit Post-Mortems 2021/04/12
#20367 I don't like lifetime subscriptions in general. The service provider could go away or decide to stop providing the service or get bought out by someone else who decides not to honor the lifetime subscription. I'd rather pay month by month or an Anonymous curi's Microblogging 2021/04/11
the main point of cam is to provide more info that could be useful to ppl. i think ppl should want it and could benefit, just like with many other things they mostly use poorly. i doubt ppl will pay enough (including non-money) for it to be worth the curi Should I Facecam? 2021/04/11
#20367 > I'm thinking maybe a one time price to buy an account. Like $100 for an account or $500 for access to a semi-private forum and chatroom (only people who pay can see it, and people are requested not to share stuff to the open internet – it Andy Dufresne curi's Microblogging 2021/04/11
Trying more to find something that someone else already made that could work. Anyone want to research that or make recommendations? That'd be helpful, thanks. curi New Community Website: Features and Tech 2021/04/11
I'm thinking maybe I don't want to do the obligation of a subscription forum where I'm expected to provide stuff regularly. But I think I do want a paywall to improve quality. So I'm thinking maybe a one time price to buy an account. Like $100 for an curi curi's Microblogging 2021/04/11
SMB1 update Alisa Alisa Discussion 2021/04/10
Hey Alan, here's another one you might like to try criticizing: https://web.archive.org/web/20210310171005/https://slatestarcodex.com/2014/01/25/beware-mass-produced-medical-recommendations/ curi Alan Discussion 2021/04/10
#20360 oh that's ambiguous huh. i meant "i read..." not a command that you should read it. curi curi's Microblogging 2021/04/10
#20361 I updated the JavaScript code for the quote button handler to properly quote Markdown links: https://pastebin.com/LvJD8U8K . It doesn't touch comment-number links such as #xyz or raw http/https links – it leaves both as plain text. Tested Alisa Alisa Discussion 2021/04/09
Biden has said racist stuff. He keeps saying it recently too. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DZfzJATDmXs Anonymous Politics Discussion 2021/04/08
#20359 Correction: I’d have to replace the links without messing up the original DOM tree, like by making a copy first and modifying the copy or by saving the original innerHTML and restoring it at the end. Alisa Alisa Discussion 2021/04/08
read some reddit comments on racism https://www.reddit.com/r/Competitiveoverwatch/comments/mme754/liao_korean_esports_players_staff_speak_out_on/ curi curi's Microblogging 2021/04/08
In #20353, I wrote: > I don't think it'll be that simple to fix, because my code uses the innerText property to read the body of the comment to be quoted, and the links won't show up in innerText. I think I'd have to use innerHTML instead, replace Alisa Alisa Discussion 2021/04/08
https://twitter.com/cperciva/status/1379972861629108225 > This phenomenon also well known in high performance computing: Given a limited hardware budget you may be able to "start later to finish sooner". The "start later to finish sooner" quote Anonymous Philosophy First 2021/04/08
#20355 Oh yeah, good correction. My code only removes markdown links, not other links. Alisa Alisa Discussion 2021/04/07
Giving people Boosts (like upvotes/likes/favorites) on Basecamp concerns me. I don't want to be a teacher giving out gold stars. It's a lot less of an issue for other people who don't have a leadership/authority role. Power imbalances in your favor ma curi curi's Microblogging 2021/04/07
and it only removes markdown links. if someone posted a full url or a #20353 type link, it'll still work with your quote code. curi Alisa Discussion 2021/04/07
#20353 i think we can live with that limitation. sounds better than using the old code again. (btw your script won't quote images either) could do an AJAX solution but i don't think it's important enough curi Alisa Discussion 2021/04/07
#19955 My client-side javascript for the "quote" button has a problem: it removes all links in the quoted text. I don't think the server-side implementation had that problem. For example, check out #20351 on this page, which I think it was made usi Alisa Alisa Discussion 2021/04/07
Activity: gigahurt Videos curi FI Basecamp Update 2021/04/07
> #20342 > The command below takes a PDF that doesn't allow copying and creates a version that allows it: > > gs -q -dNOPAUSE -dBATCH -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -sOutputFile=output.pdf original.pdf Really useful tip, thanks Alisa A Mysterious J Alisa Discussion 2021/04/07
https://twitter.com/united/status/1379426304857141250 : > Our flight deck should reflect the diverse group of people on board our planes every day. That’s why we plan for 50% of the 5,000 pilots we train in the next decade to be women or people o Anonymous Politics Discussion 2021/04/06
#20342 The [command below](https://superuser.com/a/449293) takes a PDF that doesn't allow copying and creates a version that allows it: > gs -q -dNOPAUSE -dBATCH -sDEVICE=pdfwrite -sOutputFile=output.pdf original.pdf Alisa Alisa Discussion 2021/04/06
Part 7 is posted. I'm probably skipping 2 days before part 8. curi Analyzing BoI Videos 2021/04/06
some things i said in a discussion the other guy deleted curi curi's Microblogging 2021/04/06
> And you probably shouldn’t learn to code and try to switch careers when you’re 90. I tried to learn coding at 40 and I failed. I hate my job. Anonymous Learning Skills Is Non-Linear 2021/04/06
Alan, you might be interested in analyzing, explaining and criticizing Roko's basilisk. It's a dumb Less Wrong thought experiment idea related to super powerful AIs which Yudkowsky tried to suppress information about: https://wiki.lesswrong.com/wik curi Alan Discussion 2021/04/06
#20342 There should have been quote marks for the questions I got wrong: > 3. The importance of economics derives from the importance of wealth insofar as the subject can be no more important than is wealth. > 59. Striking down residency require Alisa Alisa Discussion 2021/04/05