@neglesaks even barring that I'm fine with paying to cover people's costs to host and provide things, but artificial scarcity and speculation are absolutely anathema to a healthy internet

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envisioning a guy who buys all the microsoft subscriptions and lets them all run on his computer and is like "thank you bill gates. i love software"

the idiots that bought the Jodorowsky Dune book were all self-congratulatory about how they built a distributed community based on their shared appreciation of a piece of pop culture. motherfucker that's called a fandom and it doesn't require burning down a forest to create a digital pog

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people with web3 brain are completely inscrutable to me. I cannot comprehend deliberately living a life where everything is a monetized side hustle

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also that if I don't support the current, un-fun play-to-earn games now, then it'll be my fault that we never eventually get play-to-earn games that don't suck shit

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over the past few days I've had multiple promoters of "play-to-earn" games tell me that it's okay that play-to-earn games aren't fun because owning your own in-game assets or making money being a digital landlord is more important than enjoying yourself

every time I have yelled at some blockchain maniac recently, they immediately retreat into this "im just baby who likes gamers rights and personal ownership pls dont bully u_u" mode, it's very funny to see them instantly roll over

@dankwraith I have a suspicion they just namedropped "the metaverse" a bunch because they know it's catnip to their dumb investors and they aren't actually planning on doing anything even vaguely VR related with ABK at all

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every few months or so I think "I should try learning Haskell," and then I try setting up the tooling and it breaks in some novel, undiagnosable way because Haskell's tooling documentation is atrocious, and I end up paving it over and forgetting about it until the next time I think it might be a good idea to try learning Haskell

𝑺𝑬𝑬 𝒀𝑶𝑼, 𝑺𝑷𝑨𝑪𝑬 𝑪𝑶𝑾𝑩𝑶𝒀...

finished day 4 of advent of code, racket is the first language I've actually had fun using to solve problems like this github.com/hunkyjimpjorps/Adve

still on my bullshit: I've completed "Binary Diagnostic" - Day 3 - Advent of Code 2021 adventofcode.com/2021/day/3

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H335.3.5
Task:
hero's servant must kill giant pig.

getting all my homies together to watch the Philip Glass Sesame Street animations

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