The Rise and Fall of the Great Library of Alexandria: An Animated Introduction http://www.openculture.com/2018/08/rise-fall-great-library-alexandria-animated-introduction.html
Original URL: https://twitter.com/openculture/status/1029772455823519744
The easiest way to keep your web apps accessible: Just use text!
from __future__ import sleep
We shouldn't really be talking about developing countries anymore. The majority of humanity lives in a middle income country, yet we still expect refugees to be poor and uneducated. I recently heard the fact that refugees have smartphones used as evidence that they aren't real refugees. We sort of expect people from conflict zones to live in a sort of perpetual state of poverty, and distrust them if they like Coca Cola and the Internet, or if they flee the country by buying an airline ticket.
Due to the twitter thing (they are bricking their service even more), we decided to open our registration for a few days. We might change that at any time if we see spam bots again but for now they are open again.
Please also notice, even if the registration is closed, everyone of you is capable of generating invites in the settings: https://chaos.social/invites
I am pretty sure I only enjoy City Pop, Vaporwave and Future Funk because I watched lots of anime as a child.
You probably radically underestimate:
- How much you know that other people don't.
- How valuable it is for you to publish it.
Here's a picture of me in my new Aira glasses. Aira is an on call service that gives blind people the ability to get visual tasks done. It's like having a co-pilot who gives you directions and visual information. My Aira agent helped me line up the picture and then snapped it for me using my phone's camera.
"Will blockchain work for my game?"
That depends. Does your design call for a database that requires network connectivity to other players and is extremely slow and CPU-intensive to access? If so, you're in luck!
“If every book had been reporting its reader to headquarters every single day for the last 500 years, we would not have what we are pleased to consider the human rights of citizens…,”
- Eben Moglen, Yale Privacy Lab, 2017