(#wadcmrq) @hacker-news-newest@feeds.twtxt.net Hmmmm

Conclusion: Is there anybody out there?

I’m not one for conspiracy theories, but it’s hard not to think that there is some truth to The Dead Internet Theory, i.e. the belief that the Internet is now empty and devoid of real people, and that everything is just bots talking to bots to generate content and clicks in order to get a share of the all-important and ever-growing advertising revenue5.


on some level I can’t help but think, like – yeah, it sucks when you handle something sparkly and sparkle comes off on your hands, but if your response is to start publishing takes about “therefore no one should make anything sparkly”, just…. don’t. you can be inconvenienced by things without their being Wrong


when people get pissy about what they think web performance should be and they use personal websites as examples, there are a lot of good reasons to roll your eyes at that, but…


(#zo4ivxa) @marado@twtxt.net GPT-3 summarizes this as:

The European Parliament has passed a resolution on Artificial Intelligence with a majority of 495 votes in favor, 34 against, and 102 abstentions. The resolution includes many references to the advantages of Free Software and the FSFE is urging the Parliament to transfer its own position into the AI regulation.

Is this accurate? Is there a bit more to this? 🤔


(#z36cowq) @slashdot@feeds.twtxt.net isn’t that like asking those same 26 million people to breathe out less carbon dioxide? 🤔😆 we do a fairly similar thing here in Brisbane Australia where when I damage dry out we go on water restrictions and your sepically not allowed to do things like water your garden or what you are on. I suppose Texas could and act a similar requirement and restriction and restrict the use of air conditioners? 🤔


astounded by the party of 3 i saw sit at a 2-top and one seat of an adjacent 4-top, and put jackets on the next seat over on the 4-top… who raised you like this