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by admin
Sat Aug 24, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: Urbit
Replies: 1
Views: 4876

Urbit

https://urbit.org/ A project I've referenced several times. Strange, ambitious, promising.... ... and according to some, evil (!) 'Is Urbit evil?' playlist: https://www.popehat.com/2013/12/06/nock-hoon-etc-for-non-vulcans-why-urbit-matters/ http://distributedweb.care/posts/who-owns-the-stars/ https:...
by admin
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:58 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: Google
Replies: 2
Views: 4772

Re: Google

https://sparktoro.com/blog/less-than-half-of-google-searches-now-result-in-a-click/ "Less than Half of Google Searches Now Result in a Click" https://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=20690414 No, more people don't click, because they've taken the answer from your website and displayed it right in their ...
by admin
Wed Aug 14, 2019 7:55 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: Google
Replies: 2
Views: 4772

Google

https://about.google/ Our mission is to organise the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. Curtis Yarvin, Urbit founder: Google’s mission statement is ‘organize the world’s information.’ What that assumes is that the world’s information is a shitshow, a pile of crap, and...
by admin
Sun Aug 04, 2019 8:14 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: Ackermann function
Replies: 1
Views: 3847

Re: Ackermann function

I first learnt about this function via Urbit. https://urbit.org/docs/learn/hoon/hoon-tutorial/ackermann/ (I'm doing Hoon School now.) I thought the statement that it is "not primitively recursive -- meaning it can not be rewritten in an iterative fashion" was supposed to mean that it couldn't be wri...
by admin
Fri Aug 02, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: Ackermann function
Replies: 1
Views: 3847

Ackermann function

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ackermann_function My JavaScript implementations : function ackermann(m, n) => { if (m === 0) return n + 1; if (m > 0 && n === 0) return ap(m - 1, 1); if (m > 0 && n > 0) return ap(m - 1, ap(m, n - 1)); } A faster version without recursion: function ackermann(m, n) => {...
by admin
Fri Jun 21, 2019 9:52 pm
Forum: Operating Space
Topic: To do
Replies: 1
Views: 7204

To do

  • ☐ Make a front page - blog + forum activity
  • ✓ Set a maximum forum content width
  • ☐ Write introduction to the site (in progress!)
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29/6:
  • ✓ Remove date of birth fields from user profiles
by admin
Fri Jun 14, 2019 5:30 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Forums vs. blogs vs. social media
Replies: 0
Views: 8372

Forums vs. blogs vs. social media

The title of this thread could be appended with 'vs. wikis vs. Q-and-A sites vs. mailing lists vs. chat' and so on. All these systems are fundamentally similar. They all let us put content online, so they're all usable for publishing and discussion. They all have their defining peculiarities which m...
by admin
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:28 pm
Forum: Outer darkness
Topic: Off-topic threads will go here
Replies: 0
Views: 11710

Off-topic threads will go here

Later. Forum locked for now.
by admin
Mon Jun 10, 2019 11:19 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Online dating
Replies: 2
Views: 5255

Online dating

My speculative piece:

https://overflow.space/2018/02/19/love- ... computing/

And an edutainment/propaganda game:

https://monstermatch.hiddenswitch.com/
MonsterMatch simulates a dating app and shows you how dating apps really work.