I need to read through the ctzn whitepaper again, lots of goodies in there
Woke up with a headache, lots of stress, a lot of it good though good stress
I got accepted into a house I interviewed for. I'll probably be moving in the next couple of weeks
Imagine if your social media platform gave you, the individual, all the insights about you that the big tech platforms have about you but sell to others. Imagine if your platform built you a lovely digital garden to return to, out of whatever you posted to your stream.
Platforms optimize for chatter as “engagement,” not decision, resolution, or consensus. Community control is not in the spec.
The Agora describes itself as an experimental social network with an intent to coordinate users in the solving of problems.
Thanks to a tip from Jacob, I’m registered for my first dose of vaccine using TeleHippo.
Apparently they partnered with BC Pharmacies and got this done.
The form filling worked and got me a booking, so I’m glad it exists. But I shook my head at the “phone numbers only no spaces or dashes” and the two incompatible ways of entering in birthdates.
Along with limited open data and collection timing by the PHO here in BC after 13 months, I really do wish we could have better government digital services.
Meanwhile in California, a volunteer team is working to pull together vaccine availability. Simon Willison just joined the team and talked about porting from Airtable to Django. 40M population vs our little 4M population province. Volunteers doing a great job. But still — volunteers!
18:21 for the future:
implement a SAT solver to learn how it works try to incorporate elements of that paper which is super cool check out https://github.com/max-heller/sat for a brief student implementation! https://github.com/theseus-os/Theseus this looks very interesting as well - shifting responsibility to the programming language from the OS! figure out what this is! https://github.com/BillHallahan/G2