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Re: RIP Internet

Yeah, I want to make it clear that I don't actually believe this is "the end of the internet". However, if this goes through as planned, it will be the end of personal liberty and privacy in the EU with regards to internet usage. Whereas previously some ISPs/platforms chose to store your data (leavi...

RIP Internet

The EU's Article 13 has passed, and the greatest asset to human liberty has been seized by the European Commission, supported by your nominated representatives. Anyone who owns a "popular" website or online platform (note that "popular" has not been defined) will be responsible for all content that ...

Re: Random

For what it's worth, I've always been taught that "5,890,000,000" doesn't give information on how many significant figures are present (other than that it's at least 3 and at most 10), and that a qualifier is necessary (e.g. "3.s.f.", "to the nearest million", etc.) to give this information.

Re: Things That Made You Happy Today

The bottom right of each image spoils it. :V No, it doesn't - the bottom right of each image is key to adding to the weirdness. Compare the following: What context could a guy in what looks like a magician's outfit have in a random WikiHow article? What context could a guy in what looks like a magi...

Re: Things That Made You Happy Today

I discovered the joy of "take a picture from WikiHow at random and try to guess the context". Here's a few to get you started: https://...

Re: Josh's Next Project

Duck: I don't feel that it was clear, hinted at maybe. (Definitely if you take into account the use of human body temp as power...) Neo sees the real world as code towards the end; he manages to stop machines in the real world; he travels between "the Matrix" and "the real world" without being plug...

Re: Josh's Next Project

Silverware wrote:
Wed Jun 27, 2018 6:16 pm
Matrix's first movie is SciFi, the others could be either depending on your view. (if the "real world" was another layer of simulation then it's SciFi, not SciFa, as it was all in a computer)
The movies make it pretty clear that the "real world" is indeed another layer of simulation.

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