Scared Silicon Valley billionaire:

Look, you're just not grasping the scale of the AI threat. What if an AI one day is built that decides to harvest large chunks of the Earth's biosphere in order to make some numbers in a financial engine go up slightly? What would we all do then?

Climate change and species loss researchers:

Really? That's a thing that could happen? And people might not believe the predictions? Do go on.

Billionaire:

Well OBVIOUSLY I don't mean it's happening NOW

#SelfHosting and #CommunityHosting are when you run your own server for yourself or your community. This means you can have full control over whatever services run from that server, for example email or social networking.

It has traditionally been quite difficult to run a server, but there are a number of projects on the Fediverse that are trying to make it easier:

❓ YunoHost:
@yunohost

📦 FreedomBox: @freedomboxfndn

🍖 FreedomBone:
@freedombone

🍭 Lollipop Cloud:
@cloud

#AlternativesAtoZ

it’s too hard to find a D&D time that works with everyone’s jobs, so i have decided to end capitalism

@lyliawisteria Lots of different ideas... In a bag/backpack is the most obvious, but sewn into clothes or in jewelry are possible.

@sir I'm 100% excited to get my hands on the final product.

@lyliawisteria I'm pondering putting all those other components somewhere else, leaving behind just the user interface. :)

How thin could you make a cell phone if you took out everything but the touch screen and a little bit of wifi?

@bthall
I enjoyed that thread and took some notes for exactly that reason.

@cwebber
A longish blog post laying out my vision of portable and peer to peer computing in the hopes of getting funders to peek at it.

RT @RiotChat@twitter.com: THIS IS IT!! Riot/Web is OUT OF BETA!!! Brand new design, new login, new settings, new room list, encryption key backup & emoji-powered device verification 🍌🐧🔑🤖🙂🚂🙂 check it out now at riot.im/app and read all the glorious details at medium.com/@RiotChat/the-big-1

🐦🔗: twitter.com/RiotChat/status/10

@Danielle I hear you're coming by my office tomorrow. Come say hi when you do!

I recently DELETED a recurring weekly meeting. AMA.

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