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ok, passing the baton back, it has been a pleasure doomscrolling for you, hope you're all feeling a little more optimistic

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Dear US friend, go back to sleep, stop checking twitter. We can take on the election doomscrolling in the meantime ✌️

I've posted this on : ift.tt/35Xv2AJ

AI autocompletes Windows 95 startup tune

Here’s what happens when the Windows 95 startup sound is fed to OpenAI Jukebox algorithms to generate its continuation. To train Jukebox on a number of music genres, OpenAI researc…

figuring out how to make audiovisual work with as is too expensive and requires too much work. This only took an hour. I love light dancing across a surface, the rest of the animation is done with node shaders. the song is one of mine ^_^

I'm getting cognitive dissonance looking at photos of the Colombian army pulling out coca plants. They look like they've been called in to do some community gardening
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RT @infopresidencia
En zona rural del municipio de La Hormiga (Putumayo), el Consejero Presidencial para la Seguridad Nacional, @RafaGuarin, acompaña a los grupos móviles de erradicación de cultivos ilícitos y a los equipos de seguridad de la @PoliciaColombia y el…
twitter.com/infopresidencia/st

Artesanía Neoandina

Para el renacimiento cosmoandino en Chile, les mando esta poción pachamameña 💓 saludos especiales a @fen.earth con quienes estamos haciendo un cortometraje solarpunk basado en Huasco! 🐋

Rendernotes: all done with blender-eevee, using a parametric node…

Consider joining SODA as a lecturer in immersive storytelling
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RT @SODAmcr
VACANCIES:

We're looking for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Immersive Storytelling to join our SODA team. Interested? Find out more 👉 manmetjobs.mmu.ac.uk/jobs/vaca
twitter.com/SODAmcr/status/132

I was researching the Slovakian Tesla company and came across these incredible radars. With the rust, overgrown multi-stemmed trees, and ordinary cars, this photo looks very @simonstalenhag

great news about Chile! Not only did they vote to rewrite the Pinochet constitution, but to have it decided by a people's assembly.
independent.co.uk/news/world/a

This image I found today is so eye-opening I thought I'd share it. It's a golf course in the desert, north of Las-Vegas. Is this what Earth in 2100 will look like on our current extractivist and kleptocratic trajectory?

experimenting with texture tiling software + a P5 thingy I had made before, I kinda like this

first Jacinda Arden's landslide victory, now the landslide victory of the socialist party in Bolivia, regaining power from the US-backed right wing coup. Feeling hopeful :D
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RT @OVargas52
Local residents have turned up at MAS HQ in La Paz, to celebrate the victory of the people against the coup.
twitter.com/OVargas52/status/1

trying to get moodle, panopto, powerpoint, and firefox, all to get along and work, to replace what was simply 'showing up and giving a lecture' in pre-covid times. Also, pay doesn't fully cover the ~hours~ spent to get all this to work and recorded😕

A statement to shareholders: "We are successfully profiting from the many ways in which society, democracy, and the planet is falling apart. This is great for our business."
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RT @L__Macfarlane
Serco’s share price is soaring today after it unexpectedly upgraded its 2020 profit forecast.

The statement to investors speaks for itself. The UK is a basket case.
twitter.com/L__Macfarlane/stat

wooah. more theoretical physics illustrated with games engines please
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RT @OverdrawXYZ
Physically accurate black hole with volumetric accretion disk, made using @UnrealEngine . Black hole spin warps space time, causing further space warp and doppler shift of light, present in the video (Spin = 0.4).


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