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If someone wants to "well actually" me on this, either I already know you `cause you're in my field, or tell me what law firm you are the IP specialist partner at.

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Stop putting "(C)" in your copyright statements. It means nothing. Use the word "Copyright" by itself. It's especially silly when you do both.

Well, crap. RIP Lars Kurth

RT @xen_org@twitter.com

The Xen Project community is saddened by the news of the passing of our Advisory Board Chair, Lars Kurth. Lars was a wonderful open source advocate and friend and he will be deeply missed. xenproject.org/2020/01/31/sayi

🐦🔗: twitter.com/xen_org/status/122

Do you have a voice talking in your mind narrating what you are thinking? Or not?

Seattle now actually has the weather that everyone has thought it did.

This is now old news, I know. But I will never stop noticing it.

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... and of course the people who are good at being popular have invaded and are working hard to drive out the weirdos.

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Our society accidentally create a space where weirdos can be massively rewarded for being smart instead of popular...

RT @NoLore@twitter.com

Remember how a decade ago we all stole music from the Internet and the only problem with it was that artists weren't being paid?

And then somehow, a decade later, we all pay for our music now but artists still aren't being paid?

🐦🔗: twitter.com/NoLore/status/1213

A thousand years ago, there was concern that reading text fiction would drive people crazy, unmoor people's minds.

Literally the same words "not compatible with business plan". That suggests that there is some cohort of peeps on Sand Hill Road that have that as a bullet point to impose on funded companies.

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A few years later I was at at an O'Reilly IT conference, saw another different cool demo, asked the same q of that different founder/CTO, and literally got the same answer "Our VCs killed that, not compatible with business plan".

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Some years ago, I was at an O'Reilly tech&biz conference in NYC. After watching some cool demo, I asked the founder/CTO "interoperate and federate?", and he said "I wanted to but our VCs vetoed it as not compatible with our business plan".

How long before Google accidentally releases yet another new chat system that turns out to be just XMPP?

The Actual Efficient Market Process: inefficiencies in the market to go just under the value of the cost of paying a quant to discover them

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The Efficient Market Hypotheses: inefficiencies in the market go to zero over time.

When you use a word to mean everything, it stops meaning anything.

I've learned to keep my teeth together when I see someone confuse the fanfiction with the reality. I can't stop rolling my eyes, though.

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