Thursday, 27 October 2016 · 1 minute read

Following Dan Luu’s advice to blog more, here is a recent Hacker News comment-turned-blog-post: Someone please make a browser-based wiki that works offline (HTML5 local storage) and can be used on any computer, including pocket ones like iPhones, and keeps our information synchronized between them. The flow would be something like: Download and install a wiki application to each computer we use, including pocket ones. Editing the wiki on each computer saves to offline local storage.

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Monsters #

Monsters exist, but they are too few in number to be truly dangerous. More dangerous are the common men, the functionaries ready to believe and to act without asking questions.

Primo Levi

Ur-Fascism #

Umberto Eco:

There is in our future a TV or Internet populism, in which the emotional response of a selected group of citizens can be presented and accepted as the Voice of the People.

Vote, please.