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been waiting 14 years for this t.co/N5XayuNGSw

30 days ago

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met a couple of different friends yesterday and today for lots of good conversation and I wanna try and remember stuff that came up, so- a thread of kinda disjointed thoughts

about 1 month ago

piggybacking off of this to talk more generally about dunking: i think most dunkers dont think strategically or in terms of outcomes. i think most dunking is mostly a kneejerk re-assertion of one’s own identity + consensus-seeking with others who dislike the same thing t.co/91EeEYgiXB

about 1 month ago

one of the things that keeps me tweeting is i honestly love the little puzzle of trying to convey the tone of a thought via plaintext. ive done it 250,000+ times and i still find it to be a fun, interesting challenge

about 1 month ago

fwiw: I consider myself a student of Watts, and i’ve received similar feedback on my own stuff: my belief is that its fundamentally about enjoying yourself (while having done the reading). also he put in the hours speaking Read * Enjoy * Speak is roughly ~(0.05)^3 or 0.000125 t.co/9pzl1kTIzm

about 1 month ago

a fun lil mini-microcelebrity moment I had at a meetup a couple of weeks ago: most people didn’t know me so I got to have nice warm pleasant conversation with friendly strangers. then a couple of people who did know me asked to take selfies with me and it was so funny to witness-

about 1 month ago

nice eg to point at while noting that not all years of experience are the same. some people have the same year of experience 10 times and are less competent than someone who was actually learning for 3 t.co/JHcbeP5ZAP

about 1 month ago

just addin my lil spin on this t.co/47XtAXdNa1 t.co/aGePmabz3P

about 1 month ago

i just got accepted into a private facebook group that's like uh... "magick memes" and i know some of yall are gonna absolutely enjoy the shit out of these t.co/Y45oIRJUuy

about 1 month ago

what are some Internet shibboleths, that u could use to convey (90s?) Internet-savvy, thatd draw a blank from someone who isn’t? text or visuals kids these days probably don’t know what http:// is? geocities? I’m struggling to articulate what I’m looking for…

about 1 month ago

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