VR live music performances are becoming a thing in passionate niche communities and the current technical solutions for them are struggling to even contain it. twitter.com/2ToneDisco/status/ So interesting this comes at the same time that Wave is pivoting away from them twitter.com/TheWaveXR/status/1

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I've recreated the old Twitter links_for_twit feed here at @twitnews. Stories I bookmark for our shows will be autoposted with my comments here. Follow if you want a tech news feed (~10 posts a day).

@chidgey @leo I feel like since my instance already has users (though almost all are inactive) I should maintain the instance as-is for those already here. But yeah if I could go back in time I'd probably do single-user. Resource-wise the db is ~400mb at this point and my digital ocean VPS is having memory issues even with this user count almost entirely inactive

Past the spam issue I got nervous about a possible influx of shady characters and the prospect of moderating questionable material.

@leo masto.host did a post recently about what they're trying masto.host/testing-custom-code

Personally this was part of the reason I switched my instance to invite only and basically gave up running it as open sign-up

TIL older school Chinese food restaurants in Korea deliver food with actual plastic plates meant to be returned. They also hire their own staff to do the delivery and retrieval. After eating you set the plates outside your door in a bag and they come pick it up. This was already normal way before most other delivery food got popular, so it's ingrained to the point where modern delivery apps (like Baedal Minjok) accommodate it and let restaurants elect to use their own staff and do this

People talk about wework in the past tense like it's gone, but even now they have some insane digs downtown Seoul. When I see their locations like this around here I always wonder what the state of things is for the company and how this is gonna play out

Nakata deep cut of the day:
Capsule - Keep Hope Alive

youtube.com/watch?v=l4Jd2VcE1n

Serious bass... one of the two Nakata songs responsible for actually blowing speakers out in my old car 🤭

Revisiting Dylan for the first time in forever on the news he sold his catalog. Early stuff doesn't connect like it used to to the point where Modern Times seems like my fave era now. Funny how things change

Sometimes there's a truly novel idea in the cryptocurrency space that reminds you... for all the BS and hype and vaporware and carbon emissions there could be something that actually gets adopted and is worthwhile and makes cool meaningful positive change. I never feel like *this is it* but instead like a hint that someday something cool could be coming after all blog.sia.tech/introducing-piec

Been enjoying the McCartney II music video drops ahead of the McCartney III release youtube.com/watch?v=g5nzLQ63c9

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If you still have a linkedin and think it's worth keeping, it's one of the more worthwhile privacy toggle gauntlets to go through linkedin.com/psettings/sign-in very aggressively permissive defaults and there's a lot you can lock down if you take the time

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