"For the first time, Web Monetization allows users to reward creators on the Web without having to rely on one particular company, currency, or payment platform. Companies such as Coil who are providing access to the Interledger network will have to compete with other access providers the same way that Internet Service Providers (ISPs) have been competing for decades."

Er, not sure competing ISPs make the most compelling argument 😅


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"Without a truly open standard for payments, open systems in general have had a hard time competing with their proprietary counterparts."

Coil, Mozilla, Creative Commons have set up a $100 million grant to fix this. Very interesting!


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I think when I get caught up on all these books in reading, I'm going to try to limit myself to 3 at a time.

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Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs Full Reading (ASMR)

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If only earning money was as easy as gaining weight 😅

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This seems like a good way to pay Free Software contributors: tidelift.com

man on phone at cafe 

The guy sitting next to me at the cafe was in such good shape that I couldn't help but think anything other than, "wtf."

I was going to recommend this to anyone in Seattle, but at $125, I guess only go if you're rich 😅


Part of my dream last night was that the big new meme is taking a selfie in front of a stockade fence.

Last night, I was not able to accurately deduce that I was dreaming, and instead interpreted the strange circumstances in my dream as reality, even when explicitly considering the alternative.

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Just got back from the club. One step closer to my dream of turning into a normie!
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Lazy Reading for 2019/09/15

Way eclectic this week.  Enjoy!  I will be working, as I haven't had a day off in 3 weeks - but don't be too sorry for me, I chose this.  The magic of pre-scheduling posts fixes it.

A new version of Ishkur's Guide to Electronic Music - you will find something new and interesting, guaranteed.  (via)
Every Noise At Once, related.
Social Reunion Tour.  I always liked Tumblr.
Innovation vs.


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think im going to buy some plant friends for my new room. ive got the sunlight and the shelf space this time.

anyone got any suggestions for nice inside plants that are simple to take care of and aren't succulents? (boosts appreciated)

I'm finishing all my textbooks.

I just finished John Jackman's lighting book and brain asplode. 🤯

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