I’ve got a few repositories on Codeberg and following their blog is pretty fun. The recent post on scaling tickles my risk–averse sensibilities. It’s relatively easy to make/stand–up anything but scaling is mostly uncharted territory. The scale at which the biggest companies operate essentially guarantees HUGE and unique interconnected systems that are mind–bogglingly convoluted and complex.
The threat of to search says more about search than it does about AI.
Bots are ≈ 80% noise. It’s funny that in general analytics are not needed anymore. 80% noise and 20% signal. 80:20. It’s safe to turn off the computer and head outside — you’re not missing much when not on the Internet (it’s smaller than you’d think signal–wise).
Here’s a final muse for current year. This probably counts as
The Internet/Blockchain/whatever is not a truth machine and could never be a truth machine. Inside events/stories/happenings everyone’s just as clueless as in past eras and technological differences become “functionally equivalent” — meaning you either waste time separating signal from noise in “fast” and “fake” information infinitum or waiting for “slow” and “official” carrier pigeons to arrive.