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It seems I can only add a title to the post with a later edit, rather than on original post?

I realise I’m crossing the streams between online personæ here … so this experiment may or may not persist (either that or I’ll clean up the connections for consistency :) )

Furthering the experiment: from to to Twitter?

Initiative Q ( is building a new payment network and giving away significant sums of their future currency to early adopters.
It looks interesting, and it’s by invite only. I have a limited number of invites:

The way I see it, the US has fixed terms for elections with no surprises in the dates, so if voting mechanisms (scanners etc.) aren’t working and reliable it’s because somebody wants them that way.

Well, that was a tough Australian Story to watch … Justin Yerbury’s race to figure out Motor Neurone Disease before it kills him

Initiative Q ( from PayPal alumni is supposed to be a new payments system, with an interesting sign-up phase

An invite link if you're interested:
(This link will stop working once I’m out of invites. Let me know after you registered, because I need to verify you on my end.)

The pitfalls of installing a second-rate NBN … value of the network is threatened by alternative technologies:

Shock! Horror! One-day international cricket TV audience plummets after it goes behind Foxtel firewall. At this rate you can kiss one-day cricket goodbye … (whether that’s good or bad is a different argument)

So, which federated social network do you want to be on? Mastodon (@aqualung) or Diaspora (yes it still lives) ([email protected])?

Sometimes the price of progress is unexpected and unwelcome:
I’m going to miss those fruit mince pies come Christmas …

Seems that @[email protected] customer service works on the principle of hoping that you finally get so frustrated that you make alternative arrangements, so they can wash their hands of you

Ric boosted

Time to jump on the flying toothpaste tube and get home …

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