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This is from Dan Hon's newsletter. He's British, living in the US.

This analogy of Americans treating Disneyland as a magical place where there's infrastructure and drinkable water resonates really hard for me.

I shouldn't laugh too much, as the UK is currently headed in this direction. However, I do have a hard time in explaining to a *lot* of Americans that over in Europe there's an approach which isn't rampant individualism.

newsletter.danhon.com/archive/

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In response to @ru post on platforms, I decided to write about my own thoughts on the topic.

kevquirk.com/my-blogging-utopi

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RT @jburnmurdoch
NEW: income inequality in US & UK is so wide that while the richest are very well off, the poorest have a worse standard of living than the poorest in countries like Slovenia ft.com/content/ef265420-45e8-4

Essentially, US & UK are poor societies with some very rich people.

A thread:

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I think I will give guix a try; managing packages, provisioning and containers with the same tool seems like a good idea

youtube.com/watch?v=LnU8SYakZQ

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thepihut ran out of , at least the ones that are not part of some third party kit.

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The claim is that gonna replace . Which is already true in last-generation blockchains. Also interesting punch that browsers are actually kind of docker for js apps

youtube.com/watch?v=CMB6AlE1Qu

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I'm glad that type annotations got added to -- not only because they improve the language, but also because otherwise by now there'd be some semi-compatible "Typethon" dialect and all the attendant ecosystem hassles.

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