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Tue, 16 Jan 2018

Pale Blue Dot

I've been keeping a low profile lately as post-holiday work has been a bear and I've not had the motivation to write. But I'm catching up on things today and saw a phost by gunnarfrost that caught my eye [0][1]. He mentions the view of earth from space and how this has shaped our philosophical views of the meaning of life. This made me think of Carl Sagan's the 'Pale Blue Dot' [2], which is about the view of Earth from Voyager I, seen as a tiny speck from about six million kilometers away. Here is the quote:

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posted at: 12:48 | path: / | permalink | pale-blue-dot, sagan

Tue, 02 Jan 2018

Thoughts on Pseudo-Anonymity

Solderpunk talks about pseudonymity [0][1] and the issues surrounding it. Thankfully I do not recall ever reading that bit of bad advice by Eric Raymond.

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posted at: 10:23 | path: / | permalink | privacy, pseudo-anonymity, sdf