@natecull CLOS is there for you, too.
@natecull The twelfth month is called "December" because the Roman year used to start in March (also why leap year occurs at the end of February). July and August replaced Quintillus and Sextillus, IIRC.
I think finding connections with our ancient past is awesome.
the original storyline ended with this quote from Dune:
I know the evil of my ancestors because I am those people. [...] I know that few of you who read my words have ever thought about your ancestors this way. It has not occurred to you that your ancestors were survivors and that the survival itself sometimes involved savage decisions, a kind of wanton brutality which [civilization] works very hard to suppress. What price will you pay for that suppression? Will you accept your own extinction?
On the other hand, as accurate as this turned out to be, I didn't notice any grand utopias coming from the post-Butlerian Jihad, either.
In the future, it's unsettlingly possible we're going to need all the machine intelligence we can get. Either to solve the problems of our own making or to compete against those that have embraced them.
@tw Start a mastodon instance for foodies!
@nolan your Kickstarter example seems like a classic crowdfunding pitfall. Don't make your thing grander, just deliver to more people and rake in the profits. People want the thing, not the ultra version of the thing that might fall through.
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