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i'd love to go, but i don't think i can manage it this year :/

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Above all else, the mentat must be a generalist, not a specialist. It is wise to have decisions of great moment monitored by generalists. Experts and specialists lead you quickly into chaos. They are a source of useless nit-picking, the ferocious quibble over a comma. The mentat-generalist, on the other hand, should bring to decision-making a healthy common sense. He must not cut himself off from the broad sweep of what is happening in his universe. He must remain capable of saying: "There's no real mystery about this at the moment. This is what we want now. It may prove wrong later, but we'll correct that when we come to it." The mentat-generalist must understand that anything which we can identify as our universe is merely a part of larger phenomena. But the expert looks backward; he looks into the narrow standards of his own specialty. The generalist looks outward; he looks for living principles, knowing full well that such principles change, that they develop. It is to the characteristics of change itself that the mentat-generalist must look. There can be no permanent catalogue of such change, no handbook or manual. You must look at it with as few preconceptions as possible, asking yourself: "Now what is this thing doing?"

The Mentat Handbook
Children of Dune

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i'm not trying to criticize your approach, i think you are doing great stuff. i just want to bring up the big picture context to figure out where we are relative to the eventual goal of ditching default in mind. hackerspaces and makerspaces aren't new concepts. we need them, and we need good tools for organizing and sharing information across many geographically distinct workgroups. however, i think it is crucial to keep the big goal in mind as we are organizing ourselves (reaching the maturity stage as you call it).

More generally, I think we could parallelize the process by having different community members develop, test, and report lessons learned on complementary techs until each become mature enough to be remotely and independently replicated, and work in conjunction with the others to provide coherent lifestyles.

fully on board with this. there are a lot of discrete problems that need to be solved before a sustainable #walkaway community is even possible. again, i think context is important because it can help orient us towards a common goal. that's sort of the idea behind using "walkaway" as a banner for this movement away from the default lifestyle. its an idea that orients us in a similar direction. it is too vague to be prescriptive about how we get from here to there, but it does give a sense that there is a destination somewhere over the horizon that we are all working together to reach.

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not that i know of. new features tend to spread rapidly, so i'm sure we'll have a wiki interface in most clients as soon as somebody has a working proof of concept.

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@elavoie

it seems like we keep getting back to this bootstrapping problem. i wonder how we can reframe this question in terms of actionable goals?

Figuring out a working path with others that would free enough surplus attention, time, and resource to carry that over multiple years would also enable others to carry on on complementary topics. I think we should collaborate on that!

so much this! there is a lot of technology involved with building a walkaway community, but a lot of the stuff we want to use involves very advanced materials. in the sort term, i think the biggest priority is having a sustainable presence IRL that gives #solarpunk and #walkaway inclined folks a way to escape the default grind and work on solving these bigger tech problems. as we attempt to build a new kind of society, we should probably keep maslow's hierarchy of needs in mind:

the foremost priority in my mind is food, shelter, and energy. once we have these figured out, it opens the door to off-grid research labs, other forms of walkaway academia, and engineering projects like velomobiles and zeppelins. there are real costs involved here, but if we can drastically reduce the baseline cost of living we can do a lot more with relatively modest sums of money.

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@Eb4890 i'm working on a native wiki client based on the editable message stuff that @ev has been working on in decent. (there's a backlink in the dev diary thread to more details about the stuff he's doing). i'm using the same conceptual model that i mentioned in %52aljUM... which i call #against-consensus in the multiwiki thread.

i'm definitely looking forward to seeing more #walkaway stuff on the scuttleverse. wiki is definitely a critical component for organizing and sharing information. i try to keep tabs on stuff, but the mailing list format that we have right now makes it difficult to keep things organized by topic.

i definitely agree with the gist of what you're saying, but i'm gonna have to debate with you on the specifics :wink:

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i have the same problem with chronic punctures. this sealant has saved my bacon more times than i can count. you can buy the pre-slimed tubes, but they cost more per unit than doing it yourself and they don't have as many size options (no 700c for example).

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@Amuza as per https://www.npmjs.com/package/scuttlebot#install

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@dinosaur correct me if i'm wrong, but showing up in ssb-viewer is opt-in now, right?

which reminds me, i need to update my viewer. the one in my docker container is from before this change happened.

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2018-10-10

xj9/multiwiki.git has been on hold while i get the other project components up and running. very excited to start working with nuklear and fleshing out some of the ideas i have for writing native functional-reactive user interfaces.

things that got done

  • i've refactored relax into its own git repo xj9/relax.git and started working on wrapping csc, csi, and chicken-install to use relax extensions.
  • finally got parinfer working on spacemacs :heart:
  • found an unfortunate footnote in the SRFI-18 unit docs for chicken scheme. looks like only Guile and Bigloo actually have pthread based implementations of this SRFI. there are some multi-core libraries for chicken, so at some point i'm going to have to write a multicore SRFI-18 module.
  • i've written a little proof of concept script that creates a compressed egg (chicken scheme modules) cache in your ssb/blob store. this is work towards making a relax-specific integration between eggs and ssb and eventually a compiler agnostic frontend for writing scheme modules and applications.
  • unit testing is still a work in progress. there are several testing tools and i'm working through evaluating all of the popular options.
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@ev this is awesome! really cuts down the scope of multiwiki. kind of great because i've been rabbit-holing a bit getting my scheme environment ironed out. at the very least, it will be great to have a native ssb client.

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mobility is appealing, but i'll admit that i still have a lot of research to do before i can make an informed decision on this topic. thanks for the links/feedback!

honestly, this community is an amazing resource. thank you for being here :heart:

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taking a step away from 100% DIY, it might be worth exploring mobile homes as an alternative housing option for walkaway communities. they have a market outside of our niche, but also fit many of the unique requirements that we have. there are some challenges (at least historically) with insulation, but that shouldn't be too difficult to fix aftermarket. the renewability of the manufacturing process depends on the manufacturer, but it may be possible to start a cooperative to do this ourselves at some point in the future.

mobile homes are attractive because they can be installed without a permanent foundation, which significantly reduces their impact on the housing site, they are relatively inexpensive compared to traditional housing options, and they require much less DIY work to be livable. in terms of developing a fully off-grid housing option, they also make it easy to experiment in a grid-adjacent location before pulling the plug and going independent.

in a community setting, it would be interesting to develop a distributed smart grid that can balance energy reserves across the community automatically. this would apply equally to trailer-mounted solar, other available renewables, and backup energy sources (such as bio-diesel generators).

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[RFC] relax scheme

let's continue this train of thought in a new thread. read the first draft here.

scheme is intentionally minimal, but there are a lot of eggs that we can use to extend the language to provide a more comfortable environment. clojure.core and clojure.core.async can also serve as sources of inspiration for relax-specific standard library and language extensions.

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@alanz oops probably should have added "RFC draft" title. it would be sweet if i could rename the issue. c'est la vie i suppose

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a few comments on BEAM:

i've been running pleroma on an rpi for a few months now. this is a pretty typical load:

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the full service list includes: postgresql, pleroma (beam), privoxy, cjdns, and tor. this isn't too bad if you look at this as a single-purpose device, but that doesn't include the client and its only one application + supporting daemons. CPU utilization is mostly even across cores (as expected), but the combination of startup lag and memory usage (our biggest limitation with embedded ARM SoCs) has pushed me to find a native solution that approximates the architecture of erlang/otp without some of the downsides.

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one of the fun things about solarpunk is that the fiction isn't that far removed from reality. many of the solarpunk dreams people are having can easily be converted into reality with a little elbow grease. in many ways, solarpunk is the artistic side of the broader #offgrid / #walkaway movements that are starting to gain momentum all over the world.

thank you for giving us a hopeful vision of the future. the things we build will likely fall short of ideal, but hopefully they will be better than default in some way. :heart:

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event page has been updated to be more informative!

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@KawaiiPunk Murray Bookchin

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idk what happened but i can resolve that address now

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@Christian Bundy i can probably reach you, but i don't have ipv6 at home so i can't resolve AAAA records :cry:

i have a cjdns-only pub if you want to join

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i've been reading about root cellars recently. based on your data, it looks like you're in the same temperature range. its a lot more labor intensive, but once its built the you'll have passive cooling. the cellar could probably double as a geothermal heat exchange sink since you're already digging down to a temperature-stable depth. i wonder if a hybrid approach could get you into the freezer temp range?

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i wonder if @HEARTSREVOLUTION is getting killed by pax? it would be great to have cli access again.

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The Arch Mission Foundation is funding research and development into new storage media and technologies for preserving and spreading human data and knowledge across long distances in time and space.

they use these cool 5D memory crystal disks to build their arks. you need special lasers to write to these things. i don't know how much femtosecond lasers cost, but assuming its cost-effective its a really cool concept for archiving and sharing large amounts of data.

The memory crystal is capable of storing up to 360 terabytes worth of data for billions of years

things like library genesis and sci-hub that are mostly append-only, would be great candidates for this kind of archival storage. if the reader can be made cheaply enough, we could write as many copies as needed and distribute the reader+memory crystal to anyone who needs it.

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i mirror some of the open source stuff i do for work on git-ssb

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no, this is another patchwork client

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