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I'm sorry, but watching this debate is unbearable. They have the debating skills and attitude of a bunch of 10 year olds.

#debates2020

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I highly recommend having an offline partner. It keeps ya tethered

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@LuigiEsq [map of the united states with only one county selected]: locals, and not locals

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vegan foods 

Chicken of the woods can be prepared in any way you use chicken, and has a similar taste and texture. It can even be fried!

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nsfw link, literally AI generated genitalia 

@bclindner this is art

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no one actually likes tomato soup, they're just eating it for the meme to pay tribute to warhol's dumbass

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The Washington Post
--DEMOCRACY DIES IN DARKNESS--
Will Dune 2020 Come Out In Biden's America... or Trump's?

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Maskless. Beautiful. Contagious. Alluring.

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@mosttoast @GlowingLantern Admittedly, the real reason we need a whole different approach than just a mere YouTube alternative, is that we have no idea that should YouTube be de-throned, its replacement would be any better.

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@mosttoast @GlowingLantern PeerTube isn't really meant to be a direct challenger to YouTube. It recognises that YouTube win this war by attrition and resources alone.

Any alternative whatsoever is likely to fail should it gather any steam, simply by being unable to provide the necessary space and bandwidth to match YouTube. Google spent a crazy amount of money to get in that position.

PeerTube's goal is more towards sustainability and an existence aside from Google rather than replacing it.

@GlowingLantern @ChrisWere true, and I agree with most of those points. My caveat is that I find that the responsibility of hosting is a great barrier to most, and I'm not really holding my breath that it will eventually become widely used. My own experience with making bostonmusic.online is that even if i give it out for free, people won't necessarily use it.

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@mosttoast @ChrisWere I don’t believe that a streaming platform should manage monetisation. It cements its power over the content creator, by becoming their employer of sorts. With PeerTube every content creator can manage their form of payment themselves (with real money). LBRY is also just another centralised service, only that you also sacrifice your hardware for them. Especially the latter becomes a problem, as you can’t guarantee that you are not hosting illegal content.

@ChrisWere I would hope so. My big issue with Peertube that LBRY seems to have figured out early is the marketplace incentives for content. The lbrycoin is a super convenient way to monetize videos and LBRY Inc seems to be burning vc right now to get and keep decent creators on the platform like Gardiner and WW2 in real time. I'm not sure i've ever found peertube even close in comparison, but maybe i just don't understand it.

@agustinh88 @ChrisWere you mean flop? I think thevtechnology is good. I think the platform has potential. It just also happens to be a useful tool of the alt-right. So ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

@agustinh88 @ChrisWere it has google firebase and admob in it. So yeah, i think stock analytics that they use to see if it's all working. They should use open source analytics if they're gonna do it but ya know.

LBRY could be cool, but it's just filled to the brim with cryptocurrency drek and the tim pooles of the world pushing unsubstantiated nonsense.

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@agustinh88 I don't know for sure, my best guess is that it has something to do with them cracking down on platforms that don't heavily moderate their content.

Some #Fediverse software has been hit by this too.

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i'd hate it if i was in an aerial chase and there was a tight spot, and the craft i'm chasing turned vertical in order to fit thru, but i failed to do so and had the wings cut of from my craft

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