Roy Tang

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Programmer, engineer, scientist, critic, gamer, dreamer, and kid-at-heart.

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2018 August

  • Blogging and the Decentralized Internet

    (Somehow I now have a series of posts about blogging in 2018. Here's the first one. Two is a series, right?) Great comment the other day on reddit (found via r/bestof), in response to Twitter's inaction vs Alex Jones. Quoting part of the comment: How can the OG generation of web users possibly hope to maintain the Internet as a free and decentralized medium when a growing majority of the current userbase accept centralization of content and audience, as not only the status quo but as the way things should be? To such an extent that they make the perverse

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  • Forty

    "Life begins at forty" -- Walter B. Pitkin It's supposed to be a milestone of some kind, isn't it? Like any other birthday though, I don't feel much different. I still feel like a kid (hence the "kid-at-heart" in this blog's header), no more an adult than I was twenty years ago. More or less still the same person. I still enjoy the same pursuits, prefer the same foods, have the same hobbies, appreciate the same things. I would like to believe that despite the harshness of the world I still remain mostly an idealist. That in the face of

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