"I don't practice what I preach because I'm not the kind of man I'm preaching to."

- J. R. "Bob" Dobbs


I like to think we've hit peak "friendly reminder" and can get back to friends, reminders, unfriendly reminders, and friends who don't mind.

"Soapbox is customizable open-source software that puts the power of social media in the hands of the people. Feature-rich and hyper-focused on providing a user experience to rival Big Tech, Soapbox is already home to some of the biggest alternative social platforms."


"bolo'bolo" by P. M. is a romance in which the world falls in love with itself and calls little things by pet names. I've read it many times since I met P. M. in the 1980s and although my ideas have changed, I still like that book. It's out there, in many languages, you can find a copy.

The next issue of “The Dobbstown Mirror” has been completed and will be delivered to the printer tomorrow. Estimated arrival around the globe on July 1st. Can you be ready to receive this astounding document - and the remarkable unprecedented holy artifact that will be mailed with it at no extra charge? CAN YOU? Answer yes.

The Church of the SubGenius is fully aware of the dangers to non-members exposed to such esoteric secrets as the "Elder Sign" - symbol of the Elder Gods, who feed on our suffering. It's just that we are indifferent to the madness that erupts upon such an exposure in the brains of those who elect of their own free will to postpone the day when they JOIN...

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What sort of sinister and / or benevolent forces are at play in the creation of a Dobbsmunculus?

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As far back as Habbo Hotel I saw fads of people making their icons / avatars all look the same. I saw it happen again in a wave on Twitter. But I've never seen that happen in the fediverse.

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Prompt: "A black and white art deco city viewed through a microscope."

Prompt: "Insects in the style of Louis Wain construct time machines."

Prompt: "Electric cats in the style of Louis Wain conduct a musical occult ritual."

On June 20, 2022, DALL-E did not produce a set of images that (to me) is accurate to the prompt: "A cat that has the number of legs that a normal octopus has." I suggest most people could produce a set of images that are more accurate to what I imagine when I wrote the prompt.

See, that's how I'd say DALL-E is not entirely convincing as a general artificial intelligence (GAI). Most critics of GAI that I read rely instead on name calling and sputtering.


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