craig   689

« earlier    

Mac Pro: Fooled You! – Monday Note
One final thought: Craig Federighi, Apple’s Sr VP of Software, is a terrific presenter. Cheerful, nimble, humorous, and immensely competent, it’s a delight to be led through a presentation by someone who is so clearly proud of his work.
apple  mondaynote  jlg  craig  federighi  craigfederighi  delight  presenter  people  proud 
12 days ago by bekishore
On Free Speech
freedom of speech is not just a law in some countries. It’s also a social principle. And the underlying goal of the social principle is the same as the underlying goal of the law: to foster an environment where the ideas that win are ideas that are good, rather than just ideas that happen to be favored by people in a position of power. And governmental power is not the only kind of power that we need to protect from; there is also a corporation’s power to fire someone, an internet forum moderator’s power to delete almost every post in a discussion thread, and many other kinds of power hard and soft.

I support safe spaces because I support freedom of association. Safe spaces, if designed in a principled way, are just an application of that freedom… But not everyone imagines “safe spaces” like that. Some use the concept of “safe spaces” as a sword, wielded to annex public spaces and demand that people within those spaces conform to their private norms. That’s not freedom of association

Every conference “censors” almost every viewpoint because there’s not enough space to give them all a chance to speak, and this is inherent to the format; so raising an objection to a conference’s judgement in making its selections is absolutely a legitimate act.

Many #DelistBSV participants like Kraken are definitely not “anything-goes” platforms; they already make many editorial decisions about which currencies they accept and refuse. Kraken only accepts about a dozen currencies, so they are passively “censoring” almost everyone. Shapeshift supports more currencies but it does not support SPANK, or even KNC. So in these two cases, delisting BSV is more like reallocation of a scarce resource (attention/legitimacy) than it is censorship. Binance is a bit different; it does accept a very large array of cryptocurrencies, adopting a philosophy much closer to anything-goes, and it does have a unique position as market leader with a lot of liquidity.

in “anarchic” environments with large disagreements on what the norms are, “an eye for an eye” in-kind retaliation is one of the better social norms to have because it ensures that people only face punishments that they in some sense have through their own actions demonstrated they believe are legitimate

So to conclude: censorship in public spaces bad, even if the public spaces are non-governmental; censorship in genuinely private spaces (especially spaces that are not “defaults” for a broader community) can be okay; ostracizing projects with the goal and effect of denying access to them, bad; ostracizing projects with the goal and effect of denying them scarce legitimacy can be okay.
freedom  speech  association  safe  public  space  censorship  Reddit  Bitcoin  Craig  Wright  conference  #DelistBSV 
6 weeks ago by dandv

« earlier    

related tags

$5  #delistbsv  'as  'confrontation'  'got  'has  'irrational  'last  'ready  'will  -  0-1  10  13  2010  2019  abandon  aberdeen  about  acharya_  addison  adithya  admits  adorable.  after  again  against  als  amazing  amazon  ambika  anchor  and  apologetics  apologised  apple  as  association  at  athieism  australian  baby.  bar  barr’s  basks  beleaguered  bike  biography  bitcoin  blackhat  blog  bogelheads  boss  brown’s  cadene_  cake  calhoun  camping  cannon_  capable  car  carboncreditfutures  carrying  cash  celtic's  celtic  censorship  charge  charitable  chat  cherry  childish'  chocolate  chris  christmas  claims  coaching  cocktail  colin  comments  conference  confidence  conroy  conservatives  conspiracy  continuing  court  craigfederighi  craigkerstiens  craigmod  crawling  critical  criticism  crypto  cte  dads  daniel  database  date  david  dc  debate  decisions  defender  defimation  delight  derby  derek  dessert  dip  director's  disciplinary  discord  drafts.  drink  education_  elections  engineering_  evans  ex-official  facts  federighi  feedback  fit  fitness  for  fork?  freedom  from  full  fun  futures  ganesh_  garmin  german  getting  gift  gives  gloves  glow  goal  goalkeeper  gordon  gowdy  gps  granny'  greg  hack  handling  harris  has  hashing  he  health  hearts'  hearts  hearts:  heffner  heins  help  hibernian  hibs  his  home  hopes  how  i've  ifttt  improve'  in  indicted  inventor’  ipad  it  james  jameson  janice  jedi'  jlg  job  john  join  jones  jordan  kerstiens  kilmarnock:  kim  kitchen  knowledge  krishna_  krista  lack  lakeith  lan_  lane  leaves  lee  leong_  levein's  levein  levein:  lin_  lisa  live  looms  lopp  loss  lynne  made  manager  mapping  margaret  martelle  math  mcinnes  meeting  michael  million  millions  miners  minutes  mirren  mod  mondaynote  more  morgan  mother  movie  mtgox  naismith:  nation;  new  newmark  next  nielsen_  nilsson  now  nz  of  olly  on  op-ed:  over  paroma  part  people  permanent  personal  peterson  philip  photography  pick  piers  pistachio  pocket  podcast  poem  poet  poetry  points'  politics  poor  populist  portfolio  postgres  pot  presenter  princess  pro  proud  public  rachel  rangers  ranjay  recipe  recommendation  recommendations  reddit  referee  religion  remi  research  response  return  right  ring  road  roles_  routers  rowland  rugby  running  safe  sailor  samson:  satoshi  says  scare  scotland  seen'  semi-final  sfa  shirt  shoes  side's  side  smoking;  souttar:  space  speech  spending  spree  spying  sql  st  stanfield  stars  steve  steven  stream  striker  sunderland  taking  taxpayer  tdna  team  teicher  thanks  the  thomas_  thompson  time  to  transparency  travel  trey  trump  tutorials  u21  union  urges  v  vanecek  varma_  vets  video  wang_  was  website  will  willia=ms  william  win  wing  winnie  with  woodson  wright  wrights  wrong'  ‘bitcoin 

Copy this bookmark: