internet studio gardens

Leander, TX from my hammock post 11 / 100 - an exploration into the sort of internet spaces I’d like to be a part of. Inspired by recent directions of research in relational.fyi and conversations with friends. Most of the current internet is a dopamine-hooked fully-immersive casino with information access putting our collective brains into frenzied loops. Entire memeplexes propagate through networks before individuals have time to chew on and reflect on ideas and exchange their own reactions with smaller, personal circles.
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notes on a few weeks in a high rise

view from the pool deck I’ve spent a decent amount of time in cities (New York, San Diego, Mexico City) but for the most part it’s been at ground level or in sub-five floor walkups. Some of my friends live in nice luxury towers along rivers and my visits there would give me a peek into the day to day of such places but spending extended periods gives a different perspective compared to coming over for dinner once in a while.
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movement frictions, cost to prediction, and respite from it all

Tulum, Mexico posting from: Mexico City, Mexico. In this edition, driving back and forth a lot thoughts on resort culture and foreign money update on exquisite land got a new thing brewing currently reading year in review post… soon next steps Hello friends and hello 2022. I hope you celebrated well and are entering this year with at least a decent night’s rest. Since the last patch notes I’ve reached record levels of frustration with airplane seats, car tires, toll booths, insurance policies, and the travel industry at large.
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Can blogging be made simpler?

as much as I love my blog, suggesting others start their own like I did is too tall a technical ask. The hosted options come with their own pitfalls. Is there a better way? What might it look like? How do we get there? Over the past few years I’ve advised many friends to start blogging – or to put it more directly, to start putting their wonderful thoughts and ideas online for others to find.
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on building with a squad

post #5. I’ve spent the past half-year building with wonderful people I re/met on the internet. Our squad consists of a site, private Discord server, and a multisig wallet. With them we’ve developed a practice of building in the open and are in the midst of hosting our first experience – exquisite.land. what’s in a squad? A squad is a collective identity in which I can participate to create something more intricate, comprehensive, and wonderful than with just myself.
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