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I wrote a short post about the project and next steps I’d like to explore kofi.sexy/blog/typebeat-v010

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Typebeat is a keyboard-controlled sampler/synth/sequencer I’ve been building for the last year and a half. It’s very fast for sketch out jams, which is what I demonstrate in this video youtu.be/RT0qUB4gbas

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@makeworld Yes. "blockchain" doesn't just mean a chain of blocks, it's a (cryptographically signed) chain of blocks plus a method for determining which head is globally the canonical head.

SSB doesn't have this, it just hopes it will never encounter two different heads that are both a valid transitive child of the one you have.

To put it simply, cryptocurrencies make the most expensive valid head the canonical one to make an attack expensive, and that's why you need proof of either consumption or capital.

@akkartik @hkgumbs

Is there a category for platforms like scuttlebutt.nz and maybe tezos.xyz that use blockchains but are not selling snake oil and/or devastating the climate? It’s too late to use “web3” I think. Maybe mastodon fits in this list too, but it feels more semi-centralized than decentralized.

recurse.social

A Mastodon server for Recursers.

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