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Cream of the Cool

Regarding the Great Tumblr Porn Ban of 2018 -- new details regarding the situation indicate that the situation is even more "This is Tumblr" than I thought.

To begin with: A while ago there was a story, an amusing story, about how a neural network was tagging all pictures of grassy fields as "sheep" because it had only seen pictures of sheep in grassy fields. 

It appears that the same sort of…

I am on my computer, endlessly scrolling through Facebook or playing a game. You come over to say hello and snuggle. I barely acknowledge you, but I appreciate your company. You go away after not long.

You are on your computer, which is only a table length away from mine. I walk over to snuggle and let you know I'm thinking of you. You immediately pause your anime or minimise the reddit…

Some of you may be familiar with Tumblr, the pre-eminent microblogging platform of the decade. Some of you may have heard that Tumblr has decided to ban all adult content on its platform starting december 17.

It's a problem partly because banning adult content tends to also hurt left-of-center folks, since their political discussions and forums…


I have intentions 

I admit it 


I plan to surround you with soft piano music

some lavender and then perhaps

a glass of wine


When you move toward relaxed,

stretched out on the couch,

as a cat in a windowsill


I will whisper in your ear