"The Bassel Khartabil Free Culture Fellowship awards $50,000 + support to an outstanding individual developing open culture in their communities. Applications due March 24th."
The popularity of this Long Now toot reminds me of something a colleague shared with me once. A corollary of sorts.
He'd visited Easter Island, and over coffee he told me that he had begun to ask himself, "What stone heads am I building with my life?" - What monumental things, which fail to be transformative or weal-improving, am I wasting my potential on?
This can be a powerful or destructive thought. But, I think about it sometimes. I think it merits thought.
It took forever to write this, but my #Hubzilla deep-dive has now been published!
I usually enjoy every poem @risabee posts, but I especially enjoyed this week's: http://whattodoabouttrees.blogspot.com/2018/02/just-about-her-favorite-thing.html
Her poems often make me want to try doing some gardening. "Go, little plants!" indeed.
How Might Trump's Food Box Plan Affect Health? Native Americans Know All Too Well : The Salt : NPR
TML (today Mike learned) about Collaborative Innovation Networks: https://d.wifo.org/t/collaborative-innovation-network/382?u=maiki
I am going to chew on the wiki article at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Collaborative_innovation_network. It makes me think of the Impact Hub network, but I think there are differences.
As a "freelancer" primarily, I wonder what opportunities there are for *me* to collaborate in such a network.
TFW you prepare a letter to your state representative in support of a bill, but just as you are about to send it, you discover that the bill has been rewritten and is now about something else entirely... o_O
Does anyone know of a web basted time-stamping service? Somewhere one could upload a document, a checksum, or give a URL, and it would give back a PGP signed file with the document, checksum, or web page content, and a timestamp. In such a way that the response can verified later, including the timestamp?
I don't care about video support or any other kind of fancy wiz-bang feature. I just want to be able to browse and listen to my music collection that's hosted on a server out there on the web from where ever I am.
Obviously something in Debian is preferred :)
"We need to find ways to embrace not only technical solutions, but also people who have experience in community organizing and methods that foster trust, negotiate hierarchies, and embrace difference. Because there is no magic app for platform cooperativism. And there never will be." #Blochain Isn't As Radical As You Want It To Be https://longreads.com/2018/02/15/blockchain-just-isnt-as-radical-as-you-want-it-to-be/ #platformcooperativism
Call for Papers is now open for the 8th RISC-V Workshop co-hosted by Barcelona Supercomputing Center (BSC) and Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya (UPC) in Barcelona, Spain May 7th-10th, 2018.
Registration and paper submissions:
Icelandic metal is proving to be surprisingly good coding music for me. It probably helps I can't understand a word they're saying, but I can tell they're fierce!