What I've been listening to this week: Visible Cloaks (24), Wil Bolton (9), Holger Czukay (8) #lastfm
Some days are harder than others, but a nice hot cup of tea sure helps everything.
@bibliotechy yeah, I don't feel like I've reached my limit where I am, but maybe that some other people have reached their limit with me, and technical expertise in general -- if that makes any sense.
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what's your favorite song about the depressing inevitability of mankind's destruction via climate change? mine is Dear Miami by Róisín Murphy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5inPre_EqxA
I've been struggling a bit at work for the past few months feeling like my contributions as a technologist are no longer needed/wanted, & even that what I do as a professional is a source of problems. I'm not sure what to do with this other than write it down, slow down, and try to find understanding.
I'm upping my monthly social.coop contribution a bit to help support the new meet.coop (BigBlueButton) collaboration.
I kinda wish parts of pinboard were open source so people could help out here and there, kinda like how @duckduckgo make pieces available. I sent Maciej an email asking and he sent back a thoughtful message about why he hasn't been focused on it. Basically he is already using significant pieces of open source tech, and there are also anti-spam / anti-abuse measures in the code that he would rather not have public.
I'm interested in how the web & archival practices meet in people's daily lives.
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