Algedonic Meters? Real time citizen feedback? For Chilean people? Looks like Cyberfolk 2019!
Did you know your hard disk is descended from a streetcar? Learn how in "Solid State: Minnesota's High Tech History". Also includes Cray, the Oregon Trail and yes, Internet Gopher.
Expect outages of my #indieweb @withknown host 1500wordmtu.com due to @PGE4Me power cuts.
My low-power home server, solar panels, and batteries are pretty solid. ISPs? Not so sure....
10 Years ago today: Sundar Pichai tells you why SideWiki is cool.
Ruha Benjamin presented this 1957 robot future by SuperGirl creator Otto Binder today. Prescient and horrifying at the same time and brings to mind Graeber's take on flying cars.
Every developer should ask themselves what they will do when their software is used to further hatred and human suffering.
Small world. Bumped into @micropixie today in the Mission. A reminder to support your local artists and musicians. Also do check out "Dark Sight of the Moon" which is vg
TODO(lindner): attend tech debt conference
"What hath we wrought?"
Fowler's latest is good reading. Breaks down the either/or choice of speed vs quality. (Hint quality wins; because cruft)
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Goodbye Google+, thanks for trailblazing tech, good times and connections made.
Please donate to @internetarchive to support the upkeep of the (finally real) Google+ Ghost Town.
""What we found was that the majority of news outlets had not given any thought to even basic strategies for preserving their digital content, and not one was properly saving a holistic record of what it produces.""
Happy to see Uranium Club show up on @resonatecoop this morning.
Always nice to see good stuff come out of Minneapolis.
In June 1995 I presented "Using Gopher with the World-Wide-Web" at GopherCon 95.
""Together the strengths of Gopher and WWW create a better, more integrated information system.""
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