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.""
@resonatecoop Google and other companies restrict their employees from contributing to AGPL code.
I suggest giving some thought to negative/positive liberty., covered in "Decoding Liberation: the promise of free/open source sw"
Is Utopia a Hospital?
Fred Turner --
A hospital is a place where people get together, work very hard over very long periods of time in defined roles, checking and rechecking each other’s work, and they work toward a benevolent goal of saving lives.
One solution; treat open source like a VC.
Companies take a "FOSS/FLOSS" round -- in exchange for using community property firms would put ~7% of equity in escrow, that would be used exclusively to fund these efforts.
Authors: would you recommend Medium membership for someone that wants to support good writing? Any alternatives? As always concerned that Medium took $132m in venture funding that will have to be paid...
Buy your copy of Ted Nelson's "Computer Lib/Dream Machines" while you can.
If you really want to play games with the algorithms change your locale from en-US to en-GB. You'll soon be getting Royals, FIFA and Daily Mail clickbait.
Only 1 week left to enjoy Youtube Annotated videos...
You can find this engraved sign in the Shreve Jewelry Store elevator in San Francisco.
I asked the staff about it. They said that fixing the light would require replacing the entire panel. But that would trigger a building-code upgrade for the whole elevator system. Total cost? $80,000.
Cost of sign? $3
"Without the efforts of the workers the company would not have value so the idea that the workers and owners ought to be the same cohort has a great deal of attraction."
I started selfhosting my Known instance at https://1500wordmtu.com
The folks at withknown.com are nice, but their focus isn't on end-users these days and I need to get this on SSL, plus would like to use more plugins. [And if all goes well this posts to my social.coop mastodon account!]
Leaving NYC for Nashville
(submitted by happy-go-lucky)
social.coop is a coop-run corner of the fediverse, a cooperative and transparent approach to operating a social platform. We are currently closed to new memberships while we improve our internal processes and policies, and plan to re-open to new folks when that work is complete. [9/2/2018]