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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.

web.archive.org/web/2019031314

""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.""

cjr.org/tow_center_reports/the

Happy to see Uranium Club show up on @resonatecoop this morning.

resonate.is/profile/9203/

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.""

ipfs.io/ipfs/QmNSeLizSGrHjpMZK

I ❤️ Standards

A long, long time ago I had an ISO bumper sticker with two cars colliding at equal heights. Can't seem to find any evidence of it existing anywhere, offline or online...

@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"
sci.brooklyn.cuny.edu/~bcfoss/

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.

032c.com/fred-turner-silicon-v

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.

motherboard.vice.com/en_us/art

Music videos with Javascript bugs -- Titles on MTV have been showing 'undefined' for over a week.. It's funny no one notices or cares that it's messed up....

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...

medium.com/membership

@LimaBeanHoagie @meejah @Gargron

Kickstarter has d.rip they're a public benefits Corp, so no VC shenanigans....

The book is out, and very very good. A must read. If you have more time than money I have some paid-for Play Books gifts I can give. DM me.

rushkoff.com/books/team-human-

@padraic_padraic @Gargron

I'm interested in finding a solution to this since I want to do the same for the Known CMS.

github.com/idno/known/issues/2

Searching around it appears that libpng/libjpeg might be at fault.

Can you compare images with imagemagick 'compare' tool?

Buy your copy of Ted Nelson's "Computer Lib/Dream Machines" while you can.

computerlibbook.com/

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.

medium.com/s/douglas-rushkoff/

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

1500wordmtu.com/2019/known-iss

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