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by admin
Thu May 14, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Operating Space
Topic: Hypertext / Knowledge Modalities
Replies: 1
Views: 5697

Re: Hypertext / Knowledge Modalities

Great stuff! Looking forward to more on Pattern Languages. I clicked through to the PL Institute site and have started exploring that too...
by admin
Tue May 12, 2020 5:48 pm
Forum: Operating Space
Topic: Console War post
Replies: 1
Views: 4531

Re: Console War post

I accidentally posted that to the wrong place, then deleted it! It's this https://conflux.game.blog/ps5-vs-xbox4/
by admin
Sun Mar 08, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: Operating Space
Topic: To do
Replies: 1
Views: 6512

Re: To do

Towards automating crossposting to here from Twitter. OS threads should be able to 'follow' twitter threads. Here's my proposed workflow: - I tweet about internet ads - I link that tweet on the OS online advertising thread - Now my OS thread is 'following' the twitter thread - My OS thread automatic...
by admin
Sun Feb 16, 2020 11:32 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: Blockchain
Replies: 0
Views: 9789

Blockchain

A software pattern for making a distributed and consistent ledger, and the basis for many brilliant scams, chief among them being Bitcoin: https://overflow.space/2017/12/03/notes-on-the-bitcoin-scam/ A testament to our greed and gullibility. Does the tech have any non-scam value? Ethereum also has a...
by admin
Sat Feb 01, 2020 5:22 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Urbit
Replies: 1
Views: 4261

Re: Urbit

Parallels between Urbit and Red https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Red_(programming_language) https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rebol Red is a under-development programming language. It's an open source successor to Rebol, a niche, high-level, peculiar language and proprietary cross-platform runtime. Rebol a...
by admin
Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:22 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Online dating
Replies: 2
Views: 4654

Re: Online dating

"Twitter and Instagram are arguably the best dating apps around"

https://qz.com/quartzy/1753286/why-twit ... ting-apps/
by admin
Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Google
Replies: 2
Views: 4086

Re: Google

"Why Google's new search results design is a dark pattern"

https://mobile.twitter.com/johnny_makes ... 5655079936
by admin
Thu Jan 16, 2020 2:55 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Ad tech
Replies: 0
Views: 7653

Ad tech

Online advertising and its consequences have been a disaster for the human race. Good sources: - https://adcontrarian.blogspot.com/ - [more coming. Post suggestions!] Recent research from Norwegian consumer rights activists about unlawful (contra GDPR) data sharing from popular apps to adtech netwo...
by admin
Sat Sep 07, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Technology
Topic: Personal servers
Replies: 0
Views: 7637

Personal servers

#PersonalServer thread Freedombox was the first project that got me interested in the concept: https://freedombox.org https://twitter.com/jasonksackey/status/1170395702092075008 Interesting that some of these projects offer hardware, others are software only. Hardware means you have something more ...
by admin
Sat Aug 24, 2019 11:51 am
Forum: Technology
Topic: Urbit
Replies: 1
Views: 4261

Urbit

https://urbit.org/ A project I've referenced several times. Strange, ambitious, promising.... ... and according to some, evil (!) 'Is Urbit evil?' playlist: https://www.popehat.com/2013/12/06/nock-hoon-etc-for-non-vulcans-why-urbit-matters/ http://distributedweb.care/posts/who-owns-the-stars/ https:...