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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.
@anildash IIRC Livejournal was acquired for growth/tech potential. The GPL code and ana/cutter userbase was problematic. Vox was the clean room implementation.
At the time Technorati's top 3 were Blogger/LJ,/6a...
Glad that we can add more people to the Matrix ecosystem! Especially people that also use #Indieweb and Known (There are dozens of us!)
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...
I'm saving this for the next time someone suggests creating a support/help doc instead of fixing the actual problem...
You can find this engraved sign in the Shreve Jewelry Store elevator in San Francisco. It says:
WE BEG YOUR PARDON..
THE BUTTONS DO NOT LIGHT
UP BUT THE ELEVATOR WORKS
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
Indeed, VRML was a thing.. I went into my email archives since I was active in that community working on GopherVR back then. Mark thought the vrml newsgroup should be comp.infosystems.www.vrml. I was convinced that VRML was much more than that and suggested it really really should be comp.infosystems.vrml (a top-level thing..)
"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."