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.
@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