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Hmm, maybe mimic Ethereum?

- Reusable libraries/components MIT or Apache?
- Resonate-specific frontends/backends, AGPL? (like Mastodon?)

Note: AGPL would restrict participation by corp contributors (like myself)

@mattl wdyt?


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.


@SanctionInc @adamcurry Adam Curry has been replaced with a NodeJS server.


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...


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.


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


Team Human is out today


@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 and Known (There are dozens of us!)


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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.


Native Ads in your News Feed Circa 1903

Native Ads in your News Feed Circa 1903

From the January 15th,1903 edition of the Hendricks Pioneer.


Only 1 week left to enjoy Youtube Annotated videos...


"Known Issues"

"Known Issues"

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:


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