I make the internet a better place for humans.
"The Purpose of a System is What it Does"
Change, or replace, the system to get better outcomes.
Finally solved a really weird network issue on my home network.
Multiple interfaces with different firewall rules on the same wire cause great confusion, but a few sysctl entries fix it.
Adding some new background music to the WFH mix. Come play! You can chat and make requests!
Oh wow, I haven't read the issue cover-to-cover but I didn't see @waynecoyne mentioned there.
I'll make sure that I do this justice and will see if I can find an ANSI C (or A2) sized scanner for the cover art.
Traded Saturday morning cartoons for Saturday music. Teenage Kicks on The Current by Jim McGuinn followed by Dandelion radio.
@thecurrent @jmcgnn @dandelionradio
It's live! loving your anecdotes and the narration by @yeahrightpos
I do think it's time for an at-home 'Summer Splash Party' where we put on our swim gear and dance to disco 🕺💃.
(check out the clip at 20:24!)
According to this interview with R.U. Sirius
"Howard Rheingold swears that he’s Michael Wilson, who was involved in the development of the TV show Burn Notice..."
Already have @djkevincole a few minutes in...
Thank you for your sympathy and for all the work you've done to make @PerkeepOrg into a such a useful tool for personal digital preservation.
Honored that I was able to tell my story of restoration and healing on the @internetarchive blog today.
Thank you @whanamura and the IA team for your compassion and for preserving so many cherished memories of my life with @jflindner.
A challenge to the data hoarders out there. Find the contents of the amazing music archive that one lived at archive.uwp.edu (FTP or Gopher) and was mirrored to mirrors.aol.com.
@textfiles - didn't see it in the boneyard. Ideas?
We've now entered the Cyberspace future predicted 30 years ago. Expecting a resurgence in Industrial Music..
St Patrick's Day Isolation mood...
🎵 Caffeine sugar and THC
Is all that the doctors are gonna find in me
When they do the autopsy
The micro-organism won't get me 🎵
Remember to support local artists like @email@example.com
Post yur playlist plz.. There are only so many Neil Cicierega tracks out there... Save me before I start hitting the Nightcore...
True story: After too much time in the Fortress of Solitude Superman morphed into Bizarro.
Indeed! I've been following the growing #gopher community. Definitely an example of a Retro Upgrade for our current computing environment.
For some reason I always thought of Six Apart as Franz Ferdinand.
And for the ultimate crossover here's a Franz cover of Serge Gainsbourg
If you want you can refer to case #457576616 It's closed, but should have details.
Intuit/TurboTax has a market cap of $74B, and just spent $7B to buy Credit Karma. They can afford to hire people to manually fix these returns...
Turbotax, you had one job.. Because of this bug surviving spouses have had to mail instead of e-file for years. I escalated with support. They said it would be fixed, but could not notify me when. Just keep trying...
By popular demand I started (manually) cross-posting to Instagram.
One of these days they'll have a proper API for individuals. Their current one is just super hostile...
The "Internet Gopher and Adversarial Interoperability" EFF Deeplink Blog post is now on Cory Doctorow's most excellent Podcast.
In 1991 a GB was ~$7k
Still amazed that we could pay for all that expensive hardware and had such lousy salaries.. At $30k/year 1 disk would be .3 SWE/y
Sad to hear about the death of Larry Tesler.
“Every application has an inherent amount of irreducible complexity. The only question is: Who will have to deal with it—the user, the application developer, or the platform developer?”
@lindner @c_lindner Thanks everyone for making this my most popular tweet! Can someone explain what this AfD oaf is saying? Google Translate doesn't have a "white supremacy" setting...
Guess I need to learn some German insults. (Or aggressively block)
I just wish I got mistaken for @patricklindner instead. Volksmusik is better than Neoliberal Politics!
Everything I know about German Politics comes from mistaken rage mentions for @c_lindner
Sadly it appears that the centrists once again prefer fascists to leftists. Also see "The Iron Law of Institutions"