my pal @tigershungry is on the lookout for new projects -
Oh my god, Ted fell asleep
I just installed Everything so's I can find files on my PC faster, and it is "everything" I'd hoped and more http://www.voidtools.com
I wish copyright didn't hate archiving and hate the preservation of history and knowledge and human emotion.
Currently the only defense against copyright is trillionaire Internet oligarchy and surveillance capitalism, which is not an especially great trade. But it's the world, upheld by treaties and legislation, that our elders and betters (ie, Disney and Google, between them) chose to create.
Voight-Kampff test questions for the modern age:
1. You’re at a self-checkout in a busy supermarket. The machine keeps telling you there’s an unidentified item in the bagging area, but there isn’t. How does that make you feel?
2. Your son plays Fortnite all day. You try to get him to play Deus Ex, but he ignores you. He calls it “dumb old crap for losers”. What do you say to him?
#14yrsago Kids' forensic facial reconstruction kit https://boingboing.net/2004/12/12/kids-forensic-facial.html
Maybe my favorite chapter of my favorite book as a yout', De Re Atari, Appendix B, Human Engineering:
Technical notes, deep philosophy of cybernetic interaction, more technical notes.
Apple, Digital Feudalism
@dzuk i want there to be country songs about having to pirate tractor firmware. i need hacker punk country music
Secret Amazon-owned brands "quietly taking over http://Amazon.com" https://boingboing.net/2018/10/05/secret-amazon-owned-brands-q.html
Kabbalah, cyberpunk.. qabalpunk?
Look at this delicious journal article title. Just look at it.
Magic and the Binary Code:
Renaissance Christian Kabbalah and Buckminster Fuller’s Tensegrity Structures
Kathryn LaFevers Evans, M .A
I mean also read the article if you want? but the title!
I assume this journal is subtitled 'Lookit this cool thing! Lookit!'
digital humanities &c
the mastodon instance at cybre.space is retiring
see the end-of-life plan for details: https://cybre.space/~chr/cybre-space-eol