I wrote a blog post of some of the most interesting and powerful books and articles I read in 2018, along with one or two sentence commentaries on them. You might find it interesting:
topics include pacifism, nuclear history/war, the end of the world, anthropocene, how we should BE, social responsibility/activism, social analysis, and some kickass fiction.
in the year 2000, you may have been able to watch a video in real media format of the 1998 presentation where Swatch announced Internet Time https://web.archive.org/web/20000528182151/http://www.jrsummit.net:80/presentations/real2.html
sadly it appears that video is no longer on the internet
For anyone who hasn't seen it yet, here's a link to the recent climate report by the IPCC.
Anyone who isn't worried about this is not paying attention. And you know what? If you're worried, that's a good thing. Maybe we all need to be.
Because fixing this is going to need us to work together in a way we never have before. All of us.
“OpenOffice can’t print on Tuesdays” https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/cupsys/+bug/255161/comments/28
No Time To Wait 3 at the British Film Institute
MozFest in Greenwich
including this session on web archiving I think?
@ashley can you be in two places at once?
But what's the most common self-hosted server on earth? It ain't fediverse software, it's Minecraft. Why? I think the appeal of building a world with you and your friends is very appealing.
If we can make it very easy in-world to be able to program the entities you're interact with as you walk around and talk, that could be a big win.
I'm always surprised at how little digital preservation is discussed at Samvera Connect. Is it just me? I attended the one in Minneapolis and there wasn't much that I noticed.
At any rate, I was on the hydra digipres group with Chris and I'd love to be able to attend this session on Archivematica/Hyrax.
"Looks like winamp is going the way of netscape now that AOL has buddied up with Real again." https://bugzilla.mozilla.org/show_bug.cgi?id=202228#c13
"Video History: V2000" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SeSz6MoX00Q
Off-topic: I had a tooth extracted today and I'm already tired of ice cream and broth, which I didn't think was possible. https://digipres.club/media/BkR0TSrdbhemfH8_o3g
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