So many possibilities for an icon to mean "settings", so little time.

1999: dang all the cool kids have a Dreamcast

2019: dang all the cool kids have a Dreamcast

Just wanted to quickly share that Rhizome has started using Nextcloud @nextcloud for getting files from artists and other collaborators into the organization. So instead of an attachment like to a subject-less email sent during a call, or a wetransfer link that has disappeared after the weekend, I can send a private file-drop link that displays a custom message and integrates the uploads into my project working directories.

Angela Washko's "The Game: The Game" can now be downloaded
(it's a video game 'exploration of consent and the politics, tactics and practices of the male pick-up artist and seduction community', cw: sexual situations, sexual violence, and/or offensive language)

Catch me on at 038AE804A6993DCC971A07B83FA15E8735F338D12087512AFFB0C57271AE482C6DCE3BE1A8BF

(My god the obliviousness to the name!)

Fellow full-time Linux users, can you tell me why none of my 3 docx-processing applications—Libre Office, Only Office, Textmaker—render lists with round bullets in documents created with MS Word with round bullets?

Released the Digital Folklore Reader, originally published as a book in 2009, on dat:// — see dat:// or

After the recent Google cloud outage, social media was full of the classic "cloud is bad, told you so" preaching.

Of course I agree that the failure of a single provider rippling through dozens of high-profile services shows the immense power of that provider.

But it's so nice when many of the services required for your work fail and all you can do is wait. It's like a holiday. You can finally write that paper or clean up you local drive.

That's why I prefer AWS outages over any other.

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