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 for_rhizome.zip 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)
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.
But he also reconstruc
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