So I'm super appreciative of digipres.club -- but I really want to actively use an instance where I can help fund the infrastructure, and participate as a member in the decision making. ..and also learn how to run a social media co-op.
So I'm going to be moving over to @edsu and following y'all from there. I'll keep my account open here, but I would appreciate it if you could follow me over there, if you want to continue to get my updates.
"If the internet is an archive of the things we make then it’s also an archive of the abuse we endure there, and our apologies for feeling outraged."
Portuguese Web Archive announces Arquivo.pt price 2018.
If you follow @firstname.lastname@example.org and have ever wondered what the most liked tweets were:
At least for the moment...
"The view count for 50 of the top mass shooting-related conspiracy videos is around 50 million."
me, whenever someone I haven't spoken to in ages gets in touch out of the blue: this is utterly delightful, and I wish this sort of thing happened more!
me, whenever I'm thinking about talking to someone I haven't spoken to in ages: they don't remember me, they would hate me if they remembered me, this intrusion into their lives would definitely be unwelcome
I really enjoyed this piece about technologies of surveillance and preservation, and how (and for whom) they make cities legible https://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2018/02/james-joyce-as-police-operation/553817/ there
Coco is a truly beautiful film about memory & music. If you are looking for a movie to watch, treat yourself.
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I missed my bus just by a few seconds, so I went for a coffee to bide my time till the next one. The coffee was perfect, but I took a shade too long to get back & missed the bus again! Now I’m standing in the cold drizzle to wait for the third. And here it is.
"Redis dump file is 100% backwards compatible. An older dump file format will always work with a newer version of Redis."
I like that Mastodon requires you to have a code-of-conduct for it to accept new signups:
Does the code-of-conduct here effectively work as a privacy / terms-of-service policy?
Walking someone new to Ruby through installing Jekyll on their OS X laptop was insanely painful to do & explain. I feel intense guilt about this because I routinely go around promoting static sites like they are the digital preservation holy grail while comfortably elliding the whole installation process. OS X command line tools, gpg, rvm, homebrew, gem, bundler ... c'mon now.
Can I get a witness?
my #c4l18 lightning talk slides are up (#indieweb + @code4lib = ♥) https://matienzo.org/storage/2018/2018Feb-code4lib.pdf
i wish i could say that @kayiwa and i knew about each other's lightning talks, but we didn't plan on it at all.
Mastodon, you are wonderful. Always change.