Barenaked Ladies "One Week" but about a file and fixity checking
Interesting that youtube-dl still uses stream fragments for download even when there's a direct download link (at least for Vimeo). I guess the assumption of the tool is you'll always need to wrest the video from a closed platform
rocking 7 mb/s download speed today ⏱ 👀 😴
kryofluckery - (n.) messing around with kryoflux until you can get a floppy disk to read or die trying
In my limited ethnographic study it seems that 66% of digital preservationists have an aversion to hearing their voice electronically amplified
Cost of iPRES got you down? Well, if you have the means to get Boston on September 27, there will be a FREE half-day unconference style event called apres iPRES. Hopefully some good digital preservation conversations will be had!
Registration and more info here: https://ipres2018.org/apres-ipres
Excited to have found a copy of Eden Medina's "Cybernetic Revolutionaries" on a free book giveaway shelf http://www.cyberneticrevolutionaries.com/
I've been interested in reading it since listening to this 99pi ep https://99percentinvisible.org/episode/project-cybersyn/
Question for the group: are we a bot friendly instance? Or would we prefer bots stay in instances like botsin.space?
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280 characters has essentially ruined it. It's not like you get multiple messages or a link if it's over 140 characters, it cuts off and just puts in ellipses at the end.
Also you are limited to 200 tweets received per day. It's unclear who is putting this restriction in place but from what I could find most of the mobile carriers say it's birdsite imposed. Once I get the notification that I reached my limit a few tweets would still come through sporadically until the next day.