Here's a new Matrix chat for discussing how to create and use web archives:
a Secure Scuttlebutt (SSB) community of shadow libraries: for discussing theory and techniques on electronic books, digitization, publishing, sharing, discovery and archiving.
for invites write firstname.lastname@example.org
behind the scene: go-ssb-room https://github.com/ssb-ngi-pointer/go-ssb-room
<rant> FFS MAKE AN HTML SITE WITH notepad.exe AND GIVE ME YOUR PAYPAL IF YOU WANT DONATION
"Through a decentralized, user-owned, crypto-based network, Mirror’s publishing platform revolutionizes the way we express, share and monetize our thoughts."
🔖 WebAnnotation in the Browser –
> Very generally: annotations are _content about content_.
And I thought we had challenges describing metadata as data about data… Anyway, this is interesting, especially from the standpoint of annotation discovery and moderation. (https://matienzo.org/2021/132/waib/)
« When #Hackers Were Heroes » on #CACM https://cacm.acm.org/magazines/2021/4/251341-when-hackers-were-heroes/fulltext
On Sourcery, or the enclosure(?) of remote access: https://matienzo.org/2021/on-sourcery-or-the-enclosure-of-remote-access/
Bookmarked: Rhizome Artbase https://artbase.rhizome.org/wiki/Main_Page "Rhizome’s custom Wikibase installation provides an opportunity to explore how LOD can benefit archiving and preservation in a heterogeneous born-digital archive. Crucially, Wikibase enables the ArtBase to remain under active development while users interact with it. This facilitates iterative improvement over time by allowing input from various user communities and the broader digital preservation field to be taken into con
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You can enjoy my amazing colleagues and myself presenting the new Rhizome ArtBase next Monday: https://rhizome.org/events/from-black-boxes-to-open-systems-rhizome-artbase-relaunch/ -- if I survive the weekend of fixing the remaining issues 😉
This is a first step putting it all together: multiple versions per artwork, web archives, emulation, linked open data, SPARQL federation, post custodial infrastructure, etc. The legendary Annet Dekker of Networks of Care fame will be a respondent.
Founder of Microsoft Illustrating Storage of CD https://psihoyos.photoshelter.com/image/I0000jtF1ui2j79Q
ear this: in the Malagasy language (Madagascar) the future is imagined to be behind us since no one can see it, while the past is in front of our eyes because it is known and therefore visibile.
i think that using this paradigm we could improve the way we think of archival future and preservation
source: https://youtu.be/E6kBOTy-Rak (eng subs available)
@edsu @raffaele There's a really good explanation of NFT in this post by David Gerard https://davidgerard.co.uk/blockchain/2021/03/11/nfts-crypto-grifters-try-to-scam-artists-again/
JPG File Sells for $69 Million, as ‘NFT Mania’ Gathers Pace
the ovh datacenter burned last night had wooden floors.
yesterday i learned for the first time of NFT https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Non-fungible_token via this post (italian only) https://not.neroeditions.com/gatti-rane-e-criptoartisti/
how bad is this?
apart from non-sustainability of blockchain environments, is this the beginning to stop reproducibility of digital? should we expect new DRMs based on this?
also today in my timeline
is this the new internet bad hype?
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