One fun thing about writing an emulator is you go through a phase where unimplemented functions expose rarely-seen error messages, like this one from SkiFree:
digipres crew: anyone know how to access/convert FoxPro DB datasets like these? https://www.ferc.gov/docs-filing/forms/form-1/data.asp
I may need to make my own LOL
I've been building a Facebook Events style event organizing system for the Fediverse. It's based on the simple, open source, privacy-respecting event organizing tool https://gath.io
The attached video is a work-in-progress preview and shows compatibility with Mastodon. My hope is to get it working with lots of software, including stuff like Friendica that supports events and calendars.
Check out more at my Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/posts/organizing-on-32729070
“Do Better” -Love(,) Us
Guidelines for Developing and Supporting Grant-Funded Positions in Digital Libraries, Archives, and Museums: https://dobetterlabor.com/
written by members of the DLF Labor Working Group's subgroup on contingency/precarity.
"Most narratives about connectivity -- often pitched by Big Tech -- use slogans like: “Connecting the next billion”, “Bringing access worldwide”, “Connecting the unconnected”, and so on. Those projects are mostly one-size-fits-all. The basic difference to community networks’ approach is that we work within communities’ realities, instead of delivering top-down, ready-made solutions."
-Bruna Zanolli on community networks, https://foundation.mozilla.org/en/blog/why-do-people-communities-need-connectivity/
On this dreary Monday morning, please enjoy My First Browser Extension, now available for Firefox Add-ons (Chrome review pending)
This is an early Christmas gift built on request, but let it be a beacon for everyone struggling with self-doubt
#digipres folks: this is really wonderful: https://parametric.press/issue-01/unraveling-the-jpeg/ #jpeg
friendly wizard 🏴 he/him
Hometown is adapted from Mastodon, a decentralized social network with no ads, no corporate surveillance, and ethical design.