@deejoe My baselines also include:
"Computer Lib / Dream Machines" by Ted Nelson (1974)
Project Gutenberg (as an example, document number one from 1971)
those are some good ones
Given the last year in particular, I want to add: Those are not the whole picture. Software freedom is relevant particularly for computer mediated communication, which is a good part of why I emphasize it here. It's why I'm on this federation instead of spending time in silos.
Another newer baseline component for me is:
which is to say, people who have done important things described in my first set of links are ... fallible. And I recognize that.
because I maxxed out my pinned toots, I'm gonna tack this on here:
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko