"It is our very creativity, our extraordinary ability as a species to organize ourselves to solve problems collectively, that leads us into a trap from which there is no escaping. Complexity is 'insidious,' in Tainter’s words. 'It grows by small steps, each of which seems reasonable at the time.' And then the world starts to fall apart, and you wonder how you got there."
btw i do know where youtube-dl is hosted now, i'm just curious about the script
#local does anyone have that youtube download script that was making the rounds after youtube-dl got DMCA'd? i remember it was only a screenful of lines
I once read a talk transcript (IIRC) where the speaker asserted that the main driver for breaking game consoles’ DRM was to run Linux. For evidence, they pointed to the PS3’s very long streak of unbroken DRM compared to competing consoles, a streak that only ended when Sony pushed the update that disabled Linux booting.
Cursor keys belong at the center of your keyboard
by Nikita ''tonsky'' Prokopov
someone replaced the github DMCA repo with youtube-dl
"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