The search continues for who should receive royalty payments for Bach's wildly successful compositions. Requests to Bach's manager have thus far been met with silence.
Sony Finally Admits It Doesn’t Own Bach - https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/09/sony-finally-admits-it-doesnt-own-bach-and-it-only-took-public-pressure
Mastodon is featured in XKCD. So, it's basically half a step until we call it mainstream now, right?
The other day, I started wondering whose toots I've favorited most often—mostly as a "scientific" way to figure out who to feature on my profile.
It scans all the toots you've every favorited and ranks the top thrifty people who you've favorited most often. It's #freeSoftware and I hope you all enjoy!
Crazy.. One candidate collecting signatures for another candidate to potentially mess up the campaign of a third candidate. So dramatic!
Cool overview of the tools a nerd can use to write and publish a book.
@zatnosk Yes, I have a demo of encrypted content addressed storage working that could be used for peer to peer distribution of content on distributed social networks while preserving privacy and without peers / hosts being liable for content, inspired by tahoe-lafs and libchop but composeable with existing URI schemes
Hope to write up a paper today
How I spent Sunday. "First Person Drumming, Pacific Coast Highlanders, Pleasanton 2018 Day 2, Medley" on YouTube - https://youtu.be/KJ1n_zTpE5g
meta, fediverse, reminder
The days of talking about This Place as "a community" are far behind us (and were mostly inaccurate throughout tbh).
A community of millions is really tens of thousands of colocated communities that are often competing for the same limited resources.
Not treating the 'verse as a big homogeneous monolithic thing will be, in my opinion, the real key to the long-term viability of this model for most people.
Here's my community hoping yours finds a healthy way to carve out what you need. We'll be offering help when we can.
Here's an opt-out for Mastercard's "anonymized" data sharing.
Thanks to @megfault
Ever wanted to see “beyond” the NES game screen? With WideNES, you can - https://arstechnica.com/?p=1366263
Codes for a living. CVEs for fun and profit. Plays drums for mostly fun. ZSH. Emacs, Atom, Eclipse. Vim curious.
"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