observation: current ratings favor software development, rather than free software advocacy, with a bit of our everyone-knows-that-meme culture thrown in for extra bitterness.
I'd like to experiment with more categories/subjects; use trust metrics in conjunction with ontologies. I think I'll make a ZOPE product with pymmetry to add persistence and distributed services over http.
evil runs scared, but it can never escape
fortunately the real battle is not in the physical plane, but unfortunately we don't seem to be in strong enough agreement as a whole to realize that and act upon it
if society and cultures are to converge with any benefit, greater self-awareness is necessary
turns out Jabber::RPC::HTTPgate isn't for xml-rpc access to Jabber, but carrying xml-rpc data between Jabber servers, piggy-backing on the Jabber protocol
DMCA protest in SF was good, felt useful... I wore my US
Patent Office "selling monopoly rights to common sense for
over 25 years" shirt, signed by Alan Cox (from
ThinkGeek.com, but they don't appear to carry it anymore)
about 150 people or maybe near 200, but spirited the overall level of issue-awareness seems to have improved in the last few years, but damn it I want to create a recommendation engine! (patented by Amazon) or rather, I'd like to create a lot of recommendation engines, and allow aggregation/syndication between them
resist "cyber crime" legislation in your multitude of local jurisdictions which (further) limits your rights to speak freely and read... the goal is to eliminate or streamline copyright, patent & intellectual property laws, not beef them up!
it is certainly far easier to prevent new legislation than to repeal it and work it out of systems-in-motion
triage, triage, triage !
simply making it to the 21st century by blind luck is meaningless... and has no bearing on successfully making it over the repeating-epic-tower-of-Babel cusp we find ourselves near; the everlasting balancing battle between convergence & divergence
I'm reading Neal Stephenson...
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