Web developer, music coding wanderer, my life is split between Italy and Russia. Generally shy about my projects, here to tan from your wonderful irradiation of creativity.
Art is in what you leave out.
Apparently this is a popular one, but will post it anyway in case somebody missed it
PinePhone it is.
The way to keep giant companies from sterilizing the Internet is to make their sites irrelevant. If all the cool stuff happens elsewhere, people will follow. We did this with AOL and Prodigy, and we can do it again.
For this to happen, it's vital that the web stay participatory. That means not just making sites small enough so the whole world can visit them, but small enough so that people can learn to build their own, by example.
Let's take a look at the Apple page that explains iOS on the iPad Pro.
How big do you think this page is?
Would you believe that it's bigger than the entire memory capacity of the iconic iMac? (32 MB)
In fact, you could also fit the contents of the Space Shuttle Main Computer. Not just for one Shuttle, but the entire fleet (5 MB).
And you would still have room for a tricked out Macintosh SE... (5MB).
...and the collected works of Shakespeare... (5 MB)
The page is 51 megabytes big.
Old but gold
Time for a new read
hmm.. rings a bell, specially here.
‘Today, everyone is an auto-exploiting labourer in his or her own enterprise. People are now master and slave in one. ".." subjugating itself to internal limitations and self-constraints, which are taking the form of compulsive achievement and optimization.’
Merveilles is a community project aimed at the establishment of new ways of speaking, seeing and organizing information — A culture that seeks augmentation through the arts of engineering and design. A warm welcome to any like-minded people who feel these ideals resonate with them.