made a buttermilk cake.
desperate measures to use up overly ripe strawberries and boysenberries (https://matienzo.org/2021/192/cake/)
Yesterday, I gave the keynote at the #agm2021. The session was recorded but not yet freely available. I’m hoping to rework the text for publication, but on request, I’m willing to share the text of my talk, so contact me accordingly.
The title was ‘Archives at Point Zero: Towards an Actually-Existing Archival Commons.’
Here’s aa mindmap of related topics from when I was first asked to give a talk for the canceled 2020 Western Archivists Meeting.
I used lots of images… https://matienzo.org/2021/119/apz/
🔖 Foreign Objects X Eliza Collin X Genie Kausto An Introduction to the Bell System (2021) –
Still amazed by these #plan9 jumpsuits from the Foreign Objects piece for Further Experiments in Arts and Technology.
> In An Introduction to the Bell System, we have made 5 embroidered jumpsuits exploring the history and working culture of the Computing Sciences Research Center at Bell Labs, between 1970-90. Though famous for the success of the Unix operating system and… https://matienzo.org/2021/079/foreignobj/
IAH Forecast - Disquiet Junto Project 0476: https://matienzo.org/2021/iah-forecast-disquiet-junto-project-0476/
New reissue dropped, just in time for #BandcampFriday. Heavy tape/minidisc manipulation from another life era. https://blacktent.bandcamp.com/album/arise-with-joy-and-free-us-all
Went on a four mile walk today on the Seward Park Loop to get out of the house with adequate distance from other people. Looks like the blackberries are coming in nicely.
Lots of blackberry bushes, thriving amidst patches of poison oak. (https://matienzo.org/2020/357/rubus/)
🔖 Step Inside The Museum of Obsolete Library Science –
It takes a special kind of confidence to call your company Innovative Interfaces, especially when your innovation seems to be to just take a regular keyboard and make a bunch of the keys not do anything. (https://matienzo.org/2020/290/molisci/)
Last night’s AX.25 failures turned into success! I followed K1CHN’s second post on using the TH-D74A’s TNC over Bluetooth, and successfully made my first connection to a packet BBS, N6ZX-4 on Kings Mountain. #hamradio
In Memoriam and Appreciation of Rob Casson (1974-2020): https://matienzo.org/2020/in-memoriam-robcasson/
Recalcitrant archivist, information scientist, and ambient musician.
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