Google, tech in general, addiction, FOMO, exploitation, Lifegoals Show more
I'm becoming more and more convinced that one of my lifegoals will be to change internet culture from one of
Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) / immediate mass consumption
Don't worry, take your time it will be there. The internet will keep it for you, no rush.
“This 11,000-year-old statue unearthed in Siberia may reveal ancient views of taboos and demons”
“For more than a century, the statue was displayed as a curiosity in a Yekaterinburg museum, assumed to be at most a few thousand years old.
This week, a paper published in the journal Antiquity argues that the statue was crafted from a single larchwood log 11,600 years ago, making it one of the world’s oldest examples of monumental art.”
The tools we develop, the websites we build, the music we share under free&open licenses -- _they will be with us_ as long as we care to maintain and share them.
Free culture, in that sense, is an incredible cooperative enterprise across all humanity. It is unlike nearly any other endeavor. It is a joyful thing! :)
Hey, ich werde zur #GPN18 meine Fotoausrüstung mitbringen und biete euch da an ein oder zwei Terminen an Portraitbilder, z.B. für Perso, Versicherungskarte oder auch einfach so, zu machen.
Das Angebot richtet sich dabei primär an Menschen, die aus Gründen nicht in ein reguläres Fotostudio möchten.
Wer möchte, meldet sich bitte mal kurz bei mir, damit ich nen Überblick habe, wie ich das organisiere.
A tale of criminal incompetence, rave music and humanity Show more
Couldn't sleep because my brain kept going back to LoPa 2010.
Put my thoughts in words to get it out of my brain and also because I still had to thank someone.
Some thoughts on the alleged or real tension between "human nature"/"human psychology" and progressive politics, written for a zine that resulted from a regular discussion evening at the Mensch Meier club: https://dump.plomlompom.com/blog/2018-04-22_menschmeier.html
agonizing about buying cordless a power drill Show more
There is a brushless Makita I have my eyes on, which would however set me back some 300 bucks.
I'm also looking at a Bosch for slightly more than half that and there are some even cheaper brands that I've never even heard of.
Does anyone have strong feelings about these (or other) options and would be willing to chime in?
Artists, what do you use to show your art to the world and connect to people? Internetwise, I mean? I'm hesitant to return to deviantart, and I'm considering setting up a website.
Any recommendations are welcome!
[en] It's our birthday! 🎂 One year ago, chaos.social opened registrations. @leah and @rixx have written up how the instance has developed during that year: https://blog.chaos.social/2018/04/15/one-year-chaos-social.html
[de] Wir haben Geburtstag! 🎂 Vor einem Jahr hat chaos.social die Türen geöffnet. @leah und @rixx haben mal aufgeschrieben, was in dem Jahr passiert ist: https://blog.chaos.social/2018/04/15/ein-jahr-chaos-social.html
Did you know? There are standards on color contrast accessibility for background:foreground colors (e.g. on websites). If you look at/redesign your website, take the time to drop your background and text colors in this handy tool to see if your color choices are suitable: http://contrast-ratio.com/#%23DF691A-on-%234e5d6c
How to Build a Low-tech Internet
Reading this now, would love to know your thoughts.