Al Gore Didn’t Want You to Panic: https://alanralph.co.uk/al-gore-didnt-want-you-to-panic/
Backfilling, Continued: https://alanralph.co.uk/backfilling-continued/
People have been cyborgs for centuries. Incremental steps, at first revolutionary but soon normal. Glasses. Hearing aids. Pacemakers. Glucose monitors. Active prosthesis. Sensory damps. Wet/hard mems.
We're still human. Still?
That aside, all human.
#MicroFiction #TootFic #SmallStories
Cory Doctorow’s latest piece for EFF uses the example of the evolution of Usenet to show how interoperability should work.
Boy, this brings back memories… https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2019/11/altinteroperabilityadversarial
What The Hell Was The Microsoft Network?
I never got suckered into the original MSN, thank goodness. In hindsight, it was the worst time for it to appear.
Of course, Microsoft then tried to grab the Web using IE. And we all know how that worked out… http://www.codersnotes.com/notes/the-microsoft-network/
More iPad woes.: https://thoughts.alanralph.co.uk/2019/11/11/more-ipad-woes.html
New Tricks for an Old Z-Machine, Part 2: Hacking Deeper (or, Follies of Graham Nelson’s Youth)
A fascinating read about how the Inform text adventure programming system came about. https://www.filfre.net/2019/11/new-tricks-for-an-old-z-machine-part-2-hacking-deeper-or-follies-of-graham-nelsons-youth/
Un-updatable apps | Riccardo Mori
I suspect this sort of issue is going to bite a lot more people over the coming years, particularly those with hand-me-down iDevices. My mum’s iPad Mini 2 is now stuck at iOS 12, but at least she has me to troubleshoot problems. http://morrick.me/archives/8608
Remembrance Day: https://thoughts.alanralph.co.uk/2019/11/10/remembrance-day.html
Russian Influence in Britain: What Johnson Doesn’t Want You to Know
And the Tories tried to smear Jeremy Corbyn as somehow being a Russian asset.
Once again, the true threat is the Conservative Party. https://bylinetimes.com/2019/11/09/russian-influence-in-britain-what-johnson-doesnt-want-you-to-know/
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