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Thursday, 23. January 12020
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22120 – Self-host the Internet with an Offline Archive.

An archivist browser controller that caches everything you browse, a library server with full text search to serve your archive.

Wednesday, 22. January 12020
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The saga of Nginx, its founder, and the tech/politics that power the global web.

Ok! So now, Mamut trying to appropriate Nginx for the purposes of Rambler, which is partially owned by Sberbank, which is partially owned by the Russian government. And both Mamut and Gref are directly connected to Putin. Is the picture starting to come together?

Sunday, 19. January 12020
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Against metrics: how measuring performance by numbers backfires.

Contrary to commonsense belief, attempts to measure productivity through performance metrics discourage initiative, innovation and risk-taking.

Patryk Hardziej explores a modernist approach to corporate design in Communist Poland.

Elements of AI, a free course by Reaktor and the University of Helsinki.

Our goal is to demystify AI.

Is there anything similar going on in Europe?

SaveDotOrg Protest at ICANN.

The sale of the .ORG domain registry to Ethos Capital could impact millions of individuals and organizations who have a .ORG website, opening the door to potential censorship and price increases on domain registration and renewals.

Why Elizabeth Wurtzel, Who Died at 52, Was a Cultural Force.

Elizabeth Wurtzel, the author of “Prozac Nation: Young and Depressed in America”, has died of metastatic breast cancer at age 52.

How One Photographer Captures the Glory of Birds in Flight.

Eschersketch – A Symmetry Drawing Tool.

The End of Indie Web Browsers: You Can (Not) Compete.

No longer is it possible to build your own web browser capable of consuming some of the most popular content on the web. Websites like Netflix, Hulu, HBO, and others require copyright content protection which is only accessible through browser vendors who have license agreements with large corporations.