Thanks for the info :) wasn’t really sure what was going on, but your explanation answers a lot.
i’m not affiliated with the project and can’t speak with authority. but this is an art publication where guest-artists present internet-related work and/or personal research.
i wish there was more information about the editorial group and their process. i may reach out using their contact form in the hopes of getting more information.
and while i think it’s interesting that the website’s form is difficult, disjointed, and ephemeral, like much of the internet, i would agree with you that navigating the website is too painful.
Probably because not all versions of awk support network programming. But gawk does!
And, btw, it says you cannot write a webserver in awk. That is an error in the blog: https://rosettacode.org/wiki/Hello_world/Web_server#AWK
I’m not exactly sure what this is? The site is quite difficult to navigate, and not sure what “closed” “open” etc means? Is it a working group? Where does collaboration happen?
All good charts go up and to the right.
Hooray for BitBot! It slices, it dices, it makes french fries in three different…WHOOPS!
Yup! I’m going to start encouraging everyone to create how-to guides based on their setups or around technology they use on their server. I’m working on a Linux/postfix/nginx server guide right now too (coming soonish).
We’re doing some of this in the tildeverse already :)
This isn’t an “article” per se, but the quality of the answer might as well be. It’s one of my favorite stack exchange bits and really illuminating as far as *nix history goes.
tiny tiny rss:
See around the 1:05-1:08 mark for some discussion about “electronic folk culture” and internet centralization - but the whole documentary is really cool - about the 80’s/90’s plunderphonics genre - intellectual property laws - and access - and what the future might hold
BTW, if this speaks to you, and you’d like to collaborate on some new takes on these sort of aesthetics, find me on irc or tilde.town and let’s have some fun
Fixed the link issues
It looks like you changed the name of this project and now all your links are broken. I dug around to your github to find https://github.com/AntonMcClure/nix-py0x0. You may want to update your build zip, issue links, and so on.
I second newsboat.
I used to like Liferea, but I vaguely remember some change in the interface that made me look for alternatives.
I selfhost an instance of Selfoss [https://selfoss.aditu.de/]. It’s nice and simple.
I prefer newsboat. Thunderbirds is pretty good too, if you prefer a gui
definitely better than the alternatives!
i’m still a bit disappointed they’re closing down irc, but that’s their decision.
The trend Mozilla was following when they announced decomming IRC made be certain they would be going with slack or MS Teams…
Glad they surprised me here.
And we will repeat again, as the vast majority of Yahoo groups have migrated to Groups.io, yet another private entity that will probably be sold and allowed to stagnate. Rinse and repeat.
A commenter on Fedi noted that he has posts from 20 years ago still available on Usenet, but recent posts on discord and phpbb web forums etc, long gone as the
individual websites and software have deteriorated, been pwned, or abandoned.
The thing is Yahoo groups, Groups.io, etc are just glorified mailing lists with additional services like file storage, wikis, etc. Could Netnews/Mailing-lists along with DAT/Bittorrent/IPFS/Datashards like file storage and websites provide a federated long-term replacement not dependent on individual corporations.
Understandably, even Usenet would be gone without entities providing infrastucture, but that seems to outlasted most web forums and Yahoo/Google groups even considering the wasteland that is Usenet currently.