A space for mostly short form stuff and responses to things I see elsewhere.
@friedrichlongin Another fascinating and informative thread that will presumably be lost if Twitter does eventually implode completely. Where is the backup? Why go to all this trouble only to be beholden to an autocrat's whim?
And there I was, foolishly thinking that somehow a weather Station had blocked Chuck's work that had been in progress.
And having spent a happy couple of hours tinkering with occasional bits of success, I'm giving up again.
My conclusion now is that WithKnown actually does a lot of the heavy lifting itself, with reverse geolookups and so forth. Maybe try something a lot simpler, and send only lat-long
Calculating the signature not as easy as it seemed originally
At home, thinking about a location shortcut for WithKnown, and starting with the easy stuff.
There has to be a better music library manager and player for OSX than Apple's Music app, but which one? Your recommendations, please. Please!
States and civilizations have collapsed many times in the past. But we’re in an unprecedented situation globally today, with such a vast population so reliant on high-energy resource flows orchestrated by a tightly-organized global network of centralized states increasingly incapable of organizing those flows, whose citizenries are extraordinarily alienated from the material and mental resource base needed to generate local livelihoods.