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Loving @noeldemartin's "Freedom Calculator." A funny, empirical way of deciding how much time you have left to do what you want: noeldemartin.com/experiments/f

👀 Looking for a graphic designer/illustrator to help with a few initiatives at Gallery 404 (netart.today ) and Beyond the Frame (schmud.de). Please RT and send me any portfolios you admire!

"Safari is now probably the influential wild card browser for user privacy" by Chris Siebenmann utcc.utoronto.ca/~cks/space/bl

Not sure I agree 100% with the article, but it is true that Safari is now the non-Chromium browser with the most influence. Firefox certainly has influence at the standards bodies, but Safari can say "jump" and web developers have to say "how high?" According to gs.statcounter.com/, Firefox's market share has dropped from 4.58% to 3.76% in the last year.

I've been charting & reporting on COVID-19 in Turin, Italy for the last year. I started this local effort because our region was often overshadowed by mighty Milan.

But the problem has evolved & I'm retiring the notebook today. Thanks for reading. Here's the final update: nextjournal.com/schmudde/coron

Huh, @doctorow@quitter.no claims, "Steampunk is the promise of industrial-scale production with artisanal-style work." Not wrong... but surprising. Interview with This Machine Kills:
here: twitter.com/machinekillspod/st

Auth0 did for identity what AWS did for server infrastructure. Ignoring the crazy evaluations, Okta's $6.5B purchase of Auth0 makes a lot of sense. Moreso than IBM and MicroSoft, they have a good Web 2.0 solution. The question is the Next Web.

Studying mathematics moves the practitioner from matters of culture to matters of aesthetics. Which Levy-Eichel implies is a good thing.

This film documents personal computing and education within the Soviet Union. Astonishing how much of the software is in English.
youtube.com/watch?v=rz6O5i6XaT

Very happy to have checked into @jeschust's Chicago Dog website on tilde.club. Getting the latest, post-COVID: tilde.club/~phcordner/

I'm working with a team on a new product (more on that soon) for managing your identity online. We would love to have your input in this short survey (< 5 minutes). Thanks in advance! surveymonkey.com/r/YorbaPricin

“Attention is a limited resource, so pay attention to where you pay attention.” ~ Howard Rheingold nytimes.com/2021/02/04/opinion

Current identity solutions are full of needless friction. They have barely evolved since the Compatible Time-Sharing System at 1960s MIT.

@cadey offers some useful perspective at 'A Model for Identity in Software' by christine.website/blog/identit

If Plato comes out of his cave and sees his shadow we'll have 4 more months of perceptual imprisonment

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