All posts in the category: Technical
Or 'how we got here and where we might go next' ...
This is an autobiographical take on the history of the internet from one person's ex-musician PoV. I think this standpoint is probably quite representative of how internet culture came to be what it is today.
In the beginning...Read More
It's going to be very interesting what happens to microblogging now, with the apparent chaotic meltdown of 'X', formerly known as Twitter, and the rapid, planned rise of Threads. While I expect Mastodon or other microblogging federated platforms will very likely continue to draw in the older, mor...Read More
There is a huge problem rapidly approaching on the horizon of data society: the authenticity and custodianship of the Knowledge Web. This has been especially highlighted by the ever expanding AI data web crawling and soon to be encountered 'unravelling' of AI content as it devours its own output to...Read More
A time will shortly be upon us when we must decide, make a choice about how we might want our interweb to look and be in the near future and beyond. I think it boils down to a single catch-all choice: who owns the content and interactions of the Internet. This choice isn't new, it's been bubbling up...Read More
Today's angry place is focused on the double standards of embracing big tech without question versus espousal of critical literacy that exists in academia. Why is this so?
AI chatbot mass use is totally unsustainable from an environmental perspective, yet do we hear anyone talking about that in...Read More