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Upgraded Secure Communications Applications I am Now Using

I am upgrading the security of my communications while still being easy to use. I thought I would share what I currently use in case it is helpful to copy and I would appreciate comments. I want end-to-end encryption so … Continue reading

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Using Amazon.com for Supplies Globally– uh, Not Yet

I thought I was so clever– instead of buying all the parts for our books scanners from industrial vendors then assembling&testing&reshipping from Richmond California, we could send many parts to where they were needed and assemble in our scanning centers.  … Continue reading

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Content Addressing is Magic

It is conjuring from the ether, it is wishing things into your hands, it is just saying its name and it will appear. It is pure magic. And it may become a very important part of our future– in the … Continue reading

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Successful German Model for Permanently Tenant-Friendly Housing

Started in 1989 and now made up of 107 apartment buildings in Germany, a network of housing projects called Mietshäuser Syndikat, have locked themselves into a structure that allows almost complete autonomy for each housing project, with a couple of … Continue reading

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Custom School Short Video Description and Short Video by Kid having done it

    And, for more good news, Logan got into Cornell a year earlier than his years would suggest, and he is doing well there.   So custom schooling has been working well.

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Divertissement for Warming Orchestra #D4

Having just gone to the symphony tonight, I would like to propose a new piece of music, called Divertissement for Warming Orchestra. Here is the “score”: It is a form of call-and-response.  When the orchestra is warming up, any player … Continue reading

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Locking the Web Open: A Call for a Distributed Web

(Short form article, Short lecture, Long lecture, demo of a fraction of the idea of a distributed website (or paste this link in maelstrom)) Over the last 25 years, millions of people have poured creativity and knowledge into the World … Continue reading

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Locking the Web Open, a Call for a Distributed Web

Presentation by Brewster Kahle, Internet Archive Digital Librarian at Ford Foundation NetGain gathering, — a call from 5 top foundations to think big about prospects for our digital future. (via archive.org ) Hi, I’m Brewster Kahle, Founder of the Internet … Continue reading

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When I First Realized I was being Lied to…

When I first realized I was being lied to, systematically lied to, and by the government, I felt upset, then felt duped, and it started me thinking– how far does this lying go? It was in the beginning of college … Continue reading

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Tower of Babel Story Celebrating Monoculture or Diversity?

I started to question what I was taught about the Tower of Babel story, and it turns out I was not the only one.   Oxford Biblical Studies Online analyzes it and comes up a non-traditional and, from my point of … Continue reading

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