@voxpelli thanks for the links, auphonic looks like a great service! Certainly going to look into using that for automating stuff like audio encoding.
Soundcloud down or broken too often now. Time to implement #indieweb audio posting UI in #taproot.
@emckean feed my lizard
Heading over to Háskolatorg for HÍ Japanese day festival.
At any given time my web archive HTTPS to HTTP domain ratio is almost exactly 1:10. Right now it’s at 410 HTTP domains and 41 HTTPS domains. Note that this is just the count of the domains I link to (and which link to me), unweighted by the number of actual physical links.
Sighted a majestic sky whale hovering low over the mountains to the south-east of Reykjavik this morning.
Any assertion that it was in fact some ski slopes lit up in the dark will be met with insistent mutterings about celestial cetaceans.
Finished off a tiring 15000 step day with my best Spanish-style hot chocolate yet: milk, cornstarch, vanilla, dark chocolate, cinnamon, himalayan salt, a little licorice, masala curry powder and crumbled walnuts. mmmmmmmm.
Favourite quote from Shaping Things by @bruces so far:
“What is a “brand”? It’s a mark seared into the surface of something. Is that the best you can do in the way of establishing a relationship between us?”
“Check out this thing I just bought!”
“There’s a thing on my wrist!”
“I’m wearing a thing!”
“I need a raspberry pi and some sensors so I can make a thing!”
It’s hardly a specific term which enables efficient, productive communication :)
Ubiquitous computing demo video from 1995 demonstrating seamless creative collaboration across devices and space: http://www.ubiq.com/hypertext/weiser/quicktime/UbiCompTeaScene.qt
Their acting isn’t great but the technology is impressive.
What’s your favourite general term for internet-of-things-connected devices/objects?
Acquired today: one pizza stone and a paddle! Hopefully this will push my pizza quality to the next level now that I have a decent dough technique.
“Kickstarter’s terms won’t let us run our campaign, so we’re running a kickstarter to raise money to build our own crowdfunding platform”
Quite disgusted by the sales copy on sen.se/store/mother — an interesting idea creepily presented. What’s the physical metaphor for the “mother” itself? Or does it end up being just a weird looking ornament, awkwardly placed within ethernet-cable distance of the home router?