@insom a) Thanks :-)
b) Yes it's all tagged by me, so it's a bit subjective.
Here's the full table:
and c) When you're on tilde.town, you can search users from the terminal:
~nossidge/code/tildeverse/bin/tildeverse -l -u ^imt$
~nossidge/code/tildeverse/bin/tildeverse -p -t poetry
I have joined the gopher party. gopher://tilde.town/1/%7einsom/feels/
me: commercial opens with your car driving through the redwoods
car exec: ok..
me: and we cut to Matthew McConaughey behind the wheel
exec: mm ok like where this is going
me: and he pulls up to the woods and gets out and starts grabbing handfuls of dirt and leaves
me: and rubbing dirt all over himself and moaning and putting leaves in his mouth
exec 2: wait lets hear this out
There's a new promising one here for GTK3 -- https://notabug.org/rain1/gopher
VF-1 is Python3 and CLI, pretty nice - -https://github.com/solderpunk/VF-1
You can build an old Mosaic on modern Linux: https://github.com/alandipert/ncsa-mosaic
The original curses client ships on Ubuntu in universe, too: https://packages.ubuntu.com/cosmic/gopher
HTTP is basically totally broken with vintage browsers but Gopher still works fine. Here's @vilmibm's feels page as an example, of course.
I'm going to bring up a classic 68k MacOS emulation, next. There is something about using 90's software on 90's OSes that reminds me of how much hope and wonder I had about computers and the Internet when I was a kid.
(We didn't have a Mac, and I was on DOS long after my friends got computers which could run Windows).
Windows 3.11 feels.
I spent the 90's raging against Microsoft and being a massive Linux and BSD zealot. I don't think I was _wrong_ or anything, but I wasn't totally prepared for the feelings bringing up a Windows 3.11 instance on the Internet was going to have.
Windows 3.11 was s pretty consistent experience. It was with Windows 95 that GUI designers really started being creative / ignoring all the HCI guidelines.
Tor's ebook club is giving away Cory Doctorow's book Walkaway.
Read the story of people that are no longer needed by the "zotta-rich" who own all the automated production, so they "walkaway" and build their own communities with open-source versions of the very same automation technologies that rendered those people superfluous in the "default" world.
~ for breakfast, ~ for lunch, ~ for dinner
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