The numbers of the day: 62 vs 50% and 1% vs 99%

18.1.2016, 23:50

Why Wikipedia might be the most important invention ever

Manu Saadia on :

[...] The more the internet crowds flocked to it, the better Wikipedia became. Thanks to the embrace and involvement of its users, and a software platform that was specifically designed for that collaborative purpose, Wikipedia gradually turned into an evolving, self-corrective and self-improving entity.

[...] It fits the definition [of a public good] to a tee. Wikipedia is non-rival, that is, my usage doesn’t limit somebody else from using it at the same time; and it is non-excludable [...]

"[...] As a public good, Wikipedia generates incredible positive externalities: it creates much more value to society than what it actually costs in money, in terms of power consumed by its servers and editors’ time. [...]"

Now that [my son] can type on his own, he searches Wikipedia himself. He is growing up knowing that any question on any topic has an answer online. The Encyclopedia is always there, in his dad’s pocket or on the family’s iPad. This is not just comforting. It is mind-expanding. It fosters wild and unimpeded curiosity: one question leads naturally to another question and another one and another ad infinitum. Knowledge becomes a game of chance, an expedition, with hypertext links and search boxes as propellers.[...]"

[...] Thanks to that other public good, the worldwide web, Wikipedia is allowing for something similar, but at a much quicker pace and on a vastly more massive scale. It is hard to predict what untold progress and social transformations lie ahead of us as a result of such intensification in the free flow of knowledge. [...]

17.1.2016, 12:15

Decentralized Autonomous Popcorn Time

RSS murderers, some must rebuild bridges you have willfully destroyed

From the README of Sébastien Sauvage's RSS-bridge:

Dear so-called "social" websites.

Your catchword is "share", but you don't want us to share. You want to keep us within your walled gardens. That's why you've been removing RSS links from webpages, hiding them deep on your website, or removed RSS entirely, replacing it with crippled or demented proprietary API. FUCK YOU.

You're not social when you hamper sharing by removing RSS. You're happy to have customers creating content for your ecosystem, but you don't want this content out - a content you do not even own. Google Takeout is just a gimmick. We want our data to flow, we want RSS.

We want to share with friends, using open protocols: RSS, XMPP, whatever. Because no one wants to have your service with your applications using your API force-feeding them. Friends must be free to choose whatever software and service they want.

We are rebuilding bridges you have wilfully destroyed.

Get your shit together: Put RSS back in.

30.9.2015, 14:40

Outcomes of the Decentralise Now Gathering

The Decentralise Now conference gathering held on Mont-Soleil, St-Imier in the Jura Mountains of Switzerland from the 17th to the 21st of September drew the participation of altogether 64 changemakers from all around the world. Some came for a stay over the entire gathering and beyond and are still on site now, collaborating together on their projects. Some came for a few days, individual workshops, or participated via the online video conference stream that was running throughout the entire event.

The gathering encouraged the alliance of efforts many changemakers and activists are involved with already throughout the world. Rather than attempting to create yet another project, organisation or movement, the gathering at its essence focused on empowering the existing network of actors for transformative change.

Following an experimental Co-opathon during the weeks leading up to the gathering, which experimented with online gift circles, a concept where participants share requests and offers, the Decentralise Now gathering collaborated with, to extend this concept throughout the gathering.

This reactivation of the OccupyCafe community integrated real time workshops on the property of the Decentrale cooperative with additional online participants who could both see and hear us as we discussed global issues of importance to all of us, and they could speak up and join in whenever they wanted.

The timing of this gathering was to commemorate the first protest in New York on the 17th of September , 2011 in New York. It also drew others from other disciplines of activism such as the environmentalists of the Permaculture and Rainbow as well as activists from the anarchists and squatter backgrounds.

Some of the workshops were purely online facilitation and conferencing, whilst others were actual physical workshops watched by online participants. Using this dynamic approach, we were able to connect more people together who would normally never have the opportunity to travel to a specific location due to economic or time restraints.

The gathering was also an opportunity to discuss details of a project that would make the Decentrale property mostly solar powered and producing more energy than it needs, without changing the appearance of the historic building. This will convert the project into a model of energy and heating sustainability using pioneering technology developed and manufactured in the local area. It will be designed to be able to operate entirely off grid with the flick of a switch. This will also make the Decentrale an additional eco-tourist attraction in the heart of the Swiss Energy-Park, which will integrate well with our other projects and activities.

It is of course in line with the ethos of the Decentrale project overall, to decentralise energy production and become independent of fossil fuels. The Decentrale is after all also a part of the Permavillage project, which aims at essential local self-sufficiency in all regards, from the vegetables to the energy needs.

From a more global perspective, what did come out of the gathering is the need to further integrate with other disciplines and to respect their journeys. Each counter culture has its own history, traditions and norms. It was and remains a challenge to find a way to bring the best of each to the fore and to respect the boundaries of its neighbour.

Our first meetings were about introducing the vision of “Decentralise Now!” and the importance of decentralisation, and learning what each person had done to find this space. Each person introduced themselves and why they had decided to join “the coalition of the willing”. Essentially, our aim was to create such an open space for a collaborative changes to happen in the world. To explain that we wish to serve as a hub or node for bringing different groups together to find a way forward globally – socio- economically, politically and environmentally.

With the tool of the gift economy or gift circle we were asked to make our requests to “the universe”... and once this was done we were asked to let our offers also be known - that is what we specifically had to offer the forum. This could be in the form of time for projects or other practical help to assist others in their struggle or work to bring their own projects into being. Participants in the circle included a couple from America who run a internet radio station , a journalist building an alternative news network, a programmer working on the software of a “global brain” etc. The gift circle and online participation included people from the USA, England, France, Spain, Portugal, Germany, Canada, Finland, Mexico and other regions of the world.

On Friday Olaf Zanger gave a workshop on alternative currencies and understanding the current banking system and how it works. In this case he did his discourse in the bottom room or lounge area where we sat in front of a roaring fire whilst participants watched from all over the world.

On Saturday Morning Isabel who runs an internet radio in Spanish gave a talk on how Podemos (literally; “we can”) began and its influence around the world and in Spain, as well as its influence particularly to inspire other activist groups in Greece. We had online participants from Mexico as well as Spain and it was also translated into English by a Rainbow guy from Argentina- Sol. This workshop was given upstairs in our lecture room.

Isabel’s workshop was followed up by a very interesting discourse on the Enigma Box, presented by Armin. Once installed, the device anonymizes and encrypts all internet traffic of an internet connection and prevents for example illegal spying by government agencies such as the NSA. The principle of the device was explained in simple terms as well as technical terms for those who were interested.

We also spoke about alternative currencies – a workshop that was carried through to Sunday and the conclusions we came to were that in order to bypass the reliance on the banks we had to create a user based economy which is independent of centralised control and the whims of the market. The merits of the gift economy were discussed and alternative methods of exchange such as the time bank which exchanges hours for labour as well as regional currencies – crypto currencies, gold or resources based currencies and existing forms of exchange based on credits.

On Sunday Robin gave a workshop on the “ Rainbow Revolution, global elites and the state of the planet in terms of the 1 % who manipulate the markets and put the majority of the people, the 99% in a kind of economic slavery. Again the concept of what kind of system would in future replace capitalism was discussed and how we were going to spread this transformation.

The eventual consensus that came out of the evening talking circle was that any new system that would replace the old would have to be a sustainable and symbiotic one built on culture. A culture that would embrace collaborative efforts and encourage synergy with those groups who are already working towards that aim all over the world. For example with independent energy systems, permaculture methodology, free or gift economies that exchange goods and services between each other ...and most of all an ethical trade system that creates healthy ways of dealing with human effects or waste upon other beings and the planet at large. This movement forward would be an enlightening process whereby a “synergesis” or a “state of synergy” between each ”island of light“ would be created.

And finally, it was postulated that we should continue repeating the mantra of “Decentralise Now!”until it comes into the mainstream psyche.
- To which end this project would retain its primary motive – not to aim to create an alternative culture, but to help a new primary culture to emerge. It will connect those individuals and projects that are looking for help, assistance, facilitation and inspiration ..or encouragement on their journey of self empowerment.

In the final analysis it was decided that to do this we would have to further build an alternative media platform which spreads the message to the people of this world who wanted to escape this current matrix of “mind control”.

In this regard, valuable connections with various people active in alternative media projects were made during the gathering. More efforts and more calls for dedicated and committed volunteers will go out to spread this message through these media.
Particularly, the vision came to create a monthly newspaper which will work alongside the existing radio platform which is broadcasted from Mont Soleil already.

On the final day of the gathering we held a workshop on the possible content and names of such a newspaper and how we could create this new culture in the shadow of the old.

Finally, other intentional conferences were envisioned using the same tools that were used in this conference specifically the video platform that allows for up to 100 people to participate at the same time excluding those on the chat lines.

The Decentralise Now Gathering is an open ended invitation for more change makers to come with their ideas and will continue on its mission to put the power back in the hands of the people. ...the 99 % .

We thank those that attended and helped organise and contributed to the success of this initiative and hope to see you again.


The Decentralise Now Team

24.9.2015, 21:17

Decentralise Now Gathering for the 99%

On the 17th of September 2015, the fourth anniversary of the birth of the Occupy movement, you are invited to come as you are to “the Mountain of the Sun” and join the first Decentralise Now gathering on Mont-Soleil, Switzerland.

We need to synergise our efforts to become more effective in creating a new reality, a new world, a new way. It is time to “Occupy the World“ and create an alliance of the alternatives. This is a call for alliance!

We do not sit idly by whilst we see countries being economically water-boarded by the banks. We cannot ignore the pressures on everyday people that these austerity measures have created. There is another way.

We are prepared for a wave of synergism that decentralises the power structures. It is time to create a culture of self-empowerment, synergy and symbiosis between each other and nations.

We are the people - we are the 99%

Whether you already are a change maker or want to become one, whether you are Occupy, Anonymous, Transition, Maker, Greens, Pirate, Podemos, Permaculture, Rainbow, Hacker, Open Source, Electronic Frontier, Commons, New Edge, Edgeryder, Danach, Neustart, Anti-WEF, Panarchy, anarcho-this or anarcho-that, social entrepreneur, artist, philanthropist, guerrilla gardener, insider, outsider, this-activist or that-activist, or just somebody that is aware - this call for alliance is to you.

It is time. Join us to Decentralise Now. In St-Imier, the home of anarchism... where it all began in 1872. We gather on the 17th of September to move ahead. The main event will be an intense collaboration and exchange that weekend, from Friday evening at 19:00 to Sunday at 17:00. This is an open ended gathering. We will continue beyond that weekend and you can join us at any time.

You are also able to participate online, if you can’t join us at the Décentrale on Mont-Soleil, Switzerland.


We intend to make this event prix-libre. We will need your financial support. Please expect to expend what you can afford to pay for such an event. If you can give more, please do. If you know people that might be able to make a financial contribution, please encourage them to do so.

Sign up and find more details here on the website , as they become available.
1.8.2015, 20:00

Stage d’initiation aux plantes sauvages comestibles et médicinales

11-12 juillet 2015

...apprendre à vivre en harmonie avec la nature nous permet de retrouver l'essence de notre existence...

Si tu apprécies les plantes et la nature, voici une opportunité unique pour t’exercer à reconnaître les plantes comestibles et médicinales de ton environnement, à en cuisiner une partie et à les préparer de diverses manières pour te soigner. Notre guide sera Jean-François Henry, un passionné de plantes de toutes natures, ayant de nombreuses années d'expérience.


  • Reconnaître de nombreuses plantes sauvages comestibles, médicinales et toxiques
  • Effectuer des cueillettes sélectives, respectant les populations rencontrées
  • Apprendre à cuisiner une partie des plantes récoltées
  • Intégrer à sa vie quotidienne un certain nombre de plantes utiles
  • Revenir chez soi avec quelques recettes simples de repas, intégrant des plantes sauvages


  • Balades didactiques dans les prairies et les forêts avoisinantes
  • Réalisation d’un herbier ou prise de photos (optionnel)
  • Récoltes de plantes comestibles, en particulier jeunes pousses, fleurs, racines et feuilles,
  • Intégration de ces plantes dans la préparation de "menus sauvages"
  • Un dossier didactique, comprenant recettes et bibliographie, sera fourni aux participant(e)s


  • Samedi 11 juillet, 9h00 précises à 22h00 environ
  • Dimanche 12 juillet, 9h00 précises à 18h 30.


  • Toutes personnes intéressées par les plantes, avec ou sans expérience
  • Les enfants de plus de 8 ans sont les bienvenus, si possible accompagnés d'un adulte


  • Les personnes qui habitent dans la région pourront rentrer chez elles le soir. Pour celles qui viennent de plus loin, la Coopérative « La Décentrale » dispose de dortoirs et d’une salle de bain.
  • Il est possible d’arriver déjà vendredi 10 juillet dès 18h00. Dans ce cas, le préciser à l’inscription !

Nous utiliserons la cuisine de la maison.


  • Le stage peut être réglé par donation volontaire. Pour couvrir les frais d’organisation et d’achats, ainsi que la rémunération de l’animateur, nous estimons qu’un prix indicatif de 120.- CHF ou € serait plutôt correct pour ce genre d’activité.
  • Si vous ne pouvez venir que pour un jour, ce serait 65.- CHF ou € la journée.

Gratuit pour les enfants d'âge scolaire. Le prix ne doit pas constituer un obstacle à la participation ! (Arrangements sur demande pour couples, familles et personnes à revenu modeste !)


Pour réserver sa place:

contacter Chris Zumbrunn
La Décentrale, Mont-Soleil 59
2610 Mont-Soleil (Suisse)
tél. +41 32 941 41 41

Ne tardez pas à vous inscrire, le nombre de participants étant limité !


Praticien en Thérapeutiques Naturelles, Jean-François Henry a près de 30 ans d’expérience en massage essentiel, réflexologie, polarité, aromathérapie et phytothérapie. Intéressé par les plantes depuis l’enfance, il partage ses connaissances avec naturel et passion. Dans son enseignement, il incite à aiguiser les sens, exercer la mémoire et développer l’intuition.


Petits casse-croûtes pour samedi et dimanche midi; pour la participation aux repas : un peu de farine complète ou bise de céréales bio, 1 légume, fruits, boissons à choix; grand cahier pour prendre des notes et élaborer un herbier (autre possibilité: prendre des photos); bande adhésive transparente sur dérouleur (« scotch »); 1 m de ficelle (pour porter le dérouleur autour du cou !); couteau de poche type « Opinel »; un grand sac en papier contenant plusieurs petits sachets en papier ou en tissu pour les récoltes; gants en caoutchouc (pour récolter les orties et autres plantes piquantes !); chaussures de marche et chapeau; en cas de pluie: imperméable, parapluie, bottes ou chaussures imperméables; chaussures d’intérieur et éventuellement, livres sur les plantes, loupe, lampe de poche, instrument de musique ou de percussion.
Ta bonne énergie, ta joie, ta lumière !


Le stage a lieu à « La Décentrale », Mont-Soleil 59, 2610 Mont-Soleil (Suisse) tél. 0041 329 41 41 41

En voiture:

Depuis Bienne, passer, soit par Tramelan, Les Breuleux, Cerneux-Veusil et, de là, la route du Mont-Soleil ; soit par Sonceboz, St-Imier, puis monter la petite route du Mont-Soleil (attention, passage impossible sous le funiculaire avec un véhicule de plus de 2.60 m !)

Depuis La Chaux-de-Fonds, par La Ferrière, Cerneux-Veusil et, de là, la route du Mont- Soleil.

En train, en funiculaire et à pied:

Prendre le train pour Saint-Imier, puis monter avec le funiculaire du Mont-Soleil (à 10 mn à pied, de la gare CFF). A la sortie du funiculaire, prendre la rue à gauche. La Décentrale se trouve à environ 200 m, sur la droite.

27.6.2015, 8:09

Tesla: All Our Patent Are Belong To You

Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla yesterday:

Yesterday, there was a wall of Tesla patents in the lobby of our Palo Alto headquarters. That is no longer the case. They have been removed, in the spirit of the open source movement, for the advancement of electric vehicle technology.

Tesla Motors was created to accelerate the advent of sustainable transport. If we clear a path to the creation of compelling electric vehicles, but then lay intellectual property landmines behind us to inhibit others, we are acting in a manner contrary to that goal. Tesla will not initiate patent lawsuits against anyone who, in good faith, wants to use our technology.

When I started out with my first company, Zip2, I thought patents were a good thing and worked hard to obtain them. And maybe they were good long ago, but too often these days they serve merely to stifle progress, entrench the positions of giant corporations and enrich those in the legal profession, rather than the actual inventors. After Zip2, when I realized that receiving a patent really just meant that you bought a lottery ticket to a lawsuit, I avoided them whenever possible.

At Tesla, however, we felt compelled to create patents out of concern that the big car companies would copy our technology and then use their massive manufacturing, sales and marketing power to overwhelm Tesla. We couldn’t have been more wrong. The unfortunate reality is the opposite: electric car programs (or programs for any vehicle that doesn’t burn hydrocarbons) at the major manufacturers are small to non-existent, constituting an average of far less than 1% of their total vehicle sales.

At best, the large automakers are producing electric cars with limited range in limited volume. Some produce no zero emission cars at all.

Given that annual new vehicle production is approaching 100 million per year and the global fleet is approximately 2 billion cars, it is impossible for Tesla to build electric cars fast enough to address the carbon crisis. By the same token, it means the market is enormous. Our true competition is not the small trickle of non-Tesla electric cars being produced, but rather the enormous flood of gasoline cars pouring out of the world’s factories every day.

We believe that Tesla, other companies making electric cars, and the world would all benefit from a common, rapidly-evolving technology platform.

Technology leadership is not defined by patents, which history has repeatedly shown to be small protection indeed against a determined competitor, but rather by the ability of a company to attract and motivate the world’s most talented engineers. We believe that applying the open source philosophy to our patents will strengthen rather than diminish Tesla’s position in this regard.

13.6.2014, 22:07

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> Helma 1.6.3-rc3 ready for testing
> Helma 1.6.3 Release Candidate 2
> Release Candidate 1 of Helma 1.6.3
> Helma at the 2008 OpenExpo in Zurich
> Large Hadron Collider
> Ecmascript Harmony
> The A-Z of Programming Languages jumps to Javascript
> Fresh Javascript IDE in Ganymede Eclipse release
> Helma at the Linuxwochen in Linz
> Brendan on the state of Javascript evolution
> Stuff by George Carlin
> Is AppleScript done?
> ES4 Draft 1 and ES3.1 Draft 1
> Want ES4 in Helma today?
> SquirrelFish!
> Permaculture 101
> ES4 comes to IE via Screaming Monkey
> Apple's position on ECMAScript 4 proposals
> Helma Meeting Spring 2008
> Attila Szegedi about Rhino, Helma and Server-Side Javascript, and scripting on the JVM in general
> Helma 1.6.2 ready to download
> Larry Lessig's case for creative freedom
> Earthlings - Can you face the truth?
> The Story of Stuff
> A Quick Start to Hello World
> The Overlooked Power of Javascript
> Adobe's position on ES4 features, plus the Flex 3 SDK source code is now available under the MPL
> Solar cell directly splits water for hydrogen
> Asynchronous Beer and Geeking and other opportunities to talk about Helma, Rhino and Javascript on the server-side
> Openmocha and Jhino updated to 0.8
> Even more Server-side Javascript with Jaxer
> e4xd and jhino - javascript server-side soft-coding
> Additional Filename Conventions
> Update to Helma 1.6.1
> Netscape, the browser, to live one more month
> Heavyweight Champion of the World by Reverend and the Makers
> SimpleDB vs CouchDB
> Nuclear plants in Switzerland are modern Orgetorixism
> Helma powered AppJet - Takeoff!
> CouchDB for Helma
> Bubble bursting friendship bracelets
> Evolving ES4 as the universal scripting language
> Helmablog and an article in Linux Pro Magazine
> More praise for Helma
> Javascript as Universal Scripting Language
> So, what's up with World Radio Switzerland?
> Helma Conspiracy Theory
> JSONPath and CouchDB
> Hold the whole program in your head, and you can manipulate it at will
> Keeping track of localhost:8080
> Rhino 1.6R6 with E4X fix and patches for Helma
> Helma 1.6 is ready!
> Junction brings Rhino on Rails to Helma
> Javascript for Java programmers
> The server-side advantage
> John Resig on Javascript as a language
> Rhino on Rails
> Release Candidate 3 of Helma 1.6.0
> ECMAScript 4 Reference Implementation
> Antville Summer Of Code 2007
> Helma 1.6.0-rc2
> Using H2 with Helma
> Helma warped around existing db schemas
> Rocket the Super Rabbit
> Bootstrap is out of the bag
> The last mention of Microsoft
> Helma 1.6.0-rc1
> Introducing Planet Helma
> Helma ante portas
> Fixing Javascript inheritance
> Shutdown-Day the Helma way
> Upcoming Helma 1.6, new reference docs and IRC channel
> Making Higgs where the Web was born
> Jala for Helma
> See you at Lift'07
> More on Javascript Inheritance
> Mocha Inheritance
> Helma 1.5.3
> Fresh Rhino on Safari
> Truly Hooverphonic!
> Helma 1.5.2
> RFC 4329 application-ecmascript
> Helma 1.5.1 ready to download
> Aptana - Eclipse reincarnated as a Javascript IDE
> Building the Conversational Web
> Drosera steps in to debug Safari
> Helma 1.5.0 has been released!
> Helma 1.5 RC2 is ready
> Helma 1.5.0 Release Candidate 1 available for download
> FreeBSD Jails the brand new easy way
> Javascript 2 and the Future of the Web
> Frodo takes on chapter 3
> No Rough Cut :-(
> Welcome to Helma!
> 40th Montreux Jazz Festival
> trackAllComments
> Rails' greatest contribution
> Consensus vs Direct Democracy
> A candidate for CSCSJS or a Mocha Fetchlet
> A (Re)-Introduction to JavaScript
> coComment Roundup
> Track your comments
> Sketching image queries and reinventing email
> ECMAScript - The Switzerland of development environments
> I love E4X
> Tutorial D, Industrial D and the relational model
> Stop bashing Java
> E4X Mocha Objects
> Logging and other antimatters
> Stronger types in Javascript 2
> Javascript Diagnosis & Testing
> Homo Oxymora
> Yeah, why not Javascript?
> Moving beyond Java
> Spidermonkey Javascript 1.5 finally final
> Helma Trivia
> Finding Java Packages
> JSEclipse Javascript plug-in for Eclipse
> Catching up to Continuations
> Mighty and Beastie Licenses
> Tasting the OpenMocha Console
> "Who am I?", asks Helma
> Savety vs Freedom and other recent ramblings
> Mont-Soleil Open Air Lineup
> Rhinola - Mocha reduced to the minimum
> OpenMocha 0.6 available for download
> E4X presentation by Brendan Eich
> What is Mocha?
> Do you remember Gopher?
> The disappointment
> OpenMocha Project Roadmap
> MochiKit Javascript Library
> Getting your feet wet with OpenMocha
> People flocking to see global warming
> Rails vs Struts vs Mocha
> The JavaScript Manifesto
> OpenMocha is ready for a spin
> The limits of harmonization
> Le Conseil fédéral au Mont-Soleil
> Amiga History Guide
> The people must lead the executive, control the legislature and be the military
> Copyback License
> Looking at FreeBSD 6 and Beyond
> Qualified Minority Veto
> The Doom of Representative Democracy
> Violence in a real democracy
> Concordance and Subsidiarity
> Wrapping Aspects around Mocha Objects?
> Future of Javascript Roadmap
> Baby steps towards Javascript heaven
> Mac OS X spreading like wildfire
> Trois petits filous à Faoug
> Jackrabbit JSR 170
> Rich components for HTML 5
> More Java Harmony
> Mac goes Intel
> Google goes Rumantsch
> Oxymoronic Swiss-EU relations
> Rico and Prototype Javascript libraries
> Paul Klee - An intangible man and artist
> Incrementalism in the Mozilla roadmap
> Mocha multi-threading
> Moving towards OpenMocha
> Google goes Portal
> What Bush doesn't get
> Unique and limited window of opportunity
> Persisting Client-side Errors to your Server
> Dive Into Greasemonkey
> Brown bears knock on Switzerland's door
> The experience to make what people want
> "Just" use HTTP
> Yes, what is gather?
> A Free Song for Every Swiss Citizen
> Java in Harmony
> Jan getting carried away
> Evil Google Web Accelerator?
> JSON.stringify and JSON.parse
> Ajax for Java
> The launching of launchd
> Timeless RSS
> Kupu
> SNIFE goes Victorinox
> AJAX is everywhere
> Papa Ratzi
> How Software Patents Work
> Ten good practices for writing Javascript
> Free-trade accord with japan edges closer
> Mocha at a glance
> Adobe acquires Macromedia
> Safari 1.3
> View complexity is usually higher than model complexity
> Free Trade Neutrality
> SQL for Java Objects
> Security Bypass
> Exactly 1111111111 seconds
> Kurt goes Chopper
> Choosing a Java scripting language
> Spamalot's will get spammed a lot
> The visual Rhino debugger
> The Unix wars
> EU-Council adopts software patent directive
> FreeBSD baby step "1j"
> Never trust a man who can count to 1024 on his fingers
> Visiting the world's smallest city
> Finally some non-MS, non-nonsense SPF news
> Swiss cows banned from eating grass
> Ludivines, the "Green Fairy" of absinthe
> First Look At Solaris 10
> EU Commission Declines Patent Debate Restart
> Alan Kay's wisdom guiding the OpenLaszlo roadmap towards Mocha?
> 1 Kilo
> Re: FreeBSD logo design competition
> Schweizer Sagen
> Europas Eidgenossen
> Art Nouveau La Chaux-de-Fonds 2005-2006
> XMLHttpRequest glory
> The Beastie Silhouette
> The Number One Nightmare
> Safe and Idempotent Methods such as HEAD and TRACE
> Sorry, you have been verizoned.
> Daemons and Pixies and Fairies, Oh My!
> Sentient life forms as MIME-attachments: RFC 1437
> Anno 2004: CZV
> Web Developer Extension for Firefox
> Refactoring until nothing is left
> Brendan, never tired of providing Javascript support
> Catching XP in just 20 Minutes
> Designing the Star User Interface
> Rhino, Mono, IKVM. Or: JavaScript the hard way
> Re: SCO
> Judo
> Convergence on abstraction and on browser-based Console evaluation
> Today found out that inifinite uptimes are still an oxymoron
> New aspects of woven apps
> Original Contribution License (OCL) 1.0
> Unified SPF: a grand unified theory of MARID
> BSD is designed. Linux is grown.
> 5 vor 12 bei 10 vor 10
> Mocha vs Helma?
> Schattenwahrheit: Coup d'etat underway against the Cheney Circle?
> Abschluss Bilaterale II Schweiz-EU
> From Adam Smith to Open Source
> Linux - the desktop for the rest of them
> Big Bang
> Leaky Hop Objects
> Return Path Rewriting (RPR) - Mail Forwarding in the Spam Age
> Microsoft Discloses Huge Number Of Windows Vulnerabilties
> Steuerungsabgabe statt Steuern
> Anno 2003: deployZone
> The war against terror
> The war against terror (continued)
> The relativity of Apple's market share
> Are humans animals?
> Server-side Javascript
> Democracy Now!
> The Cluetrain Manifesto
> Anno 1999: Der Oberhasler
> Anno 1998:
> Fan traces "lost" singer Rodriguez
> Anno 1998: crossnet
> Think different
> The right time to buy Apple stock
> Geschwindigkeit vs Umdrehungszahl
> Anno 1997: Xmedia
> "The meaning of life is to improve the quality of all life"
> Cute Barristas at Peet's Coffee
> Anno 1996: CZV
> Alternative 1995
> BZ Internet Cafe
> Xjournal
> Searching Gopherspace
> Crossnet - der kollektive Intellekt der Schweiz
> Global Screen Design Services
> NEW-LIST digests
> ACTIV-L Digest
> Eternal September
> AOL expanding Internet services
> Anno 1993: Macro-micro navigator
> Freude herrscht!
> Anno 1992: Intouch i-station
> You register me in 50 states
> Anno 1991: mediacube
> Friedrich Dürrenmatt - Die Schweiz als Gefängnis
> Anno 1990: RasterOps
> Enable the Creative
> Photoshop Startup Memories and First Demo
> Anno 1989: Lambada by Kaoma
> Anno 1988: Perfect by Fairground Attraction
> Bürgerbrief
> Morgana - Selling Digital-Font based Sign-writing
> Macworld Expo 1988 Amsterdam
> Acorn Archimedes RISC Technology
> Anno 1987: Knowledge Navigator
> Anno 1986: Max Headroom in the News
> FidoNet
> Anno 1985: Amiga 1000
> Hello World on C128 in CP/M Mode
> Analog Desktop Publishing in 1984
> Anno 1982: Vic-20
> Gamchi
> Postel's Law
> The Future Is Unwritten
> Earth Mother and Fortieth Floor by Lesley Duncan
> La Linea by Osvaldo Cavandoli
> California by Joni Mitchell
> CoinFest 2016, April 5-10, Mont-Soleil
> Supplement to the Whole Earth Catalog
> Neil Young
> Whole Earth Catalog
> Kurdistan-reve-de-Printemps
> Anno 1968: Mony Mony and People Got to Be Free
> August 28th 1968: William Buckley Vs Gore Vidal

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