Heart Surgery

I had been diagnosed with a heart murmur back in 2005 at which time the cardiologist said it was unremarkable and that I just needed antibiotics prior to dental work. Two years ago I had a second ultrasound of my heart and no red flags were raised. Back in February I was in my doctors…

Joining Hyperboria

Yesterday I joined Hyperboria. Hyperboria is a decentralized network established with the principles of freedom and security at its core. To get into Hyperboria you have to install CJDNS which and then get on IRC and find someone that is willing to give you a password to connect through their computer. Ideally, you’ll peer with…

Dead Drops ‘How to’

I just came across this video and thought it would be great to share. According to the map on deaddrops.com there aren’t any listed in Madison, WI. I might have to change that. Dead Drops ‘How to’ – NYC from aram bartholl on Vimeo. http://deaddrops.com/ “Dead Drops” is an anonymous, offline, peer to peer file-sharing…

World Outline Podcast #7

Yesterday on the World Outline Podcast with Dave Winer and Adam Curry they mentioned me and my projects RT Proxy and TwitOPML. If you’re interested in listening you can hear the clip or the entire episode.

Digital Decentralism

I’ve been very interested in thinking of clever ways to help myself and other people avoid digital sharecropping. Especially with the recent hoopla around SOPA. The problem I have with the term Digital Sharecropper is that it represents the negative behavior. We talk about how Facebook and Twitter is turning us into digital sharecroppers but…