Previous entries in Beyond the Frame.
- A Different InternetThe internet was a public innovation co-opted by private interests. Making it work for the people starts with a fresh approach to personal data.
- How the Consumer Computer is Consuming ComputingWhen the personal computer went from being a "bicycle for the mind" to a surveilled shopping mall.
- Information Warfare Is Without Limits and So Are Its ConsequencesIf we fail to see the last eight years as anything less than eight years of continuous war, we fail to understand the politics of cyberspace.
- How Ebooks Have Poisoned Electronic InkIt is the best of times for electronic ink but it is the worst of times for actually reading eBooks.
- Fix My CodeEngineering alone can't fix what's wrong with the internet.
- An Identity Through TimeFrom port 79 and citizen's band radio to facebook.com, some lessons learned about digital identity from the time-traveling Outlander.
- Truth Storms the CapitolThe people who stormed the Capitol entered with ease because the Truth was already inside the building. The result of small realities, narrowly cast.
- Be Here NowA reflection on Ram Dass' 1971 classic, "Be Here Now", and its connection to information and our state of being.
- Gallery 404Exhibiting the culture of a generation, lost to time.
- Internet Identity Workshop XXXIA recap of the ideas and technology that will shape the future of our internet identity - from cautious optimism to dystopic warnings.
- Software Preservation in Networked ArtPreserving net.art forces us to confront fundamental questions in computer science and our approach to both programming and cultural preservation.
- Open Open Source CommunitiesThink small when building big.
- The Mothers of the Mother of All DemosBill English was part of a team that revolutionized computing. A look at the shoulders they stood on.
- The Distributed Web is a Communal EnterpriseBy establishing common values that are reflected in how we build technology, we can establish a strong communal foundation with mechanisms for accountability.
- Storing Time - Part 2Databases store more than information, they are now warehouses of culture and memory.
- Storing Time - Part 1How to think about and work with time in digital systems.
- On the Internet, We Are Either Artists or BureaucratsWhy isn’t the internet better at engendering conversations?
- Personal PrivacyThe United States has been legislating on digital privacy for half a century - why hasn't it been effective?
- The Future of Internet GovernanceThree models to help resolve conflicts and form partnerships as the global community comes together to build the next internet.
- MLK and “Domestic Terrorism”The narrative can change, but we must overcome the disinformation and fear that has overtaken the United States.
- Disinformation Strategies and TacticsDistracting hearsay amidst fleeting visions of truth - what it looks like and what can be done.
- Aggregators, Publishers, and the Third WayWhen we stopped owning our own information, we forgot that owning the platform was an option.
- Information's Role in Facing Climate ChangeHave better modeling and communication tools helped combat climate change?
- Knowledge As an ImpairmentThere are no answers, only vehicles to take us to the next place.
- The State of COVID-19 Exposure NotificationsHow do they work? Are they effective?
- The Flow of Data, the Flow of MythsThe flow of information through time, bit by bit.
- Notes From the Ambient ChurchFormally encoding Western music enabled its propagation through the centuries, creating an industry and a practice where this notation is essentially requisite.
- Open InviteStart a conversation about the things we care about.
The Clojure RSS feed
- Turning URLs Into Meaningful Names Using ClojureURLs are wonderful. They are both human readable and globally unique. But they can take some massaging before they're useful. Here are some practical tips using Clojure.
- Taste of 2022Some of my highlights from last year - books, movies, exhibitions, travel, and more."
- To Catch a Mouse Make a Noise Like a CheeseThe adman who launched 1,000 computers when no one else could
- Nineteen Eighty-FourOrwell's flawed masterpiece remains a haunting allegory of our times.
- Getting Started with OAuth 2.0This is a fine cookbook, but you won't learn how to cook.
- Essays in IdlenessA modest book that changed the way I write.
- Music in the Castle of HeavenGardiner's tome is a deep exploration of Bach's prodigious cantata cycles, the St. John Passion, the St. Matthew Passion, and the B minor Mass.
- Everyday Information ArchitectureEveryday Information Architecture favors case studies over a deep dive into the methodology behind good decision making.
- The Intention EconomyThe Intention Economy offers a vision of a privacy-respecting internet based on consumer dynamics. This book is at its most potent as a historical analysis and weakest as a utopian dream.
- A Short Treatise Inviting the Reader to Discover the Subtle Art of GoA time capsule of the moment when Go arrived in France and a refreshing look at the ancient game.
- Double StarDouble Star is story of intrigue and deception that fails to inspire or entertain.
- A House in the MountainsA detailed account of the Italian civil war during the last-gasps of fascism that unfortunately falls flat.
- Childhood's EndAn alien race brings peace on earth but at a significant cost to humanity.