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7 hours ago by fschoubben
The Ultimate Guide to WordPress and GDPR Compliance (in Plain English)
Wondering if WordPress is GDPR compliant? Looking for the best GDPR plugin for WordPress? Not sure what you need to do about GDPR? We have got you covered!
gdpr  eu  internet  privacy  web 
9 hours ago by jennettefulda
Send faxes for free to anywhere in the U.S. and Canada
free  internet  faxing  faxes  fax  sending  sender  send  web  web-based  web-fax  WebFax  digital  web-app  webapp  web-service  service  tool  FaxZero  feedy 
11 hours ago by Mykl
My website is a shifting house next to a river of knowledge. What could yours be? – The Creative Independent
"The web is what we make it

While an individual website could be any of those metaphors I mentioned above, I believe the common prevailing metaphor—the internet as cloud—is problematic. The internet is not one all-encompassing, mysterious, and untouchable thing. (In early patent drawings depicting the internet, it appears as related shapes: a blob, brain, or explosion.) These metaphors obfuscate the reality that the internet is made up of individual nodes: individual computers talking to other individual computers.


The World Wide Web recently turned 29. On the web’s birthday, Tim Berners Lee, its creator, published a letter stating the web’s current state of threat. He says that while it’s called the “World Wide Web,” only about half the world is connected, so we should close this digital divide.

But at the same time, Berners Lee wants to make sure this thing we’re all connecting to is truly working for us, as individuals: “I want to challenge us all to have greater ambitions for the web. I want the web to reflect our hopes and fulfill our dreams, rather than magnify our fears and deepen our divisions.”


“Metaphor unites reason and imagination,” says George Lakoff and Mark Johnson in their book, Metaphors We Live By (1980). “Metaphors are not merely things to be seen beyond. In fact, one can see beyond them only by using other metaphors. It is as though the ability to comprehend experience through metaphor were a sense, like seeing or touching or hearing, with metaphors providing the only ways to perceive and experience much of the world. Metaphor is as much a part of our functioning as our sense of touch, and as precious.”

Instead of a cloud, let’s use a metaphor that makes the web’s individual, cooperative nodes more visible. This way, we can remember the responsibility we each have in building a better web. The web is a flock of birds or a sea of punctuation marks, each tending or forgetting about their web garden or puddle home with a river of knowledge nearby.

If a website has endless possibilities, and our identities, ideas, and dreams are created and expanded by them, then it’s instrumental that websites progress along with us. It’s especially pressing when forces continue to threaten the web and the internet at large. In an age of information overload and an increasingly commercialized web, artists of all types are the people to help. Artists can think expansively about what a website can be. Each artist should create their own space on the web, for a website is an individual act of collective ambition."
laurelschwulst  knowledge  webdev  webdesign  internet  web  online  2018  websites  design  flexibility  purpose  creativity  learning  howwelearn  accumulation  accretion  making  murmurations  metaphor  clouds  birds  georgelakoff  markjohnson  completeness  unfinished  wonder  fredrogers  storage  archives  html 
11 hours ago by robertogreco
How the Internet Gets Inside Us | The New Yorker
Great on why we surface stuff we don't in real life.
writing  internet 
13 hours ago by traggett
My website is a shifting house next to a river of knowledge. What could yours be?
"A website could also be a puddle. A puddle is a temporary collection of rainwater."

"(In early patent drawings depicting the internet, it appears as related shapes: a blob, brain, or explosion.)"
TheCreativeIndependent  LaurelSchwulst  website  Internet  hyperlink  HTML 
yesterday by cosmic
My website is a shifting house next to a river of knowledge. What could yours be?
"Their users’ happiness is not the primary focus, so it’s perfectly normal for you to feel anxiety when using or even thinking about social media. In this age of digital cacophony dominated by these platforms, no one is looking out for you but you."
webdesign  webdev  static  internet  ux  inspiration  commentary 
yesterday by inrgbwetrust
Introduction to TRILL - The Internet Protocol Journal, Volume 14, No. 3 - Cisco
TRansparent Interconnection of Lots of Links (TRILL) [1] is an Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) protocol standard that uses Layer 3 routing techniques to create a large cloud of links that appear to IP nodes to be a single IP subnet.
To understand why TRILL was needed, it is helpful to explore the history of Ethernet and IP.
internet  protocols 
yesterday by briangrimshaw
How the internet gets inside us • The New Yorker
Terrific essay by Adam Gopnik:
<p>things that were once external and subject to the social rules of caution and embarrassment—above all, our interactions with other people—are now easily internalized, made to feel like mere workings of the id left on its own. (I’ve felt this myself, writing anonymously on hockey forums: it is easy to say vile things about Gary Bettman, the commissioner of the N.H.L., with a feeling of glee rather than with a sober sense that what you’re saying should be tempered by a little truth and reflection.) Thus the limitless malice of Internet commenting: it’s not newly unleashed anger but what we all think in the first order, and have always in the past socially restrained if only thanks to the look on the listener’s face—the monstrous music that runs through our minds is now played out loud.

A social network is crucially different from a social circle, since the function of a social circle is to curb our appetites and of a network to extend them. Everything once inside is outside, a click away; much that used to be outside is inside, experienced in solitude. And so the peacefulness, the serenity that we feel away from the Internet, and which all the Better-Nevers [ie people who say things have never been better than now, with the internet] rightly testify to, has less to do with being no longer harried by others than with being less oppressed by the force of your own inner life. Shut off your computer, and your self stops raging quite as much or quite as loud.

It is the wraparound presence, not the specific evils, of the machine that oppresses us. Simply reducing the machine’s presence will go a long way toward alleviating the disorder. Which points, in turn, to a dog-not-barking-in-the-nighttime detail that may be significant. In the Better-Never books, television isn’t scanted or ignored; it’s celebrated. When William Powers, in “Hamlet’s BlackBerry,” describes the deal his family makes to have an Unplugged Sunday, he tells us that the No Screens agreement doesn’t include television: “For us, television had always been a mostly communal experience, a way of coming together rather than pulling apart.” (“Can you please turn off your damn computer and come watch television with the rest of the family,” the dad now cries to the teen-ager.)

Yet everything that is said about the Internet’s destruction of “interiority” was said for decades about television, and just as loudly.</p>

This is from 2011, but could have been written yesterday. Absorb it at length. (Also worth reading for one paragraph's punchline: "next thing you knew there wasn’t a hot bath or a good book for another thousand years.")
internet  digital  culture 
yesterday by charlesarthur

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