[hackerspaces] Mastodon?

Don Ankney dankney at hackerco.de
Mon Apr 24 00:52:06 CEST 2017

What is the entire purpose of the Internet? What is it’s value?

Just curious.

> On Apr 23, 2017, at 3:48 PM, \0xDynamite <dreamingforward at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Most of us were out working jobs and creating cool shit.
> No you weren't.  I'm not trolling.  First of all, you totally avoided
> my point about server-client separation.  Let's see, what do you
> suppose is happening?  Are you sending prerendered gifs back to the
> client that the node "server" has computed for your "cool shit"?  And
> then what, Chrome is integrating it somehow on the fly in your window
> without a page reload?  Utter horseshit.
> Commercial Javascript sites are nearly entirely about locking in
> clicks and eliminating out-bound links?   Is that the "cool shit" you
> All you're doing is turning the web into an extension of the magazine
> media empire!   I'll bet you $100 that you don't even know what the
> value of the internet is..., eh? (Hint:  It's not cool UX, which btw
> you had with OSs in the 1980s).  Please do inform, I am curious as
> hell.
> Javascript is so bogus as an actual computer language, that the only
> thing javascript is creating is shitty programmers.  "But it's
> creating so much cool shit!"  is the rallying cry of those who like
> the financiers (who -- just like the JS counterparts -- didn't know
> any monetary policy) who said about the banks: "But they're too big to
> fail!".
> Most of the cool Javascript stuff are experiments that would have been
> better off AS AN APP.  Hardly any of them use the depth of the
> internet, so get them off of it. Get it?  AN APP.  An app.  an app.
> Perhaps, you along with some others, would be better informd by
> reading the [[jabbascript]] page on the wiki.
>> Certainly that's what I've been up to.  I mean shit dude.  What have YOU
>> been up to.
> Well, I told you what I've been up to -- adding massive content to the
> wiki, so that people in every day towns can start making things happen
> with their community.  But in the end it will all be useless if people
> don't get their shit together and stop co-opting the potential of the
> internet with bullshit media glam.
> Oh and, btw, is that Lewis Scolnick in your photo on the wiki
> homepage?  Cool.  Send him to the radio enthusiasts page.  I've even
> got a formula for calculating max radio power needed for any desired
> range.
> I mean, creating cool SHIT, you say.  Does that mean that you're
> refrigerating feces?  I'm sure you didn't mean it that way, but it
> comes out a little... soft.  Yeah, that's it, soft.
> Marxos
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