Abbreviation: hypertext markup language A file format for text documents. As you use the web, your browser downloads content in this format, interprets it, and presents you with a web page. What’s hypertext? Basically, text with links to other text. As can be seen by opening it in a text editor, the HTML of aContinue reading “HTML”
I wrote about my impressions with this software development platform: View at Medium.com I expressed some confusion about certain obstacles and described some workarounds. Ryan from the project replied on Twitter and helped me towards figuring out the issues, and I’m quite satisfied with proper solutions. I amended my post with the answers. But IContinue reading “Beginning development with function and a DB on Begin”
Project Cybersyn was a Chilean project from 1971–1973 during the presidency of Salvador Allende aimed at constructing a distributed decision support system to aid in the management of the national economy. The project consisted of four modules: an economic simulator, custom software to check factory performance, an operations room, and a national network of telexContinue reading “Computers and socialism”
Ideas about non-linear ways of representing information […] precede the invention of the computer. But it was computer technology that enabled a blossoming of competing hypertext projects, various network protocols and commercial software products.
I don’t have a great reason for not having a Facebook account, for deleting mine, as I did, a couple of months ago. But I’m okay with that. I’m not particularly interested in convincing other people to follow my lead, at least not right now. But I do think Facebook is rather bad. Here’s someContinue reading “After Facebook”