Every few years I want to slim down my web properties and internet use. The internet is a globally a large user of electricity, thus a large producer of greenhouse gas emissions. But the bigger pain are overbuilt sites that tax my computers and eat up my mobile phone data. Our “everything online” lives in… Continue reading A smaller web footprint
Boston NPR station streams in free format
Good news from the Free Software Foundation: Boston National Public Radio broadcaster WBUR has begin streaming its content in the free Ogg format. The importance? Unlike MP3, Windows Media, Real Audio or Quicktime, Ogg Vorbis is not restricted by software patents. The threat of these patent lawsuits chills independent development of multimedia software tools. The… Continue reading Boston NPR station streams in free format
I grabbed this domain today. (No content.) Seems unwise for it to be floating available — it could be snapped up by anyone — when it could be very valuable for Unitarian Universalist promotion. Even more valuable than magazine ads. Cost: $24 for two years. Just saying.