Artificial Intelligence in Dune

In Dune computers aren't inherently bad, humanity just chose to not live with them because they made us lazy and dependent on machines for survival. Collectively (I have read that »

OpenFarm, Growstuff, and some Funding Thoughts

When OpenFarm launched its Kickstarter campaign it ticked a lot of boxes that traditionally lead to successful campaigns1:It's an open source community driven project.It had a »

Victim Blaming with Personal Data

A movement grown up around IndieWeb and "free as in freedom" Open Source software is finally attracting design-thinking software activists. It's powered by people hoping to liberate folks from having »

What we have in Gamergate is a glimpse of how these skirmishes will unfold in the future--all the rhetorical weaponry and siegecraft of an...

What we have in Gamergate is a glimpse of how these skirmishes will unfold in the future—all the rhetorical weaponry and siegecraft of an internet comment section brought to »

Figuring Out Compensation for Open Source Projects

After OpenFarm ran a successful Kickstarter campaign1, we realized we could suddenly pay the people contributing to our project. Like any open source project, OpenFarm has core contributors and casual »