The Difference Engine: Interview with Bruce Sterling. I guess I’ll start by asking where the term ‘slipstream’ came from. BS: It was invented by my friend the late Richard Dorsett while the two of us were discussing a category of non-genre fantasy books that we had no name for. “They’re certainly not ‘mainstream,'” I said, and “Why not ‘slipstream?'” he suggested, and I thought it was a pretty good coinage. (more)

Organize, relate, and discover everything in your life on your knowledge graph, all in one workspace. 100% free and open source. Integrates with your existing workflows. (PIM/PKM) https://unigraph.dev/ (more)

The GraphQL Cloud Platform https://dgraph.io/ (more)

Pacifica launches a new online therapy service that integrates with its self-help app. Pacifica’s self-help app was created to make cognitive behavioral therapy exercises accessible to more people. Now the startup is launching a Therapist Directory for users who want to take the next step. The service allows them to find a provider, attend consultations online using Pacifica’s platform and complete exercises as part of their treatment. (more)

UI style focused on being interactive by giving user a smallish number of things to click on. (more)

Concept for an IssueTracker working across a loosely-formed group of people, each of whom is in multiple such groups, so a single unitary SaaS would be in inappropriate. cf (2020-12-22) Graph-driven SoftwareForge, (2013-07-15) Taco Task Hub, Object Browser, Group-forming, Software Bootstrap As DAO, microformat, Webs Of Thinkers And Thoughts, open source, portfolio life... (more)

I research and build software tools and interfaces to help us think and create (tools for thought). I’ve been writing online since 2014 – this blog is home to a half million words I’ve written about software research, creative work, community, and the life I live in between. https://thesephist.com/

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The House That Fish Built – (Newsbound). A new storytelling medium is emerging. But what do we call it? (more)

Brian Donohue: on Tappable Essays (CardDeck). In April 2012, Robin Sloan launched Fish in the App Store. 2012-10-01-SloanHouseOfCards (more)

Visakan Veerasamy had some interesting tweets: it’s possible to take a long/extended view such that the bites (Twitter nuggets) constitute a much bigger web of threads. The platform definitely isn’t optimized for this but it’s very possible... How do you read books other than one word at a time? I think the difference is that books are discrete linear packages, while the web is continuous & omni-directional. Focus is a function of frame; books are pre-framed; operating in the web necessitates holding your own frame... Been reflecting on this for some time, this idea that the web destroys people’s ability to focus on something like reading a book. Sometimes I suspect people have it sort of backwards. Focusing on a single self-contained experience to me is sometimes kind of like eating baby food.. As I get older and my mind-palace gets larger and more comprehensive (with other people’s ideas) I get less & less casually-randomly interested in books written by other people. I am currently most intrigued by the books that exist only in my imagination; that’s my primary focus... I change frames a LOT – but because I keep track of a lot of them (my various twitter threads, for example), I can always go back and pick up where I left of, and over time this builds an immense, intricate extended-mind-palace. (Hypertext) (more)

Collection of cards, DeckOfCards (more)

aka Twitter Storm - swarm of Twitter posts (more)

System for certain kinds of groups to share their own digital gardens with each other, not the whole world. From Social Warrens. (more)

Nathan Baschez: A Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Hardbound Update. I believed that if someone invested a lot of work, time, and love, it could happen. It would be possible to create a totally new way to read, one that would connect with readers’ brains in a deeper way than ever before. It felt so inevitable to me (more)

co-founder of "Every" newsletter bundle https://twitter.com/nbashaw (more)

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This is the publicly-readable WikiLog Digital Garden (17k pages, starting from 2002) of Bill Seitz (a Product Manager and CTO). (You can get your own pair of garden/note-taking spaces from FluxGarden.)

My Calling: Reality Hacking to accelerate Evolution by increasing Freedom, Agency, and Leverage of Free Agents and smaller groups (SmallWorld) via D And D of Thinking Tools (software and Games To Play).

See Intro Page for space-related goals, status, etc.; or Wiki Node for more terse summary info.

Beware the War On The Net!

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Current:

My Coding for fun.

Past:

https://www.linkedin.com/in/billseitz/

Agile Product Development, Agility, Context, and Team Agency, Product Management from MVP to Product-Market Fit

My Coding

Change the World, (2020-06-27) Ways To Nudge Future; Network Enlightenment, Optimistic Near Future Vision; Huge Invention

Digital Therapeutics, (2021-05-26) Pondering a Mental Health space, CoachBot; Inside-Out Markov Chain

FluxGarden; Everyone Needs Their Own ThinkingSpace; Digital Garden; Virtual ThinkingSpace; Thinking Tools Companies; Webs Of Thinkers And Thoughts; My CollaborationWare History; Wiki Proliferation; Port, al Collaboration Roadmap; Wiki For GroupWare, Overlapping Scopes Of Collaboration, Email Discussion Beside Wiki, Wiki For CollaborationWare, Collaboration Roadmap; Sister Sites; Wiki Hack

Fractally Generative Pattern Language, Small Tribe, SimplestThing, Becoming A Reality Hacker, Less-Bullshit Living, The Craft; Games To Play; Evolution, Hack Your Life With A Private Wiki Notebook, Getting Things Done, And Other Systems

Personal Cloud; 2018-11-29-NextOpenInfrastructure, 2018-11-15-BooksVsTweets; Stream/Flow Vs Garden/Stock

Social Warrens; Culture War; 2017-02-15-MindmapCultureWarSocialMediaEconomy; Cultural Pluralism

Alternatives To A College Degree; Credit Crisis 2008; Economic Transition; Network Economy; Making A Living; Varieties Of Info Technology Jobs; Generative Schooling; Product Oriented Unschooling; Reality Hacker; A 20th Century Economic Theory

Book list, Greatest Books

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