from Slashdot referencing an MSNBC article about the US Postal Service's plans to offer "free e-mail addresses to all 120 million of the nation's residential addresses." … great quote, "the most efficient spam delivery tool ever created."
one of the things i remember most about seeing the DK's live is how much Jello Biafra likes to rant … and now with his presidential run behind him he's addressing the "hacker community" with great quotes like this one,
"Don't hate the media, become the media …"
wow! despite the fact that i never thought i would see jello quoted in a technology publication, i still find myself agreeing with a few of his views …
i'm very interested to see what this is going to prove … Napster Ordered to Shut Down "Napster, the controversial file-sharing service that has been the scourge of the music industry since it was launched late last year, has been ordered shut down." …
skeptical article about Microsoft.net … good quote: "And don't discount startups, despite their early woes. Microsoft says it's creating the next generation Internet, but by the time it gets there, those young'uns might be on deep space nine."
everything's coming up napster … ZDNet: News: Napster fuels peer-to-peer uproar: "Venture capitalists can't jump on the latest fad fast enough"
from slashdot: jon katz's second in a series of essays on Open Media Take Two: The Sensemakers
some interesting quotes:
"Sensemaking — organizing and transmitting data via the distributed architecture of the Net — is the big idea behind the rise of Open Media."
"Connecting information consumers with information may become one of the defining elements of successful media in the 21st Century."
"…help people keep up with the information most relevant to their interests"
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