Stuff we've discussed on IRC.
Posted by azz at 2005-11-27 13:22
Jim Gettys talking about how to develop software for the MIT OLPC computer.
I still don't understand why they don't want these to be available to the general public -- I'd jump at the chance to buy a cheap, robust laptop that I could take everywhere, and the specs are more than sufficient for everything I do except watching video.
Heck, I'd even be willing to pay over the regular cost and thus help subsidise the project.
Posted by azz at 2005-11-27 12:25
"Based on discussions with many involved, the Internet Archive has been asked
"Based on discussions with many involved, the Internet Archive has been asked to change how the Grateful Dead concert recordings are being distributed on the Archive site for the time being. The full collection will remain safe in the Archive for preservation purposes."
They're removing the soundboard recordings, and only making the audience recordings available as (extremely crappy) MP3s.
Unsurprisingly, a lot of people are not very happy about this.
So if anyone's after 72-05-16, 85-04-01, 90-03-29, 73-09-08, 79-01-08, 80-09-29, 81-09-25 (the day I was born) or 95-07-09, I've got them...