See Evan Prodromou’s post on launching identi.ca, good background reading on open services.
I love the name of Prodromou’s company, Control Yourself. Presumably it is a reference to discussions of user autonomy as a better frame than freedom or openness … for discussions of concerns addressed by free/open source software and its ilk.
You can follow Evan’s microblogging at identi.ca/evan.
I’ve only used Twitter for an ongoing joke that probably nobody gets, but for now I’ll be trying to honestly microblog at identi.ca/mlinksva.
I never get anyone’s ongoing jokes.
I use twitter for this and that, but I like the idea that identi.ca is a micro-blogging tool which offers a chance to link up with a more GNU/open source/Free Art License/freeware group of folks. I hope my idea proves correct, as it would be great if it turned out that it was one great big crowdsourced microblog aggregation turning out a multiple of articles on the same themes as those cool ones y’all post at cc.org.
Well, I listened to and reviewed one of your tracks last night found via identi.ca, so it must be good for something. :)
That was awfully kind of you, too. I *knew* that open source was a virtue! :)
By the way, that metric with a zillion things licensed CC was really an amazing thing.
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