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  1. Feb 2024
    1. Creator Philip L. Becker called the software a “bread board system” as a way to move away from the longstanding association of BBSes with analog bulletin boards and toward a more modern association with electronics breadboards that were the physical basis upon which one could attach circuits.

      I still believe vehemently that the latter proceeded the former.

  2. Jul 2023
    1. first, building your own search engine thus starts with a surprisingly philosophical question: what makes a webpage good?

      Going forward, I would (and have) strongly make the case against rethinking this assumption...

  3. Mar 2023
    1. Rich Text Format was originally a Microsoft specification

      How the heck didn't I know this??

    1. Michael, thanks for mentioning keyboard shortcuts! I've added the shortcut Control-Command-M, at your suggestion. Believe it or not, it's available now in version 2.1 for Mac, which cruised through app review in 45 minutes. (The iOS version with shortcut for iPad is forthcoming.)
  4. May 2019
    1. l faut attendre juin 1949 pour que la question de la collecte, du classement, de la conservation, et de la communication des archives scientifiques soit concrètement posée

      En 1902, Léon Azoulay dresse la liste des archives sonores recueillie par des anthroopologues (cf Liste des phonogrammes composant le Musée phonographique de la Société d'Anthropologie [article]sem-linkAzoulay (L.)Bulletins et Mémoires de la Société d'Anthropologie de Paris Année 1902 3 pp. 652-666 https://www.persee.fr/doc/bmsap_0301-8644_1902_num_3_1_6077) : ne peut-on y voir les premières archives de terrain organisées ?