Over on my Tildespace, I’ve posted some links to Tilde Era ephemera that may be of interest to my fellow Tildezens. (One of those terms will catch on, right?) Things like:
A TIME Magazine article on cyberpunk from 1993 that I saved for some reason.
In 1995 I photocopied this article from New Media magazine on the various writing tools available for web pages (e.g. HoTMetaL, Web Weaver, etc)
When I got my first unix account back in 1994, my University made me affirming this ethics and acceptable use pamphlet about responsible use of electronic mail, how to use Pine, etc.
And in 1995, they established some web server policies.
Imagine a person struggling with something really heavy, like depression or addiction. Imagine that one morning their friends manage to get them to watch a sunrise. It’s amazing. Life changing.
But you can’t see sunrises all the time. And even if you could, the novelty would wear off. As the morning wears on, and the memory of the sunrise fades, this person goes back to their normal life. Where they’re struggling again.
Many (all?) of us are overwhelmed and disheartened by today’s internet. So here’s a question to the group, as a die hard tildee. How can we make something like this last longer than a sunrise?
Love from New Zealand,
I have a shiny new TheLounge install on one of my servers if anybody
wants to use it. It's the least-bad universal IRC client I'm aware of.
Far as I can tell TheLounge has no way to add users except via the
command line, so drop me a line if you want an account.
hello tilde clubbers!!
we're super excited to announce that we're reviving tilde.club!
it's now living on a larger vm (12gb ram, 4 cores) so we have lots of room
to grow. we're planning on integrating some things in with the
a new cooperative effort between some of the new tildes inspired by
to start, we've connected tilde.club into the tildeverse irc network,
you can connect to localhost port 6667 with your favorite irc client
or irssi if you're not familiar). additionally, you can connect to
with ssl on port 6697 from outside of tilde.club. come stop by and say
the #club channel! there's also a new command called `chat` that will
weechat and auto connect for you.
we've also set up a mailing list at tildeclub(a)lists.tildeverse.org for
and other discussion.
your accounts should be as you left them on the old tilde.club box, but
holler if there's something amiss (on irc or shoot a mail to
the tilde.club wiki has been updated a bit and there will be some
activity on our github org if you'd like to follow along and/or
we'll be working our way through the waitlist over the next week or so,
opening up signups to the world next weekend!
we hope you'll come and visit the rebuilt tilde.club!
the new admins,
~deepend and ~benharri
if you're no longer interested, feel free to unsubscribe from the
tildeclub mailing list by sending a mail to
tildeclub-unsubscrbe(a)lists.tildeverse.org with "unsubscribe" in the subject.
(If you’re like me, you’re probably scrambling to set up mail filters so the tilde club mail doesn’t overwhelm the rest of your inbox. That said, apologies for overwhelming the rest of your inbox.)
So I’m still actively using tilde.club to do a single thing: list people who are having fun on the internet -> http://tilde.club/~jonbell/
It’s a bit hard to hunt down good links, so if you have any suggestions for people having fun on the internet, please let me know!