Tom Tishken kd4wov@identi.ca

Grand Island, United States

Look for me, KD4WOV, on jabber.org, identi.ca, twitter, friendfeed, foursquare, Freenode irc, facebook, google hangouts, and echolink (Node: KD4WOV-L). You can hear me over ham radio and if you hear me, give me a call. My background is electronic engineering, 2 way radio, computers, and technology. gab.com/kd4wov https://gettr.com/user/kd4wov https://twitter.com/kd4wov https://parler.com/#/user/kd4wov https://rightonly.net/kd4wov https://kd4wov.tumblr.com/ https://brighteon.social/@kd4wov

  • Where Have all the Gophers Gone? Why the Web beat Gopher in the Battle for Protocol Mind Share

    2021-01-08T03:39:07Z via AndStatus To: Public

    https://ils.unc.edu/callee/gopherpaper.htm
  • FOSDEM 2021 - Home

    2021-01-05T19:42:50Z via AndStatus To: Public

    https://fosdem.org/2021/

    nukem, Tom Tishken likes this.

  • 2021-01-05T13:25:41Z via AndStatus To: Public

    Just posted on gopher://eyeblea.ch:70/1/~electron/
  • 2021-01-04T05:04:12Z via AndStatus To: Public

    The picture says it all
  • Note - It's funny because it's true.

    2021-01-03T20:41:49Z via AndStatus To: Public, a(n) person

    It's funny because it's true.
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    freemo@qoto.org
    URL: https://qoto.org/@freemo/105493571470787988

    P.S.- You keep posting to Public and <some-non-pump.io-user-or-other>. That's not gonna work.

    JanKusanagi at 2021-01-03T21:04:24Z

  • Note - Finished my 2020 project. Let me call it #6502portable. It closes the loop…

    2021-01-03T20:34:37Z via AndStatus To: Public, a(n) person

    Finished my 2020 project.
    Let me call it #6502portable.
    It closes the loop between my starting point in 1986 and now. Like a Terminator time line, just backwards.
    It's an Atari 800XL on a USB powerbank, video output captured into a Raspi on a 2nd powerbank.
    Visuals inspired by Alien movie where computers look like they should. Released in 1979, the year of Atari 800.
    I have rarely felt more satisfied.
    #retrocomputing
    #retrohardware
    #atari8bit
    #cyberdeck
    --
    eizen@mastodon.social
    URL: https://mastodon.social/@eiZen/105437929430460729

    Scorpio likes this.

    Nice! A good looking machine, unlike what's produced today 👍

    JanKusanagi at 2021-01-03T21:24:39Z

  • Note - While driving home with my Chinese takeout, the bags were rustling and…

    2021-01-03T14:04:56Z via AndStatus To: Public, a(n) person

    While driving home with my Chinese takeout, the bags were rustling and moving!!! I thought what on earth is that; has something gotten into the bag? I thought I could see a little pair of eyes peering out. I pulled over, leaned forward, picked up the bag, put it on the passenger seat. There it was again, rustling and little eyes looking out behind the ginger beef! I thought its got to be a rat or a mouse or something, so I carefully pulled the bag down ...And there it was ..... A Peeking Duck!!!
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    lori@brighteon.social
    URL: https://brighteon.social/@lori/105492136109973125
  • Note -

    2021-01-03T06:15:42Z via AndStatus To: Public, a(n) person

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    stevemotley@brighteon.social
    URL: https://brighteon.social/@stevemotley/105477180406179673
  • Note - The Matra Terminal by Minitel from 1984. This was used to access Videotex,…

    2021-01-03T04:13:42Z via AndStatus To: Public, a(n) person

    The Matra Terminal by Minitel from 1984. This was used to access Videotex, which before the web, was probably one of the most online services. Actually, even after the web, there were still millions of Minitel network connections as of 2009 (according to Wikipedia)
    I'm totally fond of this aesthetic and the fact the keyboard folds *into* the screen. The photo version is probably a later model
    #RetroHardware
    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Minitel
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    cypnk@mastodon.social
    URL: https://mastodon.social/@cypnk/105485660868237130
  • Note - No 0 or 1 since this typewriter is analog.

    2021-01-03T03:44:37Z via AndStatus To: Public, a(n) person

    No 0 or 1 since this typewriter is analog.
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    th@v.st
    URL: https://social.v.st/@th/105476820645780630
  • 2021-01-02T20:48:36Z via Dianara To: Public CC: Followers

    i am doing some digging on the internet. obviously my old laconica account is gone. i did have a statusnet account, is there any instances of gnu social that still uses statusnet accounts?


    ok i have not been following things for awhile. stausnet looks like it became gnu social. what happened to gnu social? when i go to the site it wants me to start my own instance, but does not have any listings for current instances. has gnu social be taken over by another?? possibly mastodon?


    just trying to catch up on the internet happening over the last 5 to 10 years.

    ok now i went to a real search engine and get away from google/duckduckgo/startpage. i did find on dogpile this:

    https://gnusocial.network


    could not find any links to it on ducjduckgo or startpage. seems like the google bubble has effected them also.

    Tom Tishken at 2021-01-02T20:52:36Z

    Scorpio likes this.

    » Tom Tishken:

    “https://gnusocial.network ”

    That's the first match on DuckDuckGo for "gnu social servers" 😅

    JanKusanagi at 2021-01-02T21:26:52Z

  • History of the Gopher Protocol

    2021-01-02T12:47:06Z via AndStatus To: Public

    https://www.codeghost.com/gopher_history.html
  • 2021-01-01T19:08:17Z via Dianara To: Public, a(n) person, kd4wov CC: Followers

    testing

  • Where Have all the Gophers Gone? Why the Web beat Gopher in the Battle for Protocol Mind Share

    2021-01-01T18:34:34Z via AndStatus To: Public

    https://ils.unc.edu/callee/gopherpaper.htm
  • 2021-01-01T18:32:10Z via Dianara To: Public CC: Followers

    is there any current info on the pump2status. net website.

    i found some messages talking about them, but all seem to return 404.

  • 2021-01-01T17:01:15Z via AndStatus To: Public

    https://1.bp.blogspot.com/-5cuj0og3uWA/X-0CjaUK-BI/AAAAAAAArug/1x5sJlXBACkxEriEw35Ic_I1WFS9f5aZgCLcBGAsYHQ/s960/610.jpg

    Happy 🐃 year!!!

    JanKusanagi at 2021-01-01T21:25:29Z

    Merry New Year, JanKusanagi!

    Tom Tishken at 2021-01-01T21:29:12Z

  • flood gap gopher hole

    2020-12-31T20:06:43Z via Dianara To: Public CC: Followers

  • 2020-12-31T15:25:54Z via Dianara To: Public CC: Followers

    so let me ask so that i will know:

    If i follow on another instance does it drag all taht data thru my local instance server? example: if i am on identi.ca and i follow A@data.most, then does it bring all of A's traffic thru the server or does the client go and fetch the data?


    just currious of how this works

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    Dianara v1.4.1 is that old? i am on a P3 800 Mhz machine running ubuntu studio 18.04 LTS 32 bit.


    Tom Tishken at 2020-12-31T19:22:50Z

    i just looked at the ubuntu list it says 1.4.1-1 is the latest. is there a new one for ubuntu? i will go look back at the website.


    Tom Tishken at 2020-12-31T19:39:00Z

    i will have to chack later what file versions i need before trying a make file command.


    do i need to uninstall before i install the newer version?


    Tom Tishken at 2020-12-31T20:00:25Z

    Well, 1.4.1 is old, but that already supports address verification (since 1.3.3).


    If you're not getting a warning when following those non-pump.io (therefore, not valid in this context) accounts, I guess the servers they're on support the Webfinger standard, even if they're not Pump.io servers.


    But seriously, don't bother trying to follow non-pump.io accounts.

    JanKusanagi at 2020-12-31T20:19:06Z

  • Anyone else using gopher?

    2020-12-31T04:19:34Z via Dianara To: Public CC: Followers

    i started playing with gopher again.

    Wow, the web with out all the advertizement. It seems so much faster than the over hyped html.

    i am on eyeblea.ch and a few others just to get my feet wet and check them out after so lone away.

    Stephen Michael Kellat likes this.

    Bryan Lunduke might be using that.


    IIRC, he's a fan of those kinds of oldies 😁

    JanKusanagi at 2020-12-31T09:57:33Z

    Tom Tishken likes this.

    i will look him up, thank you.

    Tom Tishken at 2020-12-31T20:01:00Z

  • just a little more exploring on pump.io

    2020-12-31T04:17:03Z via Dianara To: Public CC: Followers

    i have became aware that the web is different than using an app.

    i know that dianara is different than andstatus. seems each has its own strength.

    The web i great for a quick peak at what is hapening and quick message.

    The apps by far have more user function.