The liberating effects of data formatting standards

We at the Knowledge Standards Foundation speak about an “encyclopedia network” and about “standards” for the entire network architecture. And it probably is a good idea to be thinking about that. But, having explored a number of different attempts to decentralize social media, I have come around to a simple view about what we really… Continue reading The liberating effects of data formatting standards

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Guest post: How loudspeaker propaganda conducted by South Korea against North Korea works

People usually think all that the loudspeakers play are k-pop songs and downright propaganda. If you look more into it, the loudspeakers are a carefully crafted psychological warfare. The initial announcements start with weather reports. Accurate weather reports that the NK neither has the manpower nor the computing power to gather and spread along the… Continue reading Guest post: How loudspeaker propaganda conducted by South Korea against North Korea works

How to Get the KSF Off the Ground

In this post I’m going to share some organizational plans and solicit advice about them. We have two main tasks/goals in the next few weeks: (1) organize volunteers into active, more or less self-managing groups, (2) launch this blog, and (3) apply for 501(c)(3) status. That should be enough to get us started.

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