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By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 28 Oct 21

Bernard Moitessier’s yacht Joshua was the model of perfect maintenance in his 1968 circumnavigation of the globe Maintenance is all around us. On every level from the cellular up to the societal, human life is driven by the essential drama of maintaining, of ensuring continued survival and working against the drive of entropy. Yet maintenance is a largely unheralded presence in our lives. We are fascinated with the people who begin great works — from ancient rulers who ordered the building of pyramids and other great monuments to tech founders who announced revolutionary devices. The maintainers downstream of those grand …

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Bernard Moitessier’s yacht Joshua was the model of perfect maintenance in his 1968 circumnavigation of the globe Maintenance is all around us. On every level from the cellular up to the societal, human life is driven by the essential drama of maintaining, of ensuring continued survival and working against the drive of entropy. Yet maintenance is a largely unheralded presence …

Stewart Brand Takes Us On “The Maintenance Race” Read More »


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 28 Oct 21

Bernard Moitessier’s yacht Joshua was the model of perfect maintenance in his 1968 circumnavigation of the globe Maintenance is all around us. On every level from the cellular up to the societal, human life is driven by the essential drama of maintaining, of ensuring continued survival and working against the drive of entropy. Yet maintenance is a largely unheralded presence in our lives. We are fascinated with the people who begin great works — from ancient rulers who ordered the building of pyramids and other great monuments to tech founders who announced revolutionary devices. The maintainers downstream of those grand …

Stewart Brand Takes Us On “The Maintenance Race” Read More »

Bernard Moitessier’s yacht Joshua was the model of perfect maintenance in his 1968 circumnavigation of the globe Maintenance is all around us. On every level from the cellular up to the societal, human life is driven by the essential drama of maintaining, of ensuring continued survival and working against the drive of entropy. Yet maintenance is a largely unheralded presence …

Stewart Brand Takes Us On “The Maintenance Race” Read More »


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 10 Dec 20

The Long Now Foundation · Nadia Eghbal – The Making and Maintenance of our Open Source Infrastructure Nadia Eghbal is particularly interested in infrastructure, governance, and the economics of the internet – and how the dynamics of these subjects play out in software, online communities and generally living life online. Eghbal, who interviewed hundreds of developers while working to improve their experience at GitHub, argues that modern open source offers us a model through which to understand the challenges faced by online creators. Her new book, Working in Public: The Making and Maintenance of Open Source Software, is about open …

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The Long Now Foundation · Nadia Eghbal – The Making and Maintenance of our Open Source Infrastructure Nadia Eghbal is particularly interested in infrastructure, governance, and the economics of the internet – and how the dynamics of these subjects play out in software, online communities and generally living life online. Eghbal, who interviewed hundreds of developers while working to improve …

Podcast: The Making and Maintenance of our Open Source Infrastructure | Nadia Eghbal Read More »


By: The Posts Author | Posted on: 10 Dec 20

The Long Now Foundation · Nadia Eghbal – The Making and Maintenance of our Open Source Infrastructure Nadia Eghbal is particularly interested in infrastructure, governance, and the economics of the internet – and how the dynamics of these subjects play out in software, online communities and generally living life online. Eghbal, who interviewed hundreds of developers while working to improve their experience at GitHub, argues that modern open source offers us a model through which to understand the challenges faced by online creators. Her new book, Working in Public: The Making and Maintenance of Open Source Software, is about open …

Podcast: The Making and Maintenance of our Open Source Infrastructure | Nadia Eghbal Read More »

The Long Now Foundation · Nadia Eghbal – The Making and Maintenance of our Open Source Infrastructure Nadia Eghbal is particularly interested in infrastructure, governance, and the economics of the internet – and how the dynamics of these subjects play out in software, online communities and generally living life online. Eghbal, who interviewed hundreds of developers while working to improve …

Podcast: The Making and Maintenance of our Open Source Infrastructure | Nadia Eghbal Read More »


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