My wife's web site (http://www.internationalstafford.com) is a member of a
webcircle she created using www.webring.org.
webring.org now vectors you to http://dir.webring.yahoo.com/rw
Go there for instructions on automating a web ring. Unfortunately, when a
nice smallish web site gets bought out by the really big fish in the pond,
clax est. At the yahoo site, I went to the section called
investments-->software and got a web site that says this:
"ALL ABOUT MY 86 IROC-Z, THE CHANGES I'VE MADE, AND WHAT I PLAN TO DO NEXT"
I would really hate to think we get categorized into a group of sites like
that. Anybody know of any webring management software out there that could
be installed, say, at bootstrap.org?
Google found this:
From: Henry van Eyken <email@example.com>
> Following through on your suggestion, Jack, I might as well begin to
> information about sites that appear suitable candidates for a "ring." We
> create a page on the Bootstrap site with URLs and each one followed by a
> one-paragraph thumbnail of what the site is about and what oomph there is
> One can be sure there are hundreds if not thousands of sites and, hence,
> shall need to classify them, etc. So as to avoid cluttering this forum and
> Bootstrap site, it might be best if individuals mail me suggested URLs
> with suitably short, but properly discriminating descriptions in plain,
> vernacular. Then, after sorting and publishing the raw list on a site, a
> of us may together examine the growing harvest and see how best to take it
> Jack Park wrote:
> > Henry,
> > Extremely, even passionately realistic, IMHO. For an instance (just one
> > many) of people doing what you suggest, consider this web site
> > http://www.universimmedia.com/ <http://www.universimmedia.com/>
> > as maintained by Bernard Vatant. All of this is certainly in keeping
> > Doug's vision as expressed in the Unrev-II seminars.
> > What is clear to me is that it is, if nothing else, time to create (if
> > does not yet exist) a web ring that links all such web sites together.
> > Jack
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: Henry van <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org> Eyken
> > "John J. Deneen" wrote:
> > CoDIAK connections for bootstrapping? ... Facilitated Co-Evolution
> > our Cyberinfrastructures .... in pursuit "As much as possible, to boost
> > mankind's collective capability for coping with complex, urgent
> > 9A70060AA95
> > 69A70060AA95>
> > May I suggest bootstrapping the development of OHS/DKR technology in
> > with Digital Earth (.geo) and Information-In-Place(s), along with
> > knowledge management approaches by Cliff Joslyn's Global Brain, Jack
> > Ontology and Topic Maps, and Rod Welch's Schedule Diary System (SDS) for
> > pilot project proposed by the Western Hemisphere Knowledge Partnership
> > &c
> > Yes, John, as far as I am concerned this is, in principle, an excellent
> > suggestion. A similar idea was taking shape in my mind when
> > with the Fleabyte pages, see
> > <http://www.fleabyte.org/archives-one_world.html> :
> > 20 November 1999
> > The seventh day
> > Why not spare, say once a week, a thought for the world at large? Why
> > periodically interrupt our immediate concerns to sacrifice a moment for
> > concerns of our larger community? Why not once in awhile look at the
> > to better perceive our place in the larger scheme of things? &c
> > You will find on our home page ( http://www.bootstrap.org
> > <http://www.bootstrap.org> ) a greyed-out menu item called "context."
> > intended to include on our site a web magazine that puts Doug's work in
> > context of that by many of like mind, people who share his ultimate
> > objective.
> > What I am dreaming of is a high-quality publication that serves as an
> > immediary between a literate public and those working in the wide
> > domains that recognize we have sofar only one common spaceship in this
> > universe and it is high time to put an end to, let's call it, "space
> > which, like air rage should be perceived as a crime. Buckminsyter Fuller
> > used to call it "Spaceship Earth."
> > Such a publication would be maintained by a volunteer staff of suitably
> > proficient people. I perceive a level of quality set by "The Economist"
> > http://www.economist.com/ <http://www.economist.com/> ), but with these
> > differences:
> > 1. The guiding theme the commonality of resources. I like here Thomas
> > Malony's way of putting it: "The vision is a society in which all of the
> > basic human needs and a fair share of human wants can be met by
> > generations while maintaining a healthy, physically attractive, and
> > biologically productive environment." An economics of a slightly
> > color, so to speak.
> > 2. Replacing their static archibves by a dynamic archival system, a DKR.
> > 3. Put an emphasis on such a publication's experimental, evolutionary
> > character. In fact, I have in mind working it as a research effort in
> > publishing (A, B and C activities all there).
> > At this point we are not short of the "right spirit," nor are we short
> > top-drawer starting ideas. We could start today as far as I am
> > Unfortunately, we need the sort of structure and commitment to it that
> > ordinarily only money can put in place. Without that structure and
> > commitment we are nowhere.
> > The first things I am looking for are:
> > 1. Bringing our site up to a higher level of quality in sofar
> > standards are concerned.
> > 2. Seeing the issue of "permanence" resolved, i.e. gaining an assurance
> > this site has a reasonably long-range future.
> > 3. Attracting quality management. I am thinking of volunteers with the
> > required experience and vision capable of attracting journalistic talent
> > putting the resources we already have to best possible use.
> > Am I being realistic? I can only hope so.
> > Henry
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