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Building the Great Libraries of the Internet with a DNS time machine by Ben Ward

Ben proposes an alternative to archive.org: changing the fundamental nature of DNS.

Regarding the boo-hooing of how hard companies have it maintaining unprofitable URLs, I think Ben hasn’t considered the possibility of a handover to a cooperative of users—something that might yet happen with MySpace (at least there’s a campaign to that effect; it will probably come to naught). As Ben rightly points on, domain names are leased, not bought, so the idea of handing them over to better caretakers isn’t that crazy.

Music Till I Die

Fellow Powncers: authenticate here before December 15th to partake of the musical love that has been shared.

The Pownce Blog » Blog Archive » Goodbye Pownce, Hello Six Apart

The good news: Leah and Mike are going to be working at Six Apart. The bad news: Pownce is shutting down.

The Pownce Blog » Blog Archive » Pownce Powered Beer Pouring Robot

Robots. Beer. Pownce. Three of my favourite things, together at last.

The Pownce Blog » Blog Archive » Public file sharing and increased file sizes!

Here are the fruits of the latest code push at Pownce: the ability to share files with the public and a tenfold increase in the file size limit.

Pownce can haz a LOL API

The Pownce API, like Flickr, can now return response in LOLspeak should you so wish.