“Anyone know of a web hosting provider where I can pay a lump sum of money to host a file at a reliable URL essentially forever? Is this even remotely feasible?” Lots of thoughts.
Analysing the costs for a different long-term archiving host (which later shut down). (via @simonw)
“A minimal model of the endowment needed to store one terabyte on disk ‘forever’…” (via @simonw)
Not only for this tip but for the other posts this links to. Lots of handy customisations for Django Admin. (via Simon Willison)
I'd trade the ability to vote for three local propositions today, in exchange for being able to vote for the CEO of Google, Facebook and Twitter. I know that's not how it works, but I mean, which votes would shape the texture and function of democracy in more consequential ways?
One man’s “romantic” is another man’s “SHE WAS ON MILE SIXTEEN LET HER FINISH THE FUCKING MARATHON CAN AT LEAST *ONE* THING SHE DOES NOT BE ABOUT *YOU* I GIVE THIS MARRIAGE THREE YEARS TOPS PLEASE GIRLFRIENDS TALK SOME SENSE INTO HER” twitter.com/CBSEveningNews…
SHE SAID YES: A woman who was running in Sunday’s New York City Marathon was at mile 16 when her longtime boyfriend hopped over the barrier and dropped to one knee. She ended the day with a medal around her neck and a ring on her finger. cbsn.ws/2D6P5Qt