coderman coderman at gmail.com
Sat Jan 31 01:43:08 PST 2015

On 1/30/15, grarpamp <grarpamp at gmail.com> wrote:
> ...
> Or cheap labor from $thirdworld? Crowdsourcing?

this is a longer story, but yes, i'm using a handful of all of the
above. some are better than others. (and some proprietary tools, as

> For that matter,
> funding from special interests for a dedicated natural language
> team would probably not be too hard to find if their ROI for input
> to later analysis was good.

i'm no good at funding, but cursory efforts were not productive.

part of my problem is focus on SIGINT/NatSec, when general purpose
tools would suffice. no one wants to touch the hot potato unless
they're already knee deep in the mash.

> I see no problem with running cool projects even exclusively
> within darknets. Announcements/links will find their way out to
> clearnet. Those who wish to join or read will do so and be
> exposed to learning and running some new privacy/crypto tech
> needed to get to it as a byproduct. It's a win. More people
> should do it for their related projects. And so long as the
> darknets can be made to scale, in general.

scaling distribution of tens of gigs of reference materials is a
challenge. technically it is working, but usability needs some help...
(next dist should be easier to mirror)

thanks grarpamp!

best regards,

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