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my long lost error 404 (sad ballad)


Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Searching for broken links on the world wide web.
The question is how to do that, when a broken link is not usually something you look for, but something you find when you need it the least.

We were looking for the parts of the internet, old and forgotten, where no IT-guy would ever come back to clean up old links. We used random keywords as “blogger” and “star” or “dogs” searching for old blogs from the late 90’s not a lot later than the new millennium.
With this method we came across a lot of content long lost in the www. We collected screenshots from these sites that had dead links, also allowing them to once again have a new life in another part of the internet.
Also we saved the search history to show the paths we walked towards the broken links.
At last, from all this digging for dead links, a song came to life.
In the lyrics of the song (which are included in this blogpost) we reflect on the broken links, how we found them and most importantly the content we never got to see.

Soon the actual song will be released..
..so stay awake and keep an eye out for your soundcloud feed.

…………………….

Hello old blogs
We are revisiting you
We are looking for you (Where AARE you)
The search is hard and difficult
The Road is long and bumpy (Uuhuhuhuhuh)

To find one piece of gold in the Wild Wild web
(I’m an internet cowboy in the Wild Wild web)
(Searching for broken links)
(Lost in the cybernet)

My long lost error 404

You caught me by surprise
And then i wanted to click on this link
But i can’t
It’s a broken link

I’m an internet cowboy lost in the wild wild web…. ….

Oooh broken link you caught me by surprise
The connection is lost what should I do?
Everything is lost

Lara, I found you by typing “blogger” and “psychic” in google
I chose the golden years of 1997 and 1998 for the search resultsss

Lara
What are thinking about
What are you’re thoughts
Why are you so sad
I’m a cowboy looking for you, My long lost link

One small star, I rise up softly for a new hunt
The poem 224 you did not work
You were lost in the void In the title of one small star
“Pardon me deserts that I don’t rush to you spearing a spoon full of”

I found you by typing blogger and star
I wrote/keyword “blogger” and “hotline” found this weird blog
Another broken link
Another lost story
The men wearing suits and pink letters of a tele company

Who are you
Where are you from
Where are you now

I need you!!!!

Under a one small star the cowboy hunts for a broken link
The day is done and the world of the wild wild web is lost

a comfy break


Monday, December 17, 2018

In the studying of links a peculiar feeling comes to mind

links are not that old yet, the internets isn’t that old yet. These portals have only existed for short periods of time. Still portals decay. Rot, rotting. Try and make a difference, it won’t happen.

The internet is not our own but rather a new dimension. As Decartes pleaded that the mind and body are on different planes of existence, the internet exist on a third plane functioning on its own. Or perhaps, the internet exists in the mind plane
settled within our own consciousness

instead of being connected by the amygdala, it connects through the eyes. Receptors receive, Sensor sense, the mind connects it all and files it away.

 

As humans we demand connection.

We see faces in images and foggy streets even if there is no person,
this nature prevents us from tolerating link decay

We click, we ask, we want.

In the moment we stumble across a broken link the mind gets stuck,
it wants to jump the portal but falls in a black hole.
Through the chasing of perfection and wholeness in daily life the brain cuts off when it cannot complete the link. The chain ends. This is an unsatisfactory experience.

 

To change the stigma of broken links and erase their oppression by capitalist society we will introduce a comfortable link,

 a nice place, a home, time to take a break…

A comfy break.

Im searching for Anton Shebetko?


Thursday, December 13, 2018

A google search trying to find a guy from a different class, that I had never met before, whom I was suppose to work together with. It is hard to use the internet to figure out what people look like and who they are through multiple false links, that doesn’t concern the specific person. It might just be another person with the same name, or people who are linked online. Coming to a dead end online in the forum where you usually can find answers to everything.

Who is Anton Shebetko, search?

Room 404


Thursday, December 13, 2018

This post is about the about the genocide of Native Americans, because, according to the story, the post was placed on a Native American burial server; and there is imagery throughout the post associated with the American West. For instance, cans of Calumet Baking Powder are linked in this post. Because a calumet is a ceremonial pipe, and the cans featured the image of a Native American, one analyst believed that American imperialism was the subtext of this post.

Another theorist believed that the author had directed the footage disseminated by NASA to publicize the Apollo 11 moon landing. He believed that there are telltale signs of the use of linkrot in NASA’s footage and that the author of this post was contracted to produce hoaxed footage of a fake moon landing. He points to the knitted Apollo 11 sweater that’s in the link wears and claims that “404” refers to the mean distance of the Earth to the moon. He also refers to the fact that a image resembles the Apollo launching pad as evidence that the post is an elaborate apology of sorts for the author’s involvement. In particular, the analyst feels that the tirade of the author to this website about how they do not understand the importance of motivation and offering interesting assignments to students, portrays the author’s own sense of isolation from making this post.

One analyst connects the Designblog maze-connection graphic with the mythic story of the Minotaur, believing that a link in this post is actually about a minotaur. She bolsters her theory by pointing out that there is no graphic showing the website’s maze in the post and that an earlier author’s post was made for Minotaur Productions.

 

The authors do not attempt to promote any of the particular claims made by their interview subjects.

Lady´s in a car?


Wednesday, December 12, 2018

I don´t know why I pick the book in the first place. Sometimes I just take a book without reading the title or the writher. It was standing somewhere in the middle, normal thickness and normal height. Nothing special on the spine, it was just black.

But when I took this book I saw that it was a good choose. There were two lady´s on the cover. I´m actually not sure if it are lady´s or man how are dress like lady´s. The make-up is so heavy that its looks they are covering something up. So they capped my attention. And how longer I looked the more questions came in my head. They are sitting in a car and it looks like a car from someone ells. They weather is shitty and there makeup is not so perfect anymore. I think they are in a different country. They are looking a bit lost. But they don’t care so much. The cover of the book is also not so pretty as it just to be. in the corner it’s a bit ripped. At first, I thought that it was the print on the cover itself. In the inside you can see that someone repaired it with adhesive tape. It fits perfectly by the style of the book. Today I don’t feel perfect ether. I can imagen that I have the same impression of the `girls´. I had a massage from my friend Nina how is also having a winter depression. But it always starts before the winter even begins. The picture is not filling the whole page. The rest is just black. Only the two people have colour. Outside of the car its grey except for some yellow. It The yellow reminds me of a taxy. give the impression of a big crowded city.

*15086*

About linkrot


Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Hello, this http://www.bombsite.com/issues/0/articles/3117h https://www.dn.se/DNet/jsp/polopoly.jsp?a=762376 https://rietveldacademie.nl/designblog/wp-content/uploads/2008/03/texttextile_kimono.jpg http://z.about.com/d/inventors/1/0/h/B/corkscrew4.gif broken links. 

Link death, link breaking, reference http://www.nest-rotterdam.nl/17-1.html, links https://annevet.home.xs4all.nl/onderzoek/right_to_copy/part-1_2.html nowhere. 

These are https://www.youtube.com/v/i-HVW-0eoe0&color1=0xb1b1b1&color2=0xcfcfcf&hl=en&feature=player_embedded&fs=1%5C%22%20type=%5C%22application/x-shockwave-flash%5C%22%20allowfullscreen=%5C%22true%5C%22%20width=%5C%22425%5C%22%20height=%5C%22344%5C%22%3E%3C/embed%3E%3C/object%3E different names http://www.dantedifranco.com/DragKingFunRoyalBrands.htm definitions for when hyperlinks https://postuyhironnblqck.com individual websites are moved, taken down http://z.about.com/d/inventors/1/0/h/B/corkscrew4.gif reorganized, resulting http://static.hugi.is/misc/movies/1984macintro.mov making links permanently http://www.designws.com/vormgeverpagina/wimrietveld.htm temporarily unavailable.  

http://www.pliink.com/mt/marxy/archives/2006/09/on-The-new-japa.html process http://images.google.nl/imgres?imgurl=http://charliebakker.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/s7002318.jpg&imgrefurl=http://charliebakker.com/%3Fp%3D270&usg=__OX-IiT3S1ny-VojnR1BVZVj-xuQ=&h=567&w=756&sz=76&hl=nl&start=8&um=1&tbnid=5UnmYQK7eYd5FM:&tbnh=107&tbnw=142&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dcharlie%2Bbakker%26um%3D1%26hl%3Dnl%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-GB:oficial%26sa%3DN rot http://www.designws.com/vormgeverpagina/wimrietveld.htm nature occurs after https://annevet.home.xs4all.nl/onderzoek/right_to_copy/part-1_2.htm living organisms die. http://www.nest-Rotterdam.nl/17-1.html http://www.picasaweb.google.com/veriyanta/MyWeddingandHoneymoon#5072923308189265890 decomposition http://static.hugi.is/misc/movies/1984macintro.mov https://rietveldacademie.nl/designblog/?m=200806 https://annevet.home.xs4all.nl/onderzoek/right_to_copy/part-1_2.htm http://images.google.nl/imgres?imgurl=http://charliebakker.com/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/s7002318.jpg&imgrefurl=http://charliebakker.com/%3Fp%3D270&usg=__OX-IiT3S1ny-VojnR1BVZVj-xuQ=&h=567&w=756&sz=76&hl=nl&start=8&um=1&tbnid=5UnmYQK7eYd5FM:&tbnh=107&tbnw=142&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dcharlie%2Bbakker%26um%3D1%26hl%3Dnl%26client%3Dfirefox-a%26rls%3Dorg.mozilla:en-GB:official%26sa%3DN http://www.theyellowdog.net/iam_bkp/ nitrogen http://www.terhitolvanen.com/html/woodland12.html carbon cycle https://slowlab.net/index.html nature.

Links break https://rietveldacademie.nl/designblog/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/blogspot_forweb.jpg different reasons. Http://www.designws.com/vormgeverpagIna/wimrietveld.htm some ways its inevitable https://rietveldacademie.nl/designblog/wp-content/uploads/2008/04/andreasa_strangeattractors.pdf natural just like http://www.topstad.amsterdam.nl/nieuws/rietveld_trekt_in nature. Old things die http://www.picasaweb.google.com/veriyanta/MyWeddingAndHoneymoon#5072923308189265890 http://http//www.arcspace.com/gehry_new/ things occur.

 

But honestly, who are you?


Tuesday, December 11, 2018

But honestly, who are you?

Is it possible to create an ideal ‘404 not found’ page?


Sunday, December 9, 2018

‘Error 404’ pages are basically pages that either doesn’t exist or they are broken. Sometimes being in control of thousands of pages on a site is troublesome and errors can be inevitable. However you can create an excellent 404 page that could in fact help your user.

Even though it can act as an advantage people still tend to avoid altering their 404 pages. But what could be useful to include in a 404 error page?

Tips:
  1. Have a search engine so that people can search what they are looking for
  2. Have a link to the main page so that people can redirect
  3. Create contact forms so that people can inform you about the broken link/fill in their enquiries

https://github.com/404

 

https://www.orangecoat.com/lost

 

 

4. It’s always disappointing when you reach an error 404 page therefore it’s a good idea to prevent further frustration.

 

https://studiofables.com/404?fbclid=IwAR213GVHwe_Z8uTB841NB0b1inAtyidMJ0FkA1bMmvDjBUNuejlz49nCUc0 

 

5. Or you can have a really playful design such as

 

http://www.romainbrasier.fr/404.html

 

6. You can also have a funny design.

 

https://www.newyorker.com/404page?fbclid=IwAR2TPHPft9kTmYHZ8iJYRXNsCPvkSXEMs7G1tOA_bBn8facq0bnUWb3dx2k 

 

In conclusion, 404 error pages can be useful for your users if you care about making it into a helpful page.

 

 

 

404 Error


Sunday, December 9, 2018

404 error page not found. A standard HTTP error message code, meaning that the website you were trying to reach could not be found on the server. Perhaps the website was removed or perhaps its URL was not changed accordingly. The error pages almost always have a similar design. Plain and boring. Nothing more interesting to look at than a blank page with disappointing content.

Let’s change that. Hereby we present five exciting design suggestions.

Video by Quirine Kennedy

Image by Lucía Vives

Image by Ravi Blits

Image by Leonie

Image by Amanda Bellman

Pls repa1r mY bR0ken LinkS She is sad


Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Pls repa1r mY bR0ken LinkS She is sad <00>

<html xmlns=”http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml” lang=”en-US” slick-uniqueid=”1”><head profile=”http://gmpg.org/xfn/11”>

<meta http-equiv=”Content-Type” content=”text/html; charset=UTF-8”>

<title> Designblog</title>

Links, Technically Hyper Links,

<!– The Meta Infos –>

<meta name=”description” content=”Designblog – Moderated by Henk Groenendijk / Design Programme / Basic Year / Gerrit Rietveld Academie / designblog”> but she prefers Links, was born in 1999.

<meta name=”generator” content=”WordPress 4.9.8”> <!– leave this for stats –>

<!– The Linking –>

Just like me. We have different parents and do different stuff.

<link rel=”stylesheet” href=”http://designblog.rietveldacademie.nl/wp-content/themes/liquorice-allsorts-10/style.css” type=”text/css” media=”screen”>

<link rel=”stylesheet” href=”http://designblog.rietveldacademie.nl/wp-content/themes/liquorice-allsorts-10/print.css” type=”text/css” media=”print”> <Links parent is Mikuláš Pato?ka. >

<link rel=”alternate” type=”application/rss+xml” title=”Designblog RSS Feed” href=”http://designblog.rietveldacademie.nl/?feed=rss2”>

<link rel=”pingback” href=”http://designblog.rietveldacademie.nl/xmlrpc.php”>

<!– custom JS –>

<script type=”text/javascript” async=”” src=”http://www.google-analytics.com/ga.js”></script><script src=”http://designblog.rietveldacademie.nl/wp-content/themes/liquorice-allsorts-10/mootools-core-1.4.0-full-nocompat.js” type=”text/javascript”></script>

<script src=”http://designblog.rietveldacademie.nl/wp-content/themes/liquorice-allsorts-10/mootools-more-1.4.0.1.js” type=”text/javascript”></script>

<script src=”http://designblog.rietveldacademie.nl/wp-content/themes/liquorice-allsorts-10/designblog.js” type=”text/javascript”></script>

< Something really special happened inside of Pato?ka’s mind so that Links could be born.>

<link rel=”dns-prefetch” href=”//s.w.org”>

<[Links is like every human being, sensitive to too much stress]>

<script type=”text/javascript”>//<![CDATA[Links can break, when under a lot of pressure]

// Google Analytics for WordPress by Yoast v4.2.5 | http://yoast.com/wordpress/google-analytics/ when a lot of people want to make use of Links, she breaks.

var _gaq = _gaq || [];

_gaq.push([‘_setAccount’, ‘UA-34763522-1’]);sad Links, she is only doing her best. _gaq.push([‘_trackPageview’]);

(function () {people use Links to go from one place to the other on the internet, she is like a traffic controller.

== document.location.protocol ? ‘https://ssl’ : ‘http://www’) + ‘.google-analytics.com/ga.js’;

var s = document.getElementsByTagName(‘script’)[0];

s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();

//]]></script>

<script type=”text/javascript”>

window._wpemojiSettings = {“baseUrl”:”https:\/\/s.w.org\/images\/core\/emoji\/11\/72×72\/”,”ext”:”.png”,”svgUrl”:”https:\/\/s.w.org\/images\/core\/emoji\/11\/svg\/”,”svgExt”:”.svg”,”source”:{“concatemoji”:”http:\/\/designblog.rietveldacademie.nl\/wp-includes\/js\/wp-emoji-release.min.js?ver=4.9.8”}}; Links can also be hungry, what then??! Links must eat.

!function(a,b,c){function d(a,b){var c=String.fromCharCode;l.clearRect(0,0,k.width,k.height),l.fillText(c.apply(this,a),0,0);Then Hyperlinks becomes Fat Link, she wants too much. Suddenly she has multiple endpoints. SHe suddenly has a multivalued function. EVEN m0re StRESS f0r LInks5s!>/!var d=k.toDataURL();l.clearRect(0,0,k.width,k.height),l.fillText(c.apply(this,b),0,0);var e=k.toDataURL(); return d===e}function e(a){var b;if(!l||!l.fillText)return!1;switch(l.textBaseline=”top”,l.font=”600 32px Arial”,a){case”flag”:return!(b=d([55356,56826,55356,56819],[55356,56826,8203,55356,56819]))&&(b=d([55356,57332,56128,56423,56128,56418,56128,56421,56128, In every way Links is as human as we are. The only difference is, when Links cries, she breaks. He thinks she did everything wrong but little does she know it’s not her fault, she is not the problem 56430,56128,56423,56128,56447],[55356,57332,8203,56128,56423,8203,56128,56418,8203,56128,56421,8203,56128,56430,8203,56128,56423,8203,56128,56447]),!b);case”emoji”:return b=d([55358,56760,9792,65039],[55358,56760,8203,9792,65039]),!b}return!1}function f(a){var c=b.createElement(“script”);c.src=a,c.defer=c. type=”text/javascript”,b.getElementsByTagName(“head”)[0].appendChild(c)}var g,h,i,j,k=b.createElement(“canvas”), But how to make her less sad and realise that it’s the whole society that is fucked and that it’s an evil society that brainwashes her to think that being broken is a flaw. She is perfect the way she is. By being broken, she gets to understand the world better. l=k.getContext&&k.getContext(“2d”);for(j=Array(“flag”,”emoji”),c.supports={everything:!0,everythingExceptFlag:!0}, https://www.wordstream.com/blog/ws/2010/06/02/how-to-find-and-fix-broken-links

All better now! i=0;i<j.length;i++)c.supports[j[i]]=e(j[i]),c.supports.everything=c.supports.everything&&c.supports[j[i]],”flag”!==j[i]&&(c.supports.everythingExceptFlag=c.supports.everythingEx

 


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