It’s cool seeing people using simple tools for book logging. I’ve been keeping a plain text log at baty.net/books for a while and it’s a great way to ensure it’ll always be around. I augment it though: https://www.baty.blog/2021/book-logging-plain-text
Sometimes I’ll barely notice a scene in a book while reading it, but then find that it haunts me for days later: https://www.baty.blog/2021/no-one-to-replace-the-fish
I’ll shoot you in the fuckin’ face if you think about coming ‘round here. I’ll shoot you just for fun.
A little of the old, wild Nick Cave shows up here in the first half, and he’s most welcome. This is another terrific record from Cave. https://www.nickcave.com/carnage/
Usually when I go to kick Emacs to the curb I end up instead making it feel new by starting over. https://www.baty.blog/2021/emacs-from-scratch-again
What I really want is a modern modal editor geared toward writing prose/documents rather than code. I’ve spent many many hours trying to bend Emacs in that direction and have failed. Something like Onivim but for writing. https://www.onivim.io
I ranted this morning about what I consider unnecessary images in blog posts. It rang familiar because I’d done it back in 2018 as well: https://archive.baty.net/2018/maybe-your-blog-post-doesnt-need-that-2000-pixel-header-image/. Fewer people agree with me today than did then.
Director of Unspecified Services.
I try to contribute only positive things. (he/him)
This Mastodon instance is for people interested in technology. Discussions aren't limited to technology, because tech folks shouldn't be limited to technology either!