Ok, here we go!
Announcing Recense, a bookmarking service to save all your precious links (or whatever else you want to put into it):
It's still a bit rough around the edges (hey, I'm no web designer), but the basic functionality is there, and I've been using it for a while.
Also, I just open sourced it: https://github.com/jonvaldes/recense
Re watching Star Trek #STTOS at the moment. Holy crap, this was some misogynistic bullshit ;) Either that, or the 15 years since I last watched it I've developed a more sensitive outlook on the world
Unsolicited Advice to new Twitter/Facebook migrants Show more
On twitter, retweeting is a weapon in a culture war, where combatants vie for the loudest following. You retweet to add volume to the battle cries of your team.
On the fediverse, boosts are for sharing posts with your friends. Nobody's keeping score, louder is not winning, battle cries are just noise. Preaching to your choir is spam.
Don't boost something just because you agree with it. Boost something because your friends would be interested.
It is proven! I am secstate on Keybase: https://keybase.io/secstate/sigchain#dd258d6b1c047f14a35f15823dbbb6ba8cff5e214c543345cb0419f57dc60dc10f
The best thing I ever did on the internet was install https://makemediumreadable.com/
There's some quality content on Medium. But did they let the product team fuck us all in the asshole?
I love watching a small nerd community move. Sacha suggests a post about the bakery run on emacs from a tweet response, and then he writes it, and then it shows up on hnews ... delightful: https://bofh.org.uk/2019/02/25/baking-with-emacs/
Thanks to this fantastic post https://hookrace.net/blog/linux-desktop-setup/ ... I discovered #dtach this morning. Which is way more inline with how I use tmux (not as a multiplexer, but just a background task keeper). So far, pure joy. Also, #emacs doesn't have a stupid lag in evil-mode when I hit esc, #tmux, I'm looking at you.
Curiously, the impetus to this switch was having to install Spotify on linux with a #snap package that insisted on storing files in a non-dotfile path in my home directory. The hell I need that home pollution.
An understated profile, if ever there was one, said he to she in an undeniably coy brogue.
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