#2160 "Ken Burns Theory"
Some of the KBCU ancillary works try a little too hard to tie everything together. Doris Kearns Goodwin, the sports journalist featured in "Baseball," was somehow ALSO a famous historian who wrote bestselling biographies of Lincoln AND Johnson? Unrealistic.
Not sure why I haven't heard of #beancount until just now. I don't think it's the best personal finance software, but for municipal budgeting ... wonderfully simple, plain text and open source. What's there not to love? (Combine with Fava frontend for accessibility!)
I grew up in a world where #magnets had no place near a computer, lest you destroy your precious spinning disk data. Now they're freaking everywhere ...
Funny that just a few months ago I thought #i3wm with multiple displays was too complicated to figure out. I now can't fathom how I'd manage windows with some silly mouse. I ain't got time to manage my own windows.
Haven't touched an #ipad in years. What the hell is wrong with this interface. Nothing is discoverable, every action more than "open" or "back" requires you to know it's an iPad. At least my son seems to understand it.
I've switched from a #gtd workflow in #orgmode to more of a #daypages model that relies heavily on a prioritized projects.org file. One day I will write up my flow, but for now it's awesome to at least have something that works for me, instead of always feeling vaguely guilty about not doing my task management correctly and then guilty for not doing my tasks #layersofguilt
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
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.
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