This morning I finished reading "You Are Not a Gadget" by Jaron Lanier, a technocriticism manifesto.

I highly recommend it for anyone who wants to ponder our relationship with technology and how technology may actually be limiting certain experiences.

I doubt anyone here needs convincing, but @amoroso wrote a great short post about why sites should use RSS.

Might be something to link to ;)

journal.paoloamoroso.com/why-y

Obsidian is a favorite of the tech crowd, but in this post I share how it can be a great marketing tool as well.

blog.jakelacaze.com/using-obsi

I just wrote my first script, for a marketing video idea.

Btw, if you use Obsidian, the Fountain plugin is great for screenwriting!

@sylviawrites I also really like the performance for Soldier Boy.

Going from playing the hokey all-American hero from his old movies, to playing the tortured and troubled modern version...

And the dude's voice is great.

@cheribaker Our least favorite part of the corporate lifecycle.

Damn.

Nothing good lasts forever. ;)

@infernusgoatus My biggest complaint is that the movie didn't need a love story. Though moments between them did show that Maverick had grown since the original film

Top Gun: Maverick was everything it should have been.

Right parts nostalgia, right parts modern.

My biggest complaint: It could have done without the love story. But hey, it's Hollywood.

@matt I got accepted into tilde.town, but I'm not familiar with chat over ssh.

Do you have any resources to help me out? Text or video?

Last night I installed Debian 11 on my Thinkpad.

And I eventually installed i3.

Now I see what all the hype is about.

So minimal. Auto-tiling is nice. And I can see the potential as I learn more of the keyboard shortcuts.

@dianalizia What is it about the situation you have problems with?

I used to love writing in coffee shops. The murmuring of other people's conversations were somehow inspiring and energizing.

@timetoscience They do take time to curate. And you can get some noise.

With Newsblur, keyboard shortcuts help me cut through posts I don't care about. "N" for new posts, "M" to mark as read/unread.

For me, an RSS reader is worth the effort because of the control it gives me.

@timetoscience Have you tried an RSS reader? There are free options. But I use Newsblur to follow blogs, subreddits, YouTube channels I'm interested in . . .

@InBabel Social media can have benefits.

It can be a great way to extend your professional network and to find out about opportunities you otherwise would not have discovered.

But usage has to be kept in check.

@dianalizia I like to *write* either with pen and paper or Markdown.

I'll format later. But for the actual writing, I like to keep it as simple as possible.

@wordsmith I can't say which is my favorite. They're all great.

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