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Welcome to all our new writers! 👋 Glad you've found our little spot in the fediverse.

If you ever need help, feel free to reach out to me or anyone else in the community. Also: an avatar, bio, and post will go a long way toward helping you connect with more people 😊

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Sometimes you want to take a picture, capture how the morning light looks filtering through the trees; your cooled skin; the sound of birds.

But you can never smell the air in that photo. You can't look around to see the rest of the world from that spot you stood, capturing a split second of light.

The only way to remember it is to sit for a while; feel it as deeply as you can; accept that it'll never be as good as it is right now.

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Was gifted an old Lenovo Yoga with Windows 8.1 on it. I have enough Linux machines already; can I do anything interesting with this one?

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Woke up to sub-70° air outside and I instantly feel better, like I can relax and finally breathe again. Endless summers have done nothing good for my mind. For some reason I crave a long winter, gray skies and cold.

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I'm thinking of moving our documentation to a more purpose-built platform / site generator, instead of the custom one we have now on writefreely.org/docs.

Ideally, we'd switch to a tool that supports Markdown (current docs: github.com/writefreely/documen), and allows people to search.

Any recommendations?

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Is it just me or is the Internet unbearably... the same?

Articles, images, content in general seems like they're all specifically catered toward algorithms and not people. And so more of the same content feels generated because clicks rule the world

Algorithms all the way down

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Just added the Micro.blog :microblog: emoji to our Writing.Exchange instance. Thanks for the suggestion, @pimoore!

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After last week’s interview, I’m starting to play around with Racket as a new... micro.baer.works/after-last-we

The talk isn't actually live, so you can watch it at any time. Just jump to 48:42 in the video!

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Had a chat with @maguay@twitter.com about @writefreely, privacy, and removing roadblocks from our tools to help you write more.

racket.com/maguay/rEeAf

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