good post about how nerd communities' mass-adoption of the closed and proprietary Discord platform will inevitably lead to the long-term loss of (or loss of access to) mountains of special-interest group knowledge and community history

resetera.com/threads/the-popul

"TLDR; It is not a very future-proof way of knowledge-building & archiving at all."

see also:
toot.cafe/@nolan/1027481601876

Me: I need to leave in two minutes. This is an appropriate time to update a machine you haven't used in months.

My old machine: Hahaha! Zzzzzzzz

Fin

Very excited to be interviewed for The Plain Text Project: t.co/2C6stn2G6a
It's essential reading if you want to hear me go on about document formatting, which, sadly, is one of my passions.

Wow! I really love the simplified Mastodon web interface! I just noticed the option from the Patreon email.

Heard Lately #5: Leo “Bud” Welch-The Angels In Heaven Done Signed My Name review: "If this had been billed as a Welch/Auerbach side project/band, I’d love this album to death."

medium.com/heard-lately/heard-

This video is amazing: youtube.com/watch?v=zoM-tQOOcP

Screenwriter Emily Carmichael writes a scene on-camera in 7 minutes and then revises. Huge insights into her process.

Found via the always-amazing Brass Ring Daily: us14.campaign-archive.com/home

I hate that person eating smelly food in the coworking space because he looks just like me and has the same computer as me and ... oh wait. Never mind.

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez posted these on Instagram from her trip to Puerto Rico. It’s tragic that Puerto Rican’s have basically been abandoned by the US government but It sounds like there are so many #solarpunk things going on there, a lot to learn from definitely

I'm somehow ahead on a few writing projects which is only slightly less stressful than being behind.

@hugh I often won’t even fill in the recipient field on an email (instead opting to store recipient data in the body of the mail) until I’m feeling VERY CONFIDENT about sending.
Just
In
Case!!

I'm super excited (and proud) that I just uploaded a work project (on ) into GitHub as (mostly) Markdown files: github.com/stevenov/textbook-e

OMG, I just discovered packing cubes. 👀

How did I not know these existed?

I just want to get in the car and drive straight to IKEA and buy them now now now, even though I don't have any trips planned.

Boomers: DONT USE WIKIPEDIA, ANYONE COULD EDIT IT, DONT TALK TO THAT PERSON, THEY MIGHT BE A SERIAL KILLER, THE INTERNET IS A DEVIL'S REALM OF LIES AND TRICKERY, TRUST NOTHING

Also Boomers: this Facebook ad from patriottruthliberty728477892 says that the a-rabs want to make our children homosexual and force everyone to speak immigranteese, sounds right to me

@pertho @sungo

I actually in another thread referred to Oasis as "British Nickleback"

@fosstodon I just got some anti-queer slurs sent to one of my users

Will that account on your instance be suspended?

Just read about BSD user stories by @romanzolotarev at @steven_ovadia. Cool and for sure interesting read for #BSD guys out there
https://runbsd.info

I know the blowing things up without a plan is devastating for the fans, but as someone who listens to sports talk while feeding a very slow eater, it's been a real gift to me.

Five morning rituals to increase productivity:

1) Face North, thrice chant "inbox zero"
2) Face South, thrice chant "bullet journal"
3) Face East, thrice chant "pomodoro"
4) Face West, thrice chant "soylent"
5) Throw your head back to the sky and roar "PRODUCTIVITY"

since the #tumblr stuff is happening, and it's friday, here's some folks you should follow:

@yogthos
@steven_ovadia
@pixelpaperyarn
@elomatreb
@seldo
@ElfLord
@thegibson
@acw if they ever post again
@Elizafox
@waifu
who might be dead
@jk if you don't follow you're not real
@garbados

keep in mind i only follow very good and hot people, no losers, so you should just follow everyone i follow

#followfriday #ff

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