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
"TLDR; It is not a very future-proof way of knowledge-building & archiving at all."
Very excited to be interviewed for The Plain Text Project: https://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.
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."
This video is amazing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zoM-tQOOcPw
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: https://us14.campaign-archive.com/home/?u=b1819370f078f7aaea854586f&id=985443e86d
Kobe Bryant and I are more alike than I dreamed! #amwriting
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
@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.
I'm super excited (and proud) that I just uploaded a work project (on #OER) into GitHub as (mostly) Markdown files: https://github.com/stevenov/textbook-evaluation-toolkit
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
@fosstodon I just got some anti-queer slurs sent to one of my users
Will that account on your instance be suspended?
I know the #Knicks 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.
since the #tumblr stuff is happening, and it's friday, here's some folks you should follow:
keep in mind i only follow very good and hot people, no losers, so you should just follow everyone i follow
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