Ya know, I mostly abandoned Twitter (where I was active, possibly unhealthfully so) a few months back, and also disabled my "cross poster" (which only posted my Mastodon post to Twitter, not the other way around, because @Gargron said he preferred to avoid polluting the Fediverse with Twitter depravity, and I thought that was a fair point). I haven't regretted the transition.
Imagine there existed a cooperative dedicated to bringing GNOME forward, and its members worked full time on polishing the ecosystem.
If the designers and engineers announced their projects, and a communication team kept you posted of progress.
Would you throw money at it? And how would you contribute?
🔄 boosts welcome
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
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
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