George Lakoff on how Trump uses words to con the public | Reliable Sources CNN

A short and solid introduction to some of Lakoff's recent work.

Wait, what?! There's a Mastodon instance at! This is awesome @xtof !

@robertwgehl I just came across your S-MAP project while looking at the shut downs of Quitter instances. I'm didn't see any documentation on S-MAP on the project/community which may be of great interest to you and your research. If you're curious, I'm happy to chat to give you some history and overview. I'd love to hear more about S-MAP as well.

Drop what you're doing and immediately go out to subscribe to Our Daily Bread: A history of wheat and bread in very short episodes!

We definitely need some humanity and morality in our present mess. More and more I really want to rage quit Facebook for what it's doing to the world, but I would like to have all my friends and family follow me.

As the new school year draws near and enthusiasts continue to push the benefits of , let's also take  a moment to remember and celebrate the ability of students to choose their own educational resources and books.
Teachers need to do a better job of providing options, flexibility, and guidance in the panoply of choices available to students of all income levels and abilities. [more...]

An Indieweb Podcast: Episode 8 Interflux
David Shanske and I recap the recent IndieWeb Summit 2018 in Portland Oregon including recent developments like microsub, readers, Vouch, and even the comeback of webrings!

Over 1 million Webmentions can’t be wrong. Join the next revolution in web communication. Add the Webmentions standard to your website to solve the biggest communications problem on today’s internet and add rich context to your content.

I've had refbacks on the brain for the past couple of months after having read Why Refback Still Matters, so I figured since I've already got the pingbacks, trackbacks, and webmentions enabled, what's one more way to communicate with my website from the outside? So as of this evening, just for fun, I'm now accepting refbacks too.

Earlier this week I joined my first webring in over a decade as well. It can't be any more embarrassing can it?

Webrings have come back to the web! I’ve proudly joined Marty McGuire’s new IndieWebring which you’ll find in the sidebar of my front page. ⚜

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