What are your thoughts on webhosting? I currently host my blog at Github Pages which is quite alright. I've had some experiences with webhosting and VPS, somehow it can get a hassle with those. Hosting at Amazon? What are your ideas?
I use the Day One app on and off as a private journal. Keeping record of nice photos, moments, but also websites and articles.
Day One has a great "on this day" feature where it gives you entries of this day on previous years. This morning I got a look back on this beautiful art/community project in New Orleans: Before I Die
She covered the crumbling house with chalkboard paint and stenciled it with the prompt, “Before I die I want to _____.”
dead simple idea: just have new users follow the local instance admins, ala facebook/myspace/tumblr's early onboarding strategies
it's not perfect, but it's better then looking at an empty timeline
I recently wrote down some thoughts if and how an algorithm could predict a setlist for a concert. I'd love to hear your thoughts! (And claps...)
In response to twitter's brand guidelines: mastodon's elephant friend is in fact an elephant (fluffy), and also a friend. you can draw him with other elephants, he likes company
On this whole Google Anti-Diversity Manifesto that was written... Motherboard reports it "was shared on a company mailing list"
Wow...so even Google still has internal mailing lists. I assume it's e-mail. Not on paper ;-)
There's still hope for e-mail!
Getting ready for work after a 3 week holiday. Lots of cool stuff coming up at Triggi. New devices added, new services supported, new features featured.
Oh and some new designs designed. And copy copied. Maybe even part of a new site coded.
But first, coffee.
Upcoming solar eclipse causing record demands for marijuana. http://www.thecannabist.co/2017/07/31/solar-eclipse-marijuana-demand/84937/
Getting ready for a holiday with the family. Off to Italy for some much needed downtime. Preparation with kids age 5 and 10 is always a bit stressfull but we're getting there.
1993: on the internet nobody knows you're a dog
2017: the NSA is confused and concerned by your continued very public claims of being a dog
DRM is a huge threat agains your security and freedom. Now it seems like it'll become a webstandard from W3C. Madness! https://defectivebydesign.org/blog/tim_bernerslee_approves_web_drm_w3c_member_organizations_have_two_weeks_appeal
Want to know why it's terrible? Listen or read this: https://corydoctorow.miraheze.org/wiki/Flowers_From_Al_02
Want to help me spread knowledge? Help me with the wiki: https://corydoctorow.miraheze.org/