Markdown is shit.
It makes my brain have to work so fucking hard just to remember the how that I give up on the what, which is the actual reason for being in writing mode in the first place.
Markdown is shit. Developers of new social and blogging platforms please give up on markdown. Microblog and Write As, I am looking at you.
So much of Medium is garbage, but the writing experience is painless and *looks like writing*, not like fucking code.
#Bitcoin must die
If Bitcoin were to cease trading tomorrow, 0.5% of the world’s electricity demand would simply disappear. This is roughly equivalent to the output of ten coal-fired power plants, emitting 50 million tonnes of CO2 per year – which would cover one year’s worth of the carbon emission cuts required to limit temperature rises this century to 2C.
So @email@example.com @firstname.lastname@example.org and I sat down after #xoxofest, just before the closing party to talk about our experiences at the festival at the StreamPDX booth. I hope you’ll check out our podcast episode: https://soundcloud.com/ktamasenty/untitled-podcast-episode-1-xoxo-recap
mental health, anxiety
Me, talking to psychiatrist: *recounts part of xoxofest, creative people struggling with mental health, anxiety, etc*
Me, also talking to psychiatrist: *tells story precisely calibrated to psychiatrist including beats and tension to deliver really great punchline*
Psychiatrist: *big laugh*
Me: yay, you like me
Psychiatrist *frowns* yes ok you are good at that but we still need to talk about this
XOXO 2018 attendee
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