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Micro.blog is sponsoring WordCamp Seattle next month, and @macgenie will be there. We’re also giving a ticket away. macgenie.micro.blog/2019/10/24

Went to the travel writing panel at the Texas Book Festival today. Having just come back from Toronto where we tried to do a lot in not much time, great stuff in the panel to think about for our next trip.

I was traveling this week and took a bit of time off from blogging and answering email except for critical issues. I’ll be catching up today. Thanks everyone for your patience and good discussions on Micro.blog!

For this week’s Core Intuition, we talk about @danielpunkass’s trip to Amsterdam and how to prioritize the right work with limited hours. coreint.org/2019/10/episode-39

Micro Monday episode 70! Guest @adders talks about when he first discovered blogging, the impact of social media on journalism, and the value of being able to easily share something — ”Random glimpses into humanity”. monday.micro.blog/2019/10/20/a

Dave Winer shares a screencast on YouTube of how he publishes to his blog. It’s in an outline and similar to some of his early tools like Frontier. The UI is different than Micro.blog, but it’s the same goal of making blogging much easier. youtube.com/watch?v=tmzEIJBGQf

If you’re using the default Marfa theme on Micro.blog, I’ve added a couple checkboxes to Posts → Design to control pagination. I recommend keeping it off for the home page, but it’s sometimes useful for category pages.

There have been a lot of IndieWebCamps this year! This weekend is Brighton, England. Free, 2-day conference about controlling your content on the web. Check out the details on the IndieWeb wiki. indieweb.org/2019/Brighton

I’ve been skeptical of Spotify’s approach to podcasting and the potential downsides for the open web if more “podcasts” are exclusive to a single platform. But I’m loving the latest season of Startup, where they tell the story of Gimlet being acquired. gimletmedia.com/shows/startup

Speaking of cross-posting, I’ve updated our LinkedIn support in Micro.blog for the latest LinkedIn API changes. Should be working again!

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