Considering a Philly-centric Masodon instance called jawns.club. Would be public and moderated (account invite by request) so I don't really wanna run it alone.
Anybody interested? Anybody wanna co-moderate? Must love Philly, have some experience and interest in communities. Actively avoiding an all white dudes membership and mod crew from day 0, so let's play.
Today I deactivated my Twitter account.
I was on Twitter for more than 11 years, and had a verified account with 30,000+ followers.
I visited their office when they were 20 people (meeting with Ev) and again when they were 3,000 people.
It is such a relief to get rid of something that has turned into one giant plastered-with-ads-and-forcefed-clickbait mess of harassment, bots and Nazis that is steered by a spine- and clueless leadership team.
Hi again, Mastodon! 👋 #deactiday
My favorite things about Mastodon, Vol №1
1. Per post privacy settings!
2. Delete & re-draft (includes original post text, privacy settings, etc. in new draft)
3. Structure profile metadata! (via @hankchizljaw)
The constant #emberjs addon major version upgrades merely as a result of the addon upgrading it's own dependencies does not feel ideal. I can't think of a better way to go about it though. It's stressful to see the breaking change to only realize everything is fine.
I've read about technologies under the umbrella of the "Indie Web" before but never really leaned into it. I'm categorically compelled by the idea now! It feels like an attempt at reclaiming some of what we've lost on the internet: https://indieweb.org/
I can't remember how many times I've looked up http status codes. This little workflow will save me countless seconds of my life.
I spent some time tonight tweaking the mobile and large desktop layouts of the book reviews on my site. I still need to improve how quotes look, but It’s starting to become something I really like! https://mcmanus.io/2018/book-review-the-souls-of-black-folk-by-web-debois
Software developer, product designer, hot sauce maker, aspiring philosopher...maybe?