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There’s finally a reasonable looking podcasting client for Linux: Vocal. It has the things that iTunes (etc.) has had since the early days which everyone told me were unimportant like remembering where you left off.

Of course, now we have the Web Audio API, Electron and things like remoteStorage, we may even get cross-platform free software podcasting apps that sync what you have and haven’t listened to across devices. And then we’ll be back to where we were...

My primary reason for having a Mastodon account is so that when I write my next blog, I can syndicate posts out to it.

The 500 character limit is a nice improvement on Twitter's 140. I don't think the technical stuff that Mastodon/GNU Social uses is necessary. Strangely, I don't think federation is important either. But whatever.

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