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Hehe. “Moving to custom tables over custom post …

Hehe. “Moving to custom tables over custom post types has also helped improve elements of the UI. A huge advantage is not having third-party plugins accidentally adding themselves to the plugin’s admin pages, such as having unnecessary SEO options on contact records.” https://wptavern.com/zero-bs-crm-3-0-improves-ui-changes-database-structure-and-becomes-more-extendable

Zero BS CRM 3.0 Improves UI, Changes Database Structure, and Becomes More Extendable
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I used to listen to music all the …

I used to listen to music all the time, when it was still stored on physical discs. (I’ve never liked the sound of [cassette] tape, though.) Actual, physical play, pause and stop buttons somehow mean a great deal to me. It’s why I hate online video even more than video tout court, I think. https://www.vox.com/the-highlight/2019/11/22/20972630/retro-tech-gadgets-walkman-dvds

The enduring allure of retro tech
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“One measure of social media success is when …

“One measure of social media success is when someone who doesn’t understand or care about your hashtag uses it to draw attention to a tweet that has nothing to do with your cause—which tells you a lot about Twitter, and social media, and where we are as a culture.” http://www.zeldman.com/2019/12/01/bluebeanieday2019/

Another Blue Beanie Day | Zeldman on Web & Interaction Design
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There’s a few things I don’t quite like …

There’s a few things I don’t quite like about the Webmention and Semantic Linkbacks plugins. (At least on my setup, the comment preview’s somehow different from the actual comment. Also, I’d like to be able to filter comment text more easily.) Thinking of moving back to my own buggy solution.