‘The venture capital firms of Silicon Valley are mostly run by old white men who read Ayn Rand in high school, thought it was great, and never changed their minds. In the words of the late great Ann Richards, they were “born on third base and think they hit a triple.”’
Sample Chapter — Ruined by Design
‘[Y]et somehow, I am a unique snowflake that can be identified without a cookie in sight. Because even though I’m running the current version of Chrome on the current version of Windows, less than 0.1% of people have the same user agent string as me.’
These Cookie Warning Shenanigans Have Got to Stop
This will be short, ranty and to the point: these warnings are getting ridiculous: I know, tell you something you don’t…
Bubble Bobble: Lost Cave aims to gather all of the ‘lost levels’ that only ever appeared in various Bubble Bobble console ports and convert them ‘back’ to the arcade format. https://lostcave.wordpress.com/
‘I prefer to publish on my own site and then push copies out to other services like Twitter, Flickr, etc. In the case of Instagram, that’s impossible because of their ludicrously restrictive API, so I have go the other way around.’
Checking in at Indie Web Camp Nuremberg
Posting from Swarm to my own site.
I’ll soon cook up a Bridgy-like WordPress plugin that regularly pulls in Mastodon and Twitter replies and such. (I’ve chosen to not include backlinks in my crossposted statuses, so webmentions aren’t really possible.) Sticking to a single protocol is probably smarter, but experimenting with other solutions isn’t wrong, either.
‘I absolutely hate talking to people I don’t know. I would rather stumble around lost for hours than ask for directions.’
How I accepted I'm an introvert – and learned to refuse invitations without guilt
After years of drinking through social engagements to make them bearable, I finally acknowledged my fear of talking to s…
Again I find myself searching my own site for old links/notes. Works for me!
‘I’m dismayed to see Twitter and Quora optimizing for outrage lately in their quests to keep users engaged and using their services at any cost.’
Optimizing for outrage
I'm dismayed to see Twitter and Quora optimizing for outrage lately in their quests to keep users engaged and using…