I’m really enjoying the podcast series Elemental from Radio NZ. It should be available worldwide. In honour of the Year of the Periodic Table they’re doing a 5-minute chat about each element, going alphabetically. Fascinating for those like me whose chemistry is ~ 50 years old.

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Really enjoyed this week’s @monday episode with @macgenie interviewing @jgmac1106. I am afraid to go down the commonplace book rabbit hole…😊

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Send someone an e-postcard from the largest collection of postcards in the United States, thanks to the Newberry Library

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Looks like a good number of people have received their Micro.blog @WWDC19 meetup stickers! Fun to see all the photo replies of how they have used them. There are still ~8 left.

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A good list from Barnes and Noble as a compliment to my shorter praise of Vertigo.

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I really hope this find by Joe Cieplinski about duplicate songs in iTunes carries through to the final release of Catalina!

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If you missed it, here’s a series of articles on the Holistic Premise. Greed leads to self-destruction. Yawn. Cause and effect is so 20th century. 😃

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I loved No Such Things by Bill Peet as a kid and forgot about it completely for many years. I’d really love to find that old copy for my bookshelf now. (Bill Peet’s website is a 90s treasure.)

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Kiran Graduated From High School Today islandinthenet.com
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A good list from Barnes and Noble as a compliment to my shorter praise of Vertigo.

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Coffee can do this, now?

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After my experiment with “butter coffee” at the weekend, I just had my first cup of Bulletproof Coffee. It was fine; better than my homemade attempt. I need to better time when I make it though, as the ingredients had started to separate by the time I got to drink it ☕️

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Any idea if there’s a way to use an iPad as the display for a Raspberry Pi 4 with a wired connection instead of a VNC? I’m curious if there’s a way to recreate something like the defunct Kangaroo Mobile Desktop.

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If you're an iOS developer, or want to be an iOS developer, and are interested in being mentored please fill out this form.

I'm partnering with Nic Laughter to start something really cool 🙂

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I’m experiencing the existential crisis that is all too familiar to many a blogger… what goes on this blog of mine and what goes on the other blog of mine? 🤔

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If you're an iOS developer, or want to be an iOS developer, and are interested in being mentored please fill out this form.

I'm partnering with Nic Laughter to start something really cool 🙂

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I’m experiencing the existential crisis that is all too familiar to many a blogger… what goes on this blog of mine and what goes on the other blog of mine? 🤔

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On the homestead blog: your weekly cat update! #dejus365 #Caturday 🐈

Twin cats

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Sally Rooney is getting a lot of deserved attention as a novelist, but it was her short story, “Mr Salary”, that first caught my attention. Here it is, with two others:

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Aw man! Today is Noche de San Juan (St John’s Night) back home (Puerto Rico). I need to take out the kiddy pool 🏊!

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This new Ocean Blue album is pretty Ocean Blue-y. 👍🏼 💿

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If you are a first time #IndieWeb summit attendee, either in person or remote, and would like help joining the wiki let me know, we can get you signed in and even post your goals for the weekend here: indieweb.org/2019/Proj…

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Watched: The Deep End. ★★★★☆ 📽 Another film inspired by The Blank Wall, I think I preferred The Reckless Moment, but a close thing!

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Here’s the trailer for the new documentary on author/legend Toni Morrison called “The Pieces I Am.” At a movie theater near you now!

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Watched: The Deep End. ★★★★☆ 📽 Another film inspired by The Blank Wall, I think I preferred The Reckless Moment, but a close thing!

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Sally Rooney is getting a lot of deserved attention as a novelist, but it was her short story, “Mr Salary”, that first caught my attention. Here it is, with two others:

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One more project to share! This one has been in stealth mode because it was a gift for one of my very best friends who just had a baby. 🥰🧶

Pattern

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Sally Rooney is getting a lot of deserved attention as a novelist, but it was her short story, “Mr Salary”, that first caught my attention. Here it is, with two others:

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Here’s the trailer for the new documentary on author/legend Toni Morrison called “The Pieces I Am.” At a movie theater near you now!

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One more project to share! This one has been in stealth mode because it was a gift for one of my very best friends who just had a baby. 🥰🧶

Pattern

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💪🏻 A week ago, I could only do 26 pushups spread out over three sets. Today, I did 36. I’m surprised how fast that happened! I’m almost at my goal of 40.

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Wound my yarn for the “Perfect Blend” MKAL! 🧶

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Biking Across Canada Day 6: The Sporting Life in Kamloops blog.johnkyle.ca
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Had two flowers ipa a CBD infused beer this evening at NePo42. Can’t say if the CBD does a whole lot, but it is an excellent IPA in any case.

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Cool conversion of a Tesla: www.youtube.com/watch

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Inspired by @rnv and others, I created a page on my website about what I’m reading and what I’ve finished reading recently. 📚

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Anyone familar with Rad Power Bikes? The RadWagon Electric Cargo eBike is piquing my curiosity. 🚲🔋

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Anyone familar with Rad Power Bikes? The RadWagon Electric Cargo eBike is piquing my curiosity. 🚲🔋

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Whenever I want mellotron death-of-the-universe music there is only one album to turn to: In the Court of the Crimson King. My latest trip to Florida to my parent’s triggered it when I drove past King Crimson Trace in Tarpon Springs.

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Finally got around to reading some excellent articles in the Spring issue of English in Education. Consensus of the issue seems to be that the teaching of Writing in England is in a sorry state.

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🏏 Solid win by my beloved Black Caps. Top of the table again, but with England and Australia yet to play.

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Listening to Supper’s Ready by Genesis on their live album Seconds Out, recorded back in 1976/77. 🎵

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Here’s a fun little character interview with Emily Haven, hero of The Dragon’s Brood Cycle. It’s also appearing as part of the audiobook blog tour. 📚

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Lamentation for the lost blogger. v.hierofalco.net
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Oh no, this is painfully cute - a Final Fantasy XI demake for Game Boy!

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I learned that today was Juneteenth the annual commemoration of the end of African slavery in American in 1865. African slavery was abolished in the British West Indies on August 28, 1833, thirty years before the USA.

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All my Contrast paints, snug in their new paint rack home 👍

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All my Contrast paints, snug in their new paint rack home 👍

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All my Contrast paints, snug in their new paint rack home 👍

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All my Contrast paints, snug in their new paint rack home 👍

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Hello, world? loz.micro.blog
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From the Archives: Using Webrings for Defining Sub-Communities on Micro.blog Um, I forgot I wrote this. I just did a search in the MB discovery section for “webrings”, which returned one of @smokey ’s weekly summaries which had the timeline thread about this article.

cc. @JohnPhilpin

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How to Start Your Own Webring on Webringo.com ramblinggit.com
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Så andre episode av Chernobyl i dag. De siste sekundene av episoden når geigertellerene går amok var effektfullt. Husker ikke så mye av nyhetene fra den gangen. Bortsett fra snakk om becquerel og radioaktivt regn.

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Cleaned up my GitHub repos and made my Hugo site repo public.

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Update On: Mac OS

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It looks like I will be speaking at IndieWeb Summit! Specifically, I’ll be giving a keynote about how to “Own Your Mobile Experience”. As a long-time enthusiast for these tiny computers we carry, I try to make most of the things I can do online into things I can do on my phone or tab... martymcgui.re
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I adored reading this story, nominally about the experience of a lesbian cruise trip, but actually about relationships, romance, queer identity and culture, and more. I was touched and I learned.

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TIP: Favorites are useful as a read-later tool, wherein you can temporarily save posts and comments as you read your timeline before returning to them later on in the Favorites timeline itself.

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I was bored last night. The TV was on. Seresto, Xarelto, Xyzal, it was all too much for me. So I made a thing. You're welcome or I'm sorry, as appropriate. (But I'd love to know what new drug you make, and what it treats.) ;-) https://kerri.is/coding/pharmaceuticals.php … #fakepharma twitter.com
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I refuse to believe this is the process to factory reset this “smart” light bulb.

🔗 How to: Reset C by GE Light Bulbs

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I refuse to believe this is the process to factory reset this “smart” light bulb.

🔗 How to: Reset C by GE Light Bulbs

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Yay, my website celebrates my birthday 🙂 that’s so nice of it! Go enjoy some confetti, today!

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In case you need it, I made you a little place to detox your thoughts: thought-detox.glitch.me

(Source code here: glitch.com/edit/)

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In case you need it, I made you a little place to detox your thoughts: thought-detox.glitch.me

(Source code here: glitch.com/edit/)

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Oh cool. I logged into micro.blog on my laptop, (which I haven’t done in a long time), and there’s a discussion of markdown versus HTML going on and it’s civil as usual. I’m team HTML because I find it much simpler than Markdown. In other news, I’ve started using My Fitness Pal again be... www.arush.io
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Just over a week ago, Katie and I had the most beautiful experience of our lives. We are moonstruck. Cheers to Burtch Photography for capturing us!

Wedding

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On the homestead blog: Flock Monday? #dejus365 🦆🐓

Ducklings

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My Dad and I baty.blog
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Add a search to your blog custom.micro.blog
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Interpreting principles of the #IndieWeb for people just getting started with owning and controlling their web presence. There are all kinds of guides you can help add and contribute to so take a look and send a PR 👉 https://indiewebguides.org
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Even as a space nerd I’m really impressed with how the BBC World Services 13 Minutes to The Moon podcast is telling the Apollo moon landing story.

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According to LitHub, Everyone on Book Twitter is recommending their favorite short story collections. My choice would be Roisín O’Donnell’s Wild Quiet, at least today.

Wild Quiet by Roisín O’Donnell 📚

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Using my microblog philipbrewer.net
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I just switched my Micro.blog site back on, as I want to experiment with it again, and I’ve been impressed with the slow, steady, progress Manton has been making with the service. My previous attempts have all been focussed on being a “WordPress replacement” but this time I want to just... mrkapowski.com
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Learning about Toronto urban gardening practices and traditions at Growing Where We Are torontourbangrowers.org/events/gr…

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Thanks to @patrickrhone, I decided it was time to try out Micro.blog. Looking for someplace to throw some of the random thoughts that hit me midday. You know, when I’m supposed to be researching and/or writing a client article. And since I’m not on any other social media…well, here I... jessekelber.micro.blog
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New rule for micro.blogging: if I have a thought that I want to put out, I just write it in here and click “Publish” unfiltered. I feel like I have to curate Twitter (in truth I don’t), but I’m taking this at face value. Just a stream of thoughts into the ether. I don’t care if anyone’s... paulca.micro.blog
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I’ve created a site for a list of self-identified musicians on micro.blog, who replied to my call a couple of weeks ago. I know it’s far from complete. Instructions to be added or updated are on the site. Basically, just mention me. @manton @macgenie @JohnPhilpin

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John Brayton just announced a business model change for Unread 2.

This stuff is still very difficult for app makers to figure out and implement. There are always trade-offs: there’s no one best practice. Hopefully that will change some day.

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Excited to be on a train on my way to spend the morning talking about ethics in digital service design with the new cohort of Code for Canada fellows. Looking forward to some good, and potentially challenging, conversations.

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Musicians on Micro.blog manton.org
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We made a launch mistake with 7-Day Music Club! Substack limits community comments to paying subscribers only. We don’t plan to charge, so we moved to WordPress. We’re back up and running over there. Please subscribe and register for the forums!

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Everything you need to know about external hard drives and iPadOS cultofmac.com
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I’m curious to know how Cantonese music sound to people who don’t understand the language.

This song, 廢話, has a slightly complex duet, with the two singers singing each alternate word. But is that obvious to people who don’t know the words?

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Quick list of recent additions to the Micro.blog community:

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SwiftUI: Almost Too Much Fun jamesdempsey.net
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There’s a new version of Soulver out! That’s an insta-buy for me. It looks fantastic with some features I will definitely use. Good review on MacStories. www.macstories.net/reviews/s…

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“If you’ve ever set out on a ride, a run or a hike with a head full of problems, you know it’s more effective than any therapy that exists.” A good video from Seth on the benefits of mountain biking and other outdoor recreation.

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Sitting in the big chair in the back room, early morning heat pouring in the open windows, reminds me of the south and college and my parents.

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Episode 6: You have extra Dad in you now twodads.fm
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As a long-time fan of Tofurky products, it was great to hear this “How I Built This” interview with founder Seth Tibbott. It’s a great story of perseverance and integrity: www.npr.org/2019/05/2…

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Just posted a new Rhonecast episode. This one is about some lessons about self-acceptance that came to me while watching kids in yoga class.

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Finally updated my Now page. It’s been awhile but a lot has been going on. I’m looking forward to summer with some running and backpacking in the mix. Until next time …

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Quick list of recent additions to the Micro.blog community:

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Excited to be going to the IndieWeb Summit in Portland, OR June 29-30, 2019 - 2019.indieweb.org/summit - I have so many questions… #indiewebcamp

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There’s a new site from @Miraz with dozens of tutorials on customizing your blog on Micro.blog: everything from CSS tweaks to editing templates. Lots of good stuff in here that shows the power of using Hugo for Micro.blog themes.

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I’m so thankful that I came back to Micro.Blog after it didn’t really click with me the first time around. Not only is the simplicity refreshing and giving me a new found love for blogging, it also has a bonus of a man excellent community built into it. Thanks @manton, @cheesemaker and... www.thedent.net
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Quick list of recent additions to the Micro.blog community:

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Quick list of recent additions to the Micro.blog community:

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Still one of my favorite solutions to Seattle’s traffic issues: Commutapult.

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Curating the Micro.blog Discover Timeline micro.welltempered.net
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I’m extremely excited to announce my new project How to customise Micro.Blog, including such oft-requested tutorials as:

  • Add a favicon
  • Change the date format
  • Hide things with CSS
  • How to style an image in a post

So far, 37 posts, with more being added each week. @custom

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I just posted my 80th post on my blog!

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For a long time I’ve wanted to make Black Ink, my Mac crossword app, accessible to VoiceOver users. I need help from folks who would enjoy such an app: red-sweater.com/blog/3483…

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My grandad was a brilliant gardener gr36.com
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Playing: Freeway Warrior: Highway Holocaust by Joe Dever. (Many many of his gamebooks are (legally) free on this site, if you fancy a bit of Lone Wolf…)

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I’m teaching an online workshop in writing science fiction, fantasy, and horror fiction and poetry beginning July 27th. Exercises, critiques, Saturday morning chats. ✍️

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Playing: Freeway Warrior: Highway Holocaust by Joe Dever. (Many many of his gamebooks are (legally) free on this site, if you fancy a bit of Lone Wolf…)

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“I rarely just tweet something, unless it’s truly ephemeral (or a reply, obviously). I prefer to blog first and let Twitter get a copy. This is part of owning my own content.” — Brent Simmons on his blogging setup

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WWDC week recap: Micro.blog, The Talk Show dejus.com
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She could come inside where it’s air conditioned, but I guess ‘100° under the deck in the dirt and straw’ is better?

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Doing a little housekeeping on monday.micro.blog. Using categories for Episodes, Transcripts, and Newsletters. More of these posts will show up on the home page and default feed (but not the podcast feed).

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I’m excited to be co-leading a reading group on Thomas Mann’s wonderful novel The Magic Mountain this summer. The novel is truly delightful: long, funny, and strange; a novel that explores pre-WWI Europe. If you’re looking for a big book to read this summer, take a look! 📚

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I’m excited to be co-leading a reading group on Thomas Mann’s wonderful novel The Magic Mountain this summer. The novel is truly delightful: long, funny, and strange; a novel that explores pre-WWI Europe. If you’re looking for a big book to read this summer, take a look! 📚

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My friends at Fair Isle Brewing are hiring a taproom manager and an assistant brewer. Maybe you?

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Sawyer and Bailey (and Diane) after dinner at Tale of the Whale. #OBX (Whalebone, NC)

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This sounds like an absolutely fascinating project from @kfitz. I wonder if her interests might converge in any way with my recent and extremely unformed reflections on “lateral thinking with seasoned technology”.

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My Blogging Setup These Days inessential.com
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When Twitter came along we collectively decided that this kind of thing [microblogging] was Twitter’s jurisdiction — that these are just tweets.

But why should we agree that Twitter, or any company, owns an entire form of writing for the web?

Brent Simmons

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This sounds like an absolutely fascinating project from @kfitz. I wonder if her interests might converge in any way with my recent and extremely unformed reflections on “lateral thinking with seasoned technology”.

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Live in the present, and touch the hearts of those around you. Lovely article: Preparing My Family for Life Without Me - by Mary Bergstrom 🖼

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Home after a surreal visit to a country where I fumble the language but still it showed me beauty and grace and didn’t try to kill me, not even once, and although I’m jet-lagged and irritated about Brexit and xenophobia at least there’s a new Halou song.

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Original Apollo 11 Guidance Computer (AGC) source code for the command and lunar modules.

As someone who did low-level software development back in the 1990s, this is fascinating to me. My code duplicated computer tapes and CDs. Theirs put men on the moon.

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Easier to keep track of the sticker quantities if there is a single blog post link to look back at.

Micro.blog WWDC19 Stickers

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Apple is Listening marco.org
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Stephen Hackett has linked to a great video Putting the Pro Display XDR Into Context.

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Just updated my Reading log page. Not sure what next to go for…to many good books.

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Micro.blog for macOS version 1.9 manton.org
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