Some loose thoughts on free speech, platforms, Big Tech, and okay a little sedition

One problem Social Media Companies created for themselves is the use of proprietary algorithms to surface content and suggest accounts to follow rather than allow people to find others organically. A new user signs up for Twitter and they’re presented with a list of recommend accounts to follow. If Twitter doesn’t do this, then that… Continue reading Some loose thoughts on free speech, platforms, Big Tech, and okay a little sedition

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A year of crosswords

I think it was right before the flight from Seattle to St. Louis took off last year when I decided I would like to try regularly doing the NY Times crossword puzzle. I opened the app on my phone, downloaded a few puzzles before we took off, and didn’t know what I was getting myself… Continue reading A year of crosswords

Hacking on microformats and Gutenberg at IndieWebCamp East Online 2020, day 2

Today is day 2 of IndieWebCamp East Online 2020, a general hack/create day. I’m hacking on microformats and implementing them in Gutenberg, which means I’m thinking in blocks. Main personal inspirations for this include: I write a frequent week’s end series that is composed mostly of individual thoughts or notes. I can imagine a future… Continue reading Hacking on microformats and Gutenberg at IndieWebCamp East Online 2020, day 2