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2019-09-15: I really wish it was easier to manage my following list on Micro.blog. It’s one of very few …

2019-09-13: Pretty close to two years on Micro.blog and my favourite number 1 feature continues to be: No …

2019-09-10: Want. That. Watch.

2019-09-07: twitter is not a good platform for discourse – Sarah Z Lack of clarity and context is best …

2019-09-04: With regard to Micro.blog updates, it’s fair to say that @manton has been on a roll this …

2019-09-03: One of the best things about football that I miss are people like Eric Cantona. 🤣🤣🤣

2019-09-02: Regarding my contact details Quick technical note: I have changed my email address. My details can be found on my contact page, …

2019-09-01: Big goals for the immediate future; finish removing all politics from my online life (progress has …

2019-09-01: no RSS no party

2019-08-31: My blog is now mirrored to Twitter, if you’re into that kind of thing. This feels like the …

2019-08-31: Apple Maps in DuckDuckGo, Bing Maps, and OpenStreetMap are all inferior to Google Maps. Does anybody …

2019-08-31: Search on Pocket Casts needs a lot of work. Makes the app frustrating to use and just adds another …

2019-08-30: An incoming Harvard freshman, a 17 year old Palestinian boy, had his visa cancelled & was …

2019-08-30: The weird thing about Brexit for me, personally, is that it coincides with big changes for my wife …

2019-08-30: More than two years of an “indiscriminate iPhone attack”, centring on both websites and …

2019-08-29: The colours in the new Apple invite are just lovely.

2019-08-29: Home Screen: August, 2019 As part of my move away from Google, I’m now trying (and enjoying) …

2019-08-29: The success of social media is especially confusing in light of technological progress; we have made …

2019-08-29: Of all of the issues people have with Google, when I think about the potential they have squandered …

2019-08-28: Replies on Micro.blog A reply to the ongoing discussion about replies Going back to at least earlier this year it seemed …

2019-08-27: Of the many things I have attempted to change in my life, it’s fair to say transitioning to a …

2019-08-25: One of the phrases I hate to hear: “Bad language.” How about we all stop trying to …

2019-08-24: One of the reasons I trust @manton and @macgenie and @cheesemaker more than, say, the latest …

2019-08-24: She barely knew how to Google, and yet here she was, browsing Wikipedia articles and D&D …

2019-08-24: Bad Reading on the Broken Web I’ve just been reading twitter in my browser – it’s a bad procrastination habit …

2019-08-24: Conversations like this are why I am looking to leave Google once and for all. Jeremy Keith does a …

2019-08-24: Google’s auto-complete in search is horrible. One of many significant examples of how they are …

2019-08-23: Missy Elliott - Throw It Back 🔥🔥🔥

2019-08-21: It’s amazing how easily we allow sensational, transparently dishonest crap into our lives. Our …

2019-08-21: Perception is unquestionably one of the most difficult barriers faced by the independent web. Even …

2019-08-20: Twitter would be infinitely improved if they just banned all politicians.

2019-08-20: ‘My Instagram got hacked and I lost my business’ I think about events like this a lot. …

2019-08-19: Sony buying Insomniac… wow. And Kojima RT’d the announcement. 🤔

2019-08-19: App Launch Map – Spend more time developing your app This goes right onto my wishlist and the …

2019-08-19: Welp. No university course this year. Time for a new plan.

2019-08-19: The correlation between “tech advocate” and junky feeds has to be high positive. I know …

2019-08-18: When I look at how much people are accomplishing and they then share personally via mainstream …

2019-08-18: I hope Automattic doesn’t add paid plans to Tumblr. Ads are bad but there’s something …

2019-08-17: BBC: Media giants Viacom and CBS to merge in latest mega-deal This video will never get old.

2019-08-17: We should expect Apple to lead the industry on this front, but in fact, they’re far behind. – …

2019-08-17: Oh I’ll bet Sajid Javid is “a low tax guy”. In more ways than one.

2019-08-17: How is it legal for delivery people to use both the buzzer and knocker on your front door?

2019-08-16: per month, billed annually This is what it says for WordPress hosted plans and yet some people …

2019-08-16: Apple has sort of remembered the web exists. Those App Previews can’t be found via any sort of …

2019-08-13: Tumblr > Gutenberg

2019-08-13: I wonder how long it’ll take Automattic to de-Verizon Tumblr. 🤔

2019-08-13: Sometimes I have a moment when I’m just like: Freddie Mercury… howwwwwwwwwww

2019-08-12: Clearly Micro.blog has inspired the folks at WordPress.

2019-08-12: My unpopular opinion: it’s a testimony to the Clintons’ extraordinarily hardball political acumen …

2019-08-11: Still relevant: This Is America

2019-08-11: Recently watched Dunkirk for the first time. That’s another one I can already tell is going to …

2019-08-11: I’ve been catching up on the different shows from The Economist, and today listened to the In …

2019-08-08: I have played video games for the vast majority of my life. I have never once killed a person. …

2019-08-06: Enquiring about a Software Engineering course at a university was not one of my expectations for …

2019-08-05: Instagram, from Facebook

2019-08-05: As I get older, and hopefully that will be possible, if I am asked about The Great Troubles of our …

2019-08-05: One of my absolutely favourite things about music is just how good it is at destroying limited …

2019-08-05: Must watch for, well, anybody: I, Daniel Blake 📽

2019-08-04: Songlink is a nice alternative to providing links to music streaming silos.

2019-07-30: Threaded tweets as a replacement for blog posts feels like fetch literally happened.

2019-07-30: I’m like: I’ll never ruin my blog by even using the words Boris Johnson! And then …

2019-07-29: I’m going to try something over the next few years; create and maintain a sustainable …

2019-07-29: Passport approved! 🙌🏻

2019-07-27: Finally stopped adding milk to my tea. Next up: finding higher quality tea.

2019-07-26: We finally watched Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse last week and I’m still thinking about it …

2019-07-25: haha thanks heatwave I didn’t need sleep anyway 😒

2019-07-22: It is July, in the year 2019, and there are still people requesting an Android version of Overcast. …

2019-07-21: Spoilers… spoilers everywhere. I need to improve my browsing habits to avoid sites where the …

2019-07-21: I’d like to thank Marina Hyde and every other so-called progressive author for using my job …

2019-07-21: Been a while since I posted any kaomoji. This’ll do: ಠ_ಠ

2019-07-21: The more I think about the news vs punditry and expertise, the more I agree with @JohnPhilpin re: …

2019-07-20: Blep. For @macgenie. 💛

2019-07-19: To think, the planet used to tolerate our species. Soon enough it will be rid of us, then hopefully …

2019-07-17: i wonder what would happen if i started writing all of my posts like this 🤔

2019-07-17: The customer-based Amazon Strike is unlikely to help the people who work for Amazon in their fight …

2019-07-17: Capitalism is one hell of a drug.

2019-07-16: I am now seriously looking at analogue watches and it’s all @collin’s fault.

2019-07-16: Welp. There goes Apple’s position as the benevolent dictator of podcasts. It’ll be …

2019-07-16: Taika Waititi is returning to the many worlds of Thor. – Borys Kit, The Hollywood Reporter A …

2019-07-16: Nationwide raids to sweep up undocumented families for deportation are scheduled to begin Sunday, …

2019-07-16: Still not sure about removing Facebook* from your life? They embed tracking data inside photos you …

2019-07-14: Reminder: pundits are not experts.

2019-07-13: For all of the negative things I have to say about Zuckerberg, his posed photos still make me laugh …

2019-07-13: That so-called fine for Facebook is just another brick to be thrown by non-voters. It’s not …

2019-07-13: Long form writing on the web is like anything else that has the most value; it might not be the …

2019-07-10: TIL about the American Community Survey. I know “the” census gets the vast majority of …

2019-07-09: A vulnerability in the Mac Zoom Client allows any malicious website to enable your camera without …

2019-07-08: Welp Spider-Man spoilers happened. It was inevitable, I guess.

2019-07-06: … small groups of deeply passionate people can often be more productive than large groups of …

2019-07-05: Since videos cannot be played on Twitter unless you are signed into an account, we can now …

2019-07-04: I’ve just read a post in which somebody shortened Liverpool to ‘Pool. 🤔

2019-07-04: More than ever, I value local storage. The alternative – “the Cloud” – is …

2019-07-04: You know, for a while there I forgot about tracking pixels. It was a happier time in my life.

2019-07-02: Naming poll: Concentration camps Concentration Camps concentration camps Happy (early) 4th of …

2019-07-02: Ever since getting involved with Micro.blog I can’t stop thinking about: Thanks to the open …

2019-07-01: TIL Quidditch has become a real sport.

2019-06-30: There’s no doubt that the Russians did interfere in the election. And I think the …

2019-06-29: Here’s to the clever people at Google who decided the useless Security Alert notifications on …

2019-06-29: THE RAIN IS HERE PRAISE JEEBUS

2019-06-27: Whenever there are big changes with Apple, if there’s anything as predictable as “hot …

2019-06-25: Yesterday I used a phone call to cancel my TV Licence. Yep. Your highest chance for success is with …

2019-06-23: Do By Friday: The Kill Zone This was, as they say, a good one.

2019-06-23: In my 22 years of doing visits with children in detention, I have never heard of this level of …

2019-06-22: You can spec an iPad Pro up to £1869 but still can’t directly use web development tools on …

2019-06-15: There are a number of different third-party Micro.blog projects in development. Using Today I …

2019-06-14: The new community-based projects have made me think about one of my favourite things about …

2019-06-13: Quick list of recent additions to the Micro.blog community: Micro Monday newsletter Film Festival …

2019-06-13: Language and the New Social Web (Note: I originally wrote this on Slack, as part of a thread about Micro.blog as a name.) I know …

2019-06-12: Behind me, a filled room of 9/11 first responders, and in front of me, a nearly empty Congress. Sick …

2019-06-11: Starting my day with a combination of Life and Experience, from the master himself. Looking forward …

2019-06-11: I don’t have a recommendation for Micro Monday but I do have suggestions: Discover Including …

2019-06-10: They should isolate the Apple Music or News team and force them to go through App Review, pay 30%, …

2019-06-10: Up to 3.7 million pensioners who previously received a free TV licence will now have to pay for it. …

2019-06-10: As I’ve just said in this conversation, think about it, those who are cynical with regard to …

2019-06-09: TIL there are people who think of Elon Musk as “real life Iron Man” and now I want to …

2019-06-08: One of the changes to WWDC this year – at least I think it’s from this year since I …

2019-06-08: I would like to create cat sanctuaries all over the world for all of the strays and rescues, and …

2019-06-08: Gay couple beaten up for refusing to kiss for men’s entertainment A news headline. Go ahead …

2019-06-08: Here’s to all of the people genuinely complaining that Apple didn’t return to the Mac …

2019-06-06: I’ve got beta 4 of Android Q and immediately switched to the gesture based navigation. …

2019-06-06: Apple also revamped bug reporting for WWDC. There’s so much stuff this year.

2019-06-06: One of the social skills I’m working on at the moment is remembering to ask questions in a …

2019-06-05: D&D… just wow.

2019-06-05: Comments is the new issue of xkcd and yet again Randall Munroe is right on the money. 😘👌🏻

2019-06-05: Taika Waititi’s intro for his commentary on Thor: Ragnarok is probably the best thing …

2019-06-05: Tim Smith’s Bokeh has been funded, which is great news! There’s still time to back it …

2019-06-05: Starting to eye up YouTube as the next silo to drop for personal use. It’s the last one left …

2019-06-05: Piss off, ghost!

2019-06-04: OK. That’s enough WWDC excitement for now. Back to work on @til and a bunch of shamefully late …

2019-06-04: We don’t answer to advertisers or venture capitalists. We answer to you. – @smith, …

2019-06-03: iOS 13 support for iPhone starts at the 6S. This means no new features for 5 and 5S. SE should be …

2019-06-03: Find My is a really bad name. The app, however, is a good idea (the previous structure of two …

2019-06-03: That was one hell of a keynote. Now for the blog posts, podcasts, and so on! Also… Swift sure …

2019-06-03: That Mac Pro looks fucking hot.

2019-06-03: Apple login + random email address niiiice 🔥

2019-06-02: The UPLOAD DATE filter for YouTube used to have a date picker, you could choose a range. Now …

2019-06-02: Remember when you praisin’ the butterfly Don’t you ever disrespect the fucking …

2019-06-01: One of the reasons I miss iOS so much is YouTube, specifically with regard to how genuinely bad it …

2019-06-01: I really miss iOS on my 5S. It was so good, especially when I first got it – with iOS 8 …

2019-05-30: USA now considers its gas exports to be freedom gas “Molecules of US freedom” is …

2019-05-27: It’s a two-part blockbuster from @smokey with This Week on Micro.blog: Part 1 Part 2 Yes, …

2019-05-27: We Need to Talk About the Larger Scope No one is forcing these game developers to take these jobs – @frostedechoes, on the effects …

2019-05-27: Significant parts of Facebook and Twitter run unattended. – @manton, Unattended Algorithms …

2019-05-27: Micro.blog is slower, but also more considered. – @frostedechoes, Social Decay @macgenie has …

2019-05-25: We don’t need probable cause, sir. We can stop and search whoever we want. – US border …

2019-05-25: What’s beef? Beef is when you murder motherfuckers on a beat, kill ‘em all, kill …

2019-05-24: Theresa May getting the boot the same week British Steel enters insolvency. Strong and stable.

2019-05-24: Blog a Lot I think people neglect to write blog posts because the feedback loop is not as tangible as the …

2019-05-23: hashtag stop websites from vomiting their newsletter sign-ups at people 2019

2019-05-21: I don’t have a recommendation for Micro Monday but I do have suggestions: Discover Including …

2019-05-20: The older I get the more I appreciate focused media publications. Not those who decide they must …

2019-05-20: My favourite Game of Thrones character: Drogon. A very good boy.

2019-05-20: The development of Micro.blog has been steady and thorough from the day the Kickstarter campaign …

2019-05-19: Boom. Front page. Not bad eh, @manton.

2019-05-19: Having lots of work to do makes avoiding Game of Thrones spoilers so much easier. For all of my …

2019-05-19: See, the thing with John Wick is that I saw the first one and because of a particular scene early in …

2019-05-17: A blur at night.

2019-05-17: Bloomberg: “End to end encryption is pointless.” Also Bloomberg: “Use our website …

2019-05-13: Strahd von Zarovich is a dick.

2019-05-10: I just used calc in CSS for the first time and in the immortal words of Mr. Reeves: woah.

2019-05-09: There is currently a technical problem on Micro.blog, specifically with regard to photos. I’m …

2019-05-09: The line between “I hate these silos and everything they represent” and “I like …

2019-05-08: One of my favourite things about Micro.blog as an independent, opinionated platform is the …

2019-05-08: Bokeh will be ad-free, have a chronological timeline, and will be private by default. That means …

2019-05-08: Apple could do a lot worse than ripping off the Pixel with two things: Unlimited photos taken with …

2019-05-07: Apple User Documentation or the Lack Thereof There’s an interesting conversation here regarding Apple and support documentation, …

2019-05-04: The statement went against everything I had experienced as a person who stutters. – Pratik …

2019-05-04: For now, Spotify is only focused on content promotion within its own service — not anything outside …

2019-05-03: A part of the knowledge-based industry is its adoption of the same mindset from older industries: …

2019-05-01: Motion to move Wednesday to Friday, Your Honour.

2019-05-01: It’s been a year already: First of May

2019-05-01: This month was maybe three days long.

2019-04-30: Person: “Ah this thing I’m trying to do is difficult.” The Internet: “Oh …

2019-04-29: The baby is born. The mother meets with the doctor. They take care of the baby. They wrap the baby …

2019-04-29: Life is too short for paying attention to the words of miserable strangers.

2019-04-27: It’s interesting to see the replies to Gabriel Santiago’s post, in which a group of iOS …

2019-04-26: On the Wisdom of Ents Don’t be hasty! I was getting ahead of myself. Today I Learned is not going to stop – …

2019-04-25: 👀

2019-04-24: Apple spends $30 million per month on Amazon Web Services, huh? I’m sure that’s super …

2019-04-23: I’m sure I would eventually get used to working in a library but everytime I am in here I …

2019-04-20: Still confused by all the fuss over today. Plus you’ve all got it the wrong way around; …

2019-04-20: It’s been great to see the recent development of Indigenous, by Kristof De Jaegar. My …

2019-04-19: It’s test-driven space adventuring. – @macgenie, re: Star Trek Voyager on The Weekly …

2019-04-18: Reminder that last week President Trump’s ban on transgender people in the military became the …

2019-04-18: this pocket of wind resistance – @bsag, Micro Monday: Episode 56 BSAG hit the nail directly …

2019-04-18: If Apple are (rightfully) taking shit for broken keyboards, Samsung can also (rightfully) take shit …

2019-04-17: Spikes on trees in Oxford to ‘stop bird poo’ The height of English civilisation on …

2019-04-17: Girls/Girls/Boys by Panic! At The Disco is great but my favourite thing is this: Two years ago i …

2019-04-16: We always credit sources for news, tutorials, and other articles; we link to other websites …

2019-04-16: My recent announcement regarding the non-cancellation of TIL was soon followed by a bout of flu-like …

2019-04-15: I see the annual release of I Don’t Watch Game Of Thrones Aren’t I Special posts are …

2019-04-13: More than 141,000 girls in all Welsh primary and secondary schools will be given access to free …

2019-04-11: The Swiss supreme court overturns referendum result due to “incomplete” information …

2019-04-06: Video hosting in Micro.blog This is a fantastic update. Not only does it open up the possibility for …

2019-04-06: A microblog dedicated to maps? That’ll do nicely. Bonus; it is in fact a Hosted Micro.blog …

2019-04-04: Go back to LonDON! Classic. 😂

2019-04-03: Despite my reasons for returning to iPhone, there is one thing in particular I wish Apple would …

2019-04-03: But everything about the presentation of release notes in this sheet is obviously bad. – John …

2019-04-03: Spark for Android It’ll be interesting to see if it’s worth dumping the Gmail app.

2019-04-02: In good news: @til is not going to stop. In better news: I am feeling much better. Longer posts …

2019-03-22: Goodbye, Internet. I am no longer maintaining Today I Learned. Having given the project a lot of thought, specifically …

2019-03-20: That new iPad Air might become my Chromebook replacement. 🤔 I wonder if this is part of Apple …

2019-03-18: Big week.

2019-03-18: I’m going to go ahead and break up my current blitz of replies on Micro.blog by saying: sorry! …

2019-03-17: I continue to feel great relief at the lack of a traditional commenting system in place on my Hosted …

2019-03-17: Sorry, the customizing tools did not load correctly Go fuck yourself, WordPress.

2019-03-14: Noise Reduction Only I have the key, and only I get to decide what’s allowed inside. – Cheri Baker, My New …

2019-03-14: Nothing quite like some music from the wonderful Zoë Keating to hit that perfect spot where calm …

2019-03-13: No, seriously, tell me about your “Euroskeptic” bullshit whilst I sit here frightened …

2019-03-13: I miss Vine.

2019-03-13: I’m like “I should start a Brexit podcast!” and then I’m like “wait …

2019-03-12: FOUR YEARS TO THE DAY. REST IN PEACE, SIR TERRY PRATCHETT OBE.

2019-03-12: Torn between two choices: Continue ramping up Today I Learned, publish longer writing to my blog …

2019-03-12: The more you learn about the modern web, the more you have to admit the reality; a handful of …

2019-03-11: Oh look, it’s Micro Monday! I need to talk about @hollyhoneychurch for a minute. Between the …

2019-03-11: Maps are cool.

2019-03-10: I have two aims regarding my opposition to the corporate web; establish alternative means of …

2019-03-10: Three different recommendations for your consideration: Le onde, by Ludovico Einaudi O, by Damien …

2019-03-10: Considering getting a paper dictionary for my desk, since web dictionaries are as awful as so many …

2019-03-10: Perhaps I am well and truly getting old – or maybe ageism continues to influence my thought …

2019-03-09: Pirates of the Caribbean Theme but it’s played on two calculators This was the whole point of …

2019-03-09: Today is another day in which I am grateful to live in a country where guns are difficult to obtain …

2019-03-09: Looking back on Dean Allen’s Twitter feed and thinking yep, that’s how it should have …

2019-03-09: “Just” is a dangerous word. – Brad Frost, a man after my own heart

2019-03-09: Just writing is more important than your choice of software, platform of choice, or even your …

2019-03-09: Make Blog Posts Readable Again

2019-03-09: Human culture is one hell of a drug.

2019-03-08: Going to keep my eye out for reviews of the MP02 by Punkt., which is the best looking model …

2019-03-08: You can get to grips with Micro.blog by using the resource I have created: @til. Today I Learned is …

2019-03-07: “This item is free*!” * not including taxes, shipping, and other costs we don’t …

2019-03-07: “Tim Apple” or as we like to call him tApple

2019-03-07: What people think programming is vs. how it actually is

2019-03-06: You: “People who work at Facebook and Uber should quit because they’re super …

2019-03-06: I’ll never not spell it Waterstone’s. You’ll pry that apostrophe from my cold, …

2019-03-05: The depth of (attainable) 3rd party software remains the leading factor attracting me to the Mac and …

2019-03-04: Finally listening to Hozier and wondering why it took me five years. 🎶

2019-03-04: But does all social media use consist of these projections? No. – @cheri, Is Social Media a …

2019-03-04: If you have listened to the latest episode of Micro Monday, the Q&A special with Manton and were …

2019-03-03: Super Pro Tips for Life: delete distracting apps from your phone; restrict access to them on all of …

2019-03-02: My 1000th Micro.blog post.

2019-02-27: Senator John Cornyn, representing “the great state of Texas”, is quoting Mussolini. Yep.

2019-02-27: The people of the USB-IF can go fuck themselves. Arrogant dickweeds.

2019-02-27: One of my favourite parts of making @til is when I have to use the different versions of Micro.blog. …

2019-02-25: Apparently a square phablet with a crease in the screen is what we now think of as impressive.

2019-02-24: Reminder: IndieWebCamp has been happening in Austin, Texas, and you can see everything on YouTube, …

2019-02-24: It’s amazing just how civil people can be online when you are discussing… well, nothing …

2019-02-22: The words “David”, “Tennant”, and “podcast” are all I needed to …

2019-02-22: Reminder: Core Assistance is a good website and you should check to see if any of the resources can …

2019-02-22: Measles… fucking measles in the so-called developed part of this planet in 20-fucking-19.

2019-02-18: Now completely done with this Chromebook. It is officially significantly inferior to my basic …

2019-02-18: One of my favourite things about Micro.blog is the early-morning version of my timeline, made up of …

2019-02-17: Don Cheadle hosted SNL, wearing a PROTECT TRANS KIDS shirt and a jersey with CCCP on the front and …

2019-02-15: I’ve just witnessed the marvels of our technological world. Tried to use Facebook Messenger on …

2019-02-12: testing categories with Omnibear

2019-02-11: As Amazon buys Eero, the only advice I have for Hot Take Season is to delete your Twitter and …

2019-02-11: Here’s a tip for particularly effective self-care: watch all of Parks and Recreation. Every …

2019-02-10: FREEDOM OF PRESS IS FOR THE BIRDS

2019-02-09: Meowing, chirping, yowling! NOISY Bengal cats talking! why yes my blog is now exclusively the realm …

2019-02-07: Cats Welcoming Owners Home Compilation This is why we made the web.

2019-02-07: Hi people on Micro.blog, Just wanted to say it’s been great getting to know everybody, and …

2019-02-05: There are some days when all I can think about is how the USA was founded by people claiming to want …

2019-02-05: Huh… Maps products from tech companies sure were a great way to accelerate the subjugation of …

2019-02-05: Before I even begin to build a website for a client, I engage in a deep conversation around two …

2019-02-05: Microsoft should stop trying to make apps A question I have has been previously asked by somebody else on the Microsoft support forum thing, …

2019-02-05: I’m trying to create a new calendar in the Windows Calendar app and I swear to fucking god …

2019-02-04: Listening to Too Dry to Cry by Willis Earl Beal and it’s just so good. Need to not just listen …

2019-01-31: Just looking at my Micro.blog timeline you’d think it was Christmas morning or something. Nah; …

2019-01-31: The latest customisation-based updates to Micro.blog make the case for moving your blog over even …

2019-01-29: I can’t imagine a sadder way of living life than analysing art before you’ve had a …

2019-01-29: Not entirely sure what purpose a website would serve someone like me so this page is here to …

2019-01-28: This conversation is a perfect example of why stronger muting tools would be good for Micro.blog. …

2019-01-27: Children: “I need to use the internet to get advice on getting vaccinated because my parents …

2019-01-27: The News: “So uh… our children are being murdered more easily via guns.” Some …

2019-01-27: It’s weird how none of the people I follow in the tech punditry crowd talk about the actual …

2019-01-26: The crushing weight of dangerously low standards in society is a real thing.

2019-01-25: I hate relying on the bus. -_-

2019-01-25: A few months ago I posted a short introduction, which even though I still think could be a good …

2019-01-24: Micro.blog As A Social Layer To note: Apologies to people who follow my Micro.blog feed. That was … a lot of replies. …

2019-01-24: I wonder how many people know that if you’re not signed into an account on the Twitter website …

2019-01-23: Dithering About The Mac I keep going back and forth on this but as somebody who needs a computer – even in the case of a …

2019-01-23: I keep seeing “this technology is bad” and “this technology has done that” …

2019-01-22: Wondering if the Update On posts in Updates are necessary. You can see the release notes for the iOS …

2019-01-22: Every product on the web should have a newsletter just for product updates. I don’t want to …

2019-01-22: A Spark, A Beginning is one of those pieces of music I can come back to, time and again. It is …

2019-01-22: Found a way to make hosted drafts for my blog, at least on my phone: Indigenous. It looks like a …

2019-01-22: I don’t have a recommendation for Micro Monday but I do have suggestions: Discover Including …

2019-01-20: Cutting The Cord I no longer want to be tied up in various accounts for platforms and services, to be tied to …

2019-01-20: As soon as Flickr launches their independent login I’m getting an account.

2019-01-18: Monorail.

2019-01-16: littleletterBIGLETTER is not the most egregious decision made by Apple in recent times but …

2019-01-16: My favourite news this week involved the words “Michelle”, “Yeoh”, …

2019-01-16: Added setting alt text on photos for accessibility. Click the photo thumbnail before posting to your …

2019-01-14: “White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become …

2019-01-14: TIL Returns Today I Learned is back for 2019, including: A new page; The Phrasebook. A new tip. A variety of …

2019-01-13: The now fully released Micro.blog Android app Dialog is looking pretty damned good. Mike Haynes and …

2019-01-12: Some quick updates: New URLs for Firebyrd (firebyrd.uk) and They Chose Us …

2019-01-11: Currently playing around with Ko-fi. 🤔

2019-01-10: ohai @theguardian 👀

2019-01-08: 100% proof Apple needs to bring back smaller phones

2019-01-08: Man beaten after trying to rob UFC fighter Polyana Viana in Rio de Janeiro Early contender for news …

2019-01-08: Ya’ll is my favourite piece of US slang.

2019-01-08: Finally settled on a music set-up for my computer: iTunes for playing music I own, minus Apple …

2019-01-07: Them: Get rid of your books to truly embrace joy! (ノ◕ヮ◕)ノ*:・゚✧ Me: You will pry my books out of my …

2019-01-07: I don’t have a recommendation for Micro Monday but I do have suggestions: Discover Including …

2019-01-06: To all of the Micro.blog community! Today is the last day wherein you can invite people to …

2019-01-06: We can’t do it, we just can’t ship junk. – Steve Jobs, August 2007 Look who is …

2019-01-05: Don’t use swear words on your blog. I’ve seen this floating around. Again. Listen, say …

2019-01-05: For The Weekend: Fourteen A few things for you: Blocking Domains in webmention.io. Aaron Parecki has significantly improved …

2019-01-04: The Mainstream Conundrum … I have always thought of Facebook as a necessary evil. – Luis Gabriel Santiago …

2019-01-03: Reminder that taking a break from mainstream social media is not that different from taking a break …

2019-01-03: My Micro.blog Non-Wishlist List Last month I posted my wishlist for Micro.blog, outlining a number of items should they be …

2019-01-03: Let’s see how @dialog handles posting. Ooh that’s a Markdown preview. Sweet! 😁

2019-01-03: 2019 Sometimes things don’t turn out the way you think they will. Life can be full of surprises …

2018-12-29: Random Thoughts: Blog, Tweet, Instagram, or otherwise? During my downtime over Christmas I’ve been thinking a lot about the time I am spending on …

2018-12-23: 2018 It’s been… well, one hell of a year. There are plenty of things I can’t remember …

2018-12-21: Donald Moffat had a guest role in my favourite episode of The West Wing. Rest in peace, sir.

2018-12-21: The WinterFest page on Eastgate is one of the reasons I want to give the Mac a try. I hope this …

2018-12-20: I haven’t written anything of consequence for 48 hours. This is… odd.

2018-12-18: Quick update: Issue 13 of For The Weekend is the last one of the year. I look forward to get it back …

2018-12-18: I’m too old for senseless cynicism. We need to be constructive, direct, and more efficiently …

2018-12-18: Die Hard is the only Christmas movie worth watching every year. Fight me.

2018-12-18: I’m tired of managing plugins. I’m tired of managing themes. I’m tired of wrangling metadata. I’m …

2018-12-18: Over the past couple of years I’ve seen and heard people use the word “socials”, …

2018-12-18: I don’t have a recommendation for Micro Monday but I do have suggestions: Discover Including …

2018-12-18: Moderation on Micro.blog What tools are missing? I think it helps to talk about specific feature requests here. The current …

2018-12-18: I’d pay for a non-ad-based, privacy-protecting social network that was tightly curated to …

2018-12-17: I’ll be doing nothing in particular and suddenly thoughts of What We Do in the Shadows will …

2018-12-17: The snap! of the AirPods case is my favourite sound of the year.

2018-12-16: Why I Made Today I Learned In September of 2017 I had encountered a dilemma. The one all-encompassing hobby project to which I …

2018-12-15: Diversity on Micro.bog This is partially in reply to Jonathan LaCour’s tagmoji suggestion and about the issue in …

2018-12-15: For The Weekend: Thirteen A few things for you: Blogging Your Breakfast. Patrick Rhone recently linked to this 5 year-old …

2018-12-14: Updates! Edited Mumblings and Snapshot using Manton’s shared CSS edits and some other tweaks; …

2018-12-14: Material Design is to UX that which AMP is to websites in general.

2018-12-14: Creative Commons is a thing I keep meaning to spend more time on, researching, thinking, writing …

2018-12-13: Starting to think social networks ought to be regulated to such an extent as to block them from …

2018-12-13: Lots to do. Today is a Ludovico Einaudi kind of day.

2018-12-13: Blue is a fun colour.

2018-12-12: YESSSSS Firefox finally has multi-tab handling

2018-12-11: Steve Jobs would hate the trade-in banner on apple.com! – idiots everywhere Reminder: Steve …

2018-12-11: Very happy to get two posts out at the end of last week, especially after losing a few days to a …

2018-12-11: This is the Micro.blog news blog. We’ll include blog posts here about recent changes or to highlight …

2018-12-11: I don’t have a recommendation for Micro Monday but I do have suggestions: Discover Including …

2018-12-10:

2018-12-10: Now that I have put the Twitter account for Today I Learned on hold until the New Year I will not be …

2018-12-10: Interesting reactions to the linkblogging part of the 12 days of microblogging.

2018-12-08: Elon Musk vs Mark Zuckerberg - Epic Rap Battles of History Fuck. Yes.

2018-12-08: Matt Mullenweg’s State of the Word is in 2 hours. You can watch it for free but need to first …

2018-12-08: For The Weekend: Twelve A few things for you: Big Data versus Humanity. Brewster Kahle wrote this in February but it has …

2018-12-07: In the past month: Lion King teaser Toy Story 4 teaser Game of Thrones teaser Dragon Age teaser …

2018-12-07: I’ve just realised; the recent Questions and Answers episode of Micro Monday ought to be …

2018-12-07: T-shirt idea for Micro.blog: I ONLY LISTEN TO MICROCASTS NOW

2018-12-07: My bet on the next web-publishing company to fuck up: Squarespace. Between their disconcerting deal …

2018-12-07: Further to the Gutenberg editor and the inadequacies of WordPress for those of us who are focused …

2018-12-07: I have written about Gutenberg before now and I’ll say this much for people who do not like …

2018-12-07: Here is the thing a lot of people, especially those in Apple-centric circles ought to understand …

2018-12-07: My Micro.blog Wishlist I have been taking notes for this wishlist for some time. Two things have stopped me from writing it …

2018-12-06: GitHub questions: I was thinking about using it for somewhere to post the custom CSS for my blog …

2018-12-06: Never been happier to use Firefox.

2018-12-06: You know what’s super fun when you’ve got momentum with work across different projects …

2018-12-05: Perhaps if Apple had the courage to reject Facebook, Twitter, and Uber we’d also see changes …

2018-12-03: Finally, the blog post we’ve all been waiting for: Why write about lunch? by Brent Simmons Oh, …

2018-12-03: Oh, it’s Micro Monday again! I’d like to point you to @Miraz, who posts about a variety …

2018-12-03: I just counted M&M’s. Can confirm am a super serious adult.

2018-12-03: Five decades of Met publications on art history, available to read, download, and/or search for …

2018-12-02: HOW MANY FAHRENHEIT ARE IN A CUP – Innes McKendrick, encountering the imperial system of …

2018-12-02: I often forget the Internet Archive is more than just the Wayback Machine. In fact, it is a …

2018-12-02: Advent Calendar of Compliments @mandaris has a great idea for the holiday season. This is such a …

2018-12-01: … there’s no fallback to a web page … – John Gruber, I’m Ping Pong King …

2018-12-01: LOL somebody asked a question about why Apple software doesn’t work a certain way and you, the …

2018-12-01: For The Weekend: Eleven A few things for you: Meet Cambodia’s First LGBTQ Dance Company is a beautiful short …

2018-11-30: I have… in-laws. Like, that’s a thing that happened.

2018-11-30: Apple and the Halo This is kind of an “iTunes on Windows” moment. – Manton Reece on Apple Music coming to Alexa …

2018-11-30: I too easily forget about the Acknowledgements page on MacStories. It is heartening to see such a …

2018-11-29: Hosted Micro.blog Comments In reply to: I really think hosted Micro.blogs need an on-blog comment system so non-blogging …

2018-11-29: The new design for the Micro.blog Help home page is looking… mighty fine. 😉

2018-11-28: Mira Sorvino makes an observation about the US with President Trump, then some rando decides …

2018-11-28: The UK would be significantly worse off under all possible Brexit scenarios in 15 years’ time, …

2018-11-28: Patrick Rothfuss has started the 10th Annual Worldbuilders End of year Fundraiser. And he’s …

2018-11-28: Apparent Apple Failure In reply to: so unless apple delivers something as successful as a product that repeats the success …

2018-11-27: Made some minor edits to @til pages. The one page that will be continuously updated is Links, which …

2018-11-27: Never underestimate the power of AlternativeTo.

2018-11-27: Apple: the friendly marketplace landlord I’ve been saying for years that the 30% cut is completely out of line with the value that Apple …

2018-11-27: Finding Your Place I recently stumbled across I don’t hang out on the internet by Ryan Barrett and it hit a few …

2018-11-27: Finally got my own domain set up: simonwoods.online is my Home page. blog.simonwoods.online is …

2018-11-27: I see the holiday season has brought about the cheery, joyful, Christianity of the jackbooted thugs …

2018-11-24: One Year on Micro.blog This is a previous version of my About page on my hosted Micro.blog site: Simon Woods is a man of …

2018-11-24: The blogging mood really hit me – not surprising considering how much progress I’ve just …

2018-11-24: Apple Anxiety One of my reasons for feeling trepidation at giving Apple a try beyond iPhone and iPad is that there …

2018-11-23:

2018-11-23: For The Weekend: Ten A few things for you: The Pudding is a growing collection of visual essays. Journalism funded in …

2018-11-23: Of the recent updates made to @til, I am happiest to get the new History page for the Updates blog …

2018-11-23: There’s something so satisfying about completing the hardest part of a job, especially when …

2018-11-23: Piece of the day: Experience by Ludovico Einaudi 🎶

2018-11-21: So, Apple removes Tumblr from the App Store because of pornographic content whilst Facebook and …

2018-11-21: #BeBest, Donny.

2018-11-21: Changes to The Web The Web As It Was: 90% porn 10% cats The Web As It Is: 90% porn 5% shitty opinions about the web …

2018-11-21: ICYMI: I posted a guide to pins on Micro.blog over at @til, the first of its kind for the project.

2018-11-21: This advert for Amazon Prime Video is brilliant. 😂

2018-11-21: After the launch of the Gluon beta there is more good news for people attempting to use Micro.blog …

2018-11-20: My favourite thing about the FiveThirtyEight election forecast is the part of the label for …

2018-11-20: They did it with a small team and weren’t afraid to grow slowly. – Manton Reece Reminder to …

2018-11-20: You’ll need Oreo (Android 8.1) or higher and I will only support the app on the most recent …

2018-11-19: I don’t have a recommendation for Micro Monday but I do have suggestions: Discover Including …

2018-11-18: 2014: The most extreme right-wing one-sided government in KS history is elected. – Davis …

2018-11-18: In response to the latest thinly-veiled criticism from Tim Cook, Mark Zuckerberg ordered his …

2018-11-17: More people cared about Stan Lee’s death than care about Bill Maher alive. – Neil Gaiman 😂😂😂 …

2018-11-17: A few recent updates for Mumblings: Page updates: Now refreshed. Couple of additions to Subscribe. …

2018-11-17: Commenting on Commentors I still don’t get how they keep getting away with it. – John Philpin, Facebook’s Dirty …

2018-11-17: You know, Bill Maher brought up a good point you guys! – Idiots, everywhere.

2018-11-17: For The Weekend: Nine A few things for you: Patrick Rhone’s One More Thing… newsletter is back. I was not a …

2018-11-16: John Gruber wants the option to delete apps from the Updates tab and I totally agree. This would …

2018-11-16: Dogs are so fucking cool.

2018-11-16: I’m producing a number to try to illustrate what I believe. – Justice Minister Rory …

2018-11-16: We Must Build for the Future I think pushback against Instagram is coming, as more people who have already left Facebook also …

2018-11-15: It’s good to see Brexit is going well. Congratulations to all of the idiots who voted Leave.

2018-11-15: Now that it seems SoundCloud is on the road to recovery I am again tempted to consider their …

2018-11-13: When I see deputy editors for large news organisations casually sharing AMP links it’s more …

2018-11-12: I would like to point you in the direction of @DiplomaticDiva for Micro Monday, who since the …

2018-11-12: Excelsior.

2018-11-12: Pro tip for the Micro.blog timeline; if you want use the One True Shrug Emoji, insert extra slashes, …

2018-11-12: Sharing things on Twitter is so much more fun when it is for the purpose of convincing people to use …

2018-11-11: Home Screen: November, 2018

2018-11-11: While I’m complaining about stuff: 1. I don’t like Medium.com, 2. I hate autoplay 3. I’m not signing …

2018-11-10: For The Weekend: Eight A few things for you: To sin by silence, when we should protest, Makes cowards out of men. Jean …

2018-11-10: “Gun control” is a funny phrase. It’s the kind of thing I’d say with …

2018-11-09: Leaving Twitter for personal use has become a form of self-care: Exhibit …

2018-11-09: Oh, I see verification via website has made its way into Mastodon. It’s fair to say I agree …

2018-11-09: I feel good about getting the first issue of the new series from the @til Updates blog out today: …

2018-11-09: Seeing a lot of “the iPad Pro is being held back by iOS” and it’s hardly …

2018-11-09: I missed a whole god-damn batch of updates for TIL last month. 😐

2018-11-09: Replying to one of these usernames will send a Webmention to that user’s external web site. – …

2018-11-08: Testing IndieWeb username. Hi, @eli!

2018-11-08: The photography on display across Micro.blog is fantastic. You can see a selection of it in the …

2018-11-08: I wonder if it’s possible to remove Pocket from Firefox and modify the context menu. 🤔 This is …

2018-11-08: Between the Hacker News post and the brand new feature for connecting your Micro.blog account with …

2018-11-07: Got my On This Day page up and running. I hit 1 year on Micro.blog just under 3 weeks ago, on the …

2018-11-07: It’s great to see another third-party Micro.blog app in the works, for both iOS and Android no …

2018-11-07: Feeling relieved to have a project keeping my hands full. At least there will be progress on @til as …

2018-11-06: I’ve hit my limit for junk on the web; ad-infested websites; shallow people with small …

2018-11-06: Hi, US folks. 👋🏻 I wrote a thing about voting a couple of weeks ago. Go. Fucking. Vote. 🇺🇸

2018-11-06: US soldiers carrying out orders as fake border patrol is literally a rejected sub-plot for Team …

2018-11-06: It is a lot easier to make a thing for the web and use the silos to share it. That’s where …

2018-11-06: It’s interesting to see a Goldilocks effect of sorts upon which the large, silo web companies …

2018-11-05: I don’t have a recommendation for Micro Monday but I do have suggestions: Discover Including …

2018-11-05: Testing the Micro.blog timeline (last post on my timeline is from 13 hours ago).

2018-11-04: I’d like to thank Google for the sudden inexplicable shitty quality of the photos taken with …

2018-11-04: Whoever brought the words Fair Use to prominence via comment sections has to live with the misery of …

2018-11-03: In the latest round of Microsoft’s Magical Touch: I am now getting notification sounds from …

2018-11-02: Just used the new Discover search on Micro.blog for the first time and it worked really well. ⭐

2018-11-02: Now that NaNoWriMo has begun proper, it’s worth remembering the special Discover feed for …

2018-11-02: For The Weekend: Seven A few things for you: My Life In Black And White. Sameer Vasta partook in a Twitter challenge …

2018-11-01: /* insert witty line about married life */

2018-10-29: Some weeks are busier than others. Of the many goings-on of my life right now, it’s fair to …

2018-10-27: It’s too easy to dismiss Donald Trump as a buffoon – to point and laugh at a man whose worldview is …

2018-10-27: Finally. This most sacred of weekends, when we steal back that hour.

2018-10-27: For The Weekend: Six A few things for you: Selma Blair has Multiple Sclerosis. The greater a light we shine on the …

2018-10-26: TF(eeling)W you finish a piece of work as early as possible. 😎

2018-10-26: The Gutenberg Promise As I test Gutenberg, I keep coming back to one question: is it good for blogging? – Manton …

2018-10-26: In anticipation of impending changes I’m preparing to delete some more items from my WIP …

2018-10-25: Is it no wonder people choose to pirate so much stuff when the official websites – if they …

2018-10-24: Today’s piece: Welcome to Wildemount (CRITICAL ROLE MUSIC) by Colm McGuinness 🎶

2018-10-21: Explaining his decision in a speech to Parliament, Mr Abiy said women were “less corrupt than …

2018-10-21: Be Counted In my thirty-five years of teaching college students, I’ve not encountered a generation as dedicated …

2018-10-19: For The Weekend: Five A few things for you: Upcase from Thoughtbot and Quality from Code Climate are dev tools newly made …

2018-10-19: Podcasts are Awesome I’m kind of lonely. Initially this was largely a matter of choice; even though I am …

2018-10-16: Twitter can keep the thought leaders.

2018-10-14: The music filter for Discover on Micro.blog is basically a timeline full of recommendations, a …

2018-10-14: My Thoughts on Google+ by Emma Blackery 🎶

2018-10-14: Today’s song: Heaven’s Gate by Fall Out Boy 🎶

2018-10-14: Autumn Falls This is a post about updates in a number of ways. Let’s start with the overview: Theme: Dark …

2018-10-13: Replies on Micro.blog are so damn quick, as @smokey says I thought something was broken for half a …

2018-10-13: For The Weekend: Four A few things for you: I Choose, in which Cheri Baker delivers thoughtful and simple advice. …

2018-10-13: THINLY VEILED METAPHOR ABOUT VOTING

2018-10-11: Regular blogging is such a good hobby for writers. Focus, discipline, and repeated practise all …

2018-10-11: You can buy all 145 digital editions of Hellboy and wow do I wish I had more money right now.

2018-10-08: In which Alex Kingston reacts to finding out Jodie Whittaker is the 13th Doctor.

2018-10-06: It’s great to see the JSON Feed plugin for WordPress being maintained. David Shanske does a …

2018-10-06: I have now watched and listened to the introduction of Pumat Sol on Critical Role a few times each. …

2018-10-05: For The Weekend: Three A few things for you: Preparing for the fall is a meditation of sorts on the inevitable change …

2018-10-04: New emoji set for iOS inlcudes animals but still no guinea pig for @macgenie. 😬

2018-10-04: testing dat preview goodness on Micro.blog

2018-10-04: ‘Show More’ WORKS IN MOTHER.FUCKING MENTIONS !

2018-10-04: Mood: Clicking ‘Show More’ again and again and again and again and again…

2018-10-04: We finally, somewhat inevitably started watching Critical Role. How is traditional TV still in …

2018-10-01: Is there a German word for that feeling you get when you realise you have forgotten the colour hex …

2018-10-01: For the first Micro Monday of October let’s talk about @vasta. Sameer writes with …

2018-10-01: Today’s track: The Apple Tree feat. The Glitch Mob by Khameleon808 🎶

2018-09-29: For The Weekend: Two A few things for you: Reuters RSS is the feeds collection of the wire service all on one page. h/t …

2018-09-28: False news is 70% more likely to be tweeted than true stories. It takes true stories about six times …

2018-09-28: Micro.blog looks pretty damn good in the dark.

2018-09-28: Today’s piece: Time by Hans Zimmer 🎶

2018-09-27: Home Screen: September, 2018

2018-09-27: Pro tip: if you’re even .01% happy with decisions you make about colour, save the god damned …

2018-09-26: That’s capital S, sir.

2018-09-26: My favourite thing about Google’s partnerships with legacy media companies is how they can …

2018-09-26: For anybody who might feel uncomfortable about direct language: In even the wealthy parts of the …

2018-09-26: Today’s song: BagBak by Vince Staples 🎶

2018-09-25: Kohan Ikin has proof of his Micro.blog app, working on MacOS, Windows, and Linux. 🎉

2018-09-25: … hello from a Windows desktop Micro Blog app. – Kohan Ikin (@syneryder) Kohan is also …

2018-09-25: Today’s song: AllttA (feat. 20syl & Mr. J. Medeiros) by AllttA 🎶

2018-09-25: Be constructive, be helpful, be kind. Make your blog posts not too long, not too short, not too …

2018-09-25: When people refer to blog posts as “blogs”. 😬

2018-09-24: In other Microsoft behaviour any reasonable person would object to, is stealth bloatware(woo!) Being …

2018-09-24: Microsoft’s emoji support is really really sad.

2018-09-24: PetPhoto Micro.blog both adds to and sometimes creates the positive parts of my mood. 🙌🏻😍🐶😍🐱😍🐹😍🐰😍🙌🏻

2018-09-24: For Micro Monday I’m making it two image-centric GMT-located people in a row by pointing you …

2018-09-24: Compared to hosting your own blog and auto-posting it to Micro.blog, which won’t cost you and …

2018-09-23: Brutal

2018-09-23: You know winter is well on truly on the way when the only spiders left are the big ones. ❄️🕷

2018-09-23: Micro.blog, thoughts thereon There’s a lot of good spirit in this conversation but so far I’ve only seen a suggestion …

2018-09-23: The iPhone XS is faster than an iMac Pro on the Speedometer 2.0 JavaScript benchmark. – David …

2018-09-23: The “good old days” were never that. It’s OK if people behave differently than …

2018-09-22: The Builder’s High is a near-five year post I just read. It’s another piece of …

2018-09-22: You can’t post your performance of Bach on media platforms because Sony owns his …

2018-09-22: Hey Google, I’d like to know what apps I’m using the most, you know, the feature Apple …

2018-09-22: My favourite thing about John Siracusa is his honesty. He doesn’t hide his critical nature …

2018-09-22: Some weekend late night motivation: Marco Arment at XOXO, 2013 26 minutes well spent.

2018-09-21: Curious

2018-09-21: iPhone XShallow I haven’t read the reviews or much of anything about the iPhone, only listened to a few …

2018-09-21: The thing I miss the most from Feedbin; the newsletter address. Such a good idea that I can’t …

2018-09-20: One of the big positives of using a voice-controlled robot to set your alarm; the moment you yell at …

2018-09-20: The last line in this piece by @brentsimmons hits the nail on the head. If you ever find yourself in …

2018-09-19: When we talk about a week starting particularly well, we talk about the return to Micro.blog of …

2018-09-18: Please keep this Twitter. Please! – Colin Devroe on Twitter seemingly fixing the timeline …

2018-09-18: I was on a podcast! 🎉 For the first time. 😅 It was a great experience being on @monday with …

2018-09-17: Oh look, Micro Monday time! I love it when artists join our community and @skysandison is the latest …

2018-09-17: Some updates: @til is finally back! There is plenty more where that came from. Started my first …

2018-09-17: TIL there is no typewriter emoji. 😲

2018-09-17: Red

2018-09-17: Path is dying. Yet more proof that when it comes to the closed, privacy invasive web you cannot …

2018-09-17: I’m looking forward to the character restriction on Micro.blog replies. My tendency to ramble …

2018-09-17: If we’re telling people to not use AMP we also HAVE to tell them to make their websites …

2018-09-16: Today’s song: I Got… (Beats Antique remix) by Mix n Blend & Narch 🎶

2018-09-16: USA: “Look how we can ruin the internet!” EU: “Hold my beer.”

2018-09-16: This article on Politico has a terrible headline but I consider it another big item in the case …

2018-09-15: I binged a lot of Casey Neistat’s vlog and ended up running into a wall. You can have too much …

2018-09-15: If I get an iPod Touch I’m going to be confused by the feelings I have for the smaller form …

2018-09-15: Next Thursday, FEMA will do its first test of a system that allows the president to send a message …

2018-09-15: TIL Windows 10 now has a shortcut for an emoji picker.🤯

2018-09-14: For The Weekend: One A few things for you: Mailbird was recently updated. It’s the email app I use most and has …

2018-09-14: Loving my tl with Nintendo hype all over it right now. 🎮🎉

2018-09-13: Micro.blog has grown unevenly, likely against expectations from different quarters, and is now in a …

2018-09-13: If you’ve tried to send me a message at contact@simonwoods.online it probably didn’t go …

2018-09-13: It’s unsurprising but still disheartening to see so many people leap from “Fall …

2018-09-13: The big update to Omnibear is really good. I look forward to better support of non-Note types from …

2018-09-13: Advertising In reply to: Why I hate Advertisements by @vishae Here’s a thing I think is important; now we …

2018-09-13: Time for Apple to introduce the Pro moniker for top-end iPhones. They’re no longer what most …

2018-09-12: A thing from the past few weeks of chaotic things happeing “in the Real World”. Turns …

2018-09-12: All of Apple Event Twitter can be swapped out in favour of this excellent post from Walt Mossberg. …

2018-09-12: I am so much happier on Micro.blog than I ever was on the mass market social networks.

2018-09-12: They’re saving Hair Force One for October.

2018-09-12: 1st person Elder Scrolls on a phone is unreal. Also, the camera improvements for iPhone X are …

2018-09-12:

2018-09-09: You: “Google is evil!” Me: “OK. Offer alternatives.” You: “Here, make …

2018-09-08: 🎙 The latest epsiode of Under The Radar was really good.

2018-09-07: Welp. (Image: An iPad in its box, yet to be opened.)

2018-09-07: Testing Pico since my phone decided it was OK to download it after an update. cc @belle

2018-09-06: Having recently got a healthy reply about private/semi-private online conversations I’ve been …

2018-09-06: One thing I have yet to talk about on here (at all, I think) is the NHS. I’m used to avoiding …

2018-09-06: The new Spider-Man game looks fucking hot.

2018-09-05: 👀 Vimeo have released a royalty-free stock footage feature

2018-09-05: It feels cold in the evening; all is right with the world. 😊

2018-09-05: I’m going to play with some Micro.blog toys over the next few days: ADN Finder indiebookclub …

2018-09-05: Beware people who like to dress as “serious thinkers” or “academics”, when …

2018-09-04: The special double bill of @monday was a lot of fun. Seeing the tech development side of things for …

2018-09-04: My favourite new podcast is @joncast. This Podcast Is Cool 😎 🎙

2018-09-04: I care about history, but not at the expense of the future. – Brent Simmons, Decision: Not …

2018-09-04: One of the many reasons I massively prefer Micro.blog to Twitter is that Manton Reece has shown no …

2018-09-04: lol Malcolm Gladwell has opinions about Steve Bannon. OK Malcolm.

2018-09-03: ⭐️ Micro Monday! My question is this: Why aren’t you reading @JohnPhilpin’s posts? …

2018-09-03: The latest episode of @TheWeeklyReview (That’s Too Devious, Jean) was great. At one point I …

2018-09-03: Merlin’s special timeline is easily one of my favourite podcast moments this year. 😂 🎙

2018-09-03: Going into the next (two) Apple event(s) this is my to-buy plan: MacBook Pro (no Touch Bar) iPad …

2018-09-03: People who complain about “needing a rest” or whatever from Marvel movies. Like… …

2018-09-02: Updates: New email address; something I found and couldn’t help myself: …

2018-09-02: Today’s album: Islands by Ludovico Einaudi (It’s like a starter pack for one of my …

2018-09-02: I keep going back and forth on MacBook vs iPad. At one point I recently thought my preference for …

2018-09-02: One of my favourite things about the Marfa theme is that the search, though external, is run through …

2018-09-01: bIrDsItE🐘

2018-08-31: What Micro.blog Needs The sky is falling on Twitter. Maybe. Probably. Nobody knows for sure but we do know one thing: …

2018-08-31: 👀 (Image: A screenshot of the Micro.blog upgrade page for the Today I Learned account.)

2018-08-31: TIL, thanks to @rosemaryorchard, the one-port MacBook has a 480p camera. 480p. £1200. 😐

2018-08-31: That 9to5 leak is something else. Wouldn’t be surprised if Apple made that happen.

2018-08-31: App not installed. – Android’s reaction as a result of an accidental tap I made. Feels …

2018-08-30: We can’t make a headline feature from WWDC work on time but here’s a firmware update for …

2018-08-30: Submitting your legal ID to Instagram… what could go wrong.

2018-08-29: 👋 An Introduction: Hi! I’m Simon, a 33 year-old cis male. I enjoy blogs about the arts, …

2018-08-29: We need a word for that feeling you get when you’ve just posted to Micro.blog a lot.

2018-08-29: Today’s song: Jumpsuit by twenty one pilots 🎶

2018-08-28: One of the changes it made was to stop third-parties from being able to post to Facebook as the …

2018-08-28: Today’s song: Mama’s Gun by Glass Animals 🎶

2018-08-28: For Micro Monday let me tell you about the awesome @belle. Between her fun and multi-faceted …

2018-08-28: Esoteric weeds are crunchy.

2018-08-28: I asked a question recently and got 10 replies within 12 hours, all worth reading. I am not, I hope, …

2018-08-27: Update: About page edited to swap out some links and fix the Contact link. If you’ve sent a …

2018-08-27: I caught up and listened to the latest episode of Analogue, wherein Twitter alternatives are spoken …

2018-08-27: In fun news for Android users, Google: Released the beta for Digital Wellbeing, only for Pixel …

2018-08-27: Micro Blog Core A lot of the ideas in this thread are almost identical to what the closed web monoliths have been …

2018-08-27: Gandalf’d

2018-08-27: Last year, the BBC was all lol omg have you guys heard about POD-CASTING and then this year they …

2018-08-27: We do not currently have information on how many of those journals used end-to-end encryption, but …

2018-08-27: A good tip from @abbey regarding the fragility of the Micro.blog post editor. For longer form …

2018-08-27: It’s National Dog Day and the Micro.blog community is full of GOOD DOGGOS.

2018-08-26: Today’s song: Tear in My Heart (feat. MUTEMATH) by twenty one pilots 🎶

2018-08-26: You know you’re listening to too much Do By Friday when your (internal) reaction to people …

2018-08-26: Trump Hate Syndrome is my Clarence Clemons cover band.

2018-08-26: If you wanted to talk with a group of people in a private, or at least semi-private online place …

2018-08-26: A photo post via Pico, in honour of National Dog Day.

2018-08-26: Another Pico post!

2018-08-26: So My Brother, My Brother and Me has 421 episodes… I wonder how long it will take for me to …

2018-08-25: Ugh. Mastodon has PITA linux people because of course it does.

2018-08-25: Testing Pico!

2018-08-25: Home Screen: August, 2018

2018-08-25: Today’s song: Heathens (feat. MUTEMATH) by twenty one pilots 🎶

2018-08-24: Bad Tweets (Image: man appreciating his onions, with captions about twitter; “me” “bad …

2018-08-24: Exciting times for those of us using Android: Belle B. Cooper (@belle) has released an APK of a …

2018-08-23: Got my Podstand profile set up. It’s a work in progress. I like this idea a lot. Thanks, …

2018-08-23: ℹ️ About page: updated I have de-emphasised my profiles on Twitter and Mastodon because I …

2018-08-23: I eagerly await the day Mastodon is much easier to use.

2018-08-21: The apps I miss most from iOS: Due Overcast Drafts Unread Micro.blog Ipsum Remind Me Tweetbot …

2018-08-21: Whilst its true that Micro.blog has the superior app offerings on iOS, there is quite a gap with …

2018-08-21: Instead of Micro.blog vs Mastodon, how about: Micro.blog AND Mastodon vs the bullshit closed …

2018-08-21: Working through some confusion about Mastodon – literal “how does this work” type …

2018-08-20: Twitter, thoughts thereon … because why else do I have a blog. I replied to Cheri Baker’s excellent post and …

2018-08-20: cool story bro

2018-08-20: PodStand is a website to share your podcast subscriptions. Without Twitter I would not have seen …

2018-08-19: Maybe I’m just not into the original idea behind status-post SMS-esque based networks but when …

2018-08-18: I Don't Always Write Full Blog Posts Sometimes I end up creating a thread using the Micro.blog Conversation view and I actually did so …

2018-08-18: Not everybody has to jump to Twitter/Facebook alternatives right now, since those behemoths have …

2018-08-18: Rewatching: Steve Jobs at WWDC 1997 From this point (14 minutes) on for the next 5 or so minutes he …

2018-08-18: Windows is a service Do you think whoever wrote this for the updater immediately felt sad about it? …

2018-08-18: Instances & Toots, the Trump-Clinton fanfic you always wanted.

2018-08-18: Looks like people leaving Twitter just want their Twitter replacement right now without any waiting. …

2018-08-17: THIS GOD DAMNED DOG MADE ME CRY SO HERE YOU GO

2018-08-17: THAT MUTE THING User-based moderating tools are beginning to arrive, a very good step for Micro.blog …

2018-08-16: Can you create threads with Micro.blog? (👉 micro.blog/simonwood…)

2018-08-16: I took a look at Mastodon and wanted to vomit. That thing is destined for two things: the obscurity …

2018-08-16: 🔙 2️⃣ ⌨️

2018-08-16: I continue to adore the focus on blogs in Micro.blog, specifically the culture of blogging as …

2018-08-15: I missed the big update to the Micro.blog wiki. Awesome work by @eli. 👏

2018-08-15: A modern web design decision I wish I could force to change: keeping the sign out/log out button …

2018-08-15: You: I can’t believe they’re blatantly copying the iPhone! Me: I can’t believe …

2018-08-15: Oh shit. @Moltz is here. Welp it was fun while it lasted.

2018-08-14: One of my favourite things about Ben Thompson’s site, Stratechery is that he chooses to not …

2018-08-14: Hi, new people! Feel free to @ me. ✌️

2018-08-13: Oh don’t mind me, just watching manipulative tear-jerking moments from reality TV on YouTube …

2018-08-13: Summer Update Redux Three days ago I posted about my return to blogging. Today I have returned to Micro.blog in a …

2018-08-12: When @macgenie talks about the Microblog Academy all I want in the world is for there to be a beta …

2018-08-11: It’s not just a matter of interface design. Apple has built an entire ecosystem to support and …

2018-08-11: Not only do I agree with @cheri’s suggestion for photo labelling in Micro.blog, I think …

2018-08-11: John Paczkowski, writing at some website today – John Gruber, The iPad’s Dominance of …

2018-08-11: Quick update on my Pixel 2 XL after 5 months of use: Google should be ashamed of Oreo.

2018-08-11: It’s amazing how many “progressive Americans” are just Germans from the …

2018-08-10: Casual reminder that Apple have their own closed ecosystem with an influence on the web and has been …

2018-08-10: Britain’s Richest Man Runs Away Like the Brexit Supporting Coward He Is This one’s for …

2018-08-10: Micro.blog is not an attempt to duplicate or replace Twitter. – Jean MacDonald welcomes …

2018-08-10: That looks better.

2018-08-10: Oh look, it’s C-A-S E-Y-L I-S-S (that’s @liss), hopping onboard the MB train.

2018-08-10: Today’s song: Ride by twenty one pilots 🎶

2018-08-10: ¯_(ツ)_/¯

2018-08-10: Summer Update I’m back!… ish. About a month ago I moved my main site to a WordPress Hosted site and …

2018-08-07: I’m back. Microblogging will now resume. Update forthcoming. 👋

2018-08-07: Testing cross-posting to Micro.blog

2018-08-07: Testing cross-posting.

2018-07-13: Temporary Archive SUPER MEGA FINAL EDIT: This post was used during a transitional phase of my site, when I …

2018-07-08: Want to read: Brain On Fire by Susannah Cahalan 📚

2018-07-08: Recent updates tested: IndieBookClub ✔️ IndieAuth ✔️ Footer HTML ✔️ Redirect links ✔️ IndieWeb Ring …

2018-07-07: Want to read: Infinite Loop by Michael S. Malone 📚

2018-07-05: MEPs have voted to reject a controversial copyright law in its current form, deciding to return to …

2018-07-04: Testing Omnibear via Micro.blog authentication.

2018-07-03: Still interesting to see people talking passionately about the Open Web and how bad silos are (which …

2018-07-02: IndieWeb Activate! I can’t wait to try out these updates. Improvements to the hosted part of …

2018-06-30: Writing software I’ve tried: * Typora (Windows only) * iA Writer (no web app) * Writer (web …

2018-06-30: Being a writer with multiple projects on a Windows machine and Chromebook currently feels like …

2018-06-29: A woman mentioning her period shouldn’t be such huge news – Danielle Rowley, a Scottish …

2018-06-29: Snowmelt is the new EP from Zoe Keating 😎

2018-06-29: It’s been an… interesting month. Now is the time to get momentum going again so with …

2018-06-29: Minor Impressions Over the past month I’ve learned yet another lesson in just how fragile momentum can be, …

2018-06-28: Manton has released a preview of Sunlit 2.2 and it looks pretty damned good. If I go back to iPhone …

2018-06-28: Another day, another chance to say: Fuck guns.

2018-06-28: Don’t eat the paper. – a white woman to Patti Labelle We white people have an overflow …

2018-06-28: The heatwave is winding down. The cruel sun recedes.

2018-06-25: To, The men who are uncomfortable about buying tampons and other such products for a woman: Grow the …

2018-06-25: Today’s song: All The Stars by Kendrick Lamar & SZA 🎶

2018-06-24: Technology at its very best These onions, yikes…

2018-06-24: The Laura Ingalls Wilder award, a prize for “substantial and lasting contributions to …

2018-06-24: Between yet another white woman attempting to use the police as a weapon against POC – in this …

2018-06-24: Today’s song: APESHIT by The Carters 🎶

2018-06-24: 1,521 days That’s how long parts of the most powerful country on the planet can go without …

2018-06-23: Today’s song: Caterpillar feat. Eminem, King Green 🎶

2018-06-22: Compassion is A W E S O M E

2018-06-21: That awesome new T. Rex on your iPhone could be a total lie.

2018-06-21: (ノ´ヮ´)ノ*: ・゚R E P L I E S

2018-06-21: Instagram didn’t just release ‘IGTV’, they also updated the layout of their …

2018-06-21: Vertical Video TV 🙃

2018-06-21: Finally realised it was foolish to expect tech pundit-based media to put any serious effort into …

2018-06-20: Today’s song: Love by Maxzwell 🎶

2018-06-20: RAICES is hiring lawyers thanks to massive support over the past four days

2018-06-19: YouTube Music is going to destroy Spotify. As for Apple, well, let’s just say that most people …

2018-06-19: YouTube without ads? I will take that offer, please and thank you.

2018-06-18: I’m also trying out Inoreader. I hear good things from a power user POV.

2018-06-18: I’m giving feedly another try. Feedbin’s web app lacks both batch editing controls and …

2018-06-18: In the internment camps of the United States of America migrant children are attempting suicide.

2018-06-18: When a stranger resides with you in your land…

2018-06-18: … federal authorities, in conjunction with contracted private partners, have signed a lease …

2018-06-18: The problem with listening to episode 5 of Originality – 73 Million Blank Notebooks – is …

2018-06-18: Hey, US citizens! You can use money to battle the evil assholes in charge of your country by …

2018-06-17: THE ART OF CONVERSATION

2018-06-17: Reading stuff posted on the web from before Brexit is… ugh so sad.

2018-06-17: Currently trying Workflowy in place of TickTick. Was already using the former for some note-taking …

2018-06-17: About Twitter… (I’m super good at spending my time efficiently on things that matter) …

2018-06-17: Today’s song: PYNK by Janelle Monáe 🎶

2018-06-16: Finding it difficult to give a shit about fucking Siri Shortcuts when the USA is fully engaged in …

2018-06-16: Eternal feature request for Micro.blog: Don’t pull this bullshit

2018-06-15: Today’s song: Invincible (feat. iDA HAWK) by Big Wild 🎶

2018-06-15: So we watched Moonlight last night. Just… wow.

2018-06-15: Listed, the hosted blog/newsletter service from Standard Notes has just gained custom domain …

2018-06-13: Today’s song: Day-Glow by Panthurr 🎶

2018-06-13: USA liberals are in for a shock

2018-06-13: So we watched Black Panther last night. Whew.

2018-06-13: Another day has passed and thus another round of: Enough Swearing OR Not Enough Swearing

2018-06-12: (ノ´ヮ´)ノ*: ・゚I N S P I R A T I O N

2018-06-12: I’m sure the North Korean flag is exactly what many USA citizens wanted to see alongside their …

2018-06-12: Today’s song: I’ll Keep Coming by Low Roar 🎶

2018-06-12: Burger King, rebrand.

2018-06-12: The next time you find yourself thinking “the web has failed” or “we can’t …

2018-06-12: hideo kojima is fucking weird

2018-06-11: Currently playing Middle Earth: Shadow of War and uh wow. This game is stunning. 🎮

2018-06-10: Woo new project! Launching things is… uh, fun. 😅 Today I Learned is a blog about Micro.blog, …

2018-06-10: Welcome to Micro.blog There is no doubt that the siloed, social web has been revealed for the limiting, sometimes …

2018-06-10: I like the new system menu in Chrome OS. It’s availabe on 67 via …

2018-06-10: Today’s song: Pumped up Kicks by Foster The People 🎶

2018-06-10: Then I took a deep breath and went off-script… – Liz Marley, Next Conference This is one of …

2018-06-10: I made a snarky comment about Twitter (I know, I’m super original) in the Micro.blog slack …

2018-06-09: Tip: when contacting somebody for the first time, absent an established relationship or dynamic, …

2018-06-08: Today’s song: Bloom by Troye Sivan 🎶

2018-06-08: I have never seen nor read any of Anthony Bourdain’s work and yet both my Micro.blog and …

2018-06-08: We care about your privacy – Every company that does in fact not care.

2018-06-08: Fleas and Armpits This is phenomenal.

2018-06-08: I’ll never get over this untidy fact so many tech and web enthusiasts like to forget: Sharing …

2018-06-08: We haven’t yet had the in depth sessions, but the even Platform State of the Union is ripe with …

2018-06-08: Elon Musk

2018-06-08: It is his business. He should have the opportunity to run his business the way he wants. If he wants …

2018-06-07: But what really changed? Not much. – @danielpunkass pours cold water on the hype surrounding …

2018-06-07: We want to be clear that while we are not developing AI for use in weapons, we will continue our …

2018-06-07: Today’s album: My Head Is An Animal by Of Monsters and Men 🎶

2018-06-07: Signs You're Really Into Micro.blog You can’t stop writing about it. You care more about news-based commentary on here than, say, …

2018-06-07: Children hide as part of a lockdown, in the dark with the sound of helicopters to accompany them. …

2018-06-07: Current writing subjects: * Micro.blog * The Web * Google * Myself * Twitter

2018-06-06: (ノ´ヮ´)ノ*: ・゚ M I C R O D O T B L O G

2018-06-06: Presidential Succession 😂😂😂

2018-06-06: There are times when it is easy for me to forget that the USA is in fact less of a country and more …

2018-06-06: Free trials coming to iOS and Cabel Sasser confirms also to MacOS

2018-06-06: Live stream of The Talk Show This came out of nowhere.

2018-06-06: Jared Leto gets his own Joker movie.

2018-06-06: Do you know what I don’t see on my Micro.blog timeline? #Posts that are #full #of #engaging …

2018-06-06: Today’s song: Emotion by Carly Rae Jepsen 🎶

2018-06-06: The “vocal minority” is a useless statement Yep.

2018-06-06: “Don’t Feed The Trolls” is a terrible ideology Yep.

2018-06-06: I dislike Twitter threads as a replacement for blog posts and other longform web writing. However, …

2018-06-06: I/O and WWDC always look like so much fun… look at all you nerdy people being nerdy. ❤️

2018-06-05: I love Star Wars but the fans of Star Wars… ugh seriously so many of you do not deserve it. …

2018-06-05: Must admit that Apple dogfooding Marzipan makes me feel better about the Mac. The apparent neglect …

2018-06-05: Been thinking about WWDC some more… the updates to iOS notifications certainly are …

2018-06-04: As a potential future Apple user, today’s WWDC was OK… if they balance out the …

2018-06-04: All set for WWDC, as I’m sure a lot of folks on here are. May we be here for less than 2 …

2018-06-04: It’s time

2018-06-04: In the world of Twitter, a woman will be silenced for posting crime statistics from the FBI. …

2018-06-04: Hi GitHub users. 👋 Enjoy networking your code with fellow LinkedIn professionals. Regards, Microsoft

2018-06-03: Suffice to say I am quite jealous of all the WWDC adventures, much like I was of the I/O adventures. …

2018-06-03: Today’s album: Dirty Computer by Janelle Monáe 🎶

2018-06-03: I want to oppose Trump BUT the other side shouldn’t be mean to me! – Idiots Everywhere

2018-06-03: My Actual Face I have big news! Claire has been discharged from both the physio and occupational therapist whom she …

2018-06-03: God I just love Micro.blog. Look at all of you, just… doing things. 💪

2018-06-02: Today’s song: How You Feeling? by Superfruit 🎶

2018-06-02: There were so many people, including nurses and doctors, out there to support her. – Leanne …

2018-06-02: Where People Are Twitter. Facebook. Instagram. YouTube. There are times in the day when I simply think "Why the am I …

2018-06-02: I know that, on my death bed, I would regret not giving this a shot. – Casey Liss, Taking …

2018-06-01: Sometimes I just stop and think about the people who on one hand get super angry about Changing That …

2018-06-01: It makes me sad every time I see statements posted as attached images or tweetstorms. A basic free …

2018-06-01: Listening to Merlin Mann and John Siracusa talk about Apple’s problems with attracting …

2018-06-01: Have you tried turning it off and on again? Apple continues to justify that premium label.

2018-06-01: Calling the Steam Link app rejection curious is like saying “Hey my buddy shit on a bunch of …

2018-05-31: This is an issue that has gone unheeded for too long. – Gillian Kynoch, head of FareShare in …

2018-05-31: Stay And Leave

2018-05-31: We will be removing the Yahoo login requirement, yes. Don MacAskill, CEO of SmugMug Talk about …

2018-05-31: Today’s piece: Theme from Black Sails, by Bear McCreary 🎶

2018-05-31: The move immediately triggered vows of retaliation from Mexico and the EU, which called the tariffs …

2018-05-31: It’s also unclear what might happen to podcasts that don’t update to secure feeds. – Dan …

2018-05-31: I’m looking for the “Vimeo version” of photo platforms: * clear business model * …

2018-05-31: I feel sympathy for whomever follows both @Bruce and me. Although, the ability to waffle on about …

2018-05-31: I wonder if AirPower is the canary for Apple’s coal mine.

2018-05-31: This interactive Happy-o-meter for the Connected podcast by @rosemaryorchard is great. As for the …

2018-05-30: I Don’t Care

2018-05-30: Twitter finds a lot of horrible things permissible, is what I’m saying, and it doesn’t want you to …

2018-05-30: Opting out of the Tracking-Industrial Complex is so much fucking work. I am keen to investigate what …

2018-05-30: 🤔

2018-05-30: Today’s artist: The Glitch Mob On: * Spotify * Apple Music * YouTube * SoundCloud 🎶

2018-05-29: A thread on Micro.blog about “smart home” technology and voice-based technology as a …

2018-05-29: Today’s song: Day 1 by HONNE 🎶

2018-05-29: President Donald Trump using dead soldiers to promote himself via Twitter just about sums up where …

2018-05-29: Twitter: where you go to react to news headlines.

2018-05-29: Micro Monday time! It’s got to be @Bruce who has so thoroughly thrown himself into the …

2018-05-28: Illegitimi Non Carborundum

2018-05-28: That part in the project when you are Building. The. Thing. 👌

2018-05-27: Not in its entirety no – Caroline Nokes, immigration minister responsible for the Irish …

2018-05-27: Parks and Recreation That is all.

2018-05-27: Alternatives to “this is unAmerican”

2018-05-26: The Decline Of Snapchat, by Helena Fitzgerald An interesting look at how the increase in the …

2018-05-26: Today’s piece: A Spark, A Beginning by Corre 🎶

2018-05-26: I’ve gone back to using Typora and, uh, damn this thing is going to make me seriously consider …

2018-05-26: Apple charges its MacBook Pro customers $871.42 to fix the keyboard Premium products. 😂😂😂🤣

2018-05-26: I hope the tech podcasts I listen to cover Elon Musk’s latest round of fuckery. Definitely …

2018-05-26: From a reply in a Twitter thread: Thanks for doing the work on maintaining this as a thread. 😬

2018-05-25: There are so many reports about the vile activities of the USA terrorist organisation ICE but I want …

2018-05-25: Why are you sending me all these emails… GDPR is so much fun.

2018-05-25: “What haven’t I been reading lately!?” Books! Why haven’t I been reading …

2018-05-25: My concern with introducing a version of the timeline that excludes replies is that Micro.blog …

2018-05-25: Today we were blessed by a visitor. 😍

2018-05-25: Your mouse will break because GDPR 😂

2018-05-25: In Karma Today, George Zimmerman’s life is falling apart.

2018-05-25: Tomorrow is a day in which there will be CANINE VISITORS 🙏🙌😍😄

2018-05-25: Welp the folks at Instapaper made that decision for me. Bye!

2018-05-23: The owl might just be a predator

2018-05-23: TickTick are on a roll lately with expansion of their cross-platform approach. Whilst I like the …

2018-05-22: There are days when I just fucking hate chores.

2018-05-22: Claire and I recently moved into our first house, a change that has inspired thoughts of exactly how …

2018-05-22: In this tweet are the reasons for my change of heart over the past two decades, from: I’m …

2018-05-22: It is 2018 and people continue to use black text on a red background for their professional identity …

2018-05-22: One Trick To Universal Healthcare Nailed it.

2018-05-21: In the wake of Twitter’s latest shameful treatment of third-party developers, this …

2018-05-20: We watched The Big Sick for the first time last night. Whew.

2018-05-20: I strongly support traditional family values Vickers Cunningham, a former criminal district judge …

2018-05-20: I miss Black Sails…

2018-05-19: We have to pay for being a woman in so many ways. All humans pay for toilet roll but only women have …

2018-05-19: The thought of public money paying for this wedding when people are actually hungry in this country …

2018-05-19: That was deliberate. They lured us away from the public view, down a little side street, and then …

2018-05-19: Kudos to @gruber for his latest posts re: the general situation in the US. Too many prominent tech …

2018-05-18: Full disclosure: you shouldn’t follow this blog or me on Micro.blog if you are “trying …

2018-05-18: Home Screen: May, 2018 (part 2)

2018-05-18: Removed a third-party Twitter app from my phone for the last time. No more avoiding that which …

2018-05-18: Today’s piece: Heart-Shaped Box, by Ramin Djawadi 🎶

2018-05-18: No Way To Prevent This

2018-05-18: She personally wrote the order to destroy 92 tapes of CIA torture. The new CIA Director is a …

2018-05-18: A young Aragorn? Really Amazon? Pass.

2018-05-18: Bruce Steinberg, ladies and gentlemen. 👏👏👏

2018-05-18: I won’t be happy until I see a Micro.blog-branded beer.

2018-05-18: After the first few episodes of Runaways (we’re behind over here 😒) and seeing Infinity War it …

2018-05-18: Do you hear Yan- Let me stop you. There are literal pieces of shit about which I care more.

2018-05-18: Bleeding Cool Adverts

2018-05-18: Today’s song: Say Amen (Saturday Night), by Panic! At The Disco 🎶

2018-05-18: Our goal was to make the device as adaptable as possible, so gamers can create a setup that works …

2018-05-17: The world’s biggest soybean importer, China has nearly tripled its imports from Russia, …

2018-05-17: Good on Framer for this message re: a Windows version. It’ll be interesting to see if many …

2018-05-17: Can’t wait for the fix that applies to conversations with people who have underscores in their …

2018-05-17: I’ll be going through my RSS feeds soon and one rule I am definitely going to apply is this: …

2018-05-16: Dialog early impressions: Dark theme is awesome. Scrolling is very good. Navigation is intuitive …

2018-05-15: Treating leaks as facts isn’t a great idea Couldn’t agree more with @mikedotfm. The …

2018-05-15: Hm, regret posting that home screen now. Going to switch Talon for Messages.

2018-05-15: Home screen: May, 2018

2018-05-15: Woodkid - Run Boy Run - Live at Montreux 15.07.2016 I love this whole performance but from 8:40 on …

2018-05-15: a turd of the highest quality Om Malik describes Skype perfectly

2018-05-15: There is a need for a device built for teams and designed for these new environments. Microsoft …

2018-05-15: Today’s piece: Seven Nation Army, by Ramin Djawadi 🎶

2018-05-15: I got a few sentences into this “Authenticity” thing and stopped. The website is …

2018-05-15: There is a genuine belief from people in 2018 that pre-2008 internet was much better. It’s the …

2018-05-15: I still can’t read twitter threads. (no that website doesn’t help)

2018-05-15: I would think Google would want to kick Apple’s ass here. – John Gruber on Google’s …

2018-05-14: It’s Micro Monday time and it’s gotta be @vishae, whose feed makes me feel a whole lot …

2018-05-14: What a day: Dialog beta imminent Micro Monday incoming Webmentions updated NEW GLITCH MOB (I just …

2018-05-14: … Israel has now killed more than 90 Palestinians in the past six weeks for approaching the …

2018-05-14: Micro.blog inspires blog posts, whilst social media encourages spam posts.

2018-05-14: I still can’t vouch for omnibear as much as I would like. Anything but a basic note post does …

2018-05-14: My current writing software collection: Writer (Chrome app) Typora (Windows app) Quill (Web app) iA …

2018-05-14: Now for Quill…

2018-05-14: testing omnibear

2018-05-14: BEST NEWS EVER Beta version of first non-Apple Micro.blog app is almost here!

2018-05-14: I’ve noticed a pattern with regard to British comedians: The moment they have “made …

2018-05-13: The junkyard of settings menus is one of many reasons as to why Twitter’s first-party …

2018-05-13: Open Live Writer (predictably) has… issues. Let’s see what iA Writer has to offer on …

2018-05-13: 🙃

2018-05-11: Standard Notes is a privacy-focused alternative to Day One if you’re comfortable with a less …

2018-05-11: I wonder if we could have some official requests/suggestions channels for Micro.blog. I enjoy …

2018-05-10: Today’s piece: A Spark, A Beginning, by Corre 🎶

2018-05-10: I don’t think writing about tech is the thing for me, at least not in the midst of the popular …

2018-05-10: Day One are currently having problems with their sync. They’re working on it and providing as …

2018-05-09: My week: ✔️Main site settled with a substantial update ✔️Personal blog settled as a substantial …

2018-05-09: Upgrade Welcome to Considered Haste, version 2 of simonwoods.net. Let’s start with the changes: Theme …

2018-05-08: Reminder for when you’re being cynical about digital assistants helping people to do things: …

2018-05-08: Google are providing proof that their digital assistant is becoming an actual assistant. I look …

2018-05-08: Google’s robots are using “Uh” and “Umm” in conversations on your …

2018-05-07: I keep going back and forward on whether to cut out Twitter altogether. There are some important …

2018-05-07: A big mark against the IndieWeb is just how damned awful DNS is. Nobody should ever be exposed to …

2018-05-07: Every year there is an unexpected rise in temperatures I spend at least some time not doing …

2018-05-07: Childish Gambino is a genius. – LK covers the imagery in This Is America

2018-05-07: It saw an incredible rate of evolution, being revised every nine months or so for its entire run …

2018-05-07: How somebody who works at Automattic hasn’t taken the Visual Editor and thrown it into the Sun …

2018-05-06: Today’s song: This Is America, by Childish Gambino 🎶 (Wow)

2018-05-06: Core Assistance is my new favourite website, full of good ideas presented in a way that, you know, …

2018-05-06: Rene Ritchie discovered that sometimes untrue things are published in the media.

2018-05-05: Accessible is a fortnightly podcast about accessibility in tech. – Accessible, from Steven …

2018-05-05: Counting down the days to Micro.blog’s MySpace importer.

2018-05-05: The President of the United States of America calls a London hospital a “warzone”, which …

2018-05-05: Feels so good to have completed the process of establishing my hosted MB as a blog in its own right. …

2018-05-05: No, nothing is changing. Same app you know and love, same team working on it but now with more …

2018-05-05: Today’s song: Miseria Cantare (The Beginning), by AFI 🎶

2018-05-05: Why would you give a dishonest opinion? Lol. Let’s all pretend that the world of US and UK …

2018-05-04: Mumblings Over the past few months I have become more serious about maintaining my own site, with my own …

2018-05-04: Happy Disney Day!

2018-05-04: The Last Jedi is really good.

2018-05-04: Today’s piece: Anakin’s Symphony, by Lucas King 🎶

2018-05-03: Right now a lack of both a password option and “social stats” are my two killer …

2018-05-03: Get more done with the Google Assistant on Wear OS by Google Oh look, Wear OS updates in the run-up …

2018-05-03: On the 18th of May a city-wide free arts festival takes place in Liverpool. I love living here.

2018-05-02: John Gruber, artisinal URL craftsman.

2018-05-02: Verizon will force its struggling Oath products onto Galaxy S9s Bloat with a capital …

2018-05-02: It’s interesting to see people struggling with discovery on Micro.blog. Genuinely feels like …

2018-05-02: What was old is now new again.

2018-05-02: Looking through URL shortening options is enough to create a headache. I would gladly pay more for …

2018-05-02: Today’s album: Future Friends, by Superfruit 🎶

2018-05-02: Jesus. Fucking. Christ.

2018-05-02: Students at a high school in Dearborn will be evaluated by teachers before prom. If their dresses …

2018-05-02: Apple’s financial results. Yaaaaaay. 😐

2018-05-01: The more I use voice to use my computers the more I’m convinced that Keyboard + Cursor is …

2018-05-01: I see GitHub have decided to join us in this decade.

2018-04-30: A new @monday. Yay! Hi @Sergio_101 👋

2018-04-30: … Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus owners have a variety of ways to keep their content close. – …

2018-04-30: Follow-up to the arrival of the Home robots: I also got a Chromecast today. (:

2018-04-30: Testing the improvements.

2018-04-30: Welp!

2018-04-30: The United States has accepted only 11 Syrian refugees this year. – Adrienne Mahsa Varkiani …

2018-04-30: Rising property prices have made it harder for millions of people to buy a home and the number of …

2018-04-29: Grief is an unpredictable companion. Gary Andrews offers insight into his life as a widower; it is …

2018-04-29: I can plug it directly into my MacBook Pro, no dongle. – Colin Devroe reviews the Pixel 2 I …

2018-04-29: at the very least, there will be a chronological timeline – Dom Hofmann is building the …

2018-04-29: adding gender pronouns as a top level profile feature to everything i work on moving forward. …

2018-04-29: Tesla-owning asshole is an asshole in his Tesla, calls it “amazing”

2018-04-29: I’ve had content warnings in my browser when trying to access Flickr and Tumblr in the past …

2018-04-29: Don’t feed the trolls. – Priveleged Person From A Position Of Safety

2018-04-28: Emoji thumbs-up > Facebook thumbs-up

2018-04-28: Past Shadow

2018-04-28: Today’s piece: Choo Choo { fg. III } - Instru, by 20syl (Original by AllttA) 🎶

2018-04-28: Another move is happening, whilst one is close to completion. Seriously, we should have a Micro.blog …

2018-04-28: Turns Out™ … April has been infrastructure month. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

2018-04-28: One of the goals for my work on the web is to make things as simple as possible as often as …

2018-04-28: I had no idea there was a (seemingly) robust open source, self-hosted URL shortener.

2018-04-28: Many nerds like to shit on the official Twitter app for being an abomination, mainly due to the …

2018-04-27: Curled

2018-04-27: 3rd vet appointment in a month. Phew!

2018-04-27: It works fine for me. – Apple Defenders

2018-04-26: WRITERS! This is the stuff I’ll miss about Twitter.

2018-04-26: I wonder if the furore over “Electron is the new Native” is mostly a Mac issue. I have a …

2018-04-26: Tucked

2018-04-26: … revenues rose to $11.9bn in the first three months of the year, compared to $8bn …

2018-04-25: Food, Glorious Food The Pink Lady Food Photography competition has its winners and they are all just …

2018-04-25: Today’s piece: Star Trek Main Theme, by Michael Giacchino 🎶

2018-04-25: Curiosity In Motion

2018-04-25: Google Tasks is a new to-do list app The ramp up to I/O continues apace. It’s about time they …

2018-04-25: In the last few years, Google has also made emoji worker characters less gender specific and …

2018-04-24: Home Screen: April, 2018

2018-04-24: A Google update centred around podcasts New podcast functionality in Search and Assistant. Podcasts …

2018-04-24: UK council giving out Amazon Echo devices to elderly and disabled by C. Scott Brown No Scott, it is …

2018-04-24: Listening to the latest Core Intuition (all caught up; yay!) was… interesting. It’s …

2018-04-24: Jack Dorsey, David Karp, Mark Zuckerberg… it’s like Marvel’s obsessions with …

2018-04-24: Looking forward to this.

2018-04-24: I’d love to see an experiment wherein Apple tech pundits are forced to use Google Assistant …

2018-04-23: VuePress: Vue-powered Static Site Generator I’m going to leave this here for those of you with …

2018-04-23: I’m a fan. No. You are not. Rather you are aware of the subject in question, have maybe even …

2018-04-23: Today’s piece: Looped, by Kiasmos 🎶

2018-04-23: Wake Up

2018-04-23: Apple cares about your security and whatnot? Well, they need to do better than leave their customers …

2018-04-23: Something that early employees (and investors) argued to me when I was reporting out that story was …

2018-04-23: If you swear on Microsoft’s platform you could be kicked out.

2018-04-23: Yawn.

2018-04-22: GIF support?

2018-04-22: Google have updated the design of their physical products store. 🤔

2018-04-22: Today’s song: Animals, by Muse 🎶

2018-04-22: I’ve started to notice a correlation between defending Facebook and having shit like …

2018-04-21: Cat & Shadow

2018-04-21: … simply hit the Emoji button on the virtual keyboard, find the one you like, and add it …

2018-04-21: Today’s song: Happy Little Pill, by Troye Sivan 🎶

2018-04-21: Assuming I can link it to a blog, Flickr’s possible bright future means I now have a viable …

2018-04-21: Theresa May leads a gross, deeply bigoted, and hateful government. It’s OK though because …

2018-04-21: iPhone Ten: CUSTOMER SAT is good. Great job everybody. 👍

2018-04-21: Spending time in Workflowy makes me happy. It is the thin layer atop all of my organisational tools, …

2018-04-20: Two pieces of great Micro.blog news: Manton’s work continues apace. 👏 Mike Hayne’s …

2018-04-19: Wherever the beam landed, there was a sound like wind blowing through leaves. – A government …

2018-04-19: There are so many things I both like and love about being British but repeated lack of access to the …

2018-04-19: Sometimes it’s difficult to explain just how sad I am that Robin Williams died. And then …

2018-04-19: Apple’s five thousand dollar computer chokes on Logic 🍎🤑

2018-04-19: Kottke’s post about the health of blogging has (predictably) fared well on my tl. My favourite …

2018-04-19: Gruber agrees wholeheartedly with Jack Wellborn’s case for the menu bar. I learned how to use …

2018-04-18: Welp, I can no longer tolerate the taste of milk or artificial sweetner in coffee. That’s a …

2018-04-18: I am 3 minutes into this conversation between MBKHD and Neil deGrasse Tyson and already loving it.

2018-04-18: Bixby Speaker is here and it could care less.

2018-04-18: Coffee… coffee is the thing.

2018-04-18: Today’s song: BFD by Mike Diva 🎶

2018-04-18: Today we’ve had cold cider weather and I am so happy. Now to actually acquire some …

2018-04-18: Chrome now mutes auto-playing videos by default … ish.

2018-04-18: Google’s I/O event site has a giant countdown clock. I don’t think you have to worry …

2018-04-18: We do want Blogging to be as Easy and Simple as Tweeting Now imagine all of the fake news, trolling, and negativity amplified a 100 times. – Rajiv …

2018-04-18: Well I know what I’ve got on my to-do list…

2018-04-18: Well I know what I’ve got on my to-do list…

2018-04-18: Top 5 Android P Features! MBKHD, my favourite tech pundit, goes over the changes in the developer …

2018-04-18: … because my content belongs to me, gosh dang it. – Cheri Baker, from “What is …

2018-04-18: I’ve been reading a decent number of “quitting social media” posts lately (as well …

2018-04-18: Quick Micro.blog wishlist for web-based enhancements: Greater access to your timeline. Username …

2018-04-17: I recently spoke about how good the Micro.blog slack is. It’s being awesome yet again after …

2018-04-17: Move Fast and Break You – Literally Mark Zuckerberg

2018-04-17: Arcane Tech Tip: When using YouTube, specifically on the browser, pressing ‘k’ will …

2018-04-17: I went from 33.6kbps dial-up to speeds of 1Mb/s on Rogers Wave. Incredible! – James Koole, …

2018-04-17: Google-backed startup Mobvoi just announced TicPods Free – TicPods Free are like AirPods for …

2018-04-17: Want to use the canonical shrug? @kitt has you covered: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

2018-04-17: A big lie of the closed web is that you can have a frictionless experience in there. You …

2018-04-17: Who Do Tax Breaks Benefit? – John Green (Hint: not poor people.)

2018-04-17: I always underestimate how long something is going to take. – Hank Green in How to Stop Being …

2018-04-17: Part 1.b of improving my health: my skin does not react well to the material the Flex is made of. Oh …

2018-04-17: One of my favourite things about Casey Neistat’s vlog is the music he uses in the videos. I …

2018-04-17: The official Micro.blog metal band shall be called Apolacyptic. Thanks, @JacksonOfTrades. 🤘

2018-04-17: Two tracks on Bandcamp that I’ve been meaning to share: Blog Vrothers by Michael Aranda i r …

2018-04-16: Micro Monday? How about the Micro.blog slack. It’s more than a simple source of help; …

2018-04-15: Availability of trackpads (whatever variation) for Windows 10 is a shit show. Hopefully Microsoft …

2018-04-14: Between @vishae, @matigo, and myself all talking about new homes I think we need a Micro.blog Moving …

2018-04-14: ASCII shrug is the canonical web shrug.

2018-04-13: There’s a pretty good conversation regarding multi-platform support for Micro.blog and related …

2018-04-13: Part 1 of improving and better maintaining my health.

2018-04-13: Hah, coincidence: I’m catching up on Core Intuition and recently listened to Manton and Daniel …

2018-04-12: Wavelength for Micro.blog I can’t use the app (hi 👋 third-party devs) but native support for …

2018-04-12: app.net is on the way … 🤔

2018-04-12: A particularly good post from Jason Kottke about why we do things. It pairs nicely with his recent …

2018-04-12: Why I Don't Use Twitter I recently talked about my discontent with Twitter, having been on-and-off again with the whole …

2018-04-11: Inspired by Marcelo’s latest edition of his homescreen experiment, here’s my latest …

2018-04-10: So we’re all clear: If Jack Dorsey could be Mark Zuckerberg he would take that deal in a …

2018-04-10: Weighing up the £200 lump-sum cost of yearly WP-hosted (to get access to plugins) against the cost …

2018-04-09: HP are about to release the Chromebook x2, a Chrome OS tablet. Considering how happy I am with my …

2018-04-09: Tonight is the night I begin my binge-catch up on Micro.blog-focused podcasts: Micro Monday …

2018-04-09: Jack's Clusterfuck Sandwich If my preferred Twitter client on Android (Flamingo) is made worse by the continued work of Jack and …

2018-04-09: I’ve been using the official Twitter client as my only access on mobile and, honestly, …

2018-04-09: Coolest use of colors to actually help people. – Jen Scharl stumbled upon brilliant design in …

2018-04-09: Systemic Racism at Work Imagine shitting on a child for having the gall to be excellent. Assholes.

2018-04-07: Pro Tip: yelling at people to leave established social media services for something that is not as …

2018-04-07: One of my biggest hopes for MB is that non-Apple alternative apps are developed at an accelerated …

2018-04-07: Podcasters have sold Squarespace HARD for years and it turns out they have a limit on their podcast …

2018-04-04: Twitch gamer teams up with his son This is like the beginning of Up. 😭

2018-04-04: Top of my Web Wishlist of Small Things: Every company that makes something in the arts stops …

2018-04-03: A week without home internet is like being slowly choked by an invisible version of Superman; you …

2018-04-02: I’m listening to the latest ATP, speficially the discussion about Apple’s education …

2018-03-31: … in city centers, buses and trains are often the best way to get around, which presents a …

2018-03-31: Shearing The Sheep Sarah Andersen’s latest comic is brilliant.

2018-03-31: Between Marcelo Marfil’s love letter and Allen Pike’s guide for your inbox it’s …

2018-03-31: Ramin Djawadi’s cover of Heart-Shaped Box is all I can listen to right now. Oh, also, the new …

2018-03-31: Do I Wanna Know? is a particularly good song late into the night. 🎶

2018-03-31: ZTE Tempo Go is the US’s first Android Go phone, on sale today for $80 Could be: a back-up device, a …

2018-03-31: … Glitch has delivered an easier way for coders to create on the web right from the start, …

2018-03-31: If you get tired of just looking at the Internet, the Chromebook Tab 10 can also run Android apps. …

2018-03-30: Looks like we need a MB support group for flakey CMS users. I’m definitely in this boat and …

2018-03-30: OK – The Most Popular Word in the World

2018-03-30: At first glance micro.blog is like Twitter — a micro blogging service (clever name, eh?). But that …

2018-03-30: Catching up on MB feels like a reward. 😄

2018-03-30: I made a ‘faves’ playlist on Pocket Casts (incidentally, Shifty Jelly just released a …

2018-03-30: Last year, Elon Musk personally urged workers not to unionize, and promised to provide them with …

2018-03-30: In an excellent Twitter thread, Seanan McGuire talks about fanfic, gender, power in society, and …

2018-03-29: Messages in iCloud appears to be vapourware.

2018-03-28: Tonight’s fun involves seeing Labyrinth at the British Music Experience, along with a display …

2018-03-28: Can’t Stop continues to contain my favourite intro to a song. 🎶

2018-03-28: Open Live Writer looks like the only genuine piece of software that can provide Windows users with …

2018-03-28: I’m currently catching up on my podcasts, having been out of the loop for six weeks, and …

2018-03-27: Is it just me or did the web used to use on more to refer to a subject; they made a post on the …

2018-03-27: Astonishing selection of photographs from this year’s Sony World Photography Awards Open …

2018-03-27: Watched Atomic Blonde a couple of nights ago. Was a lot of fun, and refreshing to see an action …

2018-03-27: Underfunded, lacking adequate training, and lead by people who operate within a shamefully sub-par …

2018-03-26: It’s struck me that tech bloggers and podcasters spend so much energy and resources on talking …

2018-03-24: The thing about The Beatles is that it’s unabashed, genuine expression of whatever inspired …

2018-03-24: I’m almost due for another run through Community and Parks and Recreation. 📺

2018-03-22: Question! What kind of assholes would create and publish a nasty poster that guilt-trips an author …

2018-03-22: I just used my Pixel to unlock my Chromebook for the first time… now I’m starting to …

2018-03-22: The Post Move Master Task List took some big hits this week; new doctor fully registered; first vet …

2018-03-22: 1Password’s dedication to multiple platforms is one of many signs that marks them out as a top …

2018-03-20: Testing Quill…

2018-03-20: Fortunately tech-savvy people are deleting their Facebook accounts. That only leaves people who are …

2018-03-20: Superfruit’s addictive talent takes such a pure form in Worth It (Perfect). (Also, the video …

2018-03-20: It’s Micro Monday somewhere so I’m going to talk about @oyam, who shares both a …

2018-03-20: Late late night Beatles and some MB… could be worse. 👋

2018-03-19: Spent the past couple of days getting up and running with Standard Notes, which I think could pair …

2018-03-18: There’s now a link to your MB user profile, in the blue Welcome! bar, as detailed in this …

2018-03-17: One of the things I love most about Vikings is the intro song, If I Had A Heart by Fever Ray. 🎶

2018-03-16: Micro.blog: a network of rabbit holes.

2018-03-16: Microception: I favourited this post.

2018-03-16: I think circles are pointless.

2018-03-15: We need to care about stuff again. Caring is so underrated! In which John Green nails it again.

2018-03-15: Moo.do looks like a genuine candidate for me to replace Workflowy and TickTick, whilst leveraging …

2018-03-15: It is complicated, but appropriately so. Oftentimes that’s the difference between a UI that’s …

2018-03-14: I like it when John Green talks about our attempts as humans to just be a global population. A lot …

2018-03-14: Nothing is quite as heartening as seeing people blackmail app devs in store reviews. Nice work, …

2018-03-13: Home screen – March 2018

2018-03-12: The fact that there’s a Star Trek emoji but not a Doctor Who emoji continues to give me cause …

2018-03-12: Oh, it’s Micro Monday. That reminds me to point you towards @eli who both thoughtfully …

2018-03-11: Whilst we’re still recovering from the move two weeks ago, I am reminded that cats have an …

2018-03-11: Hm Boutet’s celebratory image for reaching 1000 subs on YouTube is a fair reflection of their …

2018-03-11: I have now fully given up on self-hosting. I tried a wordpress.org install on Dreamhost whilst …

2018-03-10: The only downside with Micro.blog so far is that I have been exposed to the allure of hobbies and …

2018-03-10: Quick thoughts after two weeks with the Pixel 2: Google Assistant is brilliant. System flexibility …

2018-03-10: … he brought knives, and was scared away by students throwing their backpacks at him. …

2018-03-10: Feeling even better about my newly acquired Pixel 2. Tip: if you read a review for the Pixel and the …

2018-03-08: Today is a day in which I am particularly sad about not being able to drive.

2018-03-07: Weird. I submitted a post in the afternoon, it went through as usual but didn’t appear …

2018-03-05: Two days without my anti-histamine and I’m about ready to rip my skin off.

2018-03-04: Recently started playing Unravel. I adore these types of games.

2018-03-04: Learning (via email no less) that double tapping the power button on my phone opens the camera is …

2018-03-03: Now this is a good way to start Saturday.

2018-03-03: Today’s excitement; a positive health appointment; Pixel 2 successfully ordered; Thor: …

2018-03-03: Recipe for Lemons The past few weeks have been, uh, interesting. As I mentioned in the last post on my site it’s …

2018-03-02: Aaaaaand… we’ve moved. 👋

2018-02-18: Converting the majority of your home into a collection of boxes is a process that is never not, …

2018-02-17: Time to shut down the big computer. No more desktop until Tuesday and no internet for it probably …

2018-02-17: Adventures In Moving The past couple of weeks have been an increasing number of stressful events, growing slightly up …

2018-02-17: Two things could happen to encourage Twitter to maintain a Mac app: Apple takes the …

2018-02-16: I set up cross-posting to Twitter from this feed but changed my mind within a couple of days. …

2018-02-15: Square photos look so good in the tl. Nice work, Micro.bloggers. 👍

2018-02-15: Destroy all guns.

2018-02-15: Turns out Apple’s latest entry into a market comes with furniture-damaging consequences. Yet …

2018-02-15: This is one of the many reasons I’m happy to see @manton starting strong with an anti-ad …

2018-02-14: Of course even the website for Seth Godin’s new podcast is good. Look forward to getting …

2018-02-14: You know that thing when your body does not appreciate this whole ‘moving house’ thing? …

2018-02-13: Paul Rudd is 48 years old. 😱

2018-02-13: When does season 2 start. 😍🖖

2018-02-12: Don’t tempt me Frodo! – me everytime I see something that I want

2018-02-12: Speaking of John Frusciante, this post of his from a few years ago is great. What a guy.

2018-02-12: I forgot just how much I miss Frusciante-era Chili Peppers.

2018-02-12: Over In A Snap. In which MKBHD covers Snapchat’s problems. Well, some of them.

2018-02-12: Ads that will never run by Alex Bertulis Fernandes is a lot of fun.

2018-02-12: Currently watching Google’s Ocotober event and, well, I’m impressed. Certainly looking …

2018-02-10: Robin Rendle’s post about RSS is so good that I’ve added it to my Feeds page. 👌

2018-02-09: I recently started running the app for Google import and backups again. It got stuck on the amount …

2018-02-09: Can confirm: Spotify’s (not even great) desktop app puts both iTunes and Apple Music to shame. …

2018-02-08: Currently testing out a return to Google’s software, with an eye toward going back to Android …

2018-02-07: Things I’m transferring manually since the built-in import/export functions aren’t …

2018-02-07: Trying Spotify for the first time. So far it’s much better than music via Apple, especially as …

2018-02-07: Elon Musk can send a car into space but people in his country still don’t have access to clean …

2018-02-07: You know, for a (relatively) long time I’ve been planning on going all in on Apple. The …

2018-02-06: Reminder: Capitalism does not mean companies are authoritarian entities.

2018-02-06: In 1999, David Hyde Pierce said this: The greatest honour the Academy has ever given me, is to put …

2018-02-06: John Mahoney died. :(

2018-02-06: Brent Simmons has an email tip that you really need to know.

2018-02-05: Normal people need help setting up a blog-centred website whilst retaining a decent level of control …

2018-02-05: The Day After Failing At An Attempt To Do Something New is usually difficult. Fortunately tomorrow …

2018-02-05: That was a fun day. It’s fair to say I’m not hosting my own site, certainly not for the …

2018-02-05: I just remembered people mentioning they host Jekyll on GitHub Pages and now think maybe… I …

2018-02-04: Well that was fun. Tried Linode, using PuTTY to get a website going. Totally failed since I really …

2018-02-04: Nothing like a stalled Apache install to maintain my serious doubts about going deep into indie web. …

2018-02-04: I ran into a problem with getting my server going and… I solved it. I forgot just how good …

2018-02-04: I wonder if @gruber has seen the latest pop-up based bullshit from Medium. Coercing people to create …

2018-02-04: I am full of 👏 for the beginning to this week’s atp. Siracusa on fire.

2018-02-04: Started planning out my site’s move from WordPress Hosted to a self-hosted option. Seem to be …

2018-02-04: Are there Superb Owls? Is that tonight?

2018-02-04: Recent talk about web feeds inspired me to edit myFeeds page. It’ll be improved, hopefully …

2018-02-04: Closed Means Closed Ed Cormany recently shared a link to a step-by-step tutorial for the Apple-owned Workflowapp. Not …

2018-02-03: Marco Arment’s recent observation about software and how Apple appears to be continuing to …

2018-02-02: Subscribing to newsletters in Feedbin is my new favourite thing. Thanks for mentioning that, @belle. …

2018-02-02: If the web is a river, Micro.blog is water, where Twitter and Facebook are dams. – Brent …

2018-02-02: International Correspondence Writing Month looks like a lot of fun. Typically, I am in the midst of …

2018-02-02: Change (Note:This was originally written in the Spring of 2017.)   I’m tired more often and …

2018-02-01: It’s good to see Apple clarifying HomePod audio but as @ismh says, the confusion is …

2018-02-01: Discomfort (Note: This was originally written in the Spring of 2017.)   Is it a motivator? I think so. …

2018-01-31: Liverpool’s Camp And Furnace is holding an anti-Valentine’s Day event, “Burn Your …

2018-01-31: Courtesy (Note: This was originally written in the Spring of 2017.) I wonder how long it takes for somebody …

2018-01-31: If there’s one thing I always enjoy about Apple events it’s the new music. Right now …

2018-01-31: Being restricted to an iPod Classic and iTunes for Windows as my means for podcast listening has …

2018-01-31: I see a number of people talk about “I’m not sure if Micro.blog can replace …

2018-01-30: Interesting (Note:This was originally written on the 5th of February, 2017.)   What makes something worth …

2018-01-30: A fine suggestion from @pratik regarding Micro Monday posts joining the growing aggregated …

2018-01-30: The only thing I have to say about Discovery at the moment is that I’ve never been more proud …

2018-01-30: I’m still thinking about Patriot. The pace of each episode is careful, one of the reasons it …

2018-01-30: Jason Kottke writes about Jade Hameister in A woman’s place is at the South Pole Reminder: if …

2018-01-30: Is HomePod a failure yet? Did anybody check? WON’T SOMEBODY MAKE SURE THAT CUPERTINO STILL …

2018-01-29: LP - Muddy Waters [Audio] I keep coming back to this song. It just hooks into my mind somehow, you …

2018-01-29: This week on Micro Monday I want to talk about @Verso, who opens up rabbit holes, asks questions …

2018-01-29: A Process (Note: This was originally written in 2015.)   So I was recently listening to Wil …

2018-01-29: First Site Updates I’ve made a few updates over the last few days and as much as I’m enjoying working on …

2018-01-29: Does anybody have a good resource about using alt and title tags? I only want to implement them if …

2018-01-29: Maxime Chevalier-Boisvert talks about her new job, having left Apple last year: Another great perk …

2018-01-28: 👆Profile edit; something a little less sparse.

2018-01-28: Getting chores done is my favourite new answer to “What did you do today?” 💪

2018-01-28: Claire Field is going to talk about pain at a conference forthe TM Society and I couldn’t be …

2018-01-28: Taking Writer Offline (Note:This was originally written on the 31st of January, 2017.)   Today I took Writer into …

2018-01-28: Kesha – Praying An uplifting end to the week. 🙏

2018-01-28: Can’t stop thinking about the dynamic between podcasters who say they don’t trust …

2018-01-28: Phew! All caught up on my mentions and a chunk of my tl from today. Feels much more satisfying as …

2018-01-27: I wonder if the juxtaposition of IndieWeb and Apple enthusiasts is as interesting as I think it is. …

2018-01-27: I encourage you to click the button at the bottom of this post and help Aleksandar Todorović break …

2018-01-26: Three new things I have recently started using are making me happy: Typora Brain.fm Feedbin As a …

2018-01-26: Annoyed at the Past Becky Hansmeyer’s thoughts about keeping old posts made me think of the posts I have written …

2018-01-25: There’s a great conversation about gender diversity happening on Micro.blog right now.

2018-01-23: M A N I A, the new Fall Out Boy album is pretty fucking good.

2018-01-23: I love what Stephen Fry has to say about podcasts, especially from the POV that they just fit so …

2018-01-22: Two recommendations in one: the Instantaneous Gram episode of the Do By Friday podcast includes a …

2018-01-22: Great post from @cdevroe in which he interviews @manton about Micro.blog. A good way to introduce …

2018-01-21: I’ve just finished listening to “After Laughter”, Paramore’s latest album …

2018-01-21: IndieWeb progress By IndieWeb I mean in an informal way as a general idea, since I’m not yet au fait with …

2018-01-19: Shahid Kamal makes a clear case for the lack of Pro in the MacBook Pro Obviously this is not the …

2018-01-19: Michael Singletary talks about Fears of the IndieWeb I have the same anxiety about bridging my …

2018-01-18: Nintendo reveals Nintendo Labo for the Switch Nintendo are well and truly back on top of their game. …

2018-01-18: In which Manton reveals the Micro.blog stamp. Micro.blog; where stamps are more prevalent than …

2018-01-17: Bring It in 2018 This has been delayed, which is obvious, but I’m still determined to have basic goals for the …

2018-01-17: Feeling overwhelmed and losing focus often go hand-in-hand for me. It’s so much easier to …

2018-01-17: Just finished reading the updated help page for Micro.blog, “Setting up Wordpress”. The …

2018-01-17: Start at the Start It’s one thing to think about making something and putting it out into the world but quite …

2018-01-14: Great post! I see this a lot in my timeline. It makes me happy. :)

2018-01-03: As @becky says Micro.blog appears to be getting quite the New Years bounce. It’s especially …

2018-01-03: One thing I remember about the new year, each year, but only after I have been bitten; It’s …

2018-01-01: Micro.blog and Micro-Communities via @douglane – Clear and coherent thoughts on Micro.blog and …

2017-12-25: Merry Christmas everybody!

2017-12-14: Hey did you hear that Apple computers are expensive. Pass on this super secret tip!

2017-12-14: Oh! A ‘New Post’ button. Excellent work, @manton. 👌

2017-12-12: My site for all of my blogging + Micro.blog for an all-in-one feed, comments, and discussion. A …

2017-12-11: Homescreen (December 2017)

2017-12-09: Dear Mr. Iwata – Just lovely.

2017-12-09: Another good post from @cole007, with this brilliant line: Disgust has become the oxygen of …

2017-12-08: British Civility and the Lack Thereof From @cole007: This is perhaps the problem of party politics, where tribalism, allegiance and blind …

2017-12-05: House of Cards to resume production with Robin Wright as lead 💯

2017-12-05: The “Android Love Curve” by @mattbirchler hits on an exact feeling that I have had. In …

2017-12-05: From @Vincent: I hope this site will outlive me, somehow, in an archive. I only know how to write …

2017-12-03: Starting to see why WP hosted costs as little as it does. Some of the missing features from using WP …

2017-11-26: Pro Tip: I will never not favourite posts that feature pictures of cats and dogs.

2017-11-25: My 5s is no longer a paperweight; yay! Related: damn you, kitty.

2017-11-25: The updated Discover page is looking very nice indeed. :)

2017-11-19: My phone is currently a paperweight. Now down to using my iPod Classic for podcasts and music. In …

2017-11-11: Charging my 5S has become difficult to the point of frustration. So now, I’m setting up my …

2017-11-11: Charging my 5S has become difficult to the point of frustration. So now, I’m setting up my …

2017-11-09: Last month I put a stop to an infinity project that had become at odds with everything it had …

2017-11-06: Destroy all guns.

2017-11-04: Finally moving from Lastpass to 1password. It’s… awkward.

2017-11-02: Cortex is a great podcast. Hm Boutet made it even better: Playlist

2017-10-28: On some days you just need to take a look at some dancing lemurs.

2017-10-25: Good afternoon, Liverpool.

2017-10-23: New playlist. This is definitely @manton’s fault.

2017-10-21: CGP Grey and Kurzgesagt strike again. They are quickly becoming my favourite pair of …

2017-10-21: Immediate advantage of @microdotblog over Twitter: I’ve already spent a lot more time thinking …

2017-10-18: Oh what a day, what a lovely day!


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