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26 Jan, 2023: TIL our GP has all but removed the capacity to order medication via the small paper forms. The …

26 Jan, 2023: til.omg.lol 💖

26 Jan, 2023: For a business run by two people based in London, the delivery costs for Cortex Merch are painful. …

26 Jan, 2023: til @ lol 👀

25 Jan, 2023: Turns out Goldeneye for Nintendo Switch Online was enough to persuade me into opting for the …

25 Jan, 2023: To do: Set up my YouTube subscriptions in a reader. Test iCloud as a replacement for Gmail. …

25 Jan, 2023: Now that Mastodon usernames on Micro.blog no longer show the hostname, let’s see… …

25 Jan, 2023: Today I realised I need to stop tracking deliveries.

24 Jan, 2023: … it’s important that Micro.blog stays true to its blogging roots and unique take on social …

23 Jan, 2023: The alleviated weight from triaging important paperwork is quite something. Suddenly so many things …

21 Jan, 2023: I only had one more book to add to a shelf for tonight and then Micro.blog… just fails. Darn.

20 Jan, 2023: Mozilla are now forcing a button into the toolbar for Firefox. One of the main reasons I use this …

20 Jan, 2023: I don’t think personal bloggers owe their audiences anything. It is almost irrelevant if you …

19 Jan, 2023: Between the behaviour of Nadella and Musk re; layoffs, I know which company I’d consider for …

18 Jan, 2023: Stationery is much more attractive than any slab of glass or metal. There are times when software is …

18 Jan, 2023: The updated Micro.blog homepage is brilliant. Great job, @jean, @vincent, and @manton!

17 Jan, 2023: Apple being the first tech company of the year to announce new hardware feels weird. It probably …

17 Jan, 2023: I’ve increasingly made use of the word “publishing” whenever I talk about actions …

16 Jan, 2023: Listening to Draw (Dorian Concept Remix), by Cid Rim. 🎵

16 Jan, 2023: TIL the Statue of Liberty is not in New York.

16 Jan, 2023: 1 coffee down

15 Jan, 2023: Infrequent reminder that Manton Reece was angry about this 11 years ago, and then did something …

15 Jan, 2023: Can you imagine the size of the file containing project names at Google?

14 Jan, 2023: Re-watched Dune… Villeneuve is a force unto himself.

14 Jan, 2023: The best way to travel around the web is to always remember one thing: Not everything is for you.

14 Jan, 2023: I tapped a button on Overcast and have no idea what happened. Had a look on the website and Marco …

14 Jan, 2023: 🎮 Marvel’s Spider-Man (2018) - ★★★★★ (posted via Lantern)

12 Jan, 2023: One day the Micro.blog team will include a Mastodon Developer, for sure. 😂

10 Jan, 2023: testing the new bookmarklet

10 Jan, 2023: TIL about Whoop and now I know that I definitely lack any interest in getting a new Apple Watch. A …

9 Jan, 2023: I like Letterboxd — it is a great example of how a modern social network should behave, from what …

9 Jan, 2023: The great thing about the new UI for the Micro.blog Mac app is that I can now train myself out of …

9 Jan, 2023: I enjoyed reading the first week of Jason Becker’s new project, “Letters”. …

8 Jan, 2023: When people complain about “the long dark cold nights of winter” I’m over here …

7 Jan, 2023: Last night, thanks to TaskPaper, I used the Mac’s Script Editor for the first time. Between …

7 Jan, 2023: Tiffany White has organised a fundraiser, having been left in a bad situation thanks to… …

4 Jan, 2023: Now that we live much closer to London and life here is definitively much better when compared to …

4 Jan, 2023: I’ve been thinking about the Twitter account for TIL, especially in light of the work …

4 Jan, 2023: Can anybody confirm that it is the year 2023 and Apple Calendar has no Mark All As Read for the …

3 Jan, 2023: As well as the 2.7 release of the Mac app today, there are a couple of other very nice touches to …

3 Jan, 2023: One of the things I am most looking forward to learning about Micro.blog themes is Hugo templating. …

1 Jan, 2023: 🥃

31 Dec, 2022: Time to spend the last hour of the year putting away festive decorations and preparing a glass of …

31 Dec, 2022: Enjoyed Andy Nicolaides' post Being An Introvert. I’m unsure if I would call myself an …

31 Dec, 2022: Jamie Thingelstad’s post On Audience Capture is well worth a read. This is a good example as …

31 Dec, 2022: We didn’t buy Flickr because we thought it was an amazing business opportunity—it was losing …

31 Dec, 2022: Mastodon posts above 300 characters make my timeline worse. I hope there will be ways to limit such …

30 Dec, 2022: Judging by the number of people using omg.lol in this conversation alone I’ve gone from maybe …

29 Dec, 2022: Cruyff, Maradona, and now Pele… the touchpoints of modern football are gone.

29 Dec, 2022: Maybe I’m hopelessly naive, or too generous towards developers but the Release notes section …

29 Dec, 2022: Anyways, dozens, and all with their unique handwriting. And today, for whatever reason, that was all …

29 Dec, 2022: The packaging for the Midori is made to a higher standard than practically all of the physical …

29 Dec, 2022: There is an episode in the final series of His Dark Materials, in which a traumatic separation …

28 Dec, 2022: TIL Norah Jones' father is Ravi Shankar.

28 Dec, 2022: I need to not get into lego, ok Micro.blog. I’m already in the rabbit hole of pen and paper …

27 Dec, 2022: You don’t need to “bring back blogging”. You don’t need to harp on about …

25 Dec, 2022: It is Christmas my dudes

21 Dec, 2022: Hogan took his first trip with us on a bus today. It was a short journey but everything went well, …

21 Dec, 2022: I heard my second LP song this year. I have yet to hear more but I’m confident that I’ll …

21 Dec, 2022: Tenth day of consecutive journalling complete. The positive consequences are potentially endless. 💪 …

18 Dec, 2022: Just used my dictionary for the first time in nearly two years. Feels good to be back in that space, …

18 Dec, 2022: Indiekit is firmly of the opinion that everyone should be able to enjoy the full benefits of …

18 Dec, 2022: the coffee got here 😭

17 Dec, 2022: It’s interesting to see how angry some people get when others say “I don’t want a …

16 Dec, 2022: Journalling has immediately become a relief valve. I need to try longer form writing and maybe even …

15 Dec, 2022: Anything before January of 2020 feels like it’s literally from another world.

14 Dec, 2022: For the past four days I have marked the beginning and end of my day by writing in my journal. This …

13 Dec, 2022: Work for @TIL 2.0 continues and I am looking forward to talking about it closer to the release date. …

13 Dec, 2022: It’s good to see Matter announce their pricing plans. A subscription makes sense. I’ve …

11 Dec, 2022: Grant Wahl died? Fuck…

11 Dec, 2022: Time to get the house sorted for festive decorations and the like…

11 Dec, 2022: A Micro.blog festive get-together… 🤔 Like Micro Camp but just the free-form chatty bits. …

10 Dec, 2022: Internet Drama 🥱

9 Dec, 2022: I’m watching and listening to Terry Grier and Page Weber talk. Their conversation has me …

9 Dec, 2022: I’ve stopped using Maps apps. I started by gradually relying on them less and now I no longer …

9 Dec, 2022: I’ve come to realise the reason I have been ambivalent about the potential of a …

8 Dec, 2022: Just discovered Nero’s Notes and now I’m really in trouble. Further down the rabbit hole …

8 Dec, 2022: I see Getty have ruined Unsplash. The no free lunch idea holds firm.

8 Dec, 2022: Failed to start my journalling this morning. Going to spend time with the journal this …

8 Dec, 2022: The word relief looks odd. I never think I’ve spelled it correctly.

8 Dec, 2022: Nice one, Tim 😂

8 Dec, 2022: I love the website for Sandwich.

8 Dec, 2022: Festive coffee and tea order made :)

8 Dec, 2022: Lost On You, by LP, might be my favourite song of the past year…

8 Dec, 2022: I’ve just started using the new Pinned Profiles feature in @gluon and it is another great …

7 Dec, 2022: … or rebelled against the increasingly unattainable aesthetic standards and unsustainable …

7 Dec, 2022: I now have my Instagram feed in my web reader, thanks to Instagram Atom, by Ryan Barrett. Much …

7 Dec, 2022: Filled in the first page of my Theme System journal just now, preparing to start tomorrow morning. …

6 Dec, 2022: This well observed comment from Anna Havron is why I made @TIL. I’m attempting to be much more …

5 Dec, 2022: Who Said It: Kanye or Hitler? Garfunkel And Oates accidentally saw it in 2009.

4 Dec, 2022: … there’s a lot more recourse if there is a specific lie in mainstream media than there …

3 Dec, 2022: This year we’re adding a movie to the holiday season rotation: School of Rock. Unsure if it …

2 Dec, 2022: I just took my AirPods, connected to my Mac, out and rather than keep the song paused — via Apple …

2 Dec, 2022: lol Apple’s nagging notification about updating my iPhone’s software caused the device …

1 Dec, 2022: TIL that Basecamp made their editor available as open source.

29 Nov, 2022: Let’s see if I understand: The ActivityPub feature enables a version of your Micro.blog …

29 Nov, 2022: With each day I feel an increasing attraction towards people who respect the importance of context. …

29 Nov, 2022: ActivityPub support for Flickr would be an interesting idea, however the last I checked their native …

27 Nov, 2022: Just fucking do it. — Terry Grier with some honesty This is how I’ve been feeling more and …

27 Nov, 2022: One of my favourite things about Micro.blog is the blog part. I know lots of people have become …

27 Nov, 2022: The “it’s too complicated” complaints about Mastodon are the same as the …

26 Nov, 2022: We spent four hours outside today. First Hogan’s free-run, followed by the festive market. It …

26 Nov, 2022: Pared down the apps on my phone… creating an environment that is much less reliant on the …

26 Nov, 2022: Listening to MMHHMM, by LiamLRY 🎵

26 Nov, 2022: Listening to Boom Bap, by Todd Siesel 🎵

25 Nov, 2022: Per my last post, what a fantastic reminder that @kocienda is on Micro.blog.

25 Nov, 2022: Does that mean that any future famous business-owning government official will have a row of badges? …

25 Nov, 2022: The Pick-Me-Apps bundle from the folks at Unclutter is pretty damned good.

25 Nov, 2022: Listening to Friendly Neighbourhood Spider-Man (Lo-Fi), by Lunar Beats 🎵

23 Nov, 2022: More Robin Sloan: settling on definitions for “influencer” and “creator”. // …

23 Nov, 2022: Robin Sloan’s The lost thread is magical. Brilliant, up and down.

23 Nov, 2022: Woke up to the wonderful sight of @heyloura’s one-off amongst the falling emoji 😂

22 Nov, 2022: Frankly, Apple should have the balls to say okay, we’re moving to two-year macOS major version …

22 Nov, 2022: Less-panicked living In the past year we moved for work (my wife got opportunities that were not available in our …

22 Nov, 2022: YouTube and iMessage are the social networks very few Commenters seem to consider to be social …

22 Nov, 2022: I used “Writer” as the job title for a LinkedIn alert and it threw up an error saying …

22 Nov, 2022: Didn’t realise that Glass for Android is now a thing. So it’s now available on; the …

22 Nov, 2022: Now actively doing the Glass thing. Figuring out where and when I want to publish photos has been in …

22 Nov, 2022: Listening to Kanagawa Waves 1831, by The Geek x VRV, Fakear & Balkan Bump 🎵

22 Nov, 2022: “I was able to be a Mum,” she added. “And my kids could be kids, not just …

21 Nov, 2022: Zara McDermott has a rule book for her social media publishing I’ve been thinking about doing …

21 Nov, 2022: Two things: A hello page is such a good idea. I miss seeing Colin’s posts. Hope all is well. …

21 Nov, 2022: The fewer requirements we have, the less of a burden these requirements become. The more often we …

19 Nov, 2022: The scope of digital life is often underplayed or entirely misunderstood by a lot of people, whether …

19 Nov, 2022: Another day, another meal cooked for the first time in my life. 💪

19 Nov, 2022: Listening to Budapest by George Ezra 🎵

19 Nov, 2022: Listening to Oil and Water by Incubus 🎵

19 Nov, 2022: Listening to Maps by the Yeah Yeah Yeahs 🎵

18 Nov, 2022: The Qatar World Cup is not a festival of sport. It is the endorsement of what Human Rights Watch has …

18 Nov, 2022: Since 2010, thousands of migrant workers have died suddenly and unexpectedly in Qatar, despite …

18 Nov, 2022: I was not involved in the wider web, the world of blogs, or the tech hobbyist communities of the …

18 Nov, 2022: Perhaps Procter & Gamble doesn’t care of their making us into a nation of fat slobs, but there’s …

17 Nov, 2022: TIL that Mastodon posts bypass the Micro.blog timeline character limit.

15 Nov, 2022: I love this story about Jerome Gence.

15 Nov, 2022: Our sweet precious angel is at the salon for the first time and he immediately got excited, behaving …

15 Nov, 2022: I’ve made more meals in the past 2 months than the entirety of my life before then. Also, …

14 Nov, 2022: Small networks, large web. … mainstream levels of ease of use … — Jason Becker, on his blog When I read the …

14 Nov, 2022: You think you’ve seen gross poop, and then a dog joins your family.

13 Nov, 2022: Do we let creators/influencers/web projects end? An important question being asked by Jason Becker. …

13 Nov, 2022: People: “Twitter is great because I get to follow the news in real time” Me, thinking …

13 Nov, 2022: How is it half-way through November already…

13 Nov, 2022: The greatest trick YouTube ever pulled was convincing the world it wasn’t a social network.

13 Nov, 2022: I think it’s time for the pro-web people (yep that includes those of us who like Micro.blog) …

13 Nov, 2022: The return of inessential is my highlight of the week.

13 Nov, 2022: They should change it to “God Save the Adulterer”

11 Nov, 2022: Is it me or is iOS 16.1 still buggy with parts of the system, such as keeping your place in Messages …

11 Nov, 2022: Finding something other than a stream on literally two websites is unreasonably difficult. I …

10 Nov, 2022: The “Engage” page for the Bylines Network is a good example of an information hub; …

10 Nov, 2022: While it may be more fun and exciting to develop new features than fix bugs, and may even bring in …

10 Nov, 2022: I remembered why I like the concepts used on Mastodon, specifically the idea of a “local …

10 Nov, 2022: Stephen Fry leaves Twitter was not on my bingo card for 2022.

8 Nov, 2022: The conversation about increasing the character limit for the Micro.blog timeline is interesting. …

8 Nov, 2022: Now that I’ve failed another challenge, I can go back to rambling about tech purchases that I …

7 Nov, 2022: “Just pick a server” is not the life-changing advice some people seem to think of it as …

7 Nov, 2022: The fun part about spikes in activity on Micro.blog is all of the new feature requests that people …

6 Nov, 2022: I just learned that Riley Hawk — son of Tony — is 29 and my immediate reaction was “oh fuck …

6 Nov, 2022: I almost posted the dictionary definition of the word exempt. That is how much of a non-web day …

5 Nov, 2022: The admiration I have for people who do hard work for free will never lessen.

3 Nov, 2022: Between the increased volume of emails and now Substack’s new Chat feature, it’s fair to …

3 Nov, 2022: Today I took Claire’s driver’s licence with me to deposit a cheque. Fortunately I …

2 Nov, 2022: Currently listening to the soundtrack for Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater 3 and suddenly I’m a …

2 Nov, 2022: When a tagmoji appears in the Micro.blog timeline it would be cool if it automagically became a link …

2 Nov, 2022: Over the summer we watched two films close together, both of which were phenomenal; …

2 Nov, 2022: There are times when showing people alternative platforms like Micro.blog and Glass, that it feels …

2 Nov, 2022: I’ve yet to figure out how to get myself into the healthier sleeping routine that I already …

1 Nov, 2022: It’s Micro Monday! My pick for this week is our beloved community manager, @jean, who amongst …

31 Oct, 2022: A piece of wisdom I have come across in different forms, which holds greater truth the older I get: …

31 Oct, 2022: I have had difficulty working on @TIL. The majority of that stems from my life, and that of my …

29 Oct, 2022: We now have Homepods in the house. The primary reason is to help the animals with the impending …

29 Oct, 2022: Ever since Claire started her new job last month we have been able to regain the rhythm that comes …

28 Oct, 2022: To the Twitter evacuees: Welcome to a timeline in which our most shallow, instant, and entirely …

27 Oct, 2022: TIL that if you click on a GIF in the Micro.blog Mac app, to open it in a separate window as you …

25 Oct, 2022: I’m “Wondering just how viable an amateur radio set-up would be at the moment 🤔” …

25 Oct, 2022: Listening to To My Soul, by Jerry Folk 🎵

23 Oct, 2022: Trying out the free version of Bike, with an eye on replacing Workflowy. I’ve found that …

22 Oct, 2022: huh… I posted using Sunlit and two things happened: the text had to be above the photo but …

22 Oct, 2022: Double dog day is best day. Hogan is on the right, with his new friend Arlo on the left.

21 Oct, 2022: Watching Steve Jobs describe the screen of the original iPhone as “really big” and …

20 Oct, 2022: lol @ Eddie Howe talking about “the right way” of anything. What an absolute moron.

20 Oct, 2022: One of the reasons I dislike when people say, with great alarm, “I miss the old days of …

20 Oct, 2022: The current emergency in Shetland is exactly why I’ve come to draw a cynical eye towards not …

19 Oct, 2022: I wonder if Gruber will ask Federighi about the absolute shit-show that is Apple’s current …

19 Oct, 2022: Listening to some cryptex like it’s 2016. 🎵

19 Oct, 2022: Most excellent news: the return of Annie Mueller to Micro.blog 🎉

19 Oct, 2022: I’ve seen people on the web get offended when others are merely asking for help. It’s …

19 Oct, 2022: I must be old. I’m confused by the fact that I when I search for the soundtrack to a video …

19 Oct, 2022: Planning out my new analogue-based system for different kinds of notes in full and it feels good. A …

18 Oct, 2022: My thought: “wow I love the variety of blogging here on Micro.blog” My action: yet more …

18 Oct, 2022: I, being of a mature and reasonable disposition have decided to take one of two contrasting paths …

17 Oct, 2022: Woke up at 6 and stayed awake, despite sleeping far too late. Made some progress with the day so …

15 Oct, 2022: flu jab ✓

14 Oct, 2022: Missed the photo challenge. Birthdays and Hogan-centred visits have a way of making the social web …

11 Oct, 2022: Relying on online grocery shopping deliveries is one hell of a motivator for; organising the food …

11 Oct, 2022: The recent updates to ActivityPub on Micro.blog are further proof of the strength of the non-silo …

5 Oct, 2022: I’m going to try to replace the batteries of my watches. This feels like a slippery …

5 Oct, 2022: TIL the post preview feature on the Micro.blog Mac app is live. That’s a nice touch.

5 Oct, 2022: Craig Mod’s page for his SPECIAL PROJECTS program is very good.

4 Oct, 2022: In today’s You Know You Need Coffee When: -> use cmd-tab -> type the word …

4 Oct, 2022: Listening: D.A.N.C.E., by Justice 🎵

4 Oct, 2022: Listening: New Lands, by Justice 🎵

30 Sep, 2022: The remarks from senior coroner Andrew Walker re, the death of Molly Russell are both heartbreaking …

29 Sep, 2022: Listening: This Is Why, by Paramore 🎵

28 Sep, 2022: Listening: Misty, by Floppy Circus 🎵

28 Sep, 2022: I should go for a job in government. Clearly they’ll let anybody in.

28 Sep, 2022: Thanks Bosch washing machine. — Cole Henley

27 Sep, 2022: Listening: Deep Inside, by Safakash via Bad Faith Records 🎵

23 Sep, 2022: Every single time I dismiss the lock screen, my iPhone shows the “AirPods connected” …

22 Sep, 2022: Making the Mentions timeline more capable in the apps means that Micro.blog conversations become …

22 Sep, 2022: Yesterday’s updates to Micro.blog are bloody great.

21 Sep, 2022: As the initial heat from iPhone season dies down, I’ve returned to my previous plan and feel …

21 Sep, 2022: I drank my coffee whilst making coffee. This is the only way it works, eh, @JohnPhilpin.

21 Sep, 2022: I give a thumbs-down to any “lifetime” subscription that costs less than 10× the annual plan, and …

20 Sep, 2022: Another incomplete feature from Apple: AirPods connectivity. Allow me to connect the devices per …

20 Sep, 2022: exercise -> shower = good to go

19 Sep, 2022: I don’t feel comfortable with some of the conveniences of the smartphone. Sure, as a back-up …

15 Sep, 2022: test (micro.blog seems to having issues with posts and the timeline)

15 Sep, 2022: … the authors speculate that the therapy led to a “rebooting of the immune system”. — Ian …

15 Sep, 2022: The Neistats are back in New York… the world is gradually recovering some of its former …

14 Sep, 2022: re, Needless ratings Do you know what happens when we buy something from our local shops? we finish …

14 Sep, 2022: As a result of the move from last year, we are no longer using a TV anywhere in the house and I no …

14 Sep, 2022: When it comes to technology, my knowledge largely comes from my lack of fear over trying new things …

13 Sep, 2022: Well I’m never going to Center Parcs. Utter madness.

12 Sep, 2022: I’ve just read How to Write a Blog Post for the first time. Wow.

12 Sep, 2022: A great developer can come from anywhere is one of my favourite pieces of writing. Whenever I …

12 Sep, 2022: Lock-screen widgets from third-party developers — the main reason I updated so quickly — are not …

9 Sep, 2022: I think I’m ready — once the money is available — to get a traditional phone and keep my …

9 Sep, 2022: If you pay for Apple Music Family for, say, 10 years. That is £1,800. Now say the price of the …

9 Sep, 2022: New Apple workout idea: Home-making. I can work at a fair clip when I’m getting a bunch of …

9 Sep, 2022: Doppler for Mac 2.1 is a damned good update.

8 Sep, 2022: It’s amazing to me how easily people misunderstood the scale of Apple’s operations. The …

7 Sep, 2022: The new AirPods Pro have better battery? That’s enough for me.

30 Aug, 2022: This is a complicated subject, and so I understand why it doesn’t get spoken about in public …

30 Aug, 2022: Vincent has an interesting posts on keeping things simple, with some good advice for people like …

25 Aug, 2022: Watching Cartoon Network get thrown into the memory hole is yet another sign that the plans we have …

24 Aug, 2022: I wish I could more easily share conversations on Micro.blog. Even this manual process of …

23 Aug, 2022: Changes to Apple’s podcasting hosting requirements means there’s a chance of more work …

22 Aug, 2022: I’ve just opened the Micro.blog Help Centre to find that I’ve been logged out of my …

22 Aug, 2022: Later this year Save Tonight will be 25 years-old. 🎵

18 Aug, 2022: Federico Viticci’s damning conclusion with regard to the state of Stage Manager is the latest …

17 Aug, 2022: Gruber’s latest post regarding the new version of the Mac’s System Settings and SwiftUI …

17 Aug, 2022: Sometimes I’ll thread my posts as replies, whilst other times I’ll make a separate short …

17 Aug, 2022: Per my cloud-fist-shaking regarding the disatisfying experience of music via streaming and social …

17 Aug, 2022: Currently listening: To My Soul by Jerry Folk 🎵

14 Aug, 2022: DOG PARK WAS FULL OF LITTLE ANGELS ALL JUST COPING WITH THE HEAT ✨blessed morning walk✨

11 Aug, 2022: I find the tools and gadgets of the web interesting, however I can only get excited if they serve a …

10 Aug, 2022: Slept through the high temperature of the day. Eh… a little extreme; I think half as much …

10 Aug, 2022: The Play app, by Marcos Tanaka, now includes support for Vimeo and for YouTube playlists. A very …

10 Aug, 2022: I’ve become wary of people who justify every single feature request for software with the …

8 Aug, 2022: This is a tired good boy, who passed his qualification as an assistance companion today and is now a …

8 Aug, 2022: We’re in a boat, rowing together, & we cross the finish line together or not at all. — Kent …

8 Aug, 2022: People are not machines. Writers and artists aren’t machines. Neil Gaiman’s Entitlement …

8 Aug, 2022: Putting Music in its Place Just now, over my morning coffee, I’ve been listening to an album from the 70s, deep in the Era of …

8 Aug, 2022: I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by. — Douglas Adams

3 Aug, 2022: A drink for @vincent who is currently handling a lot of feedback for the new Micro.blog profile …

3 Aug, 2022: I searched for “Stationery near me” on Apple Maps and one of the results was for a …

3 Aug, 2022: A new tab for Micro.blog profiles: Recommended Posts from the timeline that you flag for sharing …

2 Aug, 2022: Profile changelog: added “Writer, coffee-drinker, and herder of small beasts.”

2 Aug, 2022: My blog’s changelog: simonwoods.online —> swoods.net

31 Jul, 2022: One of the fun things about working on 2.0 for TIL is finding website tech that might just work well …

28 Jul, 2022: oh… tumblr does the gross account sign-up wall now as well? And look, an advert for… …

26 Jul, 2022: 1 day no soda

24 Jul, 2022: We now live in “people leave the roof of their convertible down in a public car park” …

24 Jul, 2022: Weezer’s Keep Fishin' is probably still the best music video I have ever seen 🎵

24 Jul, 2022: Semi-Charmed Life, by Third Eye Blind is 25 years-old 🎵

23 Jul, 2022: I miss @smokey a lot. With that in mind, I’m going to return to posting @monday …

23 Jul, 2022: Unpaid, but productive. — Anna Havron, absolutely fucking nailing it. For those people who are …

20 Jul, 2022: You Don’t Want a Gas Stovetop

20 Jul, 2022: Blessed normal summer heat has returned 😭

19 Jul, 2022: Wildfires in England… THIS IS FINE

19 Jul, 2022: TIL Hugo Conf is a thing.

19 Jul, 2022: One of my favourite parts of Micro.blog are the photos. Sunlit is on my home screen, alongside Glass …

17 Jul, 2022: send help I’m turning into a snob for Mac apps

17 Jul, 2022: Very happy to see Ludovico Einaudi at NPR’s tiny desk 🎵

15 Jul, 2022: I love the choral moments from The Lord of the Rings soundtracks… — Holly Honeychurch, …

15 Jul, 2022: When I find myself in better moments, rediscovering the good routines that not only make me happy …

13 Jul, 2022:

10 Jul, 2022: Hi 👋 If you’re looking at the reply box to an announcement from a software developer, and they …

8 Jul, 2022: Crabulo.us is the best new social network I’ve seen. 10/10 would recommend

5 Jul, 2022: huh… can’t publish image-only posts from the Mac app. I thought this was an older issue …

3 Jul, 2022: big boy grillin on the roof

26 Jun, 2022: It is past time to stop talking to random people on the internet about serious issues. Especially if …

26 Jun, 2022: Seeing more instances of people asking a question on Micro.blog, including a cross-post to Twitter, …

22 Jun, 2022: A Micro.blog messaging app; mentions only; layered thread design; reply-all; auto-fill usernames; …

22 Jun, 2022: testing for new publishing status on the web

21 Jun, 2022: If we truly care about serious issues I’m afraid we’ll have to do more than just post on …

20 Jun, 2022: They really shouldn’t call it a mute switch whilst also bragging about how advanced the haptic …

20 Jun, 2022: Look @manton I found a way for you to use SwiftUI 😂

18 Jun, 2022: That I am taken by surprise when playing my music locally at the instantaneous nature of the …

18 Jun, 2022: The rain is here. The temperature has dropped. Cool air is passing through the house and it feels …

17 Jun, 2022: heatwave + clean bathroom + cold shower + coffee = pure joy

15 Jun, 2022: I am working on TIL 2.0, like I’ve mentioned a few times now, but I am also working on 1.9.8. …

15 Jun, 2022: You Know You’ve Been On The Internet For A While When: you instinctively use Select All + …

15 Jun, 2022: I took the right week for a break from publishing TIL 🥵

14 Jun, 2022: I use iA Writer for writing @TIL. It is the core of text creation for the entire project. So… …

12 Jun, 2022: Seeing people engage in the same miserable, moaning, repetitive dialogue about other social …

11 Jun, 2022: This is the next set-up I’m looking at (in the future because lol money): MacBook Pro …

11 Jun, 2022: Haptic feedback for the iPhone keyboard 🤔

11 Jun, 2022: One of things I’m working on for @TIL 2.0 is making the site easier to use. Better access via …

11 Jun, 2022: I’d love to work for Royal Mail; apparently you can just do a poor job and get paid for it …

10 Jun, 2022: I’ve reset my Apple Watch and put it away. I’ll go back to it if they ever improve the battery life …

9 Jun, 2022: I see Wirecutter has solidified its fall from grace.

9 Jun, 2022: Ben Thompson insits “The online world of social media is great because now when you meet up …

8 Jun, 2022: I’m grateful for the Micro.blog timelines being open and available. Account-based barriers for …

7 Jun, 2022: It’s a shame the live edition of The Talk Show won’t be streamed. That would have been …

7 Jun, 2022: I like that Bandcamp is the best supported music platform in the Micro.blog plug-ins directory.

6 Jun, 2022: Me: I’m going to stop using Apple’s apps because boo Apple: Announces actual meaningful …

6 Jun, 2022: Since there’s a new pin for WWDC, I’ll take this opportunity to share the Pins guide I …

6 Jun, 2022: The new issue of ICYMI is ready to go. Will be released in approximately 6 minutes.

5 Jun, 2022: I think it says a lot that writers and bloggers are finding a home in podcasts and on platforms like …

4 Jun, 2022: testing Draft prompt on closing compose window

4 Jun, 2022: Fixed a handful of bugs this morning, little things that no one notices and bigger things like push …

4 Jun, 2022: Safari is probably the most frustrating app I use; some websites and web tech inexplicably breaks …

3 Jun, 2022: I don’t like this thing and will now quit it, and then later fail to stop myself from going …

2 Jun, 2022: For people with the spare energy and time: youtube-dl. For people with the spare money and time: …

1 Jun, 2022: How the hell is it June already

30 May, 2022: Is post scheduling on Micro.blog broken for anybody else? The editor just submits from the Schedule …

30 May, 2022: This week’s issue of ICYMI is ready to go and will be sent in approximately 91 minutes. 📨

30 May, 2022: Have some stirring Einaudi to start your day :)

29 May, 2022: The reason I’m going to continue to use DuckDuckGo is the same reason I use Apple products — …

28 May, 2022: I was going to post something in a vague and sarcastic manner, then I decided against that idea. …

27 May, 2022: How Micro.blog threads could work: Publish original post, either long or micro. Make edits to post. …

25 May, 2022: I think of quoting in blogging as a social feature, in a good way. As such today’s Tip on TIL …

24 May, 2022: When I’m using the Micro.blog scheduler for @TIL, I feel like I’m having a good day.

24 May, 2022: I don’t understand it, or why you would do it. Maybe one day I will do it, but I don’t …

20 May, 2022: Nice work, Dunfermline 😂

17 May, 2022: Truro is calming 😌

11 May, 2022: “New post on launch” is a phenomenal feature in @gluon. Mix with “Focus …

11 May, 2022: But why go through the effort of blogging at all? If you like to engage with the world of ideas, …

9 May, 2022: Happy to see more major news organisations push against the influence of Twitter. We need clearer …

7 May, 2022: We met a border collie puppy today during Hogan’s walk 🥹

6 May, 2022: 8 gigs of RAM was a mistake…

6 May, 2022: lol @ losing Westminster

2 May, 2022: To all of those who have fought against the pandemic: thank you. You have performed miracles and …

2 May, 2022: Earlier tonight was the third session of a new D&D campaign. Oof I forgot how rough level 1 can …

26 Apr, 2022: Google got YouTube for an absolute steal.

26 Apr, 2022: What would happen if we didn’t tweet? — Leon Paternoster, Just step sideways round this grubby …

25 Apr, 2022: Making private promises. Remove the performance and all you have left is truth. Tiring but …

25 Apr, 2022: Looking to improve your fitness? Get a golden lab. 🤯

23 Apr, 2022: Metal detectors in the subway? I mean, sure, that makes sense.

23 Apr, 2022: The administration of running a home is like putting infinite scroll into a task manager.

22 Apr, 2022: Feature-less Progress I’m happy that Micro.blog doesn’t embed certain types of media in the timeline. …

20 Apr, 2022: To this day, Four Candles still has me in hysterics.

19 Apr, 2022: With the continuing decline of the BBC and the forthcoming decline of Channel 4, my interest in TV …

19 Apr, 2022: I always enjoy spotting new things on the Micro.blog web app.

19 Apr, 2022: … I’m a private person … I think if you do something and it turns out pretty …

17 Apr, 2022: I believe that our interactions online should be worth something, should be more meaningful than …

14 Apr, 2022: 11 days with Hogan. He is… well, we will forever know the time before Hogan and the time …

14 Apr, 2022: Rare item. +1 Productivity.

12 Apr, 2022: I wish there was a separated “design mode” for Micro.blog. Switching between blogs …

7 Apr, 2022: The Micro.blog community remains both the best and worst thing for your wallet 😂

6 Apr, 2022: Fretting about “the world” or “people” won’t help you to solve any …

6 Apr, 2022: Super glad to be personally invested in a social network that doesn’t have a billionaire …

4 Apr, 2022: The newest member of our family: Hogan.

2 Apr, 2022: I subscribed to Kermode & Mayo’s Take quicker than any other podcast.

2 Apr, 2022: One of my favourite things about the Micro.blog community is the proactive energy throughout. …

1 Apr, 2022: ha ha i get it its april fools good one

1 Apr, 2022: I like the differences between the official Micro.blog apps. A browser is not a Mac is not an iPhone …

31 Mar, 2022: Ode to Odd – 20syl 🎶

29 Mar, 2022: “The government wants to snoop on you!” … a person says, whilst giving a …

29 Mar, 2022: One of my favourite things on the internet is when somebody makes the comment “That’s …

28 Mar, 2022: Issue 11 of ICYMI is scheduled for release. If you subscribe now you’ll get all of last …

27 Mar, 2022: Where Did You Sleep Last Night – Leadbelly 🎶

25 Mar, 2022: There’s one more post set to be published this evening, and that’s the end of the week …

24 Mar, 2022: Some days are the best days.

17 Mar, 2022: Flickr are putting more features behind the Pro membership and further limiting free accounts. I am …

17 Mar, 2022: NFTs and Instagram are the perfect pairing.

16 Mar, 2022: Continental Europe successful synchronisation with Ukraine and Moldova power systems Excellent news. …

16 Mar, 2022: Finally, an emoji I understand: 🫤

16 Mar, 2022: Micro.boot

16 Mar, 2022: There’s a major update to Nova, mostly because the folks at Panic clearly knew that @vincent …

16 Mar, 2022: oh no my nft 🥲

12 Mar, 2022: The Themes and Plugins Panel from yesterday is great. Loved seeing a well-deserved mention for …

12 Mar, 2022: The quality of Micro Camp: my podcast-listening habit of simultaneous work is utterly defeated. If I …

11 Mar, 2022: I’ve been ill for the past couple of weeks, and it sucks. It’s fair to say this move was …

11 Mar, 2022: One of the reasons web feed tech is so good: reliability. My site currently doesn’t work in …

11 Mar, 2022: Enjoy Micro Camp everybody! 🎉 I can’t make it this time but I hope to be available for the …

9 Mar, 2022: The last item of a batch of adaptations has just been installed. A big step completed in making the …

8 Mar, 2022: It’s nice to see that Apple is interested in making good computers again.

6 Mar, 2022: “Putin the disruptor” The BBC with a lesson in how to be spineless.

4 Mar, 2022: Apple are going to announce the Classical subscription at this event aren’t they.

2 Mar, 2022: Glass for iPad looks pretty damn good The list of strong reasons for replacing the device I sold (to …

2 Mar, 2022: Made the mistake of watching a few minutes of this video on the new iMac in 4K 60FPS HDR… and …

28 Feb, 2022: Chatbots as replacements for human customer service agents should be made illegal.

28 Feb, 2022: Just used the Doppler Transfer app for the first time. Almost 800 songs and no problems, over Wi-Fi. …

26 Feb, 2022: It is the year 2022 and Siri still thinks fifty is fifteen. Turning over my egg-timer 13 times would …

24 Feb, 2022: I mean, you could just talk. – Ian Hislop absolutely nailing the pointless nature of Twitter …

23 Feb, 2022: Reminder: It is not our job to arbitrate the status of our species. You do nothing but waste your …

23 Feb, 2022: Middle Earth | Rivendell - Music & Ambience More time travel. Only now I have something to …

23 Feb, 2022: Doug Theme Live - Fred Newman and Dan Sawyer Time travel is real.

23 Feb, 2022: As well as The West Wing becoming an elusive animal of the wilds, the final season of Brooklyn …

23 Feb, 2022: The irony of not being able to buy the box set of The West Wing digitally, or currently stream it in …

18 Feb, 2022: Just saw a clip of the Kanye doc. I’m going to watch this thing as soon as I can. Seeing him …

16 Feb, 2022: What is Avatar? – David Chen saves you a web search.

15 Feb, 2022: To-do: regular blogging update site microcasting Micro.blog community groups

11 Feb, 2022: I’ve stopped trying to customise the icons on my iPhone Home Screen. It’s too awkward …

11 Feb, 2022: Forced labour eh, James Dyson.

9 Feb, 2022: When I see comments from people who haven’t realised that a photo they’re looking at is …

9 Feb, 2022: I never realised Write.as was doing so much… look at all that. It’s so good to see …

8 Feb, 2022: The other life-long hobby that has recently come to a halt: football. From playing when I was …

8 Feb, 2022: I’ve played video games for… 3 decades? At least? Most of my life. That has gradually …

8 Feb, 2022: One of my favourite Micro.bloggers returned and I totally missed it: See London through the eyes of …

8 Feb, 2022: Mac App Store not showing updates when one my most used apps does in fact have an update. Thanks …

8 Feb, 2022: I’m not commenting on performance improvements to Micro.blog. I feel we’re at the point …

8 Feb, 2022: Warmest day of the year so far here. A nice reprieve from the frost.

7 Feb, 2022: Let’s see how quickly this appears in the timeline…

7 Feb, 2022: Update for @TIL: full return next week. Also: Would it be good if there was a Facebook page for TIL, …

6 Feb, 2022: Oh, NFTs from the British Museum. Just as Dr. Sloane envisioned, I’m sure.

5 Feb, 2022: test

5 Feb, 2022: test

5 Feb, 2022: test

5 Feb, 2022: Waiting for iCloud to sync 2 very basic jpeg scans and wondering about the people at Apple who have …

4 Feb, 2022: Homescreen: February, 2022 (Thought Detox; Doppler; Camera; Messages)

3 Feb, 2022: I’m going to Micro Camp 2022 📅

3 Feb, 2022: We’re Thinking About Facebook Wrong Hank Green with 20 minutes that are worth your time.

1 Feb, 2022: Thinking about the crappy replies to Josh Wardle’s news. This doesn’t help the web at …

31 Jan, 2022: I feel like there was something I wanted to communicate about the seemingly illusory nature of human …

29 Jan, 2022: The moment Kurt Cobain exhales during “Where Did You Sleep Last Night”

28 Jan, 2022: Is Micro.blog struggling to publish at the minute or is that just me? The post was from Sunlit, …

28 Jan, 2022:

27 Jan, 2022: Mac OS 12.2: Music app is still junk.

26 Jan, 2022: New Kid on the Blog – Ulysses in 2021 Great to see Micro.blog included in the yearly review …

25 Jan, 2022: Four months since my first Mac, and a month since the new Mac: on my phone I’ve started typing …

25 Jan, 2022: 0.91 + plug-ins: the new hotness 0.54 + custom theme: it just works

22 Jan, 2022: Ah I see Twitter Blue just lost yet another mark against Micro.blog. The blissful lack of adverts …

20 Jan, 2022: Time to give iCloud passwords a proper test-run. Huh… export is not available for me in the …

19 Jan, 2022: Trying to use Apple Reminders in the same way I would Due and… yikes. With the likes of Due …

18 Jan, 2022: We’ve barely been living here, on the edge of the country, and already I find myself more and …

17 Jan, 2022: The inability to remove Apple Music from the Music app is bad enough. That you can’t do it …

17 Jan, 2022: Published another batch of updates for TIL earlier on, including a new post type and filter. The …

17 Jan, 2022: Micro.blog, expectations, and communication Clearly need to communicate this better. – Manton Reece Some rambling thoughts: The homepage …

17 Jan, 2022: Last week I brought @TIL back after the holiday break, which means in 20 minutes the weekly catch-up …

14 Jan, 2022: The bloke’s an arsehole 😂

14 Jan, 2022: I spotted a Ghost blog without any labels on it. Unsure if I should list that as a skill or problem.

13 Jan, 2022: The Pinebook Pro looks interesting…

13 Jan, 2022: I miss my iPad… it was still too limited for what I need in a primary machine but as a …

13 Jan, 2022: To the people defending the thievery of Wordle by saying “but Lingo the TV show”: Apps …

13 Jan, 2022: As soon as Micro.blog has account-switching on the web, I’ll be back on Safari. Firefox …

13 Jan, 2022: Searched for “wordle” on the App Store. Have no idea which one is real and which ones …

12 Jan, 2022: Been catching up on Seth Godin’s podcast. Good stuff.

12 Jan, 2022: Today I Learned returned yesterday, and now I have released a new update that includes the new …

10 Jan, 2022: The Prices of the Free Web Google search isn’t as good as it used to be—I suspect foul play through SEO – Rene van …

10 Jan, 2022: I’m relieved to see that Doppler made it onto the Mac. I’m going to get it as soon as I …

8 Jan, 2022: I’m going to work on my blog and make it look better. However, I’m also going to …

8 Jan, 2022: Why do I blog? Why do I share? What is the point? https://colinwalker.blog I read this and all I …

5 Jan, 2022: I made this terrible post yesterday, in which I expressed myself with toxic words and an awful …

4 Jan, 2022: Looks like you can’t upload HEIC to Flickr in Firefox for Mac 😬

4 Jan, 2022: My biggest fear for Micro.blog is that it will turn into Facebook for bloggers. Authenticity is …

4 Jan, 2022: Films are great because they’re enclosed stories. They end. They try to say something. They …

4 Jan, 2022: If all you do is talk about apps and services, you’re not really blogging. I couldn’t …

4 Jan, 2022: That thing wherein you’re struggling for sleep, feeling unhealthy, have miserable …

4 Jan, 2022: I’m thinking more about blogging and small businesses. I know a lot of people – …

4 Jan, 2022: The universe is both expanding and has no edge.

3 Jan, 2022: There are times when I think “you know that iPhone video camera is for sure a good enough …

2 Jan, 2022: System prefs -> Keyboard -> Shortcuts -> Keyboard -> Tick “Use keyboard navigation …

2 Jan, 2022: Looking forward to the final season of His Dark Materials.

2 Jan, 2022: A large advert for an Apple Watch Series 7; in the middle of the News app; from a health insurance …

2 Jan, 2022: The About page for Glass is pretty good. It’s clear, lightweight, and covers the broader …

2 Jan, 2022: “Care” will be the word of our current age.

1 Jan, 2022: This might be the year that I binge-watch Golden Girls.

1 Jan, 2022: Twitter should have stayed at 140 characters.

1 Jan, 2022: End of the year is a dangerous time for the Micro.blog community. Of course you need that new gear …

1 Jan, 2022: The feedback system for Glass is the best I’ve seen for representing feature requests; simple, …

1 Jan, 2022: Some @TIL news to start the new year: Today I Learned will return on Monday the 10th of January. As …

1 Jan, 2022: 😉

31 Dec, 2021: First episode of Bobba 👍

31 Dec, 2021: 13 hours of sleep 😵‍💫

30 Dec, 2021:

29 Dec, 2021: Wait… Micro Camp was this year?

29 Dec, 2021: Apparently the me of 3 years ago had a lot to say in the space of 1 month… Given the recent …

29 Dec, 2021: I’ve noticed people making feature requests on the timeline lately. With that in mind, I now …

29 Dec, 2021: Got a new category for my blog. Now waiting for it to show up; as good a time as any to give the …

29 Dec, 2021: It’s that time of year when I think about this post from tones.

28 Dec, 2021: It was great to get to know Ridwan on Micro Monday. Something that leapt out to me was how he and …

26 Dec, 2021: Starting to have second thoughts about the Glass “Appreciation” feature. Maybe this is …

24 Dec, 2021: Happy holidays! ❤️

22 Dec, 2021: Callay

22 Dec, 2021: Callooh

19 Dec, 2021: Me and Likes

19 Dec, 2021: Excited for Monday 👀 Christmas here is… different. Things are so different now, in such a …

19 Dec, 2021: Feature request for @monday: Post quotes from the interviews. Give some quick micro-insight into the …

16 Dec, 2021: This reply is what happens when I’m tired and hungry. Don’t get me wrong, I think there …

16 Dec, 2021: How can I invite someone into a community that doesn’t recognize the power and violence of language, …

9 Dec, 2021: Time for a break. It’s been… a year. Happy holidays everyone. Please be nice to each …

9 Dec, 2021: Glass now has likes. Oh well. It was nice whilst it lasted.

8 Dec, 2021: The feeling of reading and writing with paper and knowing that some idiot from a tech company …

8 Dec, 2021: Big fan of the About section of Lisa Brennan-Jobs' website.

8 Dec, 2021: I wonder if I stopped blogging about TIL it would change anything. I mean, the new newsletter …

8 Dec, 2021: Micro.blog Awake Way Too Fucking Late Anonymous club

8 Dec, 2021: I’m going to write fiction again.

7 Dec, 2021: I am back on the train of thought regarding “feature phones”. I find the idea of …

7 Dec, 2021: I like people who put in the hard work of focus. It is oh so easy to throw a thousand things a day …

7 Dec, 2021: Today my account logs are full of notification errors.

7 Dec, 2021: Maybe there should be a ranting podcast for the Micro.blog community… we all get a chance to …

7 Dec, 2021: The new Micro.blog feature is now public on @TIL: ICYMI is back! Enjoyed putting this together in a …

7 Dec, 2021: Early morning Incubus, coffee, and lots of clickety clacking 😌

7 Dec, 2021: Scheduled posts for @TIL for the first time 😎

7 Dec, 2021: The new email subscription feature for Micro.blog is very good.

6 Dec, 2021: I’ll make email subscriptions available for @TIL as soon as I can. That’ll be the …

6 Dec, 2021: The new Micro.blog feature looks awesome.

6 Dec, 2021: Chocolate-chip cookies are the favored kind of cookie. Raisin cookies are for people who secretly …

6 Dec, 2021: I look forward to the day that Micro.blog plug-ins and themes are less of a black box of mystery. …

6 Dec, 2021: get flu jab ✔️

6 Dec, 2021: I am so happy that I was 17 years-old when Audioslave was released.

5 Dec, 2021: The sound of Patrick Rothfuss typing away on his Model M keyboard soothes me, like a reset for …

4 Dec, 2021: get COVID booster ✔️

2 Dec, 2021: Anybody else having issues with undo in the Micro.blog editor? (on a Mac -> browser)

2 Dec, 2021: Imagine a Micro.blog flavour of Webmentions, that was rock-solid and worked especially well with …

2 Dec, 2021: Listening to ATP and Marco is harping on this point again, which is also shared with other tech …

1 Dec, 2021: Have something more than a vague opinion. Speaking in general terms and avoiding specifics means …

30 Nov, 2021: 🔄 simonwoods.online

30 Nov, 2021: Do not build new companies because you will not be able to sell them – Meta’s lawyers, …

30 Nov, 2021: Now it feels like we’ve moved in. … although not everybody is as impressed.

27 Nov, 2021: People need to stop pretending like they’re suprised that a nuanced idea they attempted to …

27 Nov, 2021: Concatenation is a fun word.

27 Nov, 2021: Seeing the panic about the PS5 as a 36-year-old who still remembers playing the first PlayStation …

27 Nov, 2021: Every now and then I’ll come across a blog post by DHH, and more often than not he sounds like …

27 Nov, 2021: Fully working on posts and updates for @TIL again. Publishing will resume on Monday.

26 Nov, 2021: PCR results for my wife and I: negative Either we had it and are now in recovery or this is in fact …

26 Nov, 2021: migration to Basecamp ✔️ back-up MindNode ✔️ Now set to go with Workflowy so that I can do my …

24 Nov, 2021: Took and sent off our PCR tests earlier today. If it’s not COVID, it’s been a fucking …

24 Nov, 2021: HI FAM, THIS IS OUR NEW CALENDAR APP FOR SUPER PROS AND TEAMS. ARE YOU ON GOOGLE AND APPLE OK COOL. …

23 Nov, 2021: Seeing the latest mess concerning TV rights, via Star Trek, has reminded me of why it is that I …

21 Nov, 2021: One of the reasons I didn’t get onboard the Micro.blog hype train for Literal is that I …

21 Nov, 2021: Thank god for antibiotics.

16 Nov, 2021: Marco Polo looks like TikTok for real life. 🤔

16 Nov, 2021: Words are easy because they’re free.

15 Nov, 2021: TIL 1.9.1: Retiring features After last week’s bundle of new additions, I realised over the following days that there was …

15 Nov, 2021: Claire’s powered wheelchair repair ✔️ Book COVID booster for Saturday ✔️ Book flu vaccine for …

15 Nov, 2021: Bourne > Bond

15 Nov, 2021: Now that the Buy me a coffee page for TIL has been saved I can deactivate it (BMAC don’t …

14 Nov, 2021: Skyrim is 10 years-old.

12 Nov, 2021: I miss my AirPods

11 Nov, 2021: Change is such a polarising process. Some things are new and shiny and exciting, and then other …

11 Nov, 2021: Basecamp is such a nice app. I can’t believe I can use this for free. … I also regret …

11 Nov, 2021: Having declared no more features for any updates to @TIL between now and 2.0, my mind is of course …

10 Nov, 2021: Just posted a short update on the last post for the @TIL Buy me a coffee page. It’ll be closed …

10 Nov, 2021: Apple subscription for small business tools, huh. Hey @jack it looks like everybody is about to …

10 Nov, 2021: ICYMI: I started this week with TIL 1.9, a major release 👀

10 Nov, 2021: Making new things is so. much. fun.

8 Nov, 2021: TIL 1.9: Design, Insight, and the Future With the release of the newest set of updates to @TIL, I am happy to say that the unofficial …

8 Nov, 2021: There were no posts from @TIL on Friday. Been finishing up the updates I mentioned previously in the …

8 Nov, 2021: First time in the coffee shop in a few weeks. Let’s see what I can do in the next 80 minutes.

8 Nov, 2021: Why does BBEdit start with a dark background as a default… and can you change it? …

7 Nov, 2021: 🎵 Calling Crows (Instrumental) - AllttA MKBHD should be a music label.

7 Nov, 2021: Between the new publishing progress indicator and the (practically) live CSS refresh, Micro.blog on …

4 Nov, 2021: FastMail > ProtonMail And I’m just comparing their web apps.

4 Nov, 2021: Who else is ready to ship this pandemic right into the fucking sun?

3 Nov, 2021: Both the first Harry Potter film and Monsters, Inc. are 20 years old. 😬

2 Nov, 2021: So that’s the regular posts for @TIL done for the day. Second day back, I think I’m back …

2 Nov, 2021: Want to read: An Absolutely Remarkable Thing 📚 (posted with Epilogue)

2 Nov, 2021: One of the things I’m going to work on is the viability of backporting apps for Micro.blog. I …

2 Nov, 2021: Good morning. Winter is on the way 👀

2 Nov, 2021: Our dishwasher is now working again 😭

1 Nov, 2021: Yes, @TIL is back. Yes, to full activity. Yes, there is more to come tonight. 👀

1 Nov, 2021: Cleanup. Then, done. – Patrick Rhone, When Things Are Done I’d like this on a t-shirt, …

31 Oct, 2021: Make fewer complaints. Create more solutions.

31 Oct, 2021: Looks like Fastmail is having problems again.

30 Oct, 2021: I will be so much happier if I can ever use my previously mentioned combination of Micro.blog apps …

30 Oct, 2021: Our new home is going to be an interesting test of my gradual movement away from the big social …

30 Oct, 2021: Another day, another conversation on Micro.blog in which I cannot even tell for whom the latest …

30 Oct, 2021: The “Is this…” meme was three years ago.

30 Oct, 2021: Apps I wish I could make myself: Micro.blog with filters. So that I can have a non-photo version …

30 Oct, 2021: TIL how to read binary. Thanks @neatnik!

30 Oct, 2021: Because I have an actual computer I’ve found it easier to work on different parts of @TIL. I …

27 Oct, 2021: Definitely getting an iPad again. The best way to work on design with instant access. I mean, …

26 Oct, 2021: They never tell you that the time after the move is in fact the one that will kick your arse.

24 Oct, 2021: There are so many websites that are hostile to older computers. Shameful behaviour from us, the …

23 Oct, 2021: I’m working on a general update post about TIL. Time to be open about the exact state it is …

23 Oct, 2021: The one thing that did work with ProtonMail was DNS records for custom domains and Buttondown …

23 Oct, 2021: Issues like this are exactly why I appreciate Micro.blog so much. Manton has repeatedly spoken about …

23 Oct, 2021: Only now that I’m changing my email host from ProtonMail that I can see how …

18 Oct, 2021: I am nowhere near being able to afford those super MBPs… buuuut there is an iMac going for …

18 Oct, 2021: I’m quite happy with how v1.8 of the TIL site has ended up. Feels like the small improvements …

17 Oct, 2021: Water hardness. These are the things that occupy your time when you move to a whole new part of the …

15 Oct, 2021: Have yet to spend time learning Hugo; evenso I enjoy working on the theme for @TIL with some HTML …

15 Oct, 2021: Bokeh is dead. Long live Glass.

15 Oct, 2021: Noise-cancelling is sneaky. Once you have become comfortable with the benefits of isolated sound, it …

15 Oct, 2021: Today the coffee shop is not conducive to longer form writing. I tend to favour that work either …

14 Oct, 2021: 👀

14 Oct, 2021: Neighbour wins privacy row over smart doorbell and cameras – Jane Wakefield The judgment …

13 Oct, 2021: I don’t care how much you hide the Likes, or how private people think they are. It won’t …

13 Oct, 2021: I started wearing my analogue watch again today. I forgot just how good this feels.

12 Oct, 2021: The smaller – and responsive – reply box on the Micro.blog website is giving me hope …

11 Oct, 2021: Every task completed for the move opens up more energy and time for the things I want to do, and …

11 Oct, 2021: The Internet has arrived 🎉

10 Oct, 2021: Our new kitchen has room for a SodaStream 👀

9 Oct, 2021: 20 years since MGS2…

9 Oct, 2021: Can confirm: TodayPoster works like a charm.

9 Oct, 2021: Number of browser tabs I’ve accidentally closed since getting my new Mac: 0 That is much less …

9 Oct, 2021: My 10-year old MBP is better than your M1 Machine Of The Future because I know which tab I’m …

8 Oct, 2021: Hoping we still get a day’s worth of wiggle room for late entries in the photo challenge 🙏 …

8 Oct, 2021: YouTube -> “good mood lofi” -> queue on queue on queue -> 😎

8 Oct, 2021: Between the coffee and catching up on Core Intuition it looks like Finish Friday is a reality for me …

7 Oct, 2021: Got a message from Openreach regarding the broadband. It included a link to a video with help for …

7 Oct, 2021: So very thankful for web apps. Without them I couldn’t post this right now!

7 Oct, 2021: I find it so easy to forget that Tenor is owned by Google and Giphy is owned by Facebook.

7 Oct, 2021: Every now and then I think about the things I can do with this computer, the kinds of things that …

7 Oct, 2021: Doppler is on the Mac 🥳 … but requires Big Sur 😬

7 Oct, 2021: LABRADOR ON THE BUS. THIS IS NOT A DRILL ❗️❗️❗️ They’re so damn adorable 😭

6 Oct, 2021: Yet another random magical encounter on a street. I won’t grow tired of meeting these neighbours 😻

6 Oct, 2021: The folks at iA have made a new Twitter account 👀

5 Oct, 2021: When you enjoy your work it can be easy to forget that these are tools and not toys.

5 Oct, 2021: Now that the History page for TIL is up to date I have no doubt that the team is about to drop a big …

4 Oct, 2021: What you can’t see: the sharp reminders that not everything is always as it seems with these …

4 Oct, 2021: First day of the return of @TIL 🎉 Now in the new house, with a computer that is so very good, and a …

4 Oct, 2021: A Beta Way to Help @TIL There is now a beta program for Today I Learned! You can take part via the …

4 Oct, 2021: Aaaannnnd… we’re back 😎

4 Oct, 2021:

3 Oct, 2021: I’m looking at these screenshots of the new Safari UI on Daring Fireball, and am reminded of …

3 Oct, 2021: Today is the First Day With Coffee Since The Move… day. 😌

3 Oct, 2021: “Now you can focus on the CoNtEnT! 🤪” Nah. I’ll keep calling them websites, or …

3 Oct, 2021: Is the majority of the heat escaping through the keyboard 😂

3 Oct, 2021: I wonder if I can get pumpkin spice latte around here 🤔

3 Oct, 2021: The new @challenges feed is great. 👍

2 Oct, 2021: That glow is from a light literally next to the door at which I was standing. Other than that, at …

1 Oct, 2021: Project codenames are fun.

1 Oct, 2021: Unpacking > Packing

1 Oct, 2021: An approaching touch 👀

30 Sep, 2021: Earlier today I announced the return of Today I Learned. This Monday @TIL will be back, including …

30 Sep, 2021: 📣 Today I Learned will return Monday, 4th October Regular posts 💪 Updated pages ℹ️ Post Haste 📪 …

29 Sep, 2021: Interesting… earlier on I switched my domain back on for this blog and new posts did not …

29 Sep, 2021: 12 days until broadband ⌚️👀

29 Sep, 2021: The new auto-https for Micro.blog is ridiculous. Practically instant. Related: simonwoods.online is …

28 Sep, 2021: The problem with good free hobbyist websites is that some people misunderstand; just because these …

25 Sep, 2021: Move✔️

24 Sep, 2021: Pay house movers✔️ Pay pet movers✔️ Pay first month’s rent on the new house✔️ …

24 Sep, 2021: Today’s a standing desk kind of day.

23 Sep, 2021: Want to read: Being Mortal by Atul Gawande 📚

23 Sep, 2021: 30.9.21 👀

23 Sep, 2021: The one thing the latest round of iPhones has made me realise is that I should consider buying …

23 Sep, 2021: Big day for the move. Confirming big parts of it with messages and payments and so on. The best …

21 Sep, 2021: I have a Mac now. It is 11 years-old. My 2016-HP Windows PC fails in comparison. … touché, …

21 Sep, 2021: When we’ve fully moved in, I’ll be happy to never seen another train in my life.

21 Sep, 2021: As a man once said: Boom.

21 Sep, 2021: My package is out for delivery 👀

21 Sep, 2021: Keyboard shortcuts for iPad OS 15: finally.

21 Sep, 2021: Apple Maps updated design 👍 Apple Maps info (still) 👎

20 Sep, 2021: Brand new part of @TIL is prepared and ready to go 😎

20 Sep, 2021: I either want a minimalist phone or the latest iPhone Pro Max. There is nothing in between.

15 Sep, 2021: I was Today Years Old when I learned that you cannot manage contact groups on an iPhone.

15 Sep, 2021: Me and new social networks.

14 Sep, 2021: Every single time I think “bah I don’t want a new phone I’m all anti-digital addiction” I then …

14 Sep, 2021: Killer feature in Discord: hide muted channels.

14 Sep, 2021: If you can hear god laugh it’s because I’m making plans.

14 Sep, 2021: I now have an inkling of life with only a phone for a computer. How anybody lives in this hell I’ll …

14 Sep, 2021: Buttondown is very good.

11 Sep, 2021: Goodbye little buddy 👋

11 Sep, 2021: I have been stunned by the outpouring of support from the Micro.blog community, having asked for …

10 Sep, 2021: Glass launched a month ago.

10 Sep, 2021: A last message about my request for donations: Yesterday I posted a Plea For Help. My wife and I are …

10 Sep, 2021: Maybe Apple should introduce a Trusted Payment Program for the likes of Stripe and Paypal as a way …

10 Sep, 2021: Reminders for my future self, when I have disposable income: This was very difficult. Lots of …

10 Sep, 2021: Tomorrow is the day I’m going to sell the iPad Pro. Once we settle into the new place, …

10 Sep, 2021: (Final timezone bump) Yesterday I posted my Plea For Help. My wife and I are currently struggling to …

10 Sep, 2021: (Timezone bump) Earlier on I posted my Plea For Help. My wife and I are currently struggling to make …

9 Sep, 2021: It’s fair to say they are having… mixed reactions to the move 😂

9 Sep, 2021: A Plea for Help Earlier today I put out a short post to ask for help. Unfortunately my wife and I have discovered …

9 Sep, 2021: I hate to ask, since TIL is currently on a break, but now would be an awesome time for you to send …

8 Sep, 2021: I wish the house moving companies were as good at communicating as the pet moving services 😬

8 Sep, 2021: A micropub just opened in our new town 👀

7 Sep, 2021: It’s always interesting to see people who like to talk about how they’re “sad to …

7 Sep, 2021: After we move I’m going to set aside time for work in the community, local activism, etc. …

7 Sep, 2021: ✅ Sign and submit tenancy agreement

6 Sep, 2021: Lots of train travel = time for catching up on sleep + time for working on TIL

3 Sep, 2021: Until I can afford to renew my custom domain, my blog is still available at the Micro.blog domain: …

3 Sep, 2021: The latest iteration of the Sunlit beta is slick. Quick question for @cheesemaker and @manton: are …

1 Sep, 2021: This was lunchtime today. 10/10 would recommend

1 Sep, 2021: En route to Claire’s new job. This place really is something else…

28 Aug, 2021: I’ve managed to fit in little bits of work for @TIL here and there during the move. I probably …

23 Aug, 2021: The big announcements from the MacStories team are fantastic. I especially enjoy seeing RSS getting …

23 Aug, 2021: Timezone bump for @TIL: I’ve put Today I Learned on a break. All of my time and energy is …

23 Aug, 2021: Testing the upgraded Micro.blog hosting. 👀

23 Aug, 2021: TIL On a Break As of today @TIL is on a break, and will return as soon as possible. The move is …

22 Aug, 2021: Not renewing Apple Music. Going back to my local library, with possible sharing if there is a good …

22 Aug, 2021: A few months ago I countered Manton Reece’s concern over iPad pricing with the notion that the …

21 Aug, 2021: Question for @jean: approximately how much alcohol is required to get through all of this moving …

21 Aug, 2021: Timezone-shifted prompt: After a busy week on @TIL, the recently named newsletter Post Haste will …

21 Aug, 2021: Well that was a pretty good week for @TIL. If you missed it or like getting letters, there is a …

20 Aug, 2021: Windows > iPad OS

18 Aug, 2021: Say hello to the redesigned @TIL. 😎

18 Aug, 2021: Welcome to TIL Hi 👋 Today I Learned is the Micro.blog companion and guide, and I am the author. With @TIL you can …

18 Aug, 2021: First batch for months. The dark times are over. 😌

18 Aug, 2021: Looking forward to releasing some @TIL updates tomorrow. I nearly pushed the button on a few things …

16 Aug, 2021: One of the things I like a lot about the community on Micro.blog is that people can get all hyped up …

16 Aug, 2021: 👀

14 Aug, 2021: Make Blogs Legible Again

14 Aug, 2021: Just took a quick look in Discover and saw a bunch of people who either haven’t presented at Micro …

14 Aug, 2021: For the folks who haven’t been able to attend Micro Camp: don’t worry! Neither have I. Sometimes …

14 Aug, 2021: I need some coffee…

12 Aug, 2021: Testing out a new post type for @TIL with this post for Micro Camp. What do you think; link-blogging …

12 Aug, 2021: Tried to make an OPML file. Yet another thing the iPad can’t do as easily as a computer.

12 Aug, 2021: Maybe one of the reasons RSS doesn’t seem to be as popular as we would like is because we’re all …

11 Aug, 2021: Now that I’m getting to grips with Micro.blog theming it would be a good time to make a move on that …

11 Aug, 2021: Better understanding of Micro.blog templates and Hugo means that @TIL has had its first design-based …

11 Aug, 2021: The Micro.blog template editor update from… uh, last year?… is so much better than the before times. …

10 Aug, 2021: iA Writer -> Library -> “til” folder -> New Folder -> “design”

10 Aug, 2021: I’ve been thinking of ways to use Micro.blog’s granular URL structure for pages for quite some time. …

10 Aug, 2021: Home Screen: August, 2021

10 Aug, 2021: Deleting apps from my phone and it feels so so good. 10/10 would recommend

10 Aug, 2021: Looking at @pratik’s photos as they go by and super jealous not only of the magnificent shots but …

10 Aug, 2021: Pinch-to-zoom should be universally available on the iPad, in every single app, no matter what part …

10 Aug, 2021: Yesterday was a good day for @TIL: A new page. Big update to an existing page. This week’s Tip. The …

10 Aug, 2021: And there it goes! This week’s issue of ICYMI has been sent to subscribers. It covers the past …

9 Aug, 2021: I’m writing the new issue of ICYMI at the moment. Today was a little hectic, so you can catch up via …

9 Aug, 2021: Ok. Posts done for the day on @TIL. Time to go for a walk.

7 Aug, 2021: I’ve put the link to the Unofficial Micro.blog Discord back up into my blog’s menu. If you’re making …

7 Aug, 2021: Reminder that your average popular tech podcaster is likely to dismiss ideas such as Micro.blog …

29 Jul, 2021: During my recent break I watched Laputa: Castle in the Sky, My Neighbor Totoro, and Kiki’s Delivery …

29 Jul, 2021: The first iPhone without a Home button was discontinued 3 years ago.

27 Jul, 2021: One way to fix Safari is to stop making phablets.

27 Jul, 2021: Now back to Google Maps for the next couple of years. 🙃

25 Jul, 2021: Couple updates: My dramatically announced hiatus is over. Instead, I’ll be a little quiet …

24 Jul, 2021: This hiatus is turning into a break that is less about doing less and more about deciding on exactly …

22 Jul, 2021: Should I Continue? Regarding Today I Learned: The project is currently on hiatus (covered in the latest update). Whilst …

8 Jul, 2021: Ta-ra! A quick update to say that I’m putting Today I Learned on hiatus as of this post. The aforementioned …

29 Jun, 2021: Summer hiatus I didn’t think I would be writing this kind of message again but life is funny that way. tl;dr — …

28 Jun, 2021: The older I get, the more I prefer tennis over football. Although the video technology in both …

28 Jun, 2021: What’s a good alternative to Discord and Slack? Let’s talk about the alternatives and bring …

28 Jun, 2021: Greg’s latest post about logging off has further inspired some recent throughts of my own. I have …

26 Jun, 2021: I’ve just found Practical Typography by Matthew Butterick and, uh, wow.

26 Jun, 2021: The past week has been… a lot (in a good way!). Unfortunately that meant @TIL took a hit to regular …

26 Jun, 2021: People who are 15 years younger than me are starting, from my POV, to look 25 years younger than me. …

26 Jun, 2021: That “violence” chart on CNN is amazing.

26 Jun, 2021: It appears to be Twitter Quitting season. Stay safe out there.

25 Jun, 2021: 🇺🇸🇦🇽🇦🇱🇩🇿🇦🇸🇦🇩🇦🇴🇦🇬🇦🇷🇦🇼🇦🇺🇦🇹🇧🇸🇧🇭🇧🇩🇧🇧🇧🇾🇧🇪🇧🇿🇧🇯🇧🇲🇧🇹🇧🇴🇧🇦🇧🇼🇧🇷🇧🇳🇧🇬🇧🇫🇧🇮🇰🇭🇨🇲🇨🇦🇨🇻🇰🇾🇨🇱🇨🇳🇨🇴🇨🇬🇨🇩🇨🇷🇨🇮🇭🇷🇨🇾🇨🇿🇩🇰🇩🇲🇩🇴🇪🇨🇪🇬 …

21 Jun, 2021: When I say I’m “enjoying Trying”, what I mean to say is that I adore it. If you like Ted Lasso, you …

21 Jun, 2021: Enjoying Trying. Great selection of songs, which is made even better by the fact that somebody at …

20 Jun, 2021: Rick and Morty on Monday. Hell. Yes.

18 Jun, 2021: Testing the new Micro.blog iPad keyboard shortcut for publishing a post!

18 Jun, 2021: Turns out™ walking shoes are terrible for driving.

16 Jun, 2021: I see the people of Hungary are continuing to see a reprise of evil. Lovely.

14 Jun, 2021: Gutenberg in your diary!

14 Jun, 2021: The four-week delay to our lockdown easing is for all of you “lol the pandemic is over” people. 🍻

14 Jun, 2021: I have learned two things over the past 18 months; people do not know how to wear a mask; people do …

13 Jun, 2021: One of the advantages of Micro.blog replies being limited to 280 characters is that people will be …

13 Jun, 2021: iPad Pro w/keyboard: Custom text fields on the web are… challenging.

12 Jun, 2021: Globe key as a modifier is a good idea. TIL we’ll also be able to use arrow keys to navigate through …

12 Jun, 2021: The new SharePlay feature from Apple is nice and all but unfortunately I only ever want to share …

11 Jun, 2021: Just had my second driving lesson. Brain feels like it’s been used in a blender.

10 Jun, 2021: Listening to the WWDC Connected. The criticism of “late” features because apparently the pandemic is …

10 Jun, 2021: The weirdness of re-discovering one of your favourite albums from years ago, then looking for the …

8 Jun, 2021: iPad improvements from the WWDC keynote are welcome. Unsure if anything has changed about background …

8 Jun, 2021: <img src=“http://simonmumbles.micro.blog/uploads/2021/a95d27cb83.png" alt=“Screenshot …

7 Jun, 2021: As always, with WWDC I’m going to just watch it with nothing else happening. Even if I don’t get …

6 Jun, 2021: One of many examples of how absurdly bad the hardware keyboard support for the iPad truly is. What …

4 Jun, 2021: WWDC wish-list: Major iPad OS upgrade. desktop-level usability; navigation, keyboard support, etc. …

3 Jun, 2021: The day after a heatwave always feels strange.

1 Jun, 2021: Quick update for @TIL: Per this announcement, all posts, updates, newsletter issues, and anything …

31 May, 2021: I keep seeing people push for new features on Micro.blog that would make it more complicated. This …

30 May, 2021: I just used youtube-dl on the iPad and it feels like I got away with something I shouldn’t have. 🤫

30 May, 2021: Using hardware keyboard with iPad: Settings —> search “cursor” —> select “Gliding Cursor” …

29 May, 2021: I have backed precisely one Kickstarter in my life, and every time I get an update about it I feel …

25 May, 2021: Quick reminder regarding @TIL: Today I Learned is back! 🎉 Regular post types are returning …

25 May, 2021: 🙌☕️🙌

24 May, 2021: Bob Dylan: 80 things you may not know about him on his 80th birthday — Paul Glynn, the BBC I wonder …

23 May, 2021: Opinions are easy. Working is difficult.

20 May, 2021: Does Safari on the Mac still steal the feed:// protocol for Apple News? I’ve tried using it on iPad …

19 May, 2021: I recently did a quick calculation of just how much money I have missed out on as a stay-at-home …

19 May, 2021: Inconvenient digital thing: “OMG THE UTTER SHAME OF THESE DEVILS WHY DOES THIS TAKE EFFORT TO USE” …

19 May, 2021: 😮‍💨—>☕️—>✨👨‍💻✨

18 May, 2021: Sitting in a coffee shop, working on Today I learned… novel and yet mundane. And wonderful.

17 May, 2021: The Today I Learned newsletter returned last week! The third issue will be released tonight. If you …

17 May, 2021: Apple Announces New Audio Features for Apple Music Subscribers - MacStories … which Apple confirmed …

17 May, 2021: All Day by Girl Talk continues to get the job done. 🧑‍💻🎶

16 May, 2021: One of my favourite changes to my behaviour as a writer was massively reducing the amount of …

16 May, 2021: It’s ok to choose to use Facebook or to not use Facebook. It is extra ok to not insult people …

16 May, 2021: Open Twitter -> Settings -> Data usage -> Video autoplay -> Never

15 May, 2021: “Discover America’s National Parks” says Apple Maps. 🙄

14 May, 2021: Has the post count in the Mentions tab on iOS Micro.blog always been so small? It must be limited by …

14 May, 2021: iPad regrets Re: my realisation that the magic keyboard can not make up for iPad OS limitations At least with my …

14 May, 2021: If Apple doesn’t fix certain things about iPad OS this summer I’m going to sell this magic keyboard. …

13 May, 2021: Music library control of any kind on iOS is crap. Apple needs to prove they “love music” or “have it …

12 May, 2021: Using the free version of WorkFlowy on Safari for iPad because it’s still the best app for …

12 May, 2021: I look forward to trying out the new Bookshelves feature for Micro.blog. Unfortunately I will have …

12 May, 2021: Seeing people request that the new Bookshelves feature on Micro.blog be expanded to include movies, …

11 May, 2021: Countdown to people requesting the new not-even-out-of-beta Micro.blog Books feature for iOS 😂

11 May, 2021: 💉2️⃣✅💪

10 May, 2021: The first issue of the new Today I Learned newsletter has been released. 😌

10 May, 2021: Re-introducing Today I Learned I am delighted to say that Today I Learned is back! The main post …

10 May, 2021: To vidya gamer micronauts re: Nintendo 🕹 Is it better to get the physical or digital copy of a game?

8 May, 2021: There are people who contribute to making things better, and then there are people who choose to run …

8 May, 2021: When our younger kitty turns on the charm she really turns on the charm. It’s like stepping into a …

5 May, 2021: I’m looking forward to posting things in the evenings again. There’s something about evening …

4 May, 2021: Taking regular breaks has become an important part of my working schedule.

4 May, 2021: Got my email address back up and running: simon@today-i-learned.net

3 May, 2021: I’ve just marked down my hours for the first ever Micro Camp. This is such a good idea!

28 Apr, 2021: A year’s worth of updates in a single edit: the soft return of Today I Learned.

28 Apr, 2021: Would it be weird if there was a Micro.blog working group? Like, a shared private space for those of …

27 Apr, 2021: No favicons in the bookmarks bar in Safari? What in the actual fuck.

27 Apr, 2021: Listening to Tazawako by Les Gordon (feat Rosalie Dubois) and like so much of his music it just fits …

27 Apr, 2021: I wonder how much of my wishlist will leap onto Bandcamp once Apple kills the iTunes store.

26 Apr, 2021: The messy implementation of custom domains for Hey is why two things are true; as a customer, never …

24 Apr, 2021: No better feeling than building something.

21 Apr, 2021: The trackpad gesture for slide-over on iPad is much better than the screen version.

20 Apr, 2021: Do want: The new iMac iPhone Mini (eventually) TV remote(!) AirTags… I think? Also, the M1 …

20 Apr, 2021: 💙 #005799

20 Apr, 2021: Apple events are so much more interesting when you scrub the rumours from your web feeds.

20 Apr, 2021: I am often caught off guard by the posts I read on Micro.blog. In a good way. The more I find things …

13 Apr, 2021: I need an app in which I can select a set of date-based items (events, tasks, etc) and edit all of …

7 Apr, 2021: Unless it is literally your job to do so, I can promise you that all of that energy you’re expending …

6 Apr, 2021: Recent development activity on Micro.blog Over on the Micro.blog Help forums, @numericcitizen said: Is MB a side-line for Manton ? Is there …

6 Apr, 2021: BBC headline: “PM says easy and cheap” What the PM actually said: “ … as easy as we possibly …

5 Apr, 2021: For some reason convenience and using as little effort as possible have become the most desirable …

5 Apr, 2021: The new big consent page blocking YouTube has certainly been helpful since I deleted my Google …

5 Apr, 2021: Seeing the disparity of access to vaccination, the contrast between those in the mega rich world of …

5 Apr, 2021: Auto-completing text fields for search are literally the work of the devil.

31 Mar, 2021: The moment a note-taking app shoves a form for account registration in your face as the first action …

30 Mar, 2021: Trello on iPad is not good 😬

30 Mar, 2021: I’m not going to recommend Basecamp to people anymore. Exporting has been horrible. Such (loud) …

26 Mar, 2021: Posting things to The Internet does not have to be treated like a career by people who want to have …

24 Mar, 2021: Tech fans: “We need opinionated software!” Developer: “Here is some opinionated software.” Tech …

23 Mar, 2021: I recently switched back to making my iPad my main computer. Even if I end up using Windows again — …

23 Mar, 2021: I really want to work on Today I Learned and get more involved with Micro.blog things. Hopefully my …

22 Mar, 2021: It’s not about the app or the service or the platform. It’s about what you want to do.

22 Mar, 2021: Testing Ulysses…

18 Mar, 2021: I’m starting to realise the extent of power in productivity apps on iOS, and more importantly the …

11 Mar, 2021: I hate the slanted subscibe box on Hey blogs.

11 Mar, 2021: I keep seeing people asserting with great confidence that: blogging = inconvenient and social media …

11 Mar, 2021: I suppose “Follow” being used for podcasts in place of “Subscribe” makes …

10 Mar, 2021: Gonna send some emails over the next few days. … no, I cannot possibly justify the cost of …

10 Mar, 2021: With my gradual return to the web complete, it’s time to get back to making things. …

9 Mar, 2021: The electric grinder is glorious. 😭

8 Mar, 2021: I just took an interactive quiz to test my readiness for a degree in computer science. Aced it, …

8 Mar, 2021: test

8 Mar, 2021: Note: The “whole of Britain” is in fact not concerned with events regarding the royal …

8 Mar, 2021: TIL about audiobooks available via public domain with LibriVox.

8 Mar, 2021: AnkiDroid is exactly the type of app I didn’t realise I needed when I was using Android. …

7 Mar, 2021: I made a Discord server last year for people on Micro.blog. Since the service for Micro.blog is …

6 Mar, 2021: Oh, Craft hides syntax? That’s a shame. I’m with Snell and Gruber on this one. (h/t …

5 Mar, 2021: Been re-watching some Steve Jobs videos. Palate cleanser.

5 Mar, 2021: Every single time somebody opposes Google by saying “use a different Chromium browser” …

4 Mar, 2021: My favourite thing about Hey so far is the degree to which it’s encouraging people to think …

4 Mar, 2021: Going to try my hand at CJ Chilvers' interpretation of GTD. I don’t feel confident in using …

3 Mar, 2021: TIL the etymology of Objective-C.

2 Mar, 2021: I see the “lifetime” label for subscriptions has come back to bite the Weather Line devs …

2 Mar, 2021: If the folks at Proton can offer a free product, which I assume is possible at least in part due to …

1 Mar, 2021: And Now Here We Are by Sam Schäfer

28 Feb, 2021: Apple Music subscription expires tonight -> Tomorrow I rebuild and finish the reclaimation of my …

27 Feb, 2021: The problem with using a computer a lot is that it is easy to forget how to set something down. This …

27 Feb, 2021: November by Max Richter (from Memoryhouse) is a piece of music I could listen to at any time of the …

26 Feb, 2021: Patrick Rhone inadvertently provides a succinct explanation as to why I dislike roadmaps, …

23 Feb, 2021: Vaccine part 1: done. 💪

22 Feb, 2021: Tip: Listen to all of Daft Punk. At least the studio albums.

21 Feb, 2021: All adults being offered the vaccine by August proves that centralised government still has an …

19 Feb, 2021: I’m spending this weekend setting up a new system for using my computers. It’s time for …

19 Feb, 2021: TIL you can liberate your audiobooks from Amazon.

19 Feb, 2021: We just think that surfing the web with a decent screen and physical keyboard is simply more …

19 Feb, 2021: The Stages of Joining Micro.blog What even… Oh this is nice… But it’s missing …

19 Feb, 2021: My tech future One day, in the future, I will have; a basic phone; an MP3 player; maybe a laptop; a few reliable …

19 Feb, 2021: Maique’s indecision regarding which photo service to use both makes me feel better about my …

18 Feb, 2021: Yelling and lecturing at people to not use Facebook is about as useful as posting your political …

18 Feb, 2021: Uh oh. Obsidian is now available on Windows 👀

17 Feb, 2021: That Revue acquisition by Twitter is a surprisingly slick move. Certainly adds food for thought when …

17 Feb, 2021: Password security is far too important to me to be so easily swayed by how cheap the software might …

14 Feb, 2021: If people could stop posting photos of their reMarkable tablet, that’d be great.

11 Feb, 2021: With the current freezing temperatures in mind; I don’t know if it will return but I was lucky …

11 Feb, 2021: Cynicism in the Apple fan community Listening to James Nestor talk about the importance of breathing well took my mind, again, to my …

11 Feb, 2021: Each day I’m getting closer to having dedicated time set aside for blogging and project work. The …

10 Feb, 2021: Hostile language might feel good to use in the moment. But it doesn’t convince anybody to do …

7 Feb, 2021: I hate how easily we excuse the shitty behaviour of other people.

6 Feb, 2021: The thing about living with pets; you never know where they’ll appear.

6 Feb, 2021: Adverts in podcasts There are two types: Invasive; almost always delivered by somebody from outside of the show; …

6 Feb, 2021: I’ve reached my limit on dealing with website pop-ups. The moment it appears, I leave the website …

4 Feb, 2021: Layers of joy.

4 Feb, 2021: I understand that Signal is safer than SMS. However, it is such a shame that they have yet to …

3 Feb, 2021: We’re relieved that she approves of the new furniture, in enough comfort to drape her paw thus.

2 Feb, 2021: This was my second cup of tea for the day. The first, my morning beverage, was sadly due to a lack …

1 Feb, 2021: Close up with the most important part of the day.

23 Jan, 2021: This iPad Pro is great, such an excellent computer for the majority of the needs of the average …

2 Jan, 2021: 👀

14 Oct, 2020: Damn it that iPhone Mini looks good. Shit.

11 Oct, 2020: We will provide your information to you as soon as we can. Usually, this should take no more than a …

11 Oct, 2020: I understand home ownership comes with a lot of stress and problems of its own but right now I want …

11 Oct, 2020: I’ve reached the stage in life when you decide to try lots of Radio 4 podcasts all at once.

11 Oct, 2020: I miss when message boards were much more popular than timelines.

10 Oct, 2020: Every single time you want to post about a celebrity politician (you know, the national types who …

10 Oct, 2020: Understanding The Behemoths I’ve returned to thinking about the internet and what it is, in light of working on what it …

10 Oct, 2020: Very quickly realised that avoiding Google on the web is practically impossible. Specifically, the …

9 Oct, 2020: The main reason I’m attempting to live a life without technology built around invasive …

9 Oct, 2020: Twitter doesn’t work in my browser at the moment. I think a lot of people could benefit from …

9 Oct, 2020: One of the great things about the internet is that it’s easier for us all to learn about that …

9 Oct, 2020: Reminders about subscriptions for software, especially for iPhone and iPad: The business model in …

8 Oct, 2020: Protests and Power – Idle Words h/t @jeremycherfas Maciej Cegłowski has done it again. …

4 Oct, 2020: I wish there were tracker-less, open-web-friendly versions of SoundCloud, Spotify, Apple, and …

2 Oct, 2020: For those of us who enjoy Micro.blog a lot (I love it tbh) but really don’t want the noise of …

2 Oct, 2020: I need noise-cancelling wired headphones, for use sitting at a desk. Has anybody with a similar …

2 Oct, 2020: Is there anybody out there who uses OmniFocus without a Mac? I’m wondering if it can work just …

2 Oct, 2020: Turns out fabric softener is essentially a lie. 🤯

30 Sep, 2020: Too much of my blogging has focused on the negative side of events. Time to put some effort into …

30 Sep, 2020: Televised debate =/= progress of a democratic nation Remember: there are bad people who want you to …

30 Sep, 2020: The big updates to Micro.blog are brilliant. Amongst the many things I am still processing, the …

29 Sep, 2020: Normalization is one hell of a drug.

29 Sep, 2020: TIL I’ve been using fabric softener wrong 😬

28 Sep, 2020: The more I try to use my iPad for basic web-based tasks, the less impressed I am buy this expensive …

28 Sep, 2020: You seriously can’t manage email aliases for Apple Mail on iOS natively?

28 Sep, 2020: So Apple Pay is only available in Safari 🧐

28 Sep, 2020: I am no longer sharing links to websites with the following: Cookie managers blocking the site. …

27 Sep, 2020: Feature request for Apple Watch Fitness: A “free day”. You can choose a day in which …

27 Sep, 2020: If your family lived in a corrosive swamp-land, would you say “welp what can I do!”? …

27 Sep, 2020: Starting to think we need a very public list of every website that has such awful tracking …

25 Sep, 2020: There are days when I think about my choices to opt-out of Google and Android, and “smart …

24 Sep, 2020: With regard to improving the world, if we only ever accept what we consider 100% purely good efforts …

24 Sep, 2020: One of the smaller notes of this preview for the upcoming Micro.blog updates that has me as excited …

24 Sep, 2020: Just downloaded a film from Vimeo and it was super quick, despite the size. Yet more reasons to use …

24 Sep, 2020: Hi, person who runs an online store. 👋 So you know, the various pop-ups for browser notifications …

23 Sep, 2020: I see Brexit is going well.

23 Sep, 2020: Now that I’m getting used to Apple keyboard shortcuts (cmd, etc), it has become frustrating to only …

22 Sep, 2020: And for my third tech gripe of the day: iPad hardware support, especially for keyboard …

22 Sep, 2020: I was feeling good about Quotebacks as a generic web tool but the fact that the keyboard shortcut …

22 Sep, 2020: I am baffled by the fact that Apple hasn’t made exceptions for Mozilla, so that Firefox can …

21 Sep, 2020: There should be some sort of fine-based punishment for companies who make product-related …

20 Sep, 2020: Re-reconsidering my email situation. Going to give the rules and filters for Proton a good go before …

19 Sep, 2020: Time to entirely retreat back to my blog, with Micro.blog being my only social media. As soon as …

19 Sep, 2020: The mute tool for Micro.blog is great. 👍

18 Sep, 2020: Lockdown restrictions on Tuesday 😬

18 Sep, 2020: This morning I have exercised more for one day than has been the case for years. Very much on track …

18 Sep, 2020: The Home Office has frighteningly little grasp of the impact of its activities in managing …

16 Sep, 2020: CLAP

15 Sep, 2020: Apple: Developers dare to not use IAP and freeload. Also Apple: Here, have 24 hours notice for the …

15 Sep, 2020: I know that I have blood on my hands by now. – Sophie Zhang A data scientist formerly …

15 Sep, 2020: An AI captain just sounds cool.

15 Sep, 2020: Looks like the foldable device revolution is still going well.

15 Sep, 2020: Thinking of going back to Fastmail. Protonmail is good but I can’t use it with a different app …

15 Sep, 2020: A heatwave in September… yep, totally normal.

13 Sep, 2020: Reminders; staying informed and live-blogging collective misery are not the same thing; if …

13 Sep, 2020: 🤨

13 Sep, 2020: Looking at my local gyms. If I could just rent out a treadmill that’d be great…

13 Sep, 2020: It was impossible to speak to a human at Instagram … It is like they don’t want to be …

13 Sep, 2020: If you are cloned, take a photo of yourself with some official ID and email Facebook – advice …

12 Sep, 2020: I would, without hesitation, pay an extra $60 each year if Apple made it possible for Marco Arment …

10 Sep, 2020: As each day passes I feel less secure in my position that Apple is the easy recommendation for most …

9 Sep, 2020: BOOM

8 Sep, 2020: The big design update for the Mac sure as shit doesn’t look like it would be right on a …

7 Sep, 2020: Right now I am happy with my tech set-up. An alternative scenario involves something I trialled over …

6 Sep, 2020: Previously: People use control of their computers to make the web work in the way they want. Now: …

6 Sep, 2020: I’ve finally hit the very last stop on my interest in celebrity politics. For the record, it …

5 Sep, 2020: The lack of search in every blog continues to be a big mark against the open web. It’s …

5 Sep, 2020: There’s a lot of value in slow thinking. You use the non-lizard side of your brain. You make more …

5 Sep, 2020: I love autumn but I think the size of the seasonal change – from generally hot to cold – …

4 Sep, 2020: If we could throw “follow-back” culture into a deep pit, that’d be grand.

4 Sep, 2020: A bland life is not worth living. If you’re going to have an opinion, actually have a fucking …

4 Sep, 2020: B R A N D A B I L I T Y

2 Sep, 2020: How To Make Twitter Bearable Delete your account. Delete the app. Do something better with your …

31 Aug, 2020: … a good idea isn’t good unless it’s gonna do good. – Hank Green, I …

30 Aug, 2020: X-Men: The Animated Series for 8 cellos by Samara Ginsberg 🎶 😍😍😍

30 Aug, 2020: Every single time you use any part of Facebook Every time you use Instagram Every time you use …

30 Aug, 2020: Another reason to quit Facebook: Facebook found to actively promote Holocaust denial

28 Aug, 2020: For @kimberlyhirsh and all of us: You be you. Don’t concern yourself with work or “being productive” …

28 Aug, 2020: Hashtags for Micro.blog This is a reply to @vivianlee: You’ll have to excuse my ignorance here, but you could elaborate on …

28 Aug, 2020: Autumn is kinda here 👀

27 Aug, 2020: Before I get Today I Learned back up and running, I’m going to leave these links here: …

26 Aug, 2020: TIL that Tom Holland’s dad is in-fact Dominic Holland. 🤯

26 Aug, 2020: “MP of the Year”? Good grief.

25 Aug, 2020: Oh look, another new productivity app to distract from work. 😇

24 Aug, 2020: Always be careful of people who breathlessly critique something, especially something being built on …

24 Aug, 2020: I wonder if there is a UK version of the Lawfare blog 🤔

23 Aug, 2020: Further to my last post: If I was forced to use the iOS version of Firefox, Today I Learned would be …

23 Aug, 2020: This why I have a difficult time with even the concept of comments: Francisco Tolmasky brings …

22 Aug, 2020: The Picture-in-Picture feature in Firefox is pretty good. As such I expect Google to break it pretty …

22 Aug, 2020: Wait… is it true that you can buy ads on Facebook within the iOS app, using Facebook’s …

22 Aug, 2020: Apple: We love rule-breakers 😍 Also Apple: No not like that

21 Aug, 2020: Apple forcing Automattic to ruin the WordPress app with IAP is a great example of how hard you can …

21 Aug, 2020: I… think I have my GitHub copy all ready to go. Guess I’ll wait a week to see if it …

21 Aug, 2020: I’ve just spent less than an hour reorganising my iPhone home screen. Apple have nailed these …

19 Aug, 2020: 📸➡🕸🔃🌐 😎😎😎

19 Aug, 2020: We’re so lonely in our modern world that we are willing to corrupt the foundations upon which …

19 Aug, 2020: Just found Tei by Ooyy. Ooyy appears to be very much in the realm of ProleteR, a nice ambient sound …

19 Aug, 2020: Note: if you’re using Ghost hosting make sure you don’t criticise the company or …

19 Aug, 2020: Let’s see what happens With the new editor in Sunlit That’s pretty nice!

19 Aug, 2020: Somebody needs to tell me why I shouldn’t be using the iOS beta. 😬

18 Aug, 2020: If somebody could find a way to oblterate the “slack bot”, that’d be great. Piss …

18 Aug, 2020: It’s weird that we don’t talk about Aaron Swartz anymore.

18 Aug, 2020: I need a bigger dictionary.

17 Aug, 2020: One of the things I’ve been delaying is setting up my own server. Getting to the point where …

17 Aug, 2020: The physical form of the 11-inch iPad Pro is to laptops as the original iPhone SE to phones. 🤤

17 Aug, 2020: Happy with the completion of my new set-up. 😎

17 Aug, 2020: The heat as finally returned to a reasonable level. 😌

14 Aug, 2020: If Mozilla falls apart, and Firefox inevitably follows suit, I genuinely don’t know what …

13 Aug, 2020: Rarely as crestfallen when realising that smart people make a podcast together for the mainstream …

13 Aug, 2020: The ADVERT biggest ADVERT problem ADVERT with ADVERT Instagram ADVERT and ADVERT silos ADVERT in …

13 Aug, 2020: The fall of Mozilla would be a huge blow to the open web. For many people, the internet would become …

13 Aug, 2020: I can’t wait for this heat to go away.

13 Aug, 2020: The new custom reply feature on Twitter looks good. Between this and the feature for limiting who …

11 Aug, 2020: Imagine have the utter lack of shame to call yourself a journalist of any stripe and then go on to …

11 Aug, 2020: um – an unofficial discord server for microdotblog Say hello! Find micro.bloggers! Look at pet …

11 Aug, 2020: 👋 👀

11 Aug, 2020: Today is a Can’t Stop Me kinda day. 💪🎶

11 Aug, 2020: I am no longer blogging about things that are going to happen and choose instead to blog about …

11 Aug, 2020: Unfortunately, Wendy is not coming to stay with us. She can no longer be an Assistance Dog. Fuck …

8 Aug, 2020: I remember disagreeing with @adamprocter during the last World Cup re: VAR in football. Turns out he …

8 Aug, 2020: One of the things I’ve come to understand and accept about myself is just how intolerant I am …

8 Aug, 2020: There is an underlying global issue that enables the devastation wrought by COVID-19 and other such …

7 Aug, 2020: I thought I could stomach having accounts with FACEBOOK from a pragmatic POV; I was wrong. For the …

6 Aug, 2020: Flow into flow.

5 Aug, 2020: Tempo is an interesting idea for email. As soon as they support more than just Google and the Mac …

4 Aug, 2020: I wish all account-based newsletters came with a “choose which email address to send to” …

4 Aug, 2020: Peace in the kingdom?

3 Aug, 2020: Bug hunter, hard at work.

3 Aug, 2020: Web forms that steal your key control should be made illegal. It’s so god-damn stupid.

2 Aug, 2020: The floating bag, soothing Darjeeling within.

2 Aug, 2020: Did blogs fade from prominence because they did not have a sufficently attractive “app for …

2 Aug, 2020: Lina Khan has her Twitter account set to private – for which I am not surprised and yet that …

2 Aug, 2020: One of the issues unquestionably brought to light by the Tech Ceo Hearing is the horrific state of …

1 Aug, 2020: I was hoping that my next post on @til would be exactly this: Today I Learned will soon return to …

1 Aug, 2020: Oooh Indigenous is on the desktop now as well. Awesome!

1 Aug, 2020: Look up…

31 Jul, 2020: News of US economy tanking. Timed release of Super Controversial Opinion from POTUS. Entire media …

31 Jul, 2020: Of course Apple sold more of the iPad compared to this time a year ago; they made it more like a …

30 Jul, 2020: opinions on the internet

29 Jul, 2020: Seeing random people use their access to the web to stake their reputation on defense of massive …

29 Jul, 2020: 🤔

28 Jul, 2020: social media feeds

28 Jul, 2020: Vine in maintenance mode > every version of Twitter for the past 3 years

28 Jul, 2020: Today is a coffee kinda day.

27 Jul, 2020: Increased tax… I thought the Tories didn’t want to “nag people.”

26 Jul, 2020: Spent a bunch of time trying to set-up my Proton email with Thunderbird, only to eventually discover …

26 Jul, 2020: Oh look. It’s me, an idiot: Micro.blog will very likely be the last online community for which …

25 Jul, 2020: Saw a lot more people wearing masks today, even outside of shops, and that was on a brief trip. When …

24 Jul, 2020: Keychron? Keychron. Nice.

23 Jul, 2020: Whenever I see and hear people maintaining narrow taste in music I just feel sad. I can’t …

22 Jul, 2020: omg i miss v i n e 😂

22 Jul, 2020: I’ve just downloaded the QuickLook variant for Windows. um… where the hell as this …

22 Jul, 2020: One of the things I wish we could take back as a result of the web: Hype culture. I much prefer …

20 Jul, 2020: Patrick Rothfuss is back to blogging: Just a little thing to remind me that not everything is covid. …

20 Jul, 2020: The Story of An Artist by Daniel Johnston is somehow increasingly heartbreaking on repeat listening. …

20 Jul, 2020: Looking for a list of the music used by Apple in commercials, at events, and so on? There’s a …

19 Jul, 2020: I hope likes, dislikes, +, -, up-voting, down-voting, or any other form of general button-based …

19 Jul, 2020: They do simple but helpful things, like adding open graph and Twitter cards for rich previews of …

19 Jul, 2020: I forgot how much I like Things. A great example of how much of the appeal of iOS is derived from …

18 Jul, 2020: Any parent who seriously says “Schools should re-open ASAP.” needs to immediately be …

16 Jul, 2020: I don’t know if it is the fault of Apple, Mozilla, or a combination of both but the fact that …

14 Jul, 2020: Ah, system-debilitating pending updates. To think I almost missed you, Windows.

14 Jul, 2020: ‘No DSS’ letting bans ‘ruled unlawful’ by court, via the BBC. Finally.

14 Jul, 2020: Adblockers are a bad solution that only serve to further distract us from reaching the best …

14 Jul, 2020: Getting updates for free just feels good, you know 👀

13 Jul, 2020: One of my favourite things about Micro.blog: Manton Reece doesn’t waste his time constantly …

13 Jul, 2020: More than a day since I got the big PC up and running again. Still much relieved to be back onboard, …

13 Jul, 2020: Using an actual desktop-class browser again is like re-growing limbs.

12 Jul, 2020: It feels good to be back at my desktop, with the best keyboard, the best mouse, and a machine …

10 Jul, 2020: Good news — the PC fits into the reorganised utility room!

9 Jul, 2020: Valiant Disney, protecting all of the children.

7 Jul, 2020: We’re currently in the midst of a number of simultaneous mini-renovations, including the …

7 Jul, 2020: First post via the Micro.blog web app on a computer for many weeks… 👀

7 Jul, 2020: I miss making things. I’m going to do some writing on the one computer to which I have access, since …

7 Jul, 2020: 🔗 Podcasts In Color

2 Jul, 2020: If all of the people who spent so much of their resources shouting angrily about FACEBOOK instead …

30 Jun, 2020: Computer Tolerances I have been without a PC for a number or days now, having actively removed PC activity from my daily …

22 Jun, 2020: macOS 11.0. They did that for @manton and @danielpunkass 😂

20 Jun, 2020: Just finished my first proper exercise session for months. After an hour of walking in summer heat …

20 Jun, 2020: Somebody fetch the wrist physio for @cheri because 10k in a single session is a stunning feat of …

20 Jun, 2020: I’m going to spend some time planning out my blogging over the weekend. There are specific ideas and …

20 Jun, 2020: I can’t get over that letter from Apple to Hey, especially that particular paragraph. It reeks of …

20 Jun, 2020: I have a single hardware wish for the Apple keynote on Monday: The rumoured 10.8 inch iPad Air.

19 Jun, 2020: Micro.blog subscribers: If Hey email was priced closer to Micro.blog subscriptions, would you …

19 Jun, 2020: Imagine defending a $1.5 trillion company against the villainous behaviour of… /squints/ …

19 Jun, 2020: I’ve thought of an ending for my book… ‘And he lived happily ever after… to the end of his days.’ 😔

19 Jun, 2020: Turns out it was a good thing for Micro.blog that Warren Ellis lost interest in the platform. This …

19 Jun, 2020: Just quit Facebook. — People for whom absolutist positions carry few, if any real consequences.

18 Jun, 2020: Definitely can’t rely on the iPad as my primary computer. Now begins the wait for the ability to …

18 Jun, 2020: “What are we going to do, just change everything because some people got offended!?” Yes. That’s …

18 Jun, 2020: As somebody who doesn’t have a particularly strong connection with Apple, it’s fascinating to see …

17 Jun, 2020: It was interesting to see this conversation re: use of the ‘Master and Slave’ concept. Look at how …

16 Jun, 2020: Black Lives Matter CSS — Allison Valiquette A t-shirt well suited for the tech crowd on Micro.blog! …

15 Jun, 2020: I miss working on Today I Learned. However, I’ve finally made progress on re-shaping my schedule for …

14 Jun, 2020: Me: I’m likely to stop playing video games pretty soon tbh. Annapurna: We’re publishing a game in …

13 Jun, 2020: One of the reasons the independent web will fail against FACEBOOK is that too many of its loudest …

13 Jun, 2020: 🎮 Video game confession (h/t @zorn): Apart from Uncharted 4, I doubt we’ll buy anymore games. …

8 Jun, 2020: Imagine putting more effort into caring about keeping a statue standing than, you know, questioning …

6 Jun, 2020: I just copied text from my iPhone to my iPad. ACHIEVEMENT UNLOCKED.

6 Jun, 2020: The USA frightens me more than the pandemic.

2 Jun, 2020: schedule test (with new Schedule Post button)

31 May, 2020: Over the past two months I’ve transitioned from a desktop-PC computer user to an iPad-only computer …

28 May, 2020: Putting Things On Hold Today I Learned is now in maintenance mode. I am currently sitting at our desk in what we once …

16 May, 2020: You don’t have a real blog until you spend at least one day per month talking about how blogs are …

14 May, 2020: Hope. 📷 (What do you think, @macgenie, one photo for the week? 😜)

14 May, 2020: Here’s to the people concerned about their privacy when it comes to contact tracing apps, whilst …

11 May, 2020: Red 📷

9 May, 2020: Shit dog! — Morty 💬

8 May, 2020: Half of seeming clever is keeping your mouth shut at the right times. — Patrick Rothfuss, The …

8 May, 2020: Rick and Morty is amazing. 📺

8 May, 2020: Apple Podcasts just needs controls for managing multiple episodes and it would be surprisingly good.

7 May, 2020: The truth is that the world is full of dragons, and none of us are as powerful or cool as we’d like …

6 May, 2020: Sandra: You didn’t have to sell us this house. Martin: Didn’t we? — Bait 💬

6 May, 2020: I’m just about ready for another re-watch of Parks and Recreation. 📺

5 May, 2020: I wish it need not have happened in my time," said Frodo. “So do I,” said Gandalf, …

4 May, 2020: It may help to understand human affairs to be clear that most of the great triumphs and tragedies of …

2 May, 2020: Accounts update: Delete Google ✔️ Delete FACEBOOK Delete Microsoft Delete Amazon Phew. Feels weird …

1 May, 2020: One of the reasons I’ve been enjoying my time away from The Internet, I’ve realised, is because …

1 May, 2020: I had no idea Letterboxd had paid accounts…

1 May, 2020: I wonder which cities will be renamed Zuckerburg.

30 Apr, 2020: Recently watched my first Studio Ghibli film, Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind. My planned viewing …

28 Apr, 2020: The way Contacts jumps about on my iPad is more than a little disconcerting. One of those “little …

28 Apr, 2020: Oh. Have we Brits now remembered that we have care homes, where we send those people about whom we …

27 Apr, 2020: Anyway yeah the move to Apple-only, iPad-first computing has been… more hassle than I was …

27 Apr, 2020: To move from Google Calendar to Apple Calendar on an iPad: Subscribe to your Google calendars via …

27 Apr, 2020: Moving from Windows + Google -> Apple involves a lot of manual work. Effectively transcribing. I …

27 Apr, 2020: Domain squatters are a great example of the great extent to which we have fucked up the web.

27 Apr, 2020: Paprika is a very good app.

25 Apr, 2020: For me, the only good iOS apps left on a 4-inch screen are those made by Apple. Even then it’s hit …

25 Apr, 2020: 🙃

24 Apr, 2020: For people who are getting on the Microsoft hype train: Satya Nadella should be doing much better …

23 Apr, 2020: Haven’t so much as glanced at the news for a few days. 10/10 would recommend.

19 Apr, 2020: I’m back here again.

19 Apr, 2020: I would love to read the Halide blog but in choosing Medium as a host, Sebastiaan de With and Ben …

15 Apr, 2020: Having an extended weekend off was good, and necessary. I was completely away from the computer and …

15 Apr, 2020: The new SE is too big. Thankfully my original model is holding up fine. If I am pressed into a newer …

9 Apr, 2020: I need some more time to adjust to the pandemic and the impact it has had on our lives. I should …

9 Apr, 2020: It’s still weird for me to see people not adhering to social distancing, and not taking the …

8 Apr, 2020: It took me all day to figure out the pun in Watchsmith.

8 Apr, 2020: put me in coach

5 Apr, 2020: The introductory video for Descript is really good.

5 Apr, 2020: Today’s gripes: Pricing your service product based solely on my IP and not letting me change …

5 Apr, 2020: Firefox is… not good on iOS. Not good at all.

5 Apr, 2020: Yesterday I was barely on The Internet at all. 10/10 would recommend.

3 Apr, 2020: ✅ publish a newsletter 😊

3 Apr, 2020: Quick reminder! 🙋‍♂️ I launched the new newsletter for Today I Learned earlier this week. 🎉 Issue 1 …

3 Apr, 2020: The next time you wonder why it is that Manton Reece doesn’t submit the Micro.blog Mac app to …

3 Apr, 2020: > try to load TechCrunch > thirst for whisky intensifies

2 Apr, 2020: 🌈

1 Apr, 2020: I’m not one of those people. Just @brentsimmons being classy as fuck again. 😎

1 Apr, 2020: Late last night I launched the Today I Learned newsletter. Woke up this morning still feeling that …

31 Mar, 2020: But excuse me, I’m not going to write about it anymore. Instead I’m going to do my best to do what I …

31 Mar, 2020: Reward. 🍻

31 Mar, 2020: Making a new thing is so much fun. 😎 (bonus: promise fulfilled)

31 Mar, 2020: Today is a very good day to be listening to Zoë Keating, whose music is always a welcome campanion …

31 Mar, 2020: So that Zoom, eh… that is working out well, huh.

30 Mar, 2020: I’m Rene Ritchie and This… Is Rene Ritchie. It’s great to see Rene building his …

30 Mar, 2020: The lack of PWAs on Firefox makes me sad.

30 Mar, 2020: TIL there are people who dislike Mary Poppins. I mean… wow.

29 Mar, 2020: Seeing people abuse pandemic-related hashtags and search on social media to literally endanger lives …

29 Mar, 2020: The New York Times uses lots of cookies, of course. Of the many they are willing to admit exist, …

28 Mar, 2020: I’ve come to a realisation: Micro.blog will very likely be the last online community for which …

28 Mar, 2020: Riot looks like a nice option for chat. It is even the chosen partner of Mozilla as their IRC …

27 Mar, 2020: I hope people use more independent web technology, such as Micro.blog, and it helps them change …

27 Mar, 2020: The screenshot app I was relying on doesn’t have a proper iPad app. 😒 Also can’t easily …

27 Mar, 2020: Quick update for @til: Have mostly caught up with the Update posts. They’re now back on a …

26 Mar, 2020: You know those jokes people make about Windows and updates? It’s all true. 😒

26 Mar, 2020: Another Who story being published tomorrow, this time from Russell T. Davies 😱😱😱 cc: @macgenie

26 Mar, 2020: I just wrote the @til Update post for the teacher-specific hosting subscription and it felt pretty …

26 Mar, 2020: “testing”

25 Mar, 2020: Speaking of chill, everybody is super cool on the NetNewsWire #socializing Slack channel.

25 Mar, 2020: Will Smith posted a 90-minute Lo-fi video to his YouTube channel and it’s pretty nice.

25 Mar, 2020: This is great: 1997.chat – AIM is back! 😂 I grabbed swoods85. When in Rome and all that. (h/t …

25 Mar, 2020: Bravo, Aotearoa.

25 Mar, 2020: Jodie Whittaker; the Doctor we need.

24 Mar, 2020: To be clear, for the UK: This virus is providing a look at our future. Even if we minimise death and …

24 Mar, 2020: People who ignore social distancing, self-isolation, and all of the other measures need to be …

24 Mar, 2020: I now have a reason to buy an Apple trackpad. 😏

24 Mar, 2020: Not every post on The Internet requires everybody who reads it to decide they all know The Answer …

24 Mar, 2020: Feeling particularly proud of the general tone of discourse on Micro.blog, at least with regard to …

24 Mar, 2020: You can’t just ask “when does it stop” because you don’t like the feeling of …

24 Mar, 2020: Disney+ has both the X-Men and Spider-Man cartoons from the nineties. So I’ll see you all in a few …

23 Mar, 2020: Reminder: Twitter is an especially bad social network to rely on in times of crisis. It has zero …

23 Mar, 2020: Maybe I’m weird, or old, or probably just both, but the way you pause video on Instagram is …

23 Mar, 2020: Full black background for Dark Mode looks pretty sweet in the Micro.blog iOS app. 😎

23 Mar, 2020: The lack of account authentication (2FA, etc) on Flickr didn’t bother me too much; after all, …

21 Mar, 2020: Right now I’ve never been more relieved to be British. Multiple decades of a national health …

21 Mar, 2020: One of my idle web browsing habits is to use Google Maps to look at remote islands. As a species, we …

21 Mar, 2020: MAYBE IT’S TIME TO TURN THE INTERNET INTO ONE BIG PRATCHETT NOVEL. I’LL START.

20 Mar, 2020: I live in a country in which the manager for our national football team legitimately sounds more …

20 Mar, 2020: Damn it, Jerry.

20 Mar, 2020: I wish people wouldn’t use Micro.blog to give feedback about Micro.blog.

19 Mar, 2020: This is such an important time for us all to try to remember that we can change only that with which …

19 Mar, 2020: Never worry about “appearing to be cool.” It’s pointless since you’ll never …

19 Mar, 2020: We’ve watched the last two coronavirus briefings from the PM live. That’s more than …

19 Mar, 2020: Today I am grateful for coffee. I am looking forward to my imminent cup of coffee. ☕

19 Mar, 2020: Working From Home: WFH Tips, from Sameer Vasta Remote Work series, from Jonathan Hays A thread of …

18 Mar, 2020: SSD in PS5 🤤

18 Mar, 2020: Gonna be extra sad using my little iPad with the Logitech keyboard.

16 Mar, 2020: Tip for media streamers: Download as much stuff as you can, even if it’s for “offline …

16 Mar, 2020: Fuck this virus.

16 Mar, 2020: And now coronavirus has delayed the arrival of Wendy. Fuck.

16 Mar, 2020: Universities are cancelling face-to-face classrooms and yet the schools are still open. 🤔🤔🤔

15 Mar, 2020: I wonder if, here on Micro.blog, there are people who would like to share their Spotify playlists? 🤔 …

15 Mar, 2020: Today I am grateful for the powers of recovery to which I owe my body more thanks than I can …

14 Mar, 2020: Close the schools, you fucking cowards.

12 Mar, 2020: I wonder if Micro.blog would work well as an internal blogging tool. Specifically for small groups …

12 Mar, 2020: I’m starting to think that showing up once every 4-5 years to have an opinon might not be the …

12 Mar, 2020: Not sure we can call them “Conservatives” anymore with spending like that.

12 Mar, 2020: Basecamp are giving away their book about remote work for free. They don’t own the publishing …

11 Mar, 2020: Apple fan: “It’s just easier to go with Apple defaults.” Apple: “No, not …

11 Mar, 2020: As I’m trying to use most websites less often (they are generally terrible, in every way), …

10 Mar, 2020: Pending OS updates slowing down the browser is exactly the type of thing that makes me want to use …

10 Mar, 2020: Today feels like a good day for @til to return. 😎

10 Mar, 2020: 👋 to the non-US micronauts out there! Hope everybody has had, or will have a good day! 🙌

10 Mar, 2020: 👀

10 Mar, 2020: One of my new conditions for working on a project, especially as an indie: No public deadlines.

9 Mar, 2020: Wish more indie developers would sign their web apps. It doesn’t feel good when I have to go …

9 Mar, 2020: The app is designed to be stable and fast. – @brentsimmons, emphasising the most important …

9 Mar, 2020: Cocooning actually doesn’t help us acquire or retain the necessary skills for interacting with …

9 Mar, 2020: Looking forward to the day Google kills Blogger and the resulting deluge of takes declaring that …

9 Mar, 2020: I’ve got Can’t stop me by ProleteR on a loop. 🎶

8 Mar, 2020: Got my first pair of Audio-Technica headphones today. So far, so good. 👍

8 Mar, 2020: Maybe we could have a sub-timeline on Micro.blog just for politics. micro.blog/t/politics That way I …

8 Mar, 2020: A young person doesn’t turn 18 and realise ‘oh, my voting location is …

8 Mar, 2020: It is better to remain silent at the risk of being thought a fool, than to talk and remove all doubt …

8 Mar, 2020: go to hell samantha and take your bloody sister with you

8 Mar, 2020: All better than arguments on the internet; hydrating; fresh air; reading; face-to-face …

7 Mar, 2020: Thanks to the latest feature release from the Micro.blog team I can look forward to seeing nice, …

7 Mar, 2020: Working on @til makes me happy. Missed my own deadline (for returning to full activity) but still …

7 Mar, 2020: Looks like Automattic got rid of the annoying GDPR page cover on Tumblr.

7 Mar, 2020: Thinking about how I use bookmarks and considering: regularly delete all bookmarks with the …

7 Mar, 2020: Wow Drafts is so damned quick! @kaa you weren’t kidding

7 Mar, 2020: Testing Drafts action

5 Mar, 2020: Water is good.

5 Mar, 2020: Looking at replies on Twitter, in the browser, logged out, might just be the worst possible way to …

5 Mar, 2020: lol @ people who think edits by Apple to the App Store Review Guidelines will mean they will no …

5 Mar, 2020: Twitter adding a “stories” feature is about right. Look at those image-based posts with …

5 Mar, 2020: Every time I see a screenshot of these security pop-ups from Catalina, I feel my desire to buy a Mac …

4 Mar, 2020: Seeing complaints about Whole Foods since the Amazon acquisition makes me think about my youth. In …

4 Mar, 2020: When talking about making things (literally anything) face-to-face, the first person to say to me …

4 Mar, 2020: Looks like 5G!!! is the new Big Phones!!! for the Apple Is Doomed™ crowd.

4 Mar, 2020: One of the positive consequences of generally stepping away from life as a usable asset on the web …

4 Mar, 2020: The lack of Firefox Containers on iOS is annoying. What’s the point in having these powerful …

4 Mar, 2020: I love the spirit of the indepedent web. I am, however, frustrated by the feeling of wasting my …

3 Mar, 2020: The Social Media Morass – Frosted Echoes I can’t pick a quote. Just read the whole thing …

2 Mar, 2020: When I read this hilariously bad piece from Mark Wilson at Fast Company and see in the bio at the …

2 Mar, 2020: Comment sections (whether silo or not) remain the worst possible place for multi-post replies. Full …

1 Mar, 2020: If it turns out the folks at The Iconfactory have made a contribution to re-adjusting the value of …

29 Feb, 2020: No WWDC with attendees this year, for sure.

27 Feb, 2020: Face masks play a very important role in places like hospitals, but there is very little evidence of …

27 Feb, 2020: More than past time for a formal introduction; good people of Micro.blog, my wonderful wife recently …

26 Feb, 2020: Limiting the Web in My Life The literal cost of using the modern web slapped me in the face just now. It got me thinking… …

26 Feb, 2020: With Firefox alone there are 1.1 GB of cookies stored on my computer. Why can’t we all just …

26 Feb, 2020: We got the official documentation for Wendy’s training. Everyone, seriously, this includes a …

26 Feb, 2020: I’ve taken some time to consider the issue and can confirm: His Dark Materials > Game of …

25 Feb, 2020: A skill for the web that is worth taking your time to learn and improve upon: asking questions. Many …

24 Feb, 2020: Something we all must simply come to terms with is that when you choose “agree” or …

24 Feb, 2020: Since the new iOS app is close to the public launch, it is a good time to remember that @NetNewsWire …

24 Feb, 2020: The floating animoji video from WWDC last year is hypnotic.

23 Feb, 2020: One of the things we don’t talk about enough is how easily your activity on the web can be …

23 Feb, 2020: This kind of “security feature” in Catalina only makes me less sure of buying a Mac. It …

21 Feb, 2020: The Social Web As Background Noise It feels, at some level, that it lets the people in charge off the hook. Thoughts? – Adam …

21 Feb, 2020: Sometimes it’s ok to slow down. When we slow down, it becomes much easier to avoid mistakes …

20 Feb, 2020: My most recently gained anxiety, borne entirely as a result of friction; the incredible form of my …

20 Feb, 2020: My anxiety re: open vs closed web has turned into background noise. I now just live with this demon.

20 Feb, 2020: With regard to app pricing, I see a lot of anti-subscription people who offer praise and thanks for …

20 Feb, 2020: Unfortunately our friend Sameer Vasta appears to have left Micro.blog. Don’t forget: You can …

19 Feb, 2020: With the open web, all of this scraping and embedding and the like… feels so invasive and …

19 Feb, 2020: One of my biggest problems with the IndieWeb movement is how the DIY nature of it is often paired …

19 Feb, 2020: Every website of a podcast show should have a broadly-agreed set of information. If I can’t …

18 Feb, 2020: Currently resisting the urge to become a font nerd. Unsure how long that’ll last. 😬

18 Feb, 2020: I see foldable phones turned out to be a very serious product category and not a gimmick at all.

17 Feb, 2020: CONFIRMED: Wendy is coming to stay with us in April, for the next stage of the …

17 Feb, 2020: “It’s going to look pretty good, then, isn’t it,” said War testily, …

17 Feb, 2020: You know that thing where we don’t rely on soul-crushingly awful corporations to do that thing …

16 Feb, 2020: I tried to use a feature in Instagram but it doesn’t work on the SE. The screen is literally …

16 Feb, 2020: > sees WhatsApp banner on Netflix > immediately takes a much more critical eye to everything …

16 Feb, 2020: Current version of my profile for the web: <simonwoods.online> My blog stays where it has been …

16 Feb, 2020: I’m going to spend a lot of time investigating if it is possible to do the following: Use …

16 Feb, 2020: I have yet to find a network that is as nearly as bullet-proof as bookmarks+feeds.

16 Feb, 2020: Instead of trying that shiny new app or service or platform, which you inevitably not use very much …

16 Feb, 2020: Why couldn’t Keybase stay away from the platform disease? Why ruin an authenticator by trying …

15 Feb, 2020: Red Dwarf is 32 years old. 😱

14 Feb, 2020: I’m gonna drop WorkFlowy, for good this time. The way they hijack the keyboard when …

13 Feb, 2020: SHE IS PRECIOUS 😭😭😭

13 Feb, 2020: WENDY IS HERE 😍😍😍😍

12 Feb, 2020: Email newsletters should be text-only. Y/N?

12 Feb, 2020: I miss @smokey. I hope everything is ok, buddy.

12 Feb, 2020: I’m starting to think The Internet isn’t the best place in which to make jokes.

12 Feb, 2020: We have a special visitor stopping by tomorrow; a golden labrador by the name of Wendy! Today I am …

12 Feb, 2020: First imagine the person about whom you are talking is in fact the most important person in the …

11 Feb, 2020: Windows: “Select a time to restart” Me: “How about no”

11 Feb, 2020: Basecamp is easily one of the best Windows apps I have used.

11 Feb, 2020: Substack has a built-in PO Box, you say. 🤔

11 Feb, 2020: Naming things is fun. 😃

11 Feb, 2020: Woodkid - Run Boy Run - Live at Montreux 15.07.2016 🔥

9 Feb, 2020: Me: I am eschewing this streaming trash and managing my MP3s! Me, five seconds into dealing with …

9 Feb, 2020: I forgot just how nice Basecamp is to use.

9 Feb, 2020: … the more a writer attributes the actions of Apple, an enormous corporation with thousands …

9 Feb, 2020: When even people like John Gruber, who have lent full-throated support for blog feed technology, are …

6 Feb, 2020: I feel so sorry for the people at Fantastical. The mob mentality of Twitter is going to damage the …

6 Feb, 2020: Speaking of CAH, the website for their new restaurant is classy as fuck.

6 Feb, 2020: Comedy Website ClickHole to Become Independent and Employee-Owned in Partnership with Cards Against …

5 Feb, 2020: I have a visceral reaction to sites that block “open in new tab” and force pop-ups as an …

4 Feb, 2020: Two of my favourite things about my iPhone SE are; the lack of a stupid bump; the shape and size …

3 Feb, 2020: Today I am grateful for @manton, @macgenie, @cheesemaker and all of the work they do to make …

3 Feb, 2020: Why did I say thoughtful so many times? Because there is value in infusing everything we do and say …

2 Feb, 2020: It’ll be interesting to see who, if anyone, Gruber gets access to at this years WWDC. Lot of …

2 Feb, 2020: Foiled by the Micro.blog (web) post blog switcher again. Curses!

2 Feb, 2020: Using a web service to host your photos has never been a good idea. There’s no point getting …

2 Feb, 2020: Thinking about the independent web being friendlier to the average person – which is true …

1 Feb, 2020: Reading user feedback on the web via the filter of offering support is an exercise in patience, and …

1 Feb, 2020: When Apple inevitably closes the iTunes Store it’ll be interesting to see if somebody else …

1 Feb, 2020: I need people with annual subscription offerings to listen to me: You need to show the god-damn …

1 Feb, 2020: Confirmed: gotten is not a word. You can all stop using it now.

1 Feb, 2020: Finding new keyboard shortcuts that halve your workload feels so damn good.

1 Feb, 2020: And it runs at less than 1% CPU usage on an iPhone SE. – Marco Arment, Introducing Voice …

1 Feb, 2020: My tolerance for advertising – especially that of low quality – has sunk to almost zero.

1 Feb, 2020: Un-following accounts on Micro.blog is much more difficult than doing the same on the silos. …

30 Jan, 2020: Now would be a good time to learn Hugo and the ins and outs of Micro.blog themes, huh.

30 Jan, 2020: TIL about ARS-based programming.

30 Jan, 2020: Enjoying nothing but Les Gordon right now. So damn good. 🎶

30 Jan, 2020: Do you know what’s better than a “Carer’s Awareness Day”? Pay the fucking …

29 Jan, 2020: Just because something is in “the News” doesn’t mean you are duty-bound to pay it …

29 Jan, 2020: There’s something to be said for piss & vinegar.

29 Jan, 2020: Entirely done with shallow Influencers and people who lack the courage to commit truly to their …

29 Jan, 2020: If you think switching social networks can mask the basic fact that a lot of humans are terrible to …

29 Jan, 2020: POSSE is one of the biggest negative forces actively maintained by the IndieWeb. Cross-posted items …

29 Jan, 2020: If Viticci doesn’t appear on The Talk Show, now of all times, then what even is the point.

29 Jan, 2020: I’m fascinated by the perception of touch-based technology, specifically iOS on the iPad. I …

29 Jan, 2020: In 10 years from now, will functional websites still exist? (“functional” = useful and …

27 Jan, 2020: Replies hosted at your own blog – Manton Reece It’s a good job I’m getting back to …

27 Jan, 2020: Final site update: Back to work

27 Jan, 2020: In conjunction with my new post questioning the value of the independent web, I’ve just read …

27 Jan, 2020: I’ve stopped manually creating excerpts of my personal posts for Micro.blog. It’s too …

27 Jan, 2020: What's the point in the independent web? The firmer I become in my convictions that the independent web is the neccessary alternative to …

27 Jan, 2020: Some people say they like social media because it’s made real-life interactions with people …

26 Jan, 2020: I need a new keyboard and it’s going to be much smaller than my current das. As such this …

26 Jan, 2020: Micro.blog is a place ripe for blog-based projects. So many people who at the very least have …

26 Jan, 2020: Am I blind or have Anker yet to release a USB-C to USB-C (3.1) braided charge cable (preferably …

25 Jan, 2020: DuckDuckGo but even faster

25 Jan, 2020: vine’s back

25 Jan, 2020: Weirdly, clever quips on The Internet don’t actually fix problems in your country.

23 Jan, 2020: Batman will never be better on film than when Nolan was in charge. Ever.

23 Jan, 2020: Too many people like to talk about being into blogging and then do no blogging at all, choosing …

22 Jan, 2020: He’s not the messiah! 😔

22 Jan, 2020: Sia’s voice… howwwww???

22 Jan, 2020: The Bokeh landing page is looking pretty damn good

21 Jan, 2020: Most people can’t get enough of those trees. Now the forest, oh boy, that is a sight to …

21 Jan, 2020: Inspired by @macgenie, I’m going to state that for which I am currently grateful: The new …

21 Jan, 2020: Yesterday’s xkcd is a good one.

21 Jan, 2020: My first camera: And my first camera bag: So far I’ve only taken a couple of photos but …

19 Jan, 2020: I’ve basically given up on the idea that, whilst there is plenty of great film to be found …

19 Jan, 2020: 16 gigs of RAM, i7 CPU, recently used the built-in “reset” option… still the …

19 Jan, 2020: I do love this SE… but uh… performance sure is becoming an issue. I guess this makes …

19 Jan, 2020: First new books of the year. 📚

19 Jan, 2020: Can we destroy hashtags? If I say please maybe it’ll happen.

18 Jan, 2020: Much happier with my site now. Just need two fixes; the Home menu link doesn’t appear on the …

18 Jan, 2020: So iCloud Family Sharing seriously doesn’t include Notes? Wow.

17 Jan, 2020: WorkFlowy is my brainstorming space. It’s so good I often accidentally start using it for …

17 Jan, 2020: Email is awful. – Allen Pike, Human-Only Inboxes This continues to be my favourite post …

17 Jan, 2020: … spending time on Twitter isn’t doing something about the bad stuff. – Sara Winge I …

17 Jan, 2020: Reminder to self re: the web; it is more than ok to have a social profile and not post to it for …

16 Jan, 2020: When a service restricted to the USA does not include this piece of information on their website, I …

15 Jan, 2020: Of course I decided to stay away from Twitter. Of course I did. (reason for the conclusion: …

15 Jan, 2020: I forgot how scummy Spotify tend to be. Maybe I’ll just drop streaming music altogether. I …

15 Jan, 2020: 📁Wishlist➡📁Apple➡📁Mac➡[34 items] 😬

15 Jan, 2020: Imagine what a comprehensive, open library could be! Open Library Vision Now this is a social …

14 Jan, 2020: Couple of resources for escaping Amazon for reading: Ethical alternatives to Amazon Books, Kindle, …

14 Jan, 2020: You know you’ve listened to a lot of The Talk Show when you see a SodaStream and wonder just …

13 Jan, 2020: Me: I regret to announce that I will not use a third-party app for twitter dot com Also me: …

13 Jan, 2020: Never Ending Saga Of The Stupid Conundrum (I’m getting this bullshit out of my system.) Potential Twitter set-up: Tiny follow list, …

13 Jan, 2020: I suppose this is a stupid question but: has the pinned list feature been made available for third …

13 Jan, 2020: I can confirm that, yes, Ricky Gervais has always been a miserable, horrible little shit.

13 Jan, 2020: Me: Micro.blog is amazing because it encourages actual replies with actual words! Also me: single …

12 Jan, 2020: Back on my bullshit.

12 Jan, 2020: Solving the Conundrum Lately I continue to think about my social network conundrum. I have wittled down my indecision to …

10 Jan, 2020: Facebook used a popular, ostensibly teen-oriented magazine as a tool to lie about the …

10 Jan, 2020: 👀

10 Jan, 2020: One of my potential Amazon replacements: Hive

10 Jan, 2020: If your blogs aren’t freely accessible via feeds and your podcasts aren’t freely …

9 Jan, 2020: Should a first-time watch of the US Office start from season 2? I’ve heard that season 1 …

9 Jan, 2020: Learning just how inconsistent the experience is when it comes to posting an image to Micro.blog on …

9 Jan, 2020: I’m starting to think the part of me that adores albums and binge-listening to discographies …

9 Jan, 2020: The day has now turned into a Mountain Goats kinda day. 🎶

9 Jan, 2020: It’s a Beatles kinda day. 🕺🎶

8 Jan, 2020: One of the benefits of not just using Google (including YouTube) or Twitter for search is that I am …

8 Jan, 2020: Every day, regarding the web, is a walk along two lines: Must try to make the web better, in any …

8 Jan, 2020: I love Panic’s website.

8 Jan, 2020: The Mac Mini is priced in a weird way. For the same specs, and including the cost of the LG …

7 Jan, 2020: My SE, even with software that is increasingly hostile to the screen size, is the best tech-buying …

7 Jan, 2020: The sooner Safari on iPad gets better (Apple should be doing everything they can to make it easy for …

6 Jan, 2020: Reminder: Calibre is the thing you want for e-books with less Amazon.

6 Jan, 2020: Turns out I’m still really into Micro.blog*. * I could easily add more along the same lines of …

4 Jan, 2020: Is there really no such thing as currently playing in Overcast? Trying to get Play Next to make …

4 Jan, 2020: I’m going to try something: I will take all of the online shopping I do (it’s not that …

4 Jan, 2020: The problem isn’t that I want a dog. The problem is that I want all of the dogs.

3 Jan, 2020: oK

2 Jan, 2020: Home screen: January, 2020 (null)

2 Jan, 2020: Neither is it for the weak in Spirit. For, being Black in America oftentimes means living in and …

2 Jan, 2020: 😒 (h/t Leo Ji)

2 Jan, 2020: Super sad to see Omnibear missing from Firefox.

1 Jan, 2020: ProtonMail’s calendar is now in beta. This a piece of software for which I would be willing to …

1 Jan, 2020: Days since last Facebook scandal One for your bookmarks. A reminder that no amount of good things …

1 Jan, 2020: For 2020, I will embrace the power of sleep.

31 Dec, 2019: Developing your thoughts and a clear position in a written form that you are comfortable with people …

31 Dec, 2019: A quick New Years Eve note regarding TIL. Looking forward to doing more, and doing it better. 🍻

30 Dec, 2019: yas

30 Dec, 2019: Reddit is finally eating itself alive. In the real world, free web services cannot be sustained …

30 Dec, 2019: Steve Jobs used to talk about Apple being uncomfortable working with orifices. I feel comfortable …

30 Dec, 2019: Slack’s composer really is terrible now, isn’t it.

29 Dec, 2019: I would very much like to upgrade to Flickr Pro but how can anyone trust this page?

28 Dec, 2019: One of the cruellest things the ambient culture can teach people is that criticism is bad and any …

28 Dec, 2019: The music you listen to when you fall in love… now that is magic.

28 Dec, 2019: This is my favourite week of the year.

27 Dec, 2019: Plain text > all of your proprietary faves

13 Dec, 2019: Just like with Today I Learned, I’m going to disappear for the holidays. Bye!

10 Dec, 2019: Updated Windows -> Chrome session destroyed Fuck it. This is my opportunity to demote Chrome to a …

10 Dec, 2019: For the price of four Mac Pro wheels I could buy two of my current laptop and I’d have money …

9 Dec, 2019: Making things for the web as if the hyper-surveillance era never began is important. It’s one …

9 Dec, 2019: People need to stop expecting their tech podcasters to change toxic culture in tech companies and …

9 Dec, 2019: I thought Keybase looked like a good idea. I noticed people on Micro.blog getting excited about it. …

8 Dec, 2019: One of the reasons I dislike Apple’s change to the strict annual schedule for major releases …

7 Dec, 2019: The older I get, the less inclined I am to watch TV. Too much hassle for not a lot of quality.

7 Dec, 2019: “Priority! Mud room!” – Merlin Mann, Mud Rooms, Red Letters, and Real Priorities …

6 Dec, 2019: Something is screwed up with my Google/Android settings to the point where the web is convinced …

6 Dec, 2019: Students had arrived legally in the US on student visas, but the school they were lured into was a …

6 Dec, 2019: I see everybody on the internet is continuing to waste collective energy over big, centralised …

5 Dec, 2019: This job board on Techmeme reads like a list of threats. (Note: Automattic has… ambitions.)

5 Dec, 2019: Is the Finder quick? Using File Explorer on Windows feels like death by a thousand cuts in and of …

5 Dec, 2019: She likes the new rug. A lot.

4 Dec, 2019: The icons in Safari’s toolbar on the iPad are terrible. Obscure nonsense. Also, I thought it …

4 Dec, 2019: Idea: Podcast Library

2 Dec, 2019: Apple: Look at all these monies. Also Apple: Just gotta take the store down to update some prices …

2 Dec, 2019: iOS looks so good on a 4-inch screen.

2 Dec, 2019: Home Screen: December, 2019

1 Dec, 2019: Hey Google, translate everybody’s use of the word “Instagram” on the web to …

1 Dec, 2019: I wonder if a lot of the conjecture about RSS – including the boring refrain of “RIP …

30 Nov, 2019: I miss Vine.

30 Nov, 2019: It is 8 years later and I still can’t believe they made Skyrim.

30 Nov, 2019: Succesfully cropped a photo in Photoshop. Ready for my career in design.

30 Nov, 2019: what they do in the shadows

30 Nov, 2019: I forgot just how good a smartphone with a 4 inch screen is. These companies are seriously missing a …

29 Nov, 2019: Got my new phone.

28 Nov, 2019: Some markdown apps to justify your procrastination: Mark Text Notable Boostnote

28 Nov, 2019: 🙏🏻 = high-five

27 Nov, 2019: Holiday — The Surprise

27 Nov, 2019: treat day

27 Nov, 2019: Slippery slope.

26 Nov, 2019: Is Dropbox the best option for automatic syncing between computers? Example: take photo on phone …

24 Nov, 2019: Koalas are functionally extinct. Good job, everyone.

24 Nov, 2019: What do you think, for @til; Short: tilmb.net OR Descriptive: today-i-learned.net

24 Nov, 2019: There are good things on Facebook! Sure. The trains run on time.

24 Nov, 2019: … the great social network (the web itself) – Brent Simmons

24 Nov, 2019:

23 Nov, 2019: Starter video for learning about mental health: How Big a Problem is Mental Illness?

20 Nov, 2019: I’m going to stop posting for now. It’s too difficult to post to my blog in a way that …

20 Nov, 2019: The elder-blog is a direct contrast to the idea of truly blogging for now where posts are of the …

20 Nov, 2019: Blogging on Windows is frustrating. So many times I want to quickly share a quote, a basic link, …

20 Nov, 2019: If you say something in the written word, do not repeat it in audio or video. If you say something …

20 Nov, 2019: Today’s soundtrack: The Beatles.

18 Nov, 2019: Social Network Conundrum When it comes to mainstream silos vs the independent web and the growing options, this is my …

18 Nov, 2019: Instagram is undoubtedly Facebook’s strongest shield against becoming the next Myspace.

17 Nov, 2019: People Will Not Join Your New Social Network We should be careful before copying everything from Twitter. – Manton Reece, The way out …

16 Nov, 2019: Does anybody in the UK use a service for renting a PO box? The only option I’ve seen that …

15 Nov, 2019: For today’s Word That Will Always Look Incorrectly Spelled: relief.

14 Nov, 2019: Does anybody read/use Today I Learned?

14 Nov, 2019: One of my favourite things about Micro.blog is the spirit of maintaining a lightweight strucutre. …

14 Nov, 2019: The people who make silo social networks unironically use the word content.

13 Nov, 2019: Reminder: Checking your Google app permissions is a healthy digital habit

13 Nov, 2019: Youtube’s new Don’t recommend channel option might be its best feature… ever?

10 Nov, 2019: Armored ICE Vehicle Sparks Panic In Queens During Firearms Bust cool

8 Nov, 2019: 👀

8 Nov, 2019: We met an akita today. It’s the first time I’ve ever met one and she was big and strong …

7 Nov, 2019: I will never not misspell occasion.

5 Nov, 2019: Ass.lol

5 Nov, 2019: Reminders for Microblogvember: Just post once per day with the prompt word. Hashtags are …

4 Nov, 2019: One of my current goals with regard to changing my consumption habits is to get back to reading. …

3 Nov, 2019: Lizzo is AMAZING

3 Nov, 2019: It’s always gratifying to see creative work become the catalyst for more work. Determined to …

1 Nov, 2019: When in the middle of a significant yet lengthy piece of work it’s always important to …

1 Nov, 2019: I truly wish the IndieWeb movement was much less of a hobby for the few who can afford to indulge in …

31 Oct, 2019: Lot of people out for Halloween in the city this evening. I always enjoy the costumes, the …

30 Oct, 2019: Breaking News: #Influencer Network Maker Mantan Roice Bans Ads In Controversial Move

29 Oct, 2019: 👀

28 Oct, 2019: A great feature of Micro.blog: No scrolljacking.

27 Oct, 2019: When you break things up, you do this because you want to update things idenpenent of each other. …

27 Oct, 2019: The feature Apply Text Transform in BBEdit 13 makes me want to buy a Mac. 🤯

27 Oct, 2019: Reminder: British Daylight Savings has started so we’re back at GMT.

26 Oct, 2019: Hozier performed a surprise show in a New York City subway and sounded as good as, if not better, …

25 Oct, 2019: Whenever I watch clips of Queen live I just… ugh Freddie was the definition of superstar.

24 Oct, 2019: A skill I would like to develop a lot more: critical thinking and the expression thereof. If I ever …

24 Oct, 2019: It’s cold outside.

24 Oct, 2019: When people talk about something they love, I am happy. When people talk about something in which …

23 Oct, 2019: For the watch nerds out there: Are Skagen reliable?

23 Oct, 2019: Google have messed around with tab controls in Chrome. … sigh

16 Oct, 2019: Why are any journalists determined to declare RSS “dead” when it could in fact be a …

15 Oct, 2019: Apple needs a solid two years of working on its software with one underlying philosophy guiding all …

11 Oct, 2019: MKBHD x Will Smith

10 Oct, 2019: LOOK AT THE OTTER EMOJI. LOOK AT ITS LITTLE FACE.

9 Oct, 2019: Not that I expect it’ll be much of a balm to those Apple users who are currently struggling …

7 Oct, 2019: If you’re using silo networks, aka “social media”, such as Twitter, Facebook, and …

6 Oct, 2019: Gonna go ahead and pass on Joker. Tip for those who are unsure: it’s made by the same person …

2 Oct, 2019: It’s that day again.

30 Sep, 2019: oh no wikipedia changed

29 Sep, 2019: Damn it 2 minutes into Seinfeld and I’m already into it. Whole multiple seasons of TV I now …

28 Sep, 2019: Be the kind and compassionate adult who you wished was available when you were younger. Don’t …

28 Sep, 2019: I’m looking back on this month of Micro.blog updates and just wow @manton, @macgenie, and …

28 Sep, 2019: A very late night working on @til is much more enjoyable than feeling bad about not working on the …

28 Sep, 2019: Emoji in 👉🏻the bio👈🏻.

25 Sep, 2019: For the first time in my life I just saw somebody post the US version of the word endeavour and …

25 Sep, 2019: The aforementioned chromecast and lyrics features for Apple Music on Android (middle and left icons, …

25 Sep, 2019: Dark Mode for Apple Music… on Android. Also: built-in chromecast support and the new lyrics …

25 Sep, 2019: This is my favourite Ted Talk.

25 Sep, 2019: Spaced is now 20 years old… <oldmanyellsatcloud.jpg>

23 Sep, 2019: Things I Am Highly Unlikely To Encounter On A Micro.blog Hosted Site; a list: javascript bloat …

23 Sep, 2019: CGP Grey was locked out of his YouTube account – you know, the thing that literally defines …

23 Sep, 2019: I need to find a good piece of software for re-using snippets of text, specifically with markdown …

23 Sep, 2019: One of my big wishes for the web is that people who publish professionally can find ways to host …

21 Sep, 2019: 9/21/19

21 Sep, 2019: A thing I wish I could teach my younger self: Proper hydration, posture, and movement will make your …

21 Sep, 2019: Endgame continues to be amazing on multiple viewings. 🎥

21 Sep, 2019: My wife and I went to the Apple store yesterday to properly look at some of the shinies together for …

19 Sep, 2019: The Leap of Faith scene from Into the Spider-Verse is my favourite from the past year. 📽

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

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

10 Sep, 2019: Want. That. Watch.

7 Sep, 2019: twitter is not a good platform for discourse – Sarah Z Lack of clarity and context is best …

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

3 Sep, 2019: One of the best things about football that I miss are people like Eric Cantona. 🤣🤣🤣

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

1 Sep, 2019: Big goals for the immediate future; finish removing all politics from my online life (progress has …

1 Sep, 2019: no RSS no party

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

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

30 Aug, 2019: Search on Pocket Casts needs a lot of work. Makes the app frustrating to use and just adds another …

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

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

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

29 Aug, 2019: The colours in the new Apple invite are just lovely.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

23 Aug, 2019: Missy Elliott - Throw It Back 🔥🔥🔥

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

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

20 Aug, 2019: Twitter would be infinitely improved if they just banned all politicians.

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

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

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

19 Aug, 2019: Welp. No university course this year. Time for a new plan.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

13 Aug, 2019: Tumblr > Gutenberg

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

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

12 Aug, 2019: Clearly Micro.blog has inspired the folks at WordPress.

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

11 Aug, 2019: Still relevant: This Is America

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

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

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

6 Aug, 2019: Enquiring about a Software Engineering course at a university was not one of my expectations for …

5 Aug, 2019: Instagram, from Facebook

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

5 Aug, 2019: One of my absolutely favourite things about music is just how good it is at destroying limited …

5 Aug, 2019: Must watch for, well, anybody: I, Daniel Blake 📽

4 Aug, 2019: Songlink is a nice alternative to providing links to music streaming silos.

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

29 Jul, 2019: I’m like: I’ll never ruin my blog by even using the words Boris Johnson! And then …

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

29 Jul, 2019: Passport approved! 🙌🏻

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

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

25 Jul, 2019: haha thanks heatwave I didn’t need sleep anyway 😒

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

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

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

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

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

20 Jul, 2019: Blep. For @macgenie. 💛

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

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

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

17 Jul, 2019: Capitalism is one hell of a drug.

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

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

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

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

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

14 Jul, 2019: Reminder: pundits are not experts.

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

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

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

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

9 Jul, 2019: A vulnerability in the Mac Zoom Client allows any malicious website to enable your camera without …

8 Jul, 2019: Welp Spider-Man spoilers happened. It was inevitable, I guess.

6 Jul, 2019: … small groups of deeply passionate people can often be more productive than large groups of …

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

4 Jul, 2019: I’ve just read a post in which somebody shortened Liverpool to ‘Pool. 🤔

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

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

2 Jul, 2019: Naming poll: Concentration camps Concentration Camps concentration camps Happy (early) 4th of …

1 Jul, 2019: Ever since getting involved with Micro.blog I can’t stop thinking about: Thanks to the open …

1 Jul, 2019: TIL Quidditch has become a real sport.

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

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

29 Jun, 2019: THE RAIN IS HERE PRAISE JEEBUS

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

13 Jun, 2019: 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 …

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

8 Jun, 2019: One of the changes to WWDC this year – at least I think it’s from this year since I …

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

8 Jun, 2019: Gay couple beaten up for refusing to kiss for men’s entertainment A news headline. Go ahead …

8 Jun, 2019: Here’s to all of the people genuinely complaining that Apple didn’t return to the Mac …

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

6 Jun, 2019: Apple also revamped bug reporting for WWDC. There’s so much stuff this year.

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

5 Jun, 2019: D&D… just wow.

5 Jun, 2019: Comments is the new issue of xkcd and yet again Randall Munroe is right on the money. 😘👌🏻

5 Jun, 2019: Taika Waititi’s intro for his commentary on Thor: Ragnarok is probably the best thing …

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

5 Jun, 2019: Starting to eye up YouTube as the next silo to drop for personal use. It’s the last one left …

5 Jun, 2019: Piss off, ghost!

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

4 Jun, 2019: We don’t answer to advertisers or venture capitalists. We answer to you. – @smith, …

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

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

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

3 Jun, 2019: That Mac Pro looks fucking hot.

3 Jun, 2019: Apple login + random email address niiiice 🔥

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

2 Jun, 2019: Remember when you praisin' the butterfly Don’t you ever disrespect the fucking caterpillar …

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

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

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

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

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

26 May, 2019: Significant parts of Facebook and Twitter run unattended. – @manton, Unattended Algorithms …

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

20 May, 2019: My favourite Game of Thrones character: Drogon. A very good boy.

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

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

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

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

17 May, 2019: A blur at night.

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

13 May, 2019: Strahd von Zarovich is a dick.

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

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

8 May, 2019: The line between “I hate these silos and everything they represent” and “I like …

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

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

7 May, 2019: Apple could do a lot worse than ripping off the Pixel with two things: Unlimited photos taken with …

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

4 May, 2019: The statement went against everything I had experienced as a person who stutters. – Pratik …

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

3 May, 2019: A part of the knowledge-based industry is its adoption of the same mindset from older industries: …

1 May, 2019: Motion to move Wednesday to Friday, Your Honour.

1 May, 2019: It’s been a year already: First of May

30 Apr, 2019: This month was maybe three days long.

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

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

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

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

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

25 Apr, 2019: 👀

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

6 Apr, 2019: Video hosting in Micro.blog This is a fantastic update. Not only does it open up the possibility for …

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

4 Apr, 2019: Go back to LonDON! Classic. 😂

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

3 Apr, 2019: But everything about the presentation of release notes in this sheet is obviously bad. – John …

3 Apr, 2019: Spark for Android It’ll be interesting to see if it’s worth dumping the Gmail app.

2 Apr, 2019: In good news: @til is not going to stop. In better news: I am feeling much better. Longer posts …

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

19 Mar, 2019: That new iPad Air might become my Chromebook replacement. 🤔 I wonder if this is part of Apple …

18 Mar, 2019: Big week.

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

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

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

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

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

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

13 Mar, 2019: I miss Vine.

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

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

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

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

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

11 Mar, 2019: Maps are cool.

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

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

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

9 Mar, 2019: Perhaps I am well and truly getting old – or maybe ageism continues to influence my thought …

9 Mar, 2019: Pirates of the Caribbean Theme but it’s played on two calculators This was the whole point of …

9 Mar, 2019: Today is another day in which I am grateful to live in a country where guns are difficult to obtain …

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

9 Mar, 2019: “Just” is a dangerous word. – Brad Frost, a man after my own heart

9 Mar, 2019: Just writing is more important than your choice of software, platform of choice, or even your …

9 Mar, 2019: Make Blog Posts Readable Again

9 Mar, 2019: Human culture is one hell of a drug.

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

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

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

7 Mar, 2019: “Tim Apple” or as we like to call him tApple

7 Mar, 2019: What people think programming is vs. how it actually is

6 Mar, 2019: You: “People who work at Facebook and Uber should quit because they’re super …

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

4 Mar, 2019: The depth of (attainable) 3rd party software remains the leading factor attracting me to the Mac and …

4 Mar, 2019: Finally listening to Hozier and wondering why it took me five years. 🎶

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

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

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

2 Mar, 2019: My 1000th Micro.blog post.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

12 Feb, 2019: testing categories with Omnibear

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

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

10 Feb, 2019: FREEDOM OF PRESS IS FOR THE BIRDS

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

7 Feb, 2019: Cats Welcoming Owners Home Compilation This is why we made the web.

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

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

5 Feb, 2019: Huh… Maps products from tech companies sure were a great way to accelerate the subjugation of …

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

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

5 Feb, 2019: I’m trying to create a new calendar in the Windows Calendar app and I swear to fucking god …

4 Feb, 2019: Listening to Too Dry to Cry by Willis Earl Beal and it’s just so good. Need to not just listen …

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

23 Jan, 2019: 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 …

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

19 Jan, 2019: As soon as Flickr launches their independent login I’m getting an account.

18 Jan, 2019: Monorail.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

10 Jan, 2019: ohai @theguardian 👀

8 Jan, 2019: 100% proof Apple needs to bring back smaller phones

8 Jan, 2019: Man beaten after trying to rob UFC fighter Polyana Viana in Rio de Janeiro Early contender for news …

8 Jan, 2019: Ya’ll is my favourite piece of US slang.

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

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

7 Jan, 2019: I don’t have a recommendation for Micro Monday but I do have suggestions: Discover Including …

6 Jan, 2019: To all of the Micro.blog community! Today is the last day wherein you can invite people to …

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

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

5 Jan, 2019: For The Weekend: Fourteen A few things for you: Blocking Domains in webmention.io. Aaron Parecki has significantly improved …

4 Jan, 2019: The Mainstream Conundrum … I have always thought of Facebook as a necessary evil. – Luis Gabriel Santiago …

3 Jan, 2019: Reminder that taking a break from mainstream social media is not that different from taking a break …

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

3 Jan, 2019: Let’s see how @dialog handles posting. Ooh that’s a Markdown preview. Sweet! 😁

3 Jan, 2019: 2019 Sometimes things don’t turn out the way you think they will. Life can be full of surprises …

29 Dec, 2018: 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 …

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

18 Dec, 2018: I’m tired of managing plugins. I’m tired of managing themes. I’m tired of wrangling metadata. I’m …

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

17 Dec, 2018: I don’t have a recommendation for Micro Monday but I do have suggestions: Discover Including …

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

14 Dec, 2018: Material Design is to UX that which AMP is to websites in general.

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

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

13 Dec, 2018: Lots to do. Today is a Ludovico Einaudi kind of day.

13 Dec, 2018: Blue is a fun colour.

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

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

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

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

10 Dec, 2018: I don’t have a recommendation for Micro Monday but I do have suggestions: Discover Including …

10 Dec, 2018:

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

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

8 Dec, 2018: Elon Musk vs Mark Zuckerberg - Epic Rap Battles of History Fuck. Yes.

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

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

7 Dec, 2018: In the past month: Lion King teaser Toy Story 4 teaser Game of Thrones teaser Dragon Age teaser …

7 Dec, 2018: I’ve just realised; the recent Questions and Answers episode of Micro Monday ought to be …

7 Dec, 2018: T-shirt idea for Micro.blog: I ONLY LISTEN TO MICROCASTS NOW

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

7 Dec, 2018: Further to the Gutenberg editor and the inadequacies of WordPress for those of us who are focused …

7 Dec, 2018: I have written about Gutenberg before now and I’ll say this much for people who do not like …

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

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

6 Dec, 2018: GitHub questions: I was thinking about using it for somewhere to post the custom CSS for my blog …

6 Dec, 2018: Never been happier to use Firefox.

6 Dec, 2018: You know what’s super fun when you’ve got momentum with work across different projects …

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

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

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

3 Dec, 2018: I just counted M&M’s. Can confirm am a super serious adult.

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

2 Dec, 2018: HOW MANY FAHRENHEIT ARE IN A CUP – Innes McKendrick, encountering the imperial system of …

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

2 Dec, 2018: Advent Calendar of Compliments @mandaris has a great idea for the holiday season. This is such a …

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

27 Nov, 2018: Patrick Rothfuss has started the 10th Annual Worldbuilders End of year Fundraiser. And he’s …

27 Nov, 2018: Apparent Apple Failure In reply to: so unless apple delivers something as successful as a product that repeats the success …

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

27 Nov, 2018: Never underestimate the power of AlternativeTo.

27 Nov, 2018: 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 …

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

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

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

24 Nov, 2018: 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 …

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

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

23 Nov, 2018:

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

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

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

23 Nov, 2018: Piece of the day: Experience by Ludovico Einaudi 🎶

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

21 Nov, 2018: #BeBest, Donny.

21 Nov, 2018: 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 …

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

21 Nov, 2018: This advert for Amazon Prime Video is brilliant. 😂

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

16 Nov, 2018: Dogs are so fucking cool.

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

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

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

14 Nov, 2018: Now that it seems SoundCloud is on the road to recovery I am again tempted to consider their …

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

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

12 Nov, 2018: Excelsior.

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

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

11 Nov, 2018: Home Screen: November, 2018

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

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

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

9 Nov, 2018: Leaving Twitter for personal use has become a form of self-care: Exhibit …

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

9 Nov, 2018: I feel good about getting the first issue of the new series from the @til Updates blog out today: …

9 Nov, 2018: Seeing a lot of “the iPad Pro is being held back by iOS” and it’s hardly …

9 Nov, 2018: I missed a whole god-damn batch of updates for TIL last month. 😐

9 Nov, 2018: Replying to one of these usernames will send a Webmention to that user’s external web site. – …

8 Nov, 2018: Testing IndieWeb username. Hi, @eli!

8 Nov, 2018: The photography on display across Micro.blog is fantastic. You can see a selection of it in the …

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

8 Nov, 2018: Between the Hacker News post and the brand new feature for connecting your Micro.blog account with …

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

5 Nov, 2018: I don’t have a recommendation for Micro Monday but I do have suggestions: Discover Including …

5 Nov, 2018: Testing the Micro.blog timeline (last post on my timeline is from 13 hours ago).

4 Nov, 2018: I’d like to thank Google for the sudden inexplicable shitty quality of the photos taken with …

4 Nov, 2018: Whoever brought the words Fair Use to prominence via comment sections has to live with the misery of …

3 Nov, 2018: In the latest round of Microsoft’s Magical Touch: I am now getting notification sounds from …

2 Nov, 2018: Just used the new Discover search on Micro.blog for the first time and it worked really well. ⭐

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

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

1 Nov, 2018: /* insert witty line about married life */

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

16 Oct, 2018: Twitter can keep the thought leaders.

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

14 Oct, 2018: My Thoughts on Google+ by Emma Blackery 🎶

14 Oct, 2018: Today’s song: Heaven’s Gate by Fall Out Boy 🎶

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

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

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

13 Oct, 2018: THINLY VEILED METAPHOR ABOUT VOTING

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

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

8 Oct, 2018: In which Alex Kingston reacts to finding out Jodie Whittaker is the 13th Doctor.

6 Oct, 2018: It’s great to see the JSON Feed plugin for WordPress being maintained. David Shanske does a …

6 Oct, 2018: I have now watched and listened to the introduction of Pumat Sol on Critical Role a few times each. …

5 Oct, 2018: For The Weekend: Three A few things for you: Preparing for the fall is a meditation of sorts on the inevitable change …

4 Oct, 2018: New emoji set for iOS inlcudes animals but still no guinea pig for @macgenie. 😬

4 Oct, 2018: testing dat preview goodness on Micro.blog

4 Oct, 2018: ‘Show More’ WORKS IN MOTHER.FUCKING MENTIONS !

4 Oct, 2018: Mood: Clicking ‘Show More’ again and again and again and again and again…

4 Oct, 2018: We finally, somewhat inevitably started watching Critical Role. How is traditional TV still in …

1 Oct, 2018: Is there a German word for that feeling you get when you realise you have forgotten the colour hex …

1 Oct, 2018: For the first Micro Monday of October let’s talk about @vasta. Sameer writes with …

1 Oct, 2018: Today’s track: The Apple Tree feat. The Glitch Mob by Khameleon808 🎶

28 Sep, 2018: For The Weekend: Two A few things for you: Reuters RSS is the feeds collection of the wire service all on one page. …

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

28 Sep, 2018: Micro.blog looks pretty damn good in the dark.

28 Sep, 2018: Today’s piece: Time by Hans Zimmer 🎶

27 Sep, 2018: Home Screen: September, 2018

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

26 Sep, 2018: That’s capital S, sir.

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

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

26 Sep, 2018: Today’s song: BagBak by Vince Staples 🎶

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

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

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

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

25 Sep, 2018: When people refer to blog posts as “blogs”. 😬

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

24 Sep, 2018: Microsoft’s emoji support is really really sad.

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

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

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

23 Sep, 2018: Brutal

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

21 Sep, 2018: Curious

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

17 Sep, 2018: TIL there is no typewriter emoji. 😲

17 Sep, 2018: Red

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

16 Sep, 2018: I’m looking forward to the character restriction on Micro.blog replies. My tendency to ramble …

16 Sep, 2018: If we’re telling people to not use AMP we also HAVE to tell them to make their websites …

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

13 Sep, 2018: Loving my tl with Nintendo hype all over it right now. 🎮🎉

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

12 Sep, 2018: They’re saving Hair Force One for October.

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

12 Sep, 2018:

9 Sep, 2018: You: “Google is evil!” Me: “OK. Offer alternatives.” You: “Here, …

8 Sep, 2018: 🎙 The latest epsiode of Under The Radar was really good.

7 Sep, 2018: Welp. (Image: An iPad in its box, yet to be opened.)

7 Sep, 2018: Testing Pico since my phone decided it was OK to download it after an update. cc @belle

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

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

5 Sep, 2018: The new Spider-Man game looks fucking hot.

5 Sep, 2018: 👀 Vimeo have released a royalty-free stock footage feature

5 Sep, 2018: It feels cold in the evening; all is right with the world. 😊

5 Sep, 2018: I’m going to play with some Micro.blog toys over the next few days: ADN Finder indiebookclub …

5 Sep, 2018: Beware people who like to dress as “serious thinkers” or “academics”, when …

4 Sep, 2018: The special double bill of @monday was a lot of fun. Seeing the tech development side of things for …

4 Sep, 2018: My favourite new podcast is @joncast. This Podcast Is Cool 😎 🎙

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

4 Sep, 2018: One of the many reasons I massively prefer Micro.blog to Twitter is that Manton Reece has shown no …

4 Sep, 2018: lol Malcolm Gladwell has opinions about Steve Bannon. OK Malcolm.

3 Sep, 2018: ⭐️ Micro Monday! My question is this: Why aren’t you reading @JohnPhilpin’s posts? …

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

3 Sep, 2018: Merlin’s special timeline is easily one of my favourite podcast moments this year. 😂 🎙

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

3 Sep, 2018: People who complain about “needing a rest” or whatever from Marvel movies. Like… …

2 Sep, 2018: Updates: New email address; something I found and couldn’t help myself: …

2 Sep, 2018: Today’s album: Islands by Ludovico Einaudi (It’s like a starter pack for one of my …

2 Sep, 2018: I keep going back and forth on MacBook vs iPad. At one point I recently thought my preference for …

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

1 Sep, 2018: bIrDsItE🐘

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

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

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

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

30 Aug, 2018: App not installed. – Android’s reaction as a result of an accidental tap I made. Feels …

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

30 Aug, 2018: Submitting your legal ID to Instagram… what could go wrong.

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

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

29 Aug, 2018: Today’s song: Jumpsuit by twenty one pilots 🎶

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

28 Aug, 2018: Today’s song: Mama’s Gun by Glass Animals 🎶

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

28 Aug, 2018: Esoteric weeds are crunchy.

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

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

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

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

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

27 Aug, 2018: Gandalf’d

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

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

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

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

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

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

26 Aug, 2018: Trump Hate Syndrome is my Clarence Clemons cover band.

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

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

26 Aug, 2018: Another Pico post!

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

25 Aug, 2018: Ugh. Mastodon has PITA linux people because of course it does.

25 Aug, 2018: Testing Pico!

25 Aug, 2018: Home Screen: August, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

23 Aug, 2018: I eagerly await the day Mastodon is much easier to use.

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

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

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

20 Aug, 2018: Working through some confusion about Mastodon – literal “how does this work” type …

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

20 Aug, 2018: cool story bro

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

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

18 Aug, 2018: 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 …

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

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

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

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

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

17 Aug, 2018: THIS GOD DAMNED DOG MADE ME CRY SO HERE YOU GO

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

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

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

16 Aug, 2018: 🔙 2️⃣ ⌨️

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

11 Aug, 2018: When @macgenie talks about the Microblog Academy all I want in the world is for there to be a beta …

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

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

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

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

10 Aug, 2018: It’s amazing how many “progressive Americans” are just Germans from the …

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

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

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

10 Aug, 2018: That looks better.

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

10 Aug, 2018: Today’s song: Ride by twenty one pilots 🎶

10 Aug, 2018: ¯_(ツ)_/¯

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

7 Aug, 2018: I’m back. Microblogging will now resume. Update forthcoming. 👋

7 Aug, 2018: Testing cross-posting to Micro.blog

7 Aug, 2018: Testing cross-posting.

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

8 Jul, 2018: Want to read: Brain On Fire by Susannah Cahalan 📚

8 Jul, 2018: Recent updates tested: IndieBookClub ✔️ IndieAuth ✔️ Footer HTML ✔️ Redirect links ✔️ IndieWeb Ring …

7 Jul, 2018: Want to read: Infinite Loop by Michael S. Malone 📚

5 Jul, 2018: MEPs have voted to reject a controversial copyright law in its current form, deciding to return to …

4 Jul, 2018: Testing Omnibear via Micro.blog authentication.

3 Jul, 2018: Still interesting to see people talking passionately about the Open Web and how bad silos are (which …

2 Jul, 2018: IndieWeb Activate! I can’t wait to try out these updates. Improvements to the hosted part of …

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

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

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

29 Jun, 2018: Snowmelt is the new EP from Zoe Keating 😎

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

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

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

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

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

28 Jun, 2018: The heatwave is winding down. The cruel sun recedes.

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

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

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

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

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

24 Jun, 2018: Today’s song: APESHIT by The Carters 🎶

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

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

22 Jun, 2018: Compassion is A W E S O M E

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

21 Jun, 2018: (ノ´ヮ´)ノ*: ・゚R E P L I E S

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

21 Jun, 2018: Vertical Video TV 🙃

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

20 Jun, 2018: Today’s song: Love by Maxzwell 🎶

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

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

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

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

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

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

18 Jun, 2018: When a stranger resides with you in your land…

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

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

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

17 Jun, 2018: THE ART OF CONVERSATION

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

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

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

17 Jun, 2018: Today’s song: PYNK by Janelle Monáe 🎶

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

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

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

15 Jun, 2018: So we watched Moonlight last night. Just… wow.

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

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

13 Jun, 2018: USA liberals are in for a shock

13 Jun, 2018: So we watched Black Panther last night. Whew.

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

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

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

12 Jun, 2018: Today’s song: I’ll Keep Coming by Low Roar 🎶

12 Jun, 2018: Burger King, rebrand.

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

12 Jun, 2018: hideo kojima is fucking weird

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

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

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

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

10 Jun, 2018: Today’s song: Pumped up Kicks by Foster The People 🎶

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

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

9 Jun, 2018: Tip: when contacting somebody for the first time, absent an established relationship or dynamic, …

8 Jun, 2018: Today’s song: Bloom by Troye Sivan 🎶

8 Jun, 2018: I have never seen nor read any of Anthony Bourdain’s work and yet both my Micro.blog and …

8 Jun, 2018: We care about your privacy – Every company that does in fact not care.

8 Jun, 2018: Fleas and Armpits This is phenomenal.

8 Jun, 2018: I’ll never get over this untidy fact so many tech and web enthusiasts like to forget: Sharing …

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

8 Jun, 2018: Elon Musk

8 Jun, 2018: It is his business. He should have the opportunity to run his business the way he wants. If he wants …

7 Jun, 2018: But what really changed? Not much. – @danielpunkass pours cold water on the hype surrounding …

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

7 Jun, 2018: Today’s album: My Head Is An Animal by Of Monsters and Men 🎶

7 Jun, 2018: 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, …

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

6 Jun, 2018: Current writing subjects: Micro.blog The Web Google Myself Twitter

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

6 Jun, 2018: Presidential Succession 😂😂😂

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

6 Jun, 2018: Free trials coming to iOS and Cabel Sasser confirms also to MacOS

6 Jun, 2018: Live stream of The Talk Show This came out of nowhere.

6 Jun, 2018: Jared Leto gets his own Joker movie.

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

6 Jun, 2018: Today’s song: Emotion by Carly Rae Jepsen 🎶

6 Jun, 2018: The “vocal minority” is a useless statement Yep.

5 Jun, 2018: “Don’t Feed The Trolls” is a terrible ideology Yep.

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

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

5 Jun, 2018: I love Star Wars but the fans of Star Wars… ugh seriously so many of you do not deserve it. …

5 Jun, 2018: Must admit that Apple dogfooding Marzipan makes me feel better about the Mac. The apparent neglect …

5 Jun, 2018: Been thinking about WWDC some more… the updates to iOS notifications certainly are …

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

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

4 Jun, 2018: It’s time

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

3 Jun, 2018: Hi GitHub users. 👋 Enjoy networking your code with fellow LinkedIn professionals. Regards, Microsoft

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

3 Jun, 2018: Today’s album: Dirty Computer by Janelle Monáe 🎶

3 Jun, 2018: I want to oppose Trump BUT the other side shouldn’t be mean to me! – Idiots Everywhere

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

2 Jun, 2018: God I just love Micro.blog. Look at all of you, just… doing things. 💪

2 Jun, 2018: Today’s song: How You Feeling? by Superfruit 🎶

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

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

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

1 Jun, 2018: Sometimes I just stop and think about the people who on one hand get super angry about Changing That …

1 Jun, 2018: It makes me sad every time I see statements posted as attached images or tweetstorms. A basic free …

1 Jun, 2018: Listening to Merlin Mann and John Siracusa talk about Apple’s problems with attracting …

1 Jun, 2018: Have you tried turning it off and on again? Apple continues to justify that premium label.

31 May, 2018: Calling the Steam Link app rejection curious is like saying “Hey my buddy shit on a bunch of …

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

31 May, 2018: Stay And Leave

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

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

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

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

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

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

30 May, 2018: I wonder if AirPower is the canary for Apple’s coal mine.

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

30 May, 2018: I Don’t Care

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

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

30 May, 2018: 🤔

30 May, 2018: Today’s artist: The Glitch Mob On: Spotify Apple Music YouTube SoundCloud 🎶

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

29 May, 2018: Today’s song: Day 1 by HONNE 🎶

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

29 May, 2018: Twitter: where you go to react to news headlines.

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

28 May, 2018: Illegitimi Non Carborundum

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

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

27 May, 2018: Parks and Recreation That is all.

27 May, 2018: Alternatives to “this is unAmerican”

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

25 May, 2018: Today we were blessed by a visitor. 😍

25 May, 2018: Your mouse will break because GDPR 😂

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

24 May, 2018: Tomorrow is a day in which there will be CANINE VISITORS 🙏🙌😍😄

24 May, 2018: Welp the folks at Instapaper made that decision for me. Bye!

23 May, 2018: The owl might just be a predator

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

22 May, 2018: There are days when I just fucking hate chores.

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

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

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

22 May, 2018: One Trick To Universal Healthcare Nailed it.

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

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

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

20 May, 2018: I miss Black Sails…

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

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

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

18 May, 2018: Kudos to @gruber for his latest posts re: the general situation in the US. Too many prominent tech …

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

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

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

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

18 May, 2018: No Way To Prevent This

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

18 May, 2018: A young Aragorn? Really Amazon? Pass.

18 May, 2018: Bruce Steinberg, ladies and gentlemen. 👏👏👏

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

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

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

18 May, 2018: Bleeding Cool Adverts

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

17 May, 2018: Our goal was to make the device as adaptable as possible, so gamers can create a setup that works …

17 May, 2018: The world’s biggest soybean importer, China has nearly tripled its imports from Russia, …

17 May, 2018: Good on Framer for this message re: a Windows version. It’ll be interesting to see if many …

17 May, 2018: Can’t wait for the fix that applies to conversations with people who have underscores in their …

17 May, 2018: I’ll be going through my RSS feeds soon and one rule I am definitely going to apply is this: …

15 May, 2018: Dialog early impressions: Dark theme is awesome. Scrolling is very good. Navigation is intuitive …

15 May, 2018: Treating leaks as facts isn’t a great idea Couldn’t agree more with @mikedotfm. The …

15 May, 2018: Hm, regret posting that home screen now. Going to switch Talon for Messages.

15 May, 2018: Home screen: May, 2018

15 May, 2018: Woodkid - Run Boy Run - Live at Montreux 15.07.2016 I love this whole performance but from 8:40 on …

15 May, 2018: a turd of the highest quality Om Malik describes Skype perfectly

15 May, 2018: There is a need for a device built for teams and designed for these new environments. Microsoft …

15 May, 2018: Today’s piece: Seven Nation Army, by Ramin Djawadi 🎶

15 May, 2018: I got a few sentences into this “Authenticity” thing and stopped. The website is …

15 May, 2018: There is a genuine belief from people in 2018 that pre-2008 internet was much better. It’s the …

15 May, 2018: I still can’t read twitter threads. (no that website doesn’t help)

14 May, 2018: I would think Google would want to kick Apple’s ass here. – John Gruber on Google’s …

14 May, 2018: It’s Micro Monday time and it’s gotta be @vishae, whose feed makes me feel a whole lot …

14 May, 2018: What a day: Dialog beta imminent Micro Monday incoming Webmentions updated NEW GLITCH MOB (I just …

14 May, 2018: … Israel has now killed more than 90 Palestinians in the past six weeks for approaching the …

14 May, 2018: Micro.blog inspires blog posts, whilst social media encourages spam posts.

14 May, 2018: I still can’t vouch for omnibear as much as I would like. Anything but a basic note post does …

14 May, 2018: My current writing software collection: Writer (Chrome app) Typora (Windows app) Quill (Web app) iA …

14 May, 2018: Now for Quill...

14 May, 2018: testing omnibear

14 May, 2018: BEST NEWS EVER Beta version of first non-Apple Micro.blog app is almost here!

14 May, 2018: I’ve noticed a pattern with regard to British comedians: The moment they have “made …

13 May, 2018: The junkyard of settings menus is one of many reasons as to why Twitter’s first-party …

13 May, 2018: Open Live Writer (predictably) has… issues. Let’s see what iA Writer has to offer on …

13 May, 2018: 🙃

11 May, 2018: Standard Notes is a privacy-focused alternative to Day One if you’re comfortable with a less …

11 May, 2018: I wonder if we could have some official requests/suggestions channels for Micro.blog. I enjoy …

10 May, 2018: Today’s piece: A Spark, A Beginning, by Corre 🎶

10 May, 2018: I don’t think writing about tech is the thing for me, at least not in the midst of the popular …

9 May, 2018: Day One are currently having problems with their sync. They’re working on it and providing as …

8 May, 2018: My week: ✔️Main site settled with a substantial update ✔️Personal blog settled as a substantial …

8 May, 2018: Upgrade Welcome to Considered Haste, version 2 of simonwoods.net. Let’s start with the changes: Theme …

8 May, 2018: Reminder for when you’re being cynical about digital assistants helping people to do things: …

8 May, 2018: Google are providing proof that their digital assistant is becoming an actual assistant. I look …

8 May, 2018: Google’s robots are using “Uh” and “Umm” in conversations on your …

7 May, 2018: I keep going back and forward on whether to cut out Twitter altogether. There are some important …

7 May, 2018: A big mark against the IndieWeb is just how damned awful DNS is. Nobody should ever be exposed to …

7 May, 2018: Every year there is an unexpected rise in temperatures I spend at least some time not doing …

7 May, 2018: Childish Gambino is a genius. – LK covers the imagery in This Is America

7 May, 2018: It saw an incredible rate of evolution, being revised every nine months or so for its entire run …

7 May, 2018: How somebody who works at Automattic hasn’t taken the Visual Editor and thrown it into the Sun …

6 May, 2018: Today’s song: This Is America, by Childish Gambino 🎶 (Wow)

6 May, 2018: Core Assistance is my new favourite website, full of good ideas presented in a way that, you know, …

5 May, 2018: Rene Ritchie discovered that sometimes untrue things are published in the media.

5 May, 2018: Accessible is a fortnightly podcast about accessibility in tech. – Accessible, from Steven …

5 May, 2018: Counting down the days to Micro.blog’s MySpace importer.

5 May, 2018: The President of the United States of America calls a London hospital a “warzone”, which …

5 May, 2018: Feels so good to have completed the process of establishing my hosted MB as a blog in its own right. …

5 May, 2018: No, nothing is changing. Same app you know and love, same team working on it but now with more …

5 May, 2018: Today’s song: Miseria Cantare (The Beginning), by AFI 🎶

5 May, 2018: Why would you give a dishonest opinion? Lol. Let’s all pretend that the world of US and UK …

4 May, 2018: Mumblings Over the past few months I have become more serious about maintaining my own site, with my own …

4 May, 2018: Happy Disney Day!

4 May, 2018: The Last Jedi is really good.

4 May, 2018: Today’s piece: Anakin’s Symphony, by Lucas King 🎶

3 May, 2018: Right now a lack of both a password option and “social stats” are my two killer …

3 May, 2018: Get more done with the Google Assistant on Wear OS by Google Oh look, Wear OS updates in the run-up …

3 May, 2018: On the 18th of May a city-wide free arts festival takes place in Liverpool. I love living here.

2 May, 2018: John Gruber, artisinal URL craftsman.

2 May, 2018: Verizon will force its struggling Oath products onto Galaxy S9s Bloat with a capital …

2 May, 2018: It’s interesting to see people struggling with discovery on Micro.blog. Genuinely feels like …

2 May, 2018: What was old is now new again.

2 May, 2018: Looking through URL shortening options is enough to create a headache. I would gladly pay more for …

2 May, 2018: Today’s album: Future Friends, by Superfruit 🎶

2 May, 2018: Jesus. Fucking. Christ.

2 May, 2018: Students at a high school in Dearborn will be evaluated by teachers before prom. If their dresses …

2 May, 2018: Apple’s financial results. Yaaaaaay. 😐

1 May, 2018: The more I use voice to use my computers the more I’m convinced that Keyboard + Cursor is …

1 May, 2018: I see GitHub have decided to join us in this decade.

30 Apr, 2018: A new @monday. Yay! Hi @Sergio_101 👋

30 Apr, 2018: … Galaxy S9 and S9 Plus owners have a variety of ways to keep their content close. – …

30 Apr, 2018: Follow-up to the arrival of the Home robots: I also got a Chromecast today. (:

30 Apr, 2018: Testing the improvements.

30 Apr, 2018: Welp!

30 Apr, 2018: The United States has accepted only 11 Syrian refugees this year. – Adrienne Mahsa Varkiani …

30 Apr, 2018: Rising property prices have made it harder for millions of people to buy a home and the number of …

29 Apr, 2018: Grief is an unpredictable companion. Gary Andrews offers insight into his life as a widower; it is …

29 Apr, 2018: I can plug it directly into my MacBook Pro, no dongle. – Colin Devroe reviews the Pixel 2 I …

29 Apr, 2018: at the very least, there will be a chronological timeline – Dom Hofmann is building the …

29 Apr, 2018: adding gender pronouns as a top level profile feature to everything i work on moving forward. …

29 Apr, 2018: Tesla-owning asshole is an asshole in his Tesla, calls it “amazing”

29 Apr, 2018: I’ve had content warnings in my browser when trying to access Flickr and Tumblr in the past …

29 Apr, 2018: Don’t feed the trolls. – Priveleged Person From A Position Of Safety

28 Apr, 2018: Emoji thumbs-up > Facebook thumbs-up

28 Apr, 2018: Past Shadow

28 Apr, 2018: Today’s piece: Choo Choo { fg. III } - Instru, by 20syl (Original by AllttA) 🎶

28 Apr, 2018: Another move is happening, whilst one is close to completion. Seriously, we should have a Micro.blog …

27 Apr, 2018: Turns Out™ … April has been infrastructure month. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

27 Apr, 2018: One of the goals for my work on the web is to make things as simple as possible as often as …

27 Apr, 2018: I had no idea there was a (seemingly) robust open source, self-hosted URL shortener.

27 Apr, 2018: Many nerds like to shit on the official Twitter app for being an abomination, mainly due to the …

27 Apr, 2018: Curled

27 Apr, 2018: 3rd vet appointment in a month. Phew!

27 Apr, 2018: It works fine for me. – Apple Defenders

26 Apr, 2018: WRITERS! This is the stuff I’ll miss about Twitter.

26 Apr, 2018: I wonder if the furore over “Electron is the new Native” is mostly a Mac issue. I have a …

26 Apr, 2018: Tucked

26 Apr, 2018: … revenues rose to $11.9bn in the first three months of the year, compared to $8bn …

25 Apr, 2018: Food, Glorious Food The Pink Lady Food Photography competition has its winners and they are all just …

25 Apr, 2018: Today’s piece: Star Trek Main Theme, by Michael Giacchino 🎶

25 Apr, 2018: Curiosity In Motion

25 Apr, 2018: Google Tasks is a new to-do list app The ramp up to I/O continues apace. It’s about time they …

25 Apr, 2018: In the last few years, Google has also made emoji worker characters less gender specific and …

24 Apr, 2018: Home Screen: April, 2018

24 Apr, 2018: A Google update centred around podcasts New podcast functionality in Search and Assistant. Podcasts …

24 Apr, 2018: UK council giving out Amazon Echo devices to elderly and disabled by C. Scott Brown No Scott, it is …

24 Apr, 2018: Listening to the latest Core Intuition (all caught up; yay!) was… interesting. It’s …

24 Apr, 2018: Jack Dorsey, David Karp, Mark Zuckerberg… it’s like Marvel’s obsessions with …

24 Apr, 2018: Looking forward to this.

24 Apr, 2018: I’d love to see an experiment wherein Apple tech pundits are forced to use Google Assistant …

23 Apr, 2018: VuePress: Vue-powered Static Site Generator I’m going to leave this here for those of you with …

23 Apr, 2018: I’m a fan. No. You are not. Rather you are aware of the subject in question, have maybe even …

23 Apr, 2018: Today’s piece: Looped, by Kiasmos 🎶

23 Apr, 2018: Wake Up

23 Apr, 2018: Apple cares about your security and whatnot? Well, they need to do better than leave their customers …

23 Apr, 2018: Something that early employees (and investors) argued to me when I was reporting out that story was …

23 Apr, 2018: If you swear on Microsoft’s platform you could be kicked out.

23 Apr, 2018: Yawn.

22 Apr, 2018: GIF support?

22 Apr, 2018: Google have updated the design of their physical products store. 🤔

22 Apr, 2018: Today’s song: Animals, by Muse 🎶

22 Apr, 2018: I’ve started to notice a correlation between defending Facebook and having shit like …

21 Apr, 2018: Cat & Shadow

21 Apr, 2018: … simply hit the Emoji button on the virtual keyboard, find the one you like, and add it …

21 Apr, 2018: Today’s song: Happy Little Pill, by Troye Sivan 🎶

21 Apr, 2018: Assuming I can link it to a blog, Flickr’s possible bright future means I now have a viable …

21 Apr, 2018: Theresa May leads a gross, deeply bigoted, and hateful government. It’s OK though because …

21 Apr, 2018: iPhone Ten: CUSTOMER SAT is good. Great job everybody. 👍

21 Apr, 2018: Spending time in Workflowy makes me happy. It is the thin layer atop all of my organisational tools, …

20 Apr, 2018: Two pieces of great Micro.blog news: Manton’s work continues apace. 👏 Mike Hayne’s …

19 Apr, 2018: Wherever the beam landed, there was a sound like wind blowing through leaves. – A government …

19 Apr, 2018: There are so many things I both like and love about being British but repeated lack of access to the …

19 Apr, 2018: Sometimes it’s difficult to explain just how sad I am that Robin Williams died. And then …

19 Apr, 2018: Apple’s five thousand dollar computer chokes on Logic 🍎🤑

19 Apr, 2018: Kottke’s post about the health of blogging has (predictably) fared well on my tl. My favourite …

19 Apr, 2018: Gruber agrees wholeheartedly with Jack Wellborn’s case for the menu bar. I learned how to use …

18 Apr, 2018: Welp, I can no longer tolerate the taste of milk or artificial sweetner in coffee. That’s a …

18 Apr, 2018: I am 3 minutes into this conversation between MBKHD and Neil deGrasse Tyson and already loving it.

18 Apr, 2018: Bixby Speaker is here and it could care less.

18 Apr, 2018: Coffee… coffee is the thing.

18 Apr, 2018: Today’s song: BFD by Mike Diva 🎶

18 Apr, 2018: Today we’ve had cold cider weather and I am so happy. Now to actually acquire some …

18 Apr, 2018: Chrome now mutes auto-playing videos by default … ish.

18 Apr, 2018: Google’s I/O event site has a giant countdown clock. I don’t think you have to worry …

18 Apr, 2018: 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 …

18 Apr, 2018: Well I know what I’ve got on my to-do list…

18 Apr, 2018: Well I know what I’ve got on my to-do list…

18 Apr, 2018: Top 5 Android P Features! MBKHD, my favourite tech pundit, goes over the changes in the developer …

18 Apr, 2018: … because my content belongs to me, gosh dang it. – Cheri Baker, from “What is …

18 Apr, 2018: I’ve been reading a decent number of “quitting social media” posts lately (as well …

18 Apr, 2018: Quick Micro.blog wishlist for web-based enhancements: Greater access to your timeline. Username …

17 Apr, 2018: I recently spoke about how good the Micro.blog slack is. It’s being awesome yet again after …

17 Apr, 2018: Move Fast and Break You – Literally Mark Zuckerberg

17 Apr, 2018: Arcane Tech Tip: When using YouTube, specifically on the browser, pressing ‘k’ will …

17 Apr, 2018: I went from 33.6kbps dial-up to speeds of 1Mb/s on Rogers Wave. Incredible! – James Koole, …

17 Apr, 2018: Google-backed startup Mobvoi just announced TicPods Free – TicPods Free are like AirPods for …

17 Apr, 2018: Want to use the canonical shrug? @kitt has you covered: ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

17 Apr, 2018: A big lie of the closed web is that you can have a frictionless experience in there. You …

17 Apr, 2018: Who Do Tax Breaks Benefit? – John Green (Hint: not poor people.)

17 Apr, 2018: I always underestimate how long something is going to take. – Hank Green in How to Stop Being …

17 Apr, 2018: Part 1.b of improving my health: my skin does not react well to the material the Flex is made of. Oh …

17 Apr, 2018: One of my favourite things about Casey Neistat’s vlog is the music he uses in the videos. I …

17 Apr, 2018: The official Micro.blog metal band shall be called Apolacyptic. Thanks, @JacksonOfTrades. 🤘

17 Apr, 2018: Two tracks on Bandcamp that I’ve been meaning to share: Blog Vrothers by Michael Aranda i r …

16 Apr, 2018: Micro Monday? How about the Micro.blog slack. It’s more than a simple source of help; …

15 Apr, 2018: Availability of trackpads (whatever variation) for Windows 10 is a shit show. Hopefully Microsoft …

14 Apr, 2018: Between @vishae, @matigo, and myself all talking about new homes I think we need a Micro.blog Moving …

13 Apr, 2018: ASCII shrug is the canonical web shrug.

13 Apr, 2018: There’s a pretty good conversation regarding multi-platform support for Micro.blog and related …

13 Apr, 2018: Part 1 of improving and better maintaining my health.

13 Apr, 2018: Hah, coincidence: I’m catching up on Core Intuition and recently listened to Manton and Daniel …

12 Apr, 2018: Wavelength for Micro.blog I can’t use the app (hi 👋 third-party devs) but native support for …

12 Apr, 2018: app.net is on the way … 🤔

12 Apr, 2018: A particularly good post from Jason Kottke about why we do things. It pairs nicely with his recent …

12 Apr, 2018: Why I Don't Use Twitter I recently talked about my discontent with Twitter, having been on-and-off again with the whole …

11 Apr, 2018: Inspired by Marcelo’s latest edition of his homescreen experiment, here’s my latest …

10 Apr, 2018: So we’re all clear: If Jack Dorsey could be Mark Zuckerberg he would take that deal in a …

10 Apr, 2018: Weighing up the £200 lump-sum cost of yearly WP-hosted (to get access to plugins) against the cost …

9 Apr, 2018: HP are about to release the Chromebook x2, a Chrome OS tablet. Considering how happy I am with my …

9 Apr, 2018: Tonight is the night I begin my binge-catch up on Micro.blog-focused podcasts: Micro Monday …

9 Apr, 2018: Jack's Clusterfuck Sandwich If my preferred Twitter client on Android (Flamingo) is made worse by the continued work of Jack and …

9 Apr, 2018: I’ve been using the official Twitter client as my only access on mobile and, honestly, …

9 Apr, 2018: Coolest use of colors to actually help people. – Jen Scharl stumbled upon brilliant design in …

9 Apr, 2018: Systemic Racism at Work Imagine shitting on a child for having the gall to be excellent. Assholes.

7 Apr, 2018: Pro Tip: yelling at people to leave established social media services for something that is not as …

7 Apr, 2018: One of my biggest hopes for MB is that non-Apple alternative apps are developed at an accelerated …

7 Apr, 2018: Podcasters have sold Squarespace HARD for years and it turns out they have a limit on their podcast …

4 Apr, 2018: Twitch gamer teams up with his son This is like the beginning of Up. 😭

4 Apr, 2018: Top of my Web Wishlist of Small Things: Every company that makes something in the arts stops …

3 Apr, 2018: A week without home internet is like being slowly choked by an invisible version of Superman; you …

2 Apr, 2018: I’m listening to the latest ATP, speficially the discussion about Apple’s education …

31 Mar, 2018: … in city centers, buses and trains are often the best way to get around, which presents a …

31 Mar, 2018: Shearing The Sheep Sarah Andersen’s latest comic is brilliant.

31 Mar, 2018: Between Marcelo Marfil’s love letter and Allen Pike’s guide for your inbox it’s …

31 Mar, 2018: Ramin Djawadi’s cover of Heart-Shaped Box is all I can listen to right now. Oh, also, the new …

31 Mar, 2018: Do I Wanna Know? is a particularly good song late into the night. 🎶

31 Mar, 2018: ZTE Tempo Go is the US’s first Android Go phone, on sale today for $80 Could be: a back-up device, a …

30 Mar, 2018: … Glitch has delivered an easier way for coders to create on the web right from the start, …

30 Mar, 2018: If you get tired of just looking at the Internet, the Chromebook Tab 10 can also run Android apps. …

30 Mar, 2018: Looks like we need a MB support group for flakey CMS users. I’m definitely in this boat and …

30 Mar, 2018: OK – The Most Popular Word in the World

30 Mar, 2018: At first glance micro.blog is like Twitter — a micro blogging service (clever name, eh?). But that …

30 Mar, 2018: Catching up on MB feels like a reward. 😄

30 Mar, 2018: I made a ‘faves’ playlist on Pocket Casts (incidentally, Shifty Jelly just released a …

30 Mar, 2018: Last year, Elon Musk personally urged workers not to unionize, and promised to provide them with …

29 Mar, 2018: In an excellent Twitter thread, Seanan McGuire talks about fanfic, gender, power in society, and …

29 Mar, 2018: Messages in iCloud appears to be vapourware.

28 Mar, 2018: Tonight’s fun involves seeing Labyrinth at the British Music Experience, along with a display …

28 Mar, 2018: Can’t Stop continues to contain my favourite intro to a song. 🎶

28 Mar, 2018: Open Live Writer looks like the only genuine piece of software that can provide Windows users with …

28 Mar, 2018: I’m currently catching up on my podcasts, having been out of the loop for six weeks, and …

27 Mar, 2018: Is it just me or did the web used to use on more to refer to a subject; they made a post on the …

27 Mar, 2018: Astonishing selection of photographs from this year’s Sony World Photography Awards Open …

27 Mar, 2018: Watched Atomic Blonde a couple of nights ago. Was a lot of fun, and refreshing to see an action …

27 Mar, 2018: Underfunded, lacking adequate training, and lead by people who operate within a shamefully sub-par …

26 Mar, 2018: It’s struck me that tech bloggers and podcasters spend so much energy and resources on talking …

24 Mar, 2018: The thing about The Beatles is that it’s unabashed, genuine expression of whatever inspired …

24 Mar, 2018: I’m almost due for another run through Community and Parks and Recreation. 📺

22 Mar, 2018: Question! What kind of assholes would create and publish a nasty poster that guilt-trips an author …

22 Mar, 2018: I just used my Pixel to unlock my Chromebook for the first time… now I’m starting to …

22 Mar, 2018: The Post Move Master Task List took some big hits this week; new doctor fully registered; first vet …

22 Mar, 2018: 1Password’s dedication to multiple platforms is one of many signs that marks them out as a top …

20 Mar, 2018: Testing Quill…

20 Mar, 2018: Fortunately tech-savvy people are deleting their Facebook accounts. That only leaves people who are …

20 Mar, 2018: Superfruit’s addictive talent takes such a pure form in Worth It (Perfect). (Also, the video …

20 Mar, 2018: It’s Micro Monday somewhere so I’m going to talk about @oyam, who shares both a …

20 Mar, 2018: Late late night Beatles and some MB… could be worse. 👋

19 Mar, 2018: Spent the past couple of days getting up and running with Standard Notes, which I think could pair …

18 Mar, 2018: There’s now a link to your MB user profile, in the blue Welcome! bar, as detailed in this …

17 Mar, 2018: One of the things I love most about Vikings is the intro song, If I Had A Heart by Fever Ray. 🎶

16 Mar, 2018: Micro.blog: a network of rabbit holes.

16 Mar, 2018: Microception: I favourited this post.

16 Mar, 2018: I think circles are pointless.

15 Mar, 2018: We need to care about stuff again. Caring is so underrated! In which John Green nails it again.

15 Mar, 2018: Moo.do looks like a genuine candidate for me to replace Workflowy and TickTick, whilst leveraging …

14 Mar, 2018: It is complicated, but appropriately so. Oftentimes that’s the difference between a UI that’s …

14 Mar, 2018: I like it when John Green talks about our attempts as humans to just be a global population. A lot …

14 Mar, 2018: Nothing is quite as heartening as seeing people blackmail app devs in store reviews. Nice work, …

13 Mar, 2018: Home screen – March 2018

12 Mar, 2018: The fact that there’s a Star Trek emoji but not a Doctor Who emoji continues to give me cause …

12 Mar, 2018: Oh, it’s Micro Monday. That reminds me to point you towards @eli who both thoughtfully …

11 Mar, 2018: Whilst we’re still recovering from the move two weeks ago, I am reminded that cats have an …

11 Mar, 2018: Hm Boutet’s celebratory image for reaching 1000 subs on YouTube is a fair reflection of their …

11 Mar, 2018: I have now fully given up on self-hosting. I tried a wordpress.org install on Dreamhost whilst …

10 Mar, 2018: The only downside with Micro.blog so far is that I have been exposed to the allure of hobbies and …

10 Mar, 2018: Quick thoughts after two weeks with the Pixel 2: Google Assistant is brilliant. System flexibility …

10 Mar, 2018: … he brought knives, and was scared away by students throwing their backpacks at him. …

10 Mar, 2018: Feeling even better about my newly acquired Pixel 2. Tip: if you read a review for the Pixel and the …

8 Mar, 2018: Today is a day in which I am particularly sad about not being able to drive.

7 Mar, 2018: Weird. I submitted a post in the afternoon, it went through as usual but didn’t appear …

5 Mar, 2018: Two days without my anti-histamine and I’m about ready to rip my skin off.

4 Mar, 2018: Recently started playing Unravel. I adore these types of games.

4 Mar, 2018: Learning (via email no less) that double tapping the power button on my phone opens the camera is …

3 Mar, 2018: Now this is a good way to start Saturday.

2 Mar, 2018: Today’s excitement; a positive health appointment; Pixel 2 successfully ordered; Thor: …

2 Mar, 2018: Recipe for Lemons The past few weeks have been, uh, interesting. As I mentioned in the last post on my site it’s …

2 Mar, 2018: Aaaaaand… we’ve moved. 👋

18 Feb, 2018: Converting the majority of your home into a collection of boxes is a process that is never not, …

17 Feb, 2018: Time to shut down the big computer. No more desktop until Tuesday and no internet for it probably …

17 Feb, 2018: Adventures In Moving The past couple of weeks have been an increasing number of stressful events, growing slightly up …

17 Feb, 2018: Two things could happen to encourage Twitter to maintain a Mac app: Apple takes the …

16 Feb, 2018: I set up cross-posting to Twitter from this feed but changed my mind within a couple of days. …

15 Feb, 2018: Square photos look so good in the tl. Nice work, Micro.bloggers. 👍

14 Feb, 2018: Destroy all guns.

14 Feb, 2018: Turns out Apple’s latest entry into a market comes with furniture-damaging consequences. Yet …

14 Feb, 2018: This is one of the many reasons I’m happy to see @manton starting strong with an anti-ad …

14 Feb, 2018: Of course even the website for Seth Godin’s new podcast is good. Look forward to getting …

14 Feb, 2018: You know that thing when your body does not appreciate this whole ‘moving house’ thing? …

13 Feb, 2018: Paul Rudd is 48 years old. 😱

13 Feb, 2018: When does season 2 start. 😍🖖

12 Feb, 2018: Don’t tempt me Frodo! – me everytime I see something that I want

12 Feb, 2018: Speaking of John Frusciante, this post of his from a few years ago is great. What a guy.

12 Feb, 2018: I forgot just how much I miss Frusciante-era Chili Peppers.

12 Feb, 2018: Over In A Snap. In which MKBHD covers Snapchat’s problems. Well, some of them.

12 Feb, 2018: Ads that will never run by Alex Bertulis Fernandes is a lot of fun.

11 Feb, 2018: Currently watching Google’s Ocotober event and, well, I’m impressed. Certainly looking …

10 Feb, 2018: Robin Rendle’s post about RSS is so good that I’ve added it to my Feeds page. 👌

9 Feb, 2018: I recently started running the app for Google import and backups again. It got stuck on the amount …

8 Feb, 2018: Can confirm: Spotify’s (not even great) desktop app puts both iTunes and Apple Music to shame. …

7 Feb, 2018: Currently testing out a return to Google’s software, with an eye toward going back to Android …

7 Feb, 2018: Things I’m transferring manually since the built-in import/export functions aren’t …

7 Feb, 2018: Trying Spotify for the first time. So far it’s much better than music via Apple, especially as …

7 Feb, 2018: Elon Musk can send a car into space but people in his country still don’t have access to clean …

7 Feb, 2018: You know, for a (relatively) long time I’ve been planning on going all in on Apple. The …

6 Feb, 2018: Reminder: Capitalism does not mean companies are authoritarian entities.

6 Feb, 2018: In 1999, David Hyde Pierce said this: The greatest honour the Academy has ever given me, is to put …

6 Feb, 2018: John Mahoney died. :(

6 Feb, 2018: Brent Simmons has an email tip that you really need to know.

5 Feb, 2018: Normal people need help setting up a blog-centred website whilst retaining a decent level of control …

5 Feb, 2018: The Day After Failing At An Attempt To Do Something New is usually difficult. Fortunately tomorrow …

5 Feb, 2018: That was a fun day. It’s fair to say I’m not hosting my own site, certainly not for the …

4 Feb, 2018: I just remembered people mentioning they host Jekyll on GitHub Pages and now think maybe… I …

4 Feb, 2018: Well that was fun. Tried Linode, using PuTTY to get a website going. Totally failed since I really …

4 Feb, 2018: Nothing like a stalled Apache install to maintain my serious doubts about going deep into indie web. …

4 Feb, 2018: I ran into a problem with getting my server going and… I solved it. I forgot just how good …

4 Feb, 2018: I wonder if @gruber has seen the latest pop-up based bullshit from Medium. Coercing people to create …

4 Feb, 2018: I am full of 👏 for the beginning to this week’s atp. Siracusa on fire.

4 Feb, 2018: Started planning out my site’s move from WordPress Hosted to a self-hosted option. Seem to be …

4 Feb, 2018: Are there Superb Owls? Is that tonight?

3 Feb, 2018: Recent talk about web feeds inspired me to edit myFeeds page. It’ll be improved, hopefully …

3 Feb, 2018: Closed Means Closed Ed Cormany recently shared a link to a step-by-step tutorial for the Apple-owned Workflowapp. Not …

3 Feb, 2018: Marco Arment’s recent observation about software and how Apple appears to be continuing to …

2 Feb, 2018: Subscribing to newsletters in Feedbin is my new favourite thing. Thanks for mentioning that, @belle. …

2 Feb, 2018: If the web is a river, Micro.blog is water, where Twitter and Facebook are dams. – Brent …

2 Feb, 2018: International Correspondence Writing Month looks like a lot of fun. Typically, I am in the midst of …

2 Feb, 2018: Change (Note:This was originally written in the Spring of 2017.)  I’m tired more often and I’m …

1 Feb, 2018: It’s good to see Apple clarifying HomePod audio but as @ismh says, the confusion is …

1 Feb, 2018: Discomfort (Note: This was originally written in the Spring of 2017.)  Is it a motivator? I think so. I’m …

31 Jan, 2018: Liverpool’s Camp And Furnace is holding an anti-Valentine’s Day event, “Burn Your …

31 Jan, 2018: Courtesy (Note: This was originally written in the Spring of 2017.) I wonder how long it takes for somebody …

31 Jan, 2018: If there’s one thing I always enjoy about Apple events it’s the new music. Right now …

31 Jan, 2018: Being restricted to an iPod Classic and iTunes for Windows as my means for podcast listening has …

31 Jan, 2018: I see a number of people talk about “I’m not sure if Micro.blog can replace …

30 Jan, 2018: Interesting (Note:This was originally written on the 5th of February, 2017.)  What makes something worth our …

30 Jan, 2018: A fine suggestion from @pratik regarding Micro Monday posts joining the growing aggregated …

30 Jan, 2018: The only thing I have to say about Discovery at the moment is that I’ve never been more proud …

30 Jan, 2018: I’m still thinking about Patriot. The pace of each episode is careful, one of the reasons it …

30 Jan, 2018: Jason Kottke writes about Jade Hameister in A woman’s place is at the South Pole Reminder: if …

30 Jan, 2018: Is HomePod a failure yet? Did anybody check? WON’T SOMEBODY MAKE SURE THAT CUPERTINO STILL …

29 Jan, 2018: LP - Muddy Waters [Audio] I keep coming back to this song. It just hooks into my mind somehow, you …

29 Jan, 2018: This week on Micro Monday I want to talk about @Verso, who opens up rabbit holes, asks questions …

29 Jan, 2018: A Process (Note: This was originally written in 2015.)  So I was recently listening to Wil Wheaton’s …

29 Jan, 2018: First Site Updates I’ve made a few updates over the last few days and as much as I’m enjoying working on …

29 Jan, 2018: Does anybody have a good resource about using alt and title tags? I only want to implement them if …

28 Jan, 2018: Maxime Chevalier-Boisvert talks about her new job, having left Apple last year: Another great perk …

28 Jan, 2018: 👆Profile edit; something a little less sparse.

28 Jan, 2018: Getting chores done is my favourite new answer to “What did you do today?” 💪

28 Jan, 2018: Claire Field is going to talk about pain at a conference forthe TM Society and I couldn’t be …

28 Jan, 2018: Taking Writer Offline (Note:This was originally written on the 31st of January, 2017.)  Today I took Writer into Offline …

28 Jan, 2018: Kesha – Praying An uplifting end to the week. 🙏

28 Jan, 2018: Can’t stop thinking about the dynamic between podcasters who say they don’t trust …

28 Jan, 2018: Phew! All caught up on my mentions and a chunk of my tl from today. Feels much more satisfying as …

27 Jan, 2018: I wonder if the juxtaposition of IndieWeb and Apple enthusiasts is as interesting as I think it is. …

27 Jan, 2018: I encourage you to click the button at the bottom of this post and help Aleksandar Todorović break …

26 Jan, 2018: Three new things I have recently started using are making me happy: Typora Brain.fm Feedbin As a …

26 Jan, 2018: Annoyed at the Past Becky Hansmeyer’s thoughts about keeping old posts made me think of the posts I have written …

25 Jan, 2018: There’s a great conversation about gender diversity happening on Micro.blog right now.

23 Jan, 2018: M A N I A, the new Fall Out Boy album is pretty fucking good.

23 Jan, 2018: I love what Stephen Fry has to say about podcasts, especially from the POV that they just fit so …

22 Jan, 2018: Two recommendations in one: the Instantaneous Gram episode of the Do By Friday podcast includes a …

22 Jan, 2018: Great post from @cdevroe in which he interviews @manton about Micro.blog. A good way to introduce …

21 Jan, 2018: I’ve just finished listening to “After Laughter”, Paramore’s latest album …

21 Jan, 2018: IndieWeb progress By IndieWeb I mean in an informal way as a general idea, since I’m not yet au fait with …

19 Jan, 2018: Shahid Kamal makes a clear case for the lack of Pro in the MacBook Pro Obviously this is not the …

18 Jan, 2018: Michael Singletary talks about Fears of the IndieWeb I have the same anxiety about bridging my …

18 Jan, 2018: Nintendo reveals Nintendo Labo for the Switch Nintendo are well and truly back on top of their game. …

17 Jan, 2018: In which Manton reveals the Micro.blog stamp. Micro.blog; where stamps are more prevalent than …

17 Jan, 2018: Bring It in 2018 This has been delayed, which is obvious, but I’m still determined to have basic goals for the …

17 Jan, 2018: Feeling overwhelmed and losing focus often go hand-in-hand for me. It’s so much easier to …

17 Jan, 2018: Just finished reading the updated help page for Micro.blog, “Setting up Wordpress”. The …

17 Jan, 2018: Start at the Start It’s one thing to think about making something and putting it out into the world but quite …

14 Jan, 2018: Great post! I see this a lot in my timeline. It makes me happy. :)

3 Jan, 2018: As @becky says Micro.blog appears to be getting quite the New Years bounce. It’s especially …

3 Jan, 2018: One thing I remember about the new year, each year, but only after I have been bitten; It’s …

1 Jan, 2018: Micro.blog and Micro-Communities via @douglane – Clear and coherent thoughts on Micro.blog and …

25 Dec, 2017: Merry Christmas everybody!

14 Dec, 2017: Hey did you hear that Apple computers are expensive. Pass on this super secret tip!

14 Dec, 2017: Oh! A ‘New Post’ button. Excellent work, @manton. 👌

11 Dec, 2017: My site for all of my blogging + Micro.blog for an all-in-one feed, comments, and discussion. A …

11 Dec, 2017: Homescreen (December 2017)

9 Dec, 2017: Dear Mr. Iwata – Just lovely.

9 Dec, 2017: Another good post from @cole007, with this brilliant line: Disgust has become the oxygen of …

8 Dec, 2017: British Civility and the Lack Thereof From @cole007: This is perhaps the problem of party politics, where tribalism, allegiance and blind …

5 Dec, 2017: House of Cards to resume production with Robin Wright as lead 💯

5 Dec, 2017: The “Android Love Curve” by @mattbirchler hits on an exact feeling that I have had. In …

4 Dec, 2017: From @Vincent: I hope this site will outlive me, somehow, in an archive. I only know how to write …

3 Dec, 2017: Starting to see why WP hosted costs as little as it does. Some of the missing features from using WP …

26 Nov, 2017: Pro Tip: I will never not favourite posts that feature pictures of cats and dogs.

25 Nov, 2017: My 5s is no longer a paperweight; yay! Related: damn you, kitty.

25 Nov, 2017: The updated Discover page is looking very nice indeed. :)

19 Nov, 2017: My phone is currently a paperweight. Now down to using my iPod Classic for podcasts and music. In …

11 Nov, 2017: Charging my 5S has become difficult to the point of frustration. So now, I’m setting up my …

11 Nov, 2017: Charging my 5S has become difficult to the point of frustration. So now, I’m setting up my …

9 Nov, 2017: Last month I put a stop to an infinity project that had become at odds with everything it had …

6 Nov, 2017: Destroy all guns.

4 Nov, 2017: Finally moving from Lastpass to 1password. It’s… awkward.

2 Nov, 2017: Cortex is a great podcast. Hm Boutet made it even better: Playlist

28 Oct, 2017: On some days you just need to take a look at some dancing lemurs.

25 Oct, 2017: Good afternoon, Liverpool.

22 Oct, 2017: New playlist. This is definitely @manton’s fault.

21 Oct, 2017: CGP Grey and Kurzgesagt strike again. They are quickly becoming my favourite pair of …

21 Oct, 2017: Immediate advantage of @microdotblog over Twitter: I’ve already spent a lot more time thinking …

18 Oct, 2017: Oh what a day, what a lovely day!