Despite my recent post complaining about Mastodon, I do like the idea of it and I want it to succeed… so I decided to give it another try. The hardest part, as always, is finding a server/instance – my interests are somewhat varied, so I didn’t want to join a server focused on just one… Continue reading Giving Mastodon Another Try
It’s nothing fancy, but I do love being able to make my own coffee – or specifically, espresso – at home whenever I want.
I really wanted to like Mastodon – but unfortunately, I don’t think I’ll be using it, and I’ll tell you why. If you’re not familiar, here’s the quick version of “what is Mastodon?” Mastodon is a decentralized social network, built upon the ActivityPub protocol and the idea of a “Fediverse.” Instead of there being one… Continue reading Mastodon – Almost, but Not Quite
I don’t need to enumerate the benefits of digital media – I think by now we all are familiar with all the perks of digital media – but the actual process of moving from physical to digital media have some unexpected difficulties. I’ve been slowly digitizing my media library for quite a few years now… Continue reading The Difficulties with Digitizing your Media Library
When you start to decouple the ideas that money & property are the be-all and end-all of everything, capitalism as it exists these days really starts to seem awfully misguided. But even if you don’t do that, and you just believe in the idea that “hard work bears fruit,” then it still seems awfully misguided… Continue reading Corporate Welfare