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
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
The idealistic dream of “technology for good” gives way to the realization that technology – like anything – is just a tool, and can be used for good or ill.
So the latest Windows 11 update – 22H2 – got rolled out to my desktop PC recently and I’ve finally had a chance to try it out and form an opinion on it. To me, this update feels like what Windows 11 should have been from the start. It fixes a lot of little issues… Continue reading 22H2 – Windows 11 as it should have been