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Micro Monday episode 70! Guest @adders talks about when he first discovered blogging, the impact of social media on journalism, and the value of being able to easily share something — ”Random glimpses into humanity”.

Being tired is not a badge of honor. It doesn't make you more worthy, it just means you're tired.

Yahoo Groups Shutting Down: All Content from 115 Million Groups to be Permantently Deleted Dec 14th:

Dave Winer shares a screencast on YouTube of how he publishes to his blog. It’s in an outline and similar to some of his early tools like Frontier. The UI is different than, but it’s the same goal of making blogging much easier.

@sean Not yet. Fedilab, Tusky and SubwayTooter work with Pixelfed instances that have enabled oauth support!

Indie Webify Me - A guide to getting you on the IndieWeb. We should all own the content we're creating, rather than just posting to third-party content silos.Publish on your own domain, and syndicate... #Internet #Privacy #Data #IndieWeb by

If you've noticed has been not working well lately, that's because Instagram is aggressively rate limiting certain requests.

I just updated it so that you can give it the URL of an individual photo and it will import it for you. Importing individual photos avoids a lot of the rate limiting issues so should work a lot better now.

If you've been missing some of your latest photos, feel free to log in and manually import them now!

Totally agree:

“'You can’t impose tolerance top down,” Zuckerberg said today, but as Derek Powazek (who knows a thing or two about online community-building) counters: 'Yes, you can. It’s called leadership.' It’s true, sure, that you can’t change what’s in anyone’s heart by executive fiat. But the design of our communitites, be they online or off, encourages some kinds of behavior and discourages others."

Wearing many hats can be stressful at times, the pressure to consistently deliver really drives me.

Pixelfed may move at a slower pace compared to other projects but we are getting there! 😁 #pixelfed

I have submitted the 3.0.1 image to DigitalOcean. It is pending review now.

Should me and @krainboltgreene record a part two of the Mastodon 3.0 Patch Analysis video, going over the changed and removed items?

Part one here:

Imagine how much better the world would be if Zuck had gotten kicked out of Harvard over the original incarnation of Facebook.

There have been a lot of IndieWebCamps this year! This weekend is Brighton, England. Free, 2-day conference about controlling your content on the web. Check out the details on the IndieWeb wiki.

Nice, works even with an EDGE connection, which is a totally common situation in 3rd world country Germany 😸

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INDIEWEB.SOCIAL is an instance focused on the #Openeb, #Indieweb, #Fediverse, #Mastodon #Selfsovereign #identity (#SSI), #Humanetech and #Calm technologies evolution.