#jomo. The joy of missing out. Delayed gratification. The pleasure of having a good friend tell you about something they experienced.
This should mean publishing and syndicating via Quill works now too!
I guess the hardline approach of ‘only backlinks’ could be considered a feature actually. It would mean Mega Social Corp has no real knowledge of your content, just the links back to your site. So you put up a barrier to your data being opportunisticly scraped, but you still tap in to the social network effect of the big silos while it’s monopolised there (assuming the awkward format doesn’t stop people from reading what you post…)
Fixed an issue in shpub and one in Bridgy WP plugin and now got Twitter syndication via micropub via my WP site (kind of) working! (Kind of, as the note that appears on Twitter is just a link back to my site for some reason. That’s the next issue to look at…)
Twitter has a remarkable capacity to help you do stuff you had absolutely no prior intention of doing.
Examples of speculative fiction with companion-like personal helpers of some kind, off the top of my head: Snow Crash; Speaker for the Dead; His Dark Materials.
I like the idea of digital assistants. Just not ones provided by big corporations with profit motive to hoover up my personal data.
Is there some kind of open format for music playlists? Plain text being one choice obviously. But something that works across multiple streaming services. Or your own collection of audio files.
Binary expression trees -> Post-order traversal -> Reverse Polish notation.
You won’t believe this one cool trick to improve the efficiency of your exponentiation. #mathsclickbait