Posts in category 'mbnov'
As they walked the planet was visible through the ship’s dome, blue-green against velvet blackness. “So they organized society around this ‘money’,” she said, still unable to believe what she was hearing.
“Correct,” he replied, “and those with the most were venerated above all others and seen as a source of safety and security.”
“And this ‘Douglas Adams’ that you mentioned?”
“He was one of the few who realized the whole thing was a bad idea.”
Every now and then I think about growing my beard back. But I quickly realize that’s not a commitment I’m willing to make…
Journalling, for me, is a kind of ritual during which I enter into a conversation with myself and all those little demons floating around inside my head and we all get to know each other a bit bit better.
Today, I’m grateful that, by making the choice to post to my blog and syndicate from there, I’ve been able to retain control over my posts even if I delete them from Twitter.
I kinda wonder what it must’ve been like in the old days when staying updated on world news meant occasionally getting a month-old letter from a relative, delivered via ocean liner…
Trawling through the Micro.blog discover feed or the timeline of my preferred Mastodon instance feels like the intellectual equivalent of grazing…
Ladies and gentlemen take my advice, pull down your pants and slide on the ice.
Given my job these days I forget how much I enjoy throwing on a set of headphones, putting my favourite album on repeat, firing up Vim, and willing something into existing that didn’t exist before I started.
You gotta give Elon credit, he’s come up with a surprisingly novel, if expensive, method of finally driving people out of their social media silos and into the arms of the indieweb and fediverse…
I finally got the tools and swapped my own winter tires this year. It was the greatest sense of real personal accomplishment that I’ve felt in a long time…