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"I look at all the people in tech who are convinced they are saving the world, that what they do matters. When the money goes, and it will, that feeling will go with it."

That voice that's telling you that you didn't do enough today is capitalism and it's lying.

I know I'm getting old and set in my ways because it annoys me when people use "blog" to mean "blog post" or "article", as in "i wrote a blog today".

Given that "blog" is short for "weblog", as in "web logbook", you cannot write a blog in a day. You run a blog, or maintain a blog, or write it over time. Not in one day, no.

But that's just me resisting the inevitable evolution of language. Like an old person. Blergh.

Protect your schedule, including the empty time.

Book notes: Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Right Now (Lanier)

Simple Shortcode to Insert Raw HTML in Hugo /blog/hugo-raw-html-shortcode/

I just found out that "IndieWeb" is an actual movement/community around running your own homepage (and more), and I'm feeling simultaneously very old and ahead of the curve. (cf.

TIL that "Bullshit Receptivity" is an actual thing that scientists can measure.

I want to know the scores for all my prospective employers' leadership teams.

I will be hosting a session at this November, titled "Cooperating with Computers: our use and development of software for co-ops" πŸ‘πŸ’ΎπŸ˜»

Please boost!! :) goals are networking and resource sharing. Institute is mostly focused on housing coops but not exclusively!

Very true, sadly.
RT There is something I've learned after years watching these startups though. When you're driven by rapid growth, you underestimate how much you'll have to compromise your values. People ignore that aspect. They pretend it's not happening. Self deception is a helluva drug.


RT I owe my career to an endless parade of total strangers who took time out to teach me stuff and help me out, either indirectly or one on one in forums and chat rooms. I can't ever pay them back, so I do my best to pay it forward.


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At the end of the day remind yourself that you did the best you could today, and that is good enough. ~ Lori Deschene

What are some communities where large-scale deliberation is happening?

put good into the internet instead of hate

spread love and change your fate

we all are human, soulmate

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...Uhm, hello? Anybody there?
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