Bah, fed up with During an unprompted update / system “maintenance” all of my Start Menu shortcuts disappeared. I’ve had to create new shortcuts manually for each. which has taken ages! (Note to self: must back up the Start Menu folders in case this happens again!)

Here’s a (rather niche!) micro.blog post I wrote for my local cycling group about how to merge separate GPS-recorded rides into one: How to merge GPX tracks easily microblog.raretrack.uk/2019/01

It’s true. I can post to my micro.blog site direct from Dialog now. This should reduce the need for me to post direct to Twitter :)

I’m finding running my own Nextcloud instance is just too much friction and hassle for me. Thinking of moving back to silo cloud storage using Cryptomator for client-side encrpytion. I know it’s not but very tempted anyway. Thoughts?

Hi all, does anyone know if there is a workaround to import my old Known status posts into Micro.blog? I have an RSS export of my Known posts, but not XML or WXR.

I'm beginning to think that is somewhat overkill for my use case - very tempted to revert to just using and then POSSE that to and

As a keen mapper myself I'm pleased to see a Mastodon instance for - Mapstodon! en.osm.town/about

Going back to the #IndieWeb. One step at a time. :)

Folks, could you please post on Twitter and boost here.

" Roman's account (@romanzolotarev) has been temporary locked. Follow him on Mastodon: bsd.network/@romanzolotatev "

Thanks!

An article about cycling campaigning, but also an excellent general article about inclusivity and understanding privilege. As a 'Default Man' myself it's certainly made me think: On inclusivity in cycling, privilege and knowing when to shut up and listen
- raretrack.uk/2018/08/257/ -

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I hope that in the coming years the advantages of small communities will be recognized. The Fediverse is for me like a small collection of many exciting pubs where like-minded people come together. Such places have the potential to create subcultures, create their own language, own jokes etc.
To refer to my previous mail: Communities like the Restrealität (oldschool community for Berlin techno lovers) are exactly those subcultures I would like to see here.

Someone tooted this link on Mastodon earlier. Really interesting read about a crime I knew nothing about How an Ex-Cop Rigged McDonald’s Monopoly Game and Stole Millions
- raretrack.uk/2018/08/253/ -

Trying Mastodon Auto Share to see if I can POSSE from WP to Mastodon. If this appears, it's working!
- raretrack.uk/2018/08/251/ -

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