My List of Alternatives to Big Tech Social Media Networks
It is not intended to be a list of everything that exists (there are hundreds and hundreds) but the on'e I'm using fairly actively still.
To me, this is just one example of the weakness of a browser monoculture: the malware authors can write one tool to extract data from an Electron app, Chrome, Brave, Opera, etc., because they all use the same browser engine so it's not much work to target all of them at once.
@ajroach42 I write my main gemlog by hand since the code is so simple, and I wrote a perl script to manage the tags, categories, lists and next/previous links.
For another blog that's in 11ty I wrote a shell script to send each page to md2gemini, which is a really useful markdown-to-gemtext converter:
A couple of quick fixes for #Lagrange, mostly about text input:
The input widget was almost fully rewritten in v1.6 due to changes in text rendering and to better support long multi-line content. It's pretty complex code, so of course we also got many regressions.
Kremlinology and the motivational fallacy when blogging about Apple.: https://notes.baldurbjarnason.com/2021/07/28/kremlinology-and-the.html
food gone bad, gross
I guess I should put new potatoes on the shopping list
@brion Paint? Huh. Who would have guessed.
This is cool: The Washington Post has added a feature where subscribers can share paywalled articles with non-subscribers for free.
Up to 10 articles a month, multiple people per article, and it doesn't count toward the recipients' own paltry number of free articles.
#Lagrange v1.6 has been released with bidi text, Titan uploads, improved TOFU, page caching/rendering improvements, and more!
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