I'm beginning to think #ActivityPub should be considered harmful. It's just so hard to make compliant apps, and they all end up very complex, with involved requirements and maintenance.
'Irreconcilable Differences' by me
My thoughts on the Mastodon iOS app and the frustrations within with a side of our long standing problems with Gargron.
Trains and tribulations: https://felix.plesoianu.ro/blog/trains-and-tribulations.html
Stop playing AAA games.
I'm not talking boycot. I'm saying walk away from the whole rotted industry. Stop supporting that shit with a flip "No ethical consumption, so oh well!" Just don't play them or buy them any more.
No WoW. No Assassin's Creed. No GTA. No Call of Duty. Go find some actually good things in the indie space, at least there are good ideas there and maybe you'll support non-monsters. Better odds of doing so at least.
Blogs, forums, wikis: https://felix.plesoianu.ro/blog/blogs-forums-wikis.html (cc @kensanata)
Where to, wiki? https://felix.plesoianu.ro/blog/where-to-wiki.html (cc @kensanata)
When you use Windows, you get a really narrow view of how much you can actually do with computers
This: https://michaelweinberg.org/blog/2021/06/17/licenses-and-social-norms/ "[...] part of living in society is being able to resolve disputes without going to court. [...] Society is more than the law!"
Sigh, another person who advises audiobooks for someone (not me) who wants to read but finds it hard to concentrate. And won't understand "that doesn't work for me because audio requires even more concentration". I'm in the advisee's camp. It takes MUCH more effort to focus on audio-only. After a while I sort of tune out.
Just a lonely orange cat watching the moon from the windowsill on a starry night.
The Wandering Shop is a Mastodon instance initially geared for the science fiction and fantasy community but open to anyone. We want our 'local' timeline to have the feel of a coffee shop at a good convention: tables full of friendly conversation on a wide variety of topics. We welcome everyone who wants to participate, so long as you're willing to abide by our code of conduct.