Link Dumplin’s Feb21

Link Dumplin’s

Link Dumplin’s

  • Once more, with feeling: You should start a blog! And Fast.ai has a quick, easy, and free way to to do it without any coding. Best of all, everything you post there is yours. What are you waiting for? Stop giving your words and pictures to Facebook.
  • There is a real good pizza dough recipe on github (whaaaaat?)
  • Here’s great piece on the YO app. It was such a simple and ephemeral thing, and yet it was perfect. I was introduced to it years ago by a close friend and we spent a glorious few months sending each other YO’s. From the piece: “Zen teacher Deborah Eden Tull says: ‘Attention is the most subtle form of love.’ That’s all a Yo is, really. Just a little bloop of attention.
  • And again with my tumblr thing. Another gold-medal post mixing Google data, Pokemon, and late 19th century linguistics.

You should start a blog

Jay Springett talks about blogging, and why you should leave the algorithmic-platform shit show and move to the Isles of Blogging. This glorious sermon resonates strongly with my current thinking about how the digital world has devolved over the last decade. Here’s a New York Times take on the topic. Its a fucked up timeline. The early part of the decade points toward a bright future full of promise where all our problems are solved by scrappy young entrepreneurs and glittering new technologies. By the end, well, I don’t have to tell you how it ends.

You should start a blog. Seriously. I promise I’ll read it.