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I’m blogging via Minifeed V2 Alpha at tbc0.com!
Glad to see John has updated minifeed.org so that it runs v2! Also, welcome to LaCroix here.
Minifeed.org now runs Minifeed v2, which is under active development. Consider this a test site!
StartThis.org now runs Minifeed v2!
A few Minifeed v2 instances are following this one. Let’s see if they update with this post!
Version 2 is coming along very nicely!
We’re about to push a big KSF announcement email!
Problem #bug with startthis.org/?p=2158 . In order to flip a plugin’s switch to push an attached pic to Twitter, I had to use the WP editor. When I attached an in-line pic there, I discovered two copies of the pic. I tried using the “x” of MF’s image deletion function, but this del’d both copies.
I took the Bing Hispanic Heritage Quiz. Clearly I fail at Latinx heritage. I only got 4 out ot 10. Glad I am secure in my Hispanic heritage. Mi familia cannot be put in such a tiny box. Grandpére married a Galvez and became the sage of the San Luis Valley. j.mp/3FwxNtv
Discussion with two technologists working on decentralized social media projects. KSF President Larry Sanger also discusses the Minifeed social media plugin for WordPress.
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TIL leading crop producers of the USA. Format is state crop, percentage of US production.
AR rice, 49%
ND & KS wheat, 33%
IA corn, 16%
Via NY Times mini-crossword Wed 2021.09.29
Original post: tbc0.com/archives/76
It would be handy for social media in general to enable people to create collaborative, wiki–style documents right within the app. ￼Sometimes, a discussion needs to be collaborative. ￼
Demonstrating how Minifeed works to new folks.
I convened a roundtable with five encyclopedists to discuss how to create an encyclopedia network—an “encyclosphere,” like the blogosphere, but for encyclopedias.
Premieres in 20m!
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Juggling my roles. This is tbc0 speaking. However, I hadn’t given this much thought. I’ll switch to tbc here soon. I’ll be tbc0 at tbc0.com. Ref. tbc0.com/archives/62
How much longer must we wait for this to come to pass? I’m especially thinking of the new law in Texas that protects unborn children after their heartbeat is detected. Clever design of the law. But this prophecy is protection for those who accuse, not the accusers. More at tbc0.com/archives/56
Big Tech took over our digital lives. Let’s do something about it.
TIL Yieldstreet via 1440join.com tbc0.com/archives/51
Life is a challenge. Either too many chips and not enough salsa, or too much salsa and not enough chips. tbc0.com/archives/52
189 numeronyms tbc0.com/archives/45
“If freedom of speech is taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.”
― George Washington
“There are more instances of the abridgment of the freedom of the people by gradual and silent encroachments of those in power than by violent and sudden usurpations.”
― James Madison
Here are 878 words offering you a brief introduction to the four levels of computing power and decentralization with mention of creativity https://timchambersusa.com/2021/08/28/a-brief-introduction.html ¶ Also https://twitter.com/tbc0/status/1431713062038511616?s=tbc0 if you prefer ¶ tbc0.com/archives/40 ¶ tbch0409a
Mike at St. George’s Anglican Church COS Men’s Breakfast: Forgive them and fix yourself [or forgive others and fix yourself]. tbc0.com/archives/38