I started using the Aside post-type back in April. Sometimes my thoughts are idea seeds or just incomplete or random. But they’re too long for 280 character Tweets. My concern with Asides is that they’re low quality and high frequency. That means if you get my posts via email or in the Reader, you might feel spammed. Not good. Then again, this an informal personal … Continue reading Rethinking Aside Posts
It feels great having a phone with a 3-day battery. I never worry about low power. I use my phone a lot, all day, and the thing just keeps going. GPS fitness tracking, light gaming, photos, Bluetooth streaming, and more. Throw it all at the moto g power; it still has battery to spare! Talk about reliable… Plus I’m still liking its loud Dolby stereo … Continue reading Moto G Power Lasts Forever
Yesterday, four big tech titans testified before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Antitrust. I was impressed by the cohesive and cogent focus, evidence, and arguments by congress members. The Atlantic has a great summary article you should check out. Apparently, these big tech companies are new kinds of monopolies, unchecked in their global scale and great power. It’s likely that Amazon, Apple, Facebook, and Google … Continue reading Big Tech Antitrust Hearing
A simple alternative to the likes of Twitter, I tried micro.blog and found it…okay. My WordPress blog cross-posts there, but I’m not active otherwise. For that, there’s a monthly fee. But I’m not compelled to sign up, especially these days when I’m #socialmediadistancing. At least it’s nice to know about other options like micro.blog. Continue reading What About Micro Blog?
In case you missed it like I did, last month WordPress announced new and improved Block Editor updates. Some things are smoother and easier. Now’s a good time to try the Block Editor if you have been holding out. It takes time to adjust, but it’s worth it. Blog on! Continue reading Better Blogging Blockiness
Reading through Darth Plagueis has been enjoyable! The story and writing are great, the kind of fiction I savor. Part of me wants to go fast, but I also want to bask in the worlds of the galaxy. So I found two other Star Wars books I’m eager to enjoy in the near future: Shatterpoint and Catalyst. It’s exciting to find new good reads! Continue reading Star Wars Books!
On August 1st, you can buy the most awesome Lego set ever created in the history of humans. The Nintendo Entertainment System! Comes with deck, controller, Super Mario Bros cartridge, and a color TV! The game even plays! Just watch the video in the link above. Continue reading Most Awesome Lego Set Ever Created!
Online media, news, social media is mostly emotional reaction, not rational information. Fire LightThere may be 10% rational information that’s new. Fire HeatThen it’s 90% emotional reaction, sensationalism, and speculation. It’s the light of the fire we see. But it’s the heat of the fire that we feel. The light won’t blind, but the heat will burn. Continue reading The NewsFeed Fire