Category Archives: Snippets

Absolutely love this video from Max Joseph. I made a kind of vertical zoetrope once for an art show, but couldn’t turn the corner from amateur-looking to great, and backed out. Incredible persistence to pull this off.

→ 2017/12/01 9:32 am

Back on track with Timetable. Four episodes this week and looks like I’ll hit 100 episodes before the end of the year. Today’s is about profile photos.

→ 2017/11/30 5:26 pm

Time to move beyond Gravatar, although I still think it’s a nice default. You can now upload a custom profile photo to Micro.blog. There’s a link at the top of the Account page on the web.

→ 2017/11/30 12:02 pm

Updated Micro.blog’s feed parsing to support Pinboard feeds, which are really RDF. Useful for a linkblog alternative.

→ 2017/11/29 11:26 am

Most software has bugs. Apple’s root security bug is bad, but probably easily fixed, and the work-around takes 30 seconds. Actually a little relieved when a huge company makes a mistake… There’s hope for us small developers too.

→ 2017/11/28 10:15 pm

“I wanted to thank everyone who believed in my return.” β€”Β Tony Parker, back to the Spurs for tomorrow’s game πŸ€

→ 2017/11/26 3:28 pm

Made a tweak last night so that Mastodon feeds work better in the Micro.blog timeline. Moving deliberately slowly with this, to make sure it’s right, but more integration seems likely.

→ 2017/11/26 3:08 pm

Updated the Discover section on the web with the same posts from the Micro.blog apps. Much better.

→ 2017/11/24 11:09 am

Made some API tweaks today, and updated the documentation to add the /posts/discover JSON call for third-party apps.

→ 2017/11/18 12:18 pm

Increasingly frustrated when people complain about Twitter but wait for it to improve or for something better to come along. It doesn’t work like that. There’s no switch to flip. There is only the steady growth of indie microblogs, improving the web over years.

→ 2017/11/17 3:50 pm

Really wish you could send a test email for Kickstarter backer updates. No clue what it’s going to look like in email clients until it goes out to everyone.

→ 2017/11/17 10:14 am

Steph Curry after the loss tonight in Boston: “I hear the weather is great here in June.” πŸ€

→ 2017/11/17 12:20 am