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Indie WYSIWYG: How I Fixed My Instagram Problem by Alex Kearney

There's a saying in the indieweb community: manual until it hurts. Don't automate what you're doing until it's so painful that you're compelled to automate. It'll take time to maintain the code that's replacing your manual--software rots.

 

This is a very subjective principle. What hurts one person is painless to someone else. The problem with this ideology for me: I'm lazy. If it's not easy, it's agony.

Same. Manual until it hurts meant that the the process, time and effort of posing content often took longer than the creation of the content.

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Sourland Mountain, Scott Kelby Photo Walk

Reclaiming the Web

Reclaiming our Web by Donald McIntosh (Donald McIntosh)

Hopefully this articulates a web where we control our content, publish it from our own site, decide who sees it and allows us to efficiently pull in other content. It allows us to control the context in which our content is viewed. We do not need to send all our content to some third party for the priviledge of sharing it. And the web may evolve into an infinitely more interesting, diverse, personalised and fulfilling place.

Donald McIntosh has beautiful dreams. I wish the future web was more evenly distributed.

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Jetpack Publicize connections, Sharing buttons, and Post Kinds plugin

Jetpack Publicize connections, Sharing buttons, and Post Kinds plugin by an author (GitHub)

When I enable the "Publicize connections" and "Sharing button" feature of JetPack and use a Response Kinds, the Summary/Quote does not display.

When I enable the "Publicize connections" and "Sharing button" feature of JetPack and use a Response Kinds, the Summary/Quote does not display. [caption id="attachment_43774" align="aligncenter" width="1246"] With "Automatically share your posts to social networks” or "Add sharing buttons to your posts” enabled.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_43775" align="aligncenter" width="1246"] Expected behaviour[/caption] ` WordPress Version: 4.9.8 Active Theme Name:…

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IndieWebCamp NYC

IndieWebCamp NYC on 09÷28−29 by Chris AldrichChris Aldrich (BoffoSocko)

Want to see what the bleeding edge of the web and the future of social media looks like? Join an inclusive and welcoming group of creators at IndieWebCamp NYC on 9÷28−29 either in person or live streaming.
https://indieweb.org/2018/NYC

Chris, I wanted to attend in persom but I've got a night photography course the night before. Late night + early morning (for the train) don't work for me. I am glad that live streaming was added.

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