November 20, 2022

we will all go down together

“When did Noah build the Ark? Before the rain.” Robert Redford as Nathan Muir in Spy Game Those of you who are Billy Joel fans will recognize the reference in the title of this post. And for those of us who are diehard Twitter fans, we’ll be singing the chorus...

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November 14, 2022

everybody knows

I can’t say that I’m a Lorde fan—not that there’s anything wrong with her music; it’s just not my usual thing. But I came across her blog, which she runs on Tumblr (I think people need to keep an eye on Tumblr; it’s poised for a comeback as a blogging...

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October 30, 2022

All this talk of leaving Twitter has got me thinking

My favourite social network seems to be under threat now that Elon Musk is the new boss. On the one hand, Musk is seen as the person who will restore freedom of speech. On the other hand, he’s seen as the person who will let Twitter become a free for...

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September 19, 2022

This Is a Twitter Thread Written Using WordPress

I didn’t know you could use your WordPress blog to write Twitter threads or convert your existing blog posts into threads. I’ve been dabbling with threads recently, mostly using Hypefury or Typefully to compose them. I want to write more micro-essays and turn them into threads without overwhelming my Twitter...

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