Do writers need a particular, a more capable, a mechanical keyboard? William set off to the remote realms of the internet to figure it out. Luckily, he found his way back to share his findings with you.
To kick things off, I wanted to start with today's release of my new Mastodon shortcuts — I made deep links out of every section, a handle converter, and a quick way to use Movetodon.org repeatedly.I'm on the platform as @email@example.com, so you should definitely follow me there — for now, I'm still on Twitter trying to help people move off the platform:
Tumblr to add support for ActivityPub, the social protocol powering Mastodon and other apps
Tumblr will add support for ActivityPub, the open, decentralized social networking protocol that today is powering social networking software like Twitter alternative Mastodon, the Instagram-like Pixelfed, video streaming service PeerTube, and others.
As of today, MacStories is officially on Mastodon with its own server for each of its properties and team members. You can find us here: MacStories Accounts MacStories AppStories Club MacStories MacStories Team Accounts. Federico John Alex Silvia We’re not closing down our Twitter accounts (yet), but as you may have noticed, they haven’t been
The year journalism and capitalism finally divorce
"It is capitalism that incentivizes the degradation of our news media — disinvesting in local journalism, weaponizing social media to capture our attention and data, and devaluing media workers’ labor conditions."
NetNewsWire Review: The Mac RSS Client, Rebooted with a Solid Foundation for the Future
After Google Reader disappeared, a lot of people drifted away from RSS readers. For many, social networks like Twitter filled the void, leading some observers to declare the death of RSS. However, a funny thing happened in the aftermath of Google Reader’s demise. New sync services arose, and RSS readers flourished on iOS, where competition
Twitter announced yet another version of Twitter Blue, which is launching tomorrow. And in all honesty, if this was announced 6 months ago, I'd be all over it.
I mentioned this a few days ago, but it's now official. Twitter Blue will cost $8 a month if you sign up
pCJR · Introducing Red Pen: A Grammar Podcast There’s a famous scene from the final season of The Wire—y’know, The One With the Newspeople—where cub reporter Alma Gutierrez, new to the show’s (thinly) fictionalized version of the Baltimore Sun, receives a crash course in the paper’s lofty lexical standards: “Gutierrez!” her editor shouts across […]/p
Apple announced today that later this month, it will update its Music app with a new feature called Apple Music Sing. According to Apple’s Oliver Schusser, its vice president of Apple Music and Beats: Apple Music’s lyrics experience is consistently one of the most popular features on our service. We already know our users all