In an attempt to move away from Goodreads but still engage in open federated services, I'm over at I'm still working on making this be something that talks with my personal site (and ideally, maybe a bridge for Bridgy to simplify for others) but for now, it'll be manual backfeed from Goodreads (from Calibre or manually).

As much as I like the Web, I find working with and using native applications to consistently be a superior experience. Especially when they understand the Internet to be another resource like a disk drive instead of its primary means of handling operations. I say this while being a software developer by trade, but it doesn't change my (or others) opinion that flow this way.

If you haven't read this article in Logic yet, sit down with some wine/tea/drink-of-choice and learn about how every aspect of labor management, surveillance and the like that we live under unironically has evolved from American (and English, Europe - y'all started this violence, don't forget) chattel slavery and the race for "innovation", "improvisation" and speed came from chattel slavery and the obsession of quantifying such abuse and violence.

I want a simple client for viewing a livestream that I can hook into a URL listener (that thing that lets you open a link in a native app, for example). I know how to do this, and I think I'll publish one on my site for my livestream page at, which I need to clean up and make less "static" but I wonder why exactly others haven't done things like this. Is it because of a lack of a client?

The sooner that you realize almost everything is run by a company (literally in the United States - your city is a company) and these companies make money by taxing you - the sooner it becomes necessary to wonder what and how exactly each of these things run and why the fuck is money being spent against the will of the people (tl;dr: the will of the people do not matter and is wholly irrelevant, it's the will of maintaining the order and health of the city's operation).

Ro (@Are0h) TikTok has the best in-app video editing tools I've ever seen. It really is quite impressive.But yeah, I agree we're getting closer to ubiquitous multimedia. All the tools are there.RE: Real question: who's working on a visual editor that could rival things like Instagram or TikTok? I know this is the text land, but this space is going to (slowly) die out in twenty years if it doesn't try to align with the graphical space that we're in when it comes to sharing media. I picked up Instagram today and the simple means of making a text post or overlaying it over a video felt more … it felt way more human. You can hear my voice and see my face (though just my voice makes it more human IMO). Having auto-transcriptions/captioning is a big boon as well. (
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The sooner the better! I can't even lie, BlueSky, as mentioned in is in the best place to have this just work.