Trying out Quitter, a macOS app to automatically quit things like mail or social media clients rather than leaving them running and distracting you in the background. High hopes for better focus! https://marco.org/apps
UK friends - contribute to archives! don’t throw away all those terrible election leaflets that come through your door! they’re being collected in Bristol for the whole country (http://bris.ac.uk/news/2019/november/election-archive-appeal.html) and in Strathclyde for Scotland (https://guides.lib.strath.ac.uk/archives)
Now, WhatsApp, that's the big problem. That I would actually miss out on stuff. Not *much*, but a few important things. How I wish that as an Internet we'd stuck with federated messaging and XMPP.
Forgot I had an Instagram account, as I never used it, but might as well bin it so away it goes.
Deleting LinkedIn as well while I'm feeling fruity...
So happy to finally take the plunge and #DeleteFacebook. Good riddance to a scourge of the web.
And yes, these might be useful for people with additional needs to be able to play dice-based games, but I really don't think that's the market the makers are going for.
We've got the ball rolling on the first on-demand Library of Things (in York, UK). Delivered by bike. A world first? facebook.com/lotyork
However, now stuck on how to cover the cost of incorporating the cooperative (~£400) to then put together a Community Share Offer. Hesitant to use the typical crowd funding platforms. Thoughts anyone?
Clare from #ExtinctionRebellion just ended her #MeaningConf talk *brilliantly*, by asking the audience to talk to each other for a moment about what we do next, and then leaving the stage without us noticing. No applause, no closure. The question and demand is still open. We’re fucked. Do something. Now. 👏🏻
Open social media for the UK