blogging

The future of blogging is … plogging

I found this Wired article discussing Facebook’s recent Notes update for long-form content and Medium. Apparently, “plogging” stands for platform-based blogging. "it’s hard being a blogger today, because to succeed you need to be able to scale" http://t.co/yiYdirocoQ pic.twitter.com/1JJlE7dyay — ✁___CollectThisTweet (@nchenga) October 3, 2015 “Blogs and the longer forms of expression they accommodate won’t …

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Links and ideas from last week’s WordCamp in Zürich #wcch

I attended the WordCamp in Zurich last Saturday. It’s been a while since I attended a similar geek event and I enjoyed listening to others. It was encouraging to hear about WordPress. I’ve used WordPress since September 2004. And it’s truly a great sign of continuity that WordPress is still here. Not only that, but …

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Scott Adams on Goals vs. Systems http://bit.ly/1gfOojJ

Recommended: Scott Adams Blog: Goals vs. Systems “Before long your body will be trained, like Pavlov’s dogs, to crave the psychological lift you get from being active every day.” Lots of food for thought in this article. I particularly like the notes on writing and using blogging as a system to find new opportunities. Also …

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Moving from Google Reader to WordPress.com

Even though Google Reader showed up prominently in yesterday’s SERPs for “best free RSS reader”, someone at Google has decided to end the product life of Google Reader. It’s time to move on to a new RSS reader. Several RSS readers managed to survive despite Google Reader’s dominance. And some new ones emerged. These tools …

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Thankful

I am thankful for lots of big and little things. Family Friends Health Food A job Connectivity The possibility to learn and study new things Political and religious freedom Fresh air Enough water to take a shower when i want or wash my clothes Electricity Reliable public transport when i need it Challenges and adventures …

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Building websites with Jekyll, Github Pages

This post has made me very curious. They use a different stack: Jekyll for page templates and static file generation HTML, CSS, and JavaScript files GitHub Pages static HTTP server Supplemented with external APIs where necessary I guess, you can convert WordPress to static HTML. I found this description. Looking a little further, there’s this …

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2010

For me 2010 has been special. While I was a kid, I wondered and dreamed about 2010 and where I would be. My life is very different from what I dreamed it would be. But it is good. I achieved one of my long-standing goals. I am venturing out to embrace new challenges. Hello 2011.