As the pandemic has put my summer vacation plans in flux, my wife and I settled on renting a chalet instead1. We couldn’t be happier about this updated plan. For the next few days, it’s going to be the environment where I hope it will enable my creativity. My view while sitting on nearby chair... Continue Reading →
If you are a blogger like me, you may find it interesting to learn about what tools other bloggers are using. If you are not (yet) a blogger, you’ll see what it takes to start and thrive! As a long time blogger, I’m happy to share with you all the details about my workflow. You’ll... Continue Reading →
My numeric life is full of experiments. Micro.blog is one of them but it is coming to an end. There, I said it: bye-bye micro.blog. Here is why I’m leaving the microblogging platform very soon. My minimalist presence on Micro.blog What is it, anyway? According to @MacGenie, a prominent user of the microblogging platform: The... Continue Reading →
Fighting Facebook takes many forms. As they threaten so many parts of our society, our response has to be diversified. Molly Lambert writing on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mollylambert/status/1189229640692518912?s=20 Brent Simmons response goes in the same vein I mine. It is a matter of choice and willingness. Big corporations like Facebook not only are a challenge for democracy,... Continue Reading →
I came across this post recently about having a personal blog: At the risk of sounding religious about this, and maybe I am, our personal websites are our temples. They remain the one space on the internet where we decide how we are introduced to friends, potential employees and strangers. It’s a place where we... Continue Reading →
What is success? I think this picture is so representative of my blogger's life.
I'm working on another long piece... to be published in a few days from now... On the left Keynote, on the right, Ulysses.
Photo by Volkan Olmez on Unsplash Since my return to this blog, a few weeks ago, I noticed something fascinating. I'm not sure about it yet but there seems to be something special happening with this blog. When I write about non technical stuff, or with no reference to technology whatsoever nor photography or even nothing about privacy... Continue Reading →
The satisfaction of closing a week of hard work for my blog and seeing the results. My second best day - February 17th - Yeah! But then, another week is starting the next day and having to climb again the mountain it seems... Having to start over and keep people coming because they are interested!... Continue Reading →
A recent post on Red Sweater Blog about Google partially shutting down Blogger's API (the ones for uploading pictures) reminded me about the existence of Blogger as a platform for bloggers. This is a very disappointing development, but it sort of comes with the territory for an app such as MarsEdit that supports a variety... Continue Reading →