For my blogging year in review, I want to look back and write about a few milestones, about what went well and what didn’t. Quite a lot happened as I restarted this blog after three years on hiatus. Let’s talk numbers I wrote and published 461 posts for a total of more than 95 000... Continue Reading →
This graph shows my posting activities in the last year. Darker squares mean more posts. See the trend? Over the last four months, my posting activities decreased quite a bit for many reasons. First, the lack of time does explain in part the trend change. Time is the most scarce resource in my life right... 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 →
What is success? I think this picture is so representative of my blogger's life.
Blogger's life ain't always easy. Today, I'm feeling the pressure of my blogger's life, the pressure to write something to maintain my streak of one blog post per day. That is not an easy thing to maintain. I'm always working on a few blog posts in advance. But today, stars are not perfectly aligned. Because... Continue Reading →
As I recently wrote, I’m now using Ulysses for my writing needs. Before that I was using WordPress.app. For To-do, I’m using Things on the Mac and on iOS. I recently read an article from The Sweet Setup on how you can combine Ulysses with Things in order to help you manage your writing tasks.... Continue Reading →
I'm working on another long piece... to be published in a few days from now... On the left Keynote, on the right, Ulysses.
Since my comeback to my blog last fall, my writing sessions were always done online using the WordPress block editor. I even wrote about their Gutenberg editor of WordPress being hard to get used. It didn't mattered to me if I was on the go with my iPad or at home, WordPress seemed to offer... Continue Reading →
M.G. Siegler has an interesting article about "The Blogging Mindset". (...) If I spent too much time reading over other thoughts and reviews, my own became weaker, not stronger, as a result. This is, it would seem, at least partially human nature. Every situation has nuance and taking in more views moves you ever closer to the... Continue Reading →