Newsletter issue 54 is out

I enjoy producing this newsletter, and it’s had great feedback so far. Hop in, the water’s warm, and free!

Reasons to quit Twitter and Facebook and switch to Mastodon

These companies poison us and our communities for profit. It’s time to go elsewhere.

There is a good variety of alternatives to Instagram

It isn’t easy to move a social circle to a new platform. But as there seems to be no end to the problems, scandals, lax policies, and downright malicious intent of the current dominant social platforms, I think it’s time to start looking for more ethical and healthier alternatives.

A list of small features and changes I would love to see in iOS 13

We all have hopes and dreams. Some of mine for iOS 13 focus on the polish and little details.

Why does decentralization matter? – Official Mastodon Blog

This is a good, real-world explainer of a core philosophy behind Mastodon and the greater fediverse of connected, interoperable services, like PixelFed. I’m a big fan of this grown platform of content and social platforms, especially their underlying design and mission.

A small update on the newsletter

A change to publishing frequency and possibly the day should help me make a better newsletter for you.

My productivity cadence

Shifting between two unique ways to get things done has been oddly satisfying lately.