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.

I wish Blendle worked more like a feed reader

I like this attempt at micro-transactions-for-news, but I can’t help but feel it could use a different approach.

Good Google Drive alternatives for collaborating on documents, notes, presentations, and more

Google hasn’t been the only game in town for a while. There’s a great variety of options and features these days.

The case for editing tweets

It’s actually quite simple.

Dropmark is my new service for bookmarks and collecting, sharing neat stuff

I’ve been asked what Dropmark is and how I use it, so here we go. TL;DR: it’s a service for bookmarks, file sharing, and collaboration, and it’s replaced a few things for me. I really like it.

A high-level comparison of Squarespace and Weebly

The services are similar in a number of ways, but I recently decided to give Weebly a shot for for building new company’s site. I’m glad I did.

Slack _can_ be hard, but a little planning can do wonders

Some are starting to wonder if Slack is more of a trend than the powerful, enabling tool that it can be. But spending a little time to set up a guide can do wonders for your organization and Slack’s effectiveness in it.