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🌀 See also: baty.net July 5, 2019
karl and Steph making snacks July 4, 2019
🌀 Org-download and ox-hugo July 2, 2019
🌀 Hosting infrastructure changes this weekend June 30, 2019
🌀 Pinning Butterflies June 30, 2019
🌀 Bitcoin June 27, 2019
🔗 Facebook, Libra, and the Long Game (Ben Thompson) June 25, 2019
🌀 Meta: No longer automatically cross-posting June 17, 2019
📷 My Dad and I June 16, 2019
🔗 Please don’t cancel Keanu (The Outline) June 16, 2019
🌀 The Dropbox updates are fine June 13, 2019
🔗 Bug Fixes (Paul Ford) June 11, 2019
🌀 Daily software stack as of June 06, 2019 June 6, 2019
🌀 I tried again with Twitter June 6, 2019
🔗 Dark Mode Isn’t ‘Easier on the Eyes’ for Everybody (Vice) June 5, 2019
🔗 How did journalists file before Google Docs? (CJR) June 4, 2019
🔗 Apple’s Audacity (Ben Thompson) June 4, 2019
🔗 Finally, I can tweet knowledgeably on a topic, the new Mac Pro & display (Pusateri) June 4, 2019
🌀 I should just get really good at Emacs May 29, 2019
🌀 Moving to Startpage for search May 28, 2019
🔗 What I Learned Trying To Secure Congressional Campaigns (Maciej Cegłowski) May 28, 2019
🌀 When “Read-Only Friday” might still make sense May 23, 2019
🔗 Mac Toolbar Labels and Accessibility (Michael Tsai) May 22, 2019
🌀 Fontifying org-mode DONE items May 21, 2019
🌀 I’ve switched back to Blot’s “Console” theme for baty. May 17, 2019
🔗 I’m Upset: “Eating Healthy” is too much work (The Outline) May 14, 2019
🌀 Deleting apps May 14, 2019
🔗 Why Paul Ford still loves tech (Wired) May 14, 2019
🔗 Everything should take 20 minutes (The Outline) May 13, 2019
🔗 Friends of the Pod (N+1) May 13, 2019
🌀 Reunited with the iPad Mini May 12, 2019
🔗 Microsoft and Linux and a shift away from Apple May 11, 2019
🔗 Don Norman on how design fails older consumers May 11, 2019
🎵 Seeing the music May 10, 2019
🌀 Another brush with Hugo and baty.net May 10, 2019
🌀 Minimal configuration, just in case? May 2, 2019
🌀 Typora, maybe? May 1, 2019
📷 The bulletin board at the new house has been neglected April 28, 2019
🌀 How do you know it’s secure if it’s not physically in your hand? April 27, 2019
🔗 Old Photos Are Not Worth Anything - Missy Mwac April 27, 2019
📷 I thought this was a fun juxtaposition… April 27, 2019
📷 Steve April 26, 2019
🎵 Lizzo’s “Cuz I Love You” made me so happy today. April 26, 2019
I sometimes wonder if I should switch back from ivy to Helm so I’m reading the propaganda. April 26, 2019
🌀 My Mac is awesome, so why worry? April 26, 2019
I am dual-booting Windows 10 and Manjaro Linux (i3) on my ThinkPad and I much prefer using Linux, even though it frustrates me to no end. April 25, 2019
This was a surprise. April 25, 2019
Earlier today I requested access to Superhuman email. April 25, 2019
🎵 I never tire of listening to Rob Zombie…YEAH! April 24, 2019
I just learned about Hybrid mode in Spacemacs. April 24, 2019
📷 These haven’t been out since I moved last year. April 23, 2019
📷 Here’s a photo of me and the first car I bought with all of my own money. April 23, 2019
🔗 Correction (fluid) April 23, 2019
🌀 Coping with the mechanism April 23, 2019
🔗 Centaur emacs April 23, 2019
I am really liking this combination of C. April 22, 2019
A coworker just came into my office and asked if I had any Wite-Out and when I told him I did not he said, “I thought you were the ‘paper guy’? April 22, 2019
📷 gail April 21, 2019
📷 My mom is always so happy when family is around. April 21, 2019
📷 I’ll be annoying my family with these today… April 21, 2019
📷 Using a Speed Graphic for snapshots April 20, 2019
🔗 The Resurrection of DVDs - CJ Chilvers April 20, 2019
🎵 I’ve never really listened to Cage the Elephant but I’m enjoying the new record April 20, 2019
Changing things up today… April 20, 2019
🔗 Forklift licenses are half off. April 19, 2019
🔗 Tinderbox 8 has added AppleScript support. April 19, 2019
I wonder if this could have anything to do with my cholesterol numbers. April 18, 2019
I’m slowly but surely moving back into the wonderful combination of TheBrain, Tinderbox, and DEVONthink. April 18, 2019
I love sending emails from my Protonmail account (jbaty@pm. April 18, 2019
I never did find my TWSBI 580 after the move, so today I replaced it with the Aluminum version in Nickel Gray. April 16, 2019
I’ve decided that two pages are the right number of “Morning Pages” for me. April 16, 2019
📚 Glut: Mastering Information through the Ages April 14, 2019
📷 You have to love grain if you want to get along with T-Max P3200. April 14, 2019
🔗 Tinderbox 8 is available and is another solid update. April 13, 2019
🔗 Self-driving cars will be considered unthinkable 50 years from now April 13, 2019
🌀 A few favorite objects April 13, 2019
I was just able to log into Flickr with my normal email address. April 13, 2019
📷 Jessica had dinner with me last night. April 12, 2019
🔗 These photos aren’t for you - Missy Mwac April 11, 2019
I’ve spent the last week or so trying to quit Emacs again and it won’t stick…again. April 11, 2019
Luminar Flex just showed up in SetApp. April 11, 2019
Should I keep a separate blog for microblog posts? April 11, 2019
I can’t think of anything less productive than configuring Lotus Agenda, but it’s fun! April 10, 2019
It looks like the next iteration of nvAlt (or something like it) may actually be happening. April 10, 2019
Creative and productive people: “I have something to say, what are the best tools to help me say it? April 10, 2019
🌀 Tinderbox meal log badges April 10, 2019
🌀 Essays of E.B. White April 4, 2019
🌀 FiiO M9 Portable High-Resolution Audio Player March 24, 2019
🌀 What not to photograph March 16, 2019
🌀 Installing Windows 10, just for “fun” March 14, 2019
🌀 What if I don’t build a darkroom? March 13, 2019
The Lesson from Costco’s Photo Lab - Missy Mwac March 10, 2019
🌀 Text File Fatigue March 10, 2019
🌀 Stuck with Lightroom Classic March 9, 2019
I’m coming to the conclusion that trying to use both Lightroom Classic and Lightroom CC is a bad idea and a recipe for disaster. March 7, 2019
🌀 Leica announces the Q2 March 7, 2019
📷 Gail at the restaurant March 6, 2019
I have no doubt I’ll upgrade to Photo Mechanic v6 on March 25th. March 6, 2019
🌀 Dynamic and Startling Interactive Media (circa 1996) March 6, 2019
🌀 I’m running a Pleroma.social instance March 5, 2019
Neat, my Delicious Library was just sitting in a GCP bucket. March 5, 2019
📷 I get bored… March 5, 2019
📷 Jess and I had fun that day March 5, 2019
📷Selfie with eggs (2013. March 3, 2019
I now have Isso comments running on my server and have (I think) successfully integrated it on baty. March 2, 2019
🌀 I’m happy with my online stuff right now March 2, 2019
I still don’t like managing and editing photos in Lightroom CC. March 2, 2019
The way Emacs handles window placement and behavior is a complete mystery to me. March 1, 2019
I’m enjoying the nord-theme for Emacs. February 28, 2019
I often think about learning some new programming language. February 28, 2019
📷 Trees in Snow February 27, 2019
📷 Tires February 27, 2019
Spent 4 hours trying to get the Pakon scanner working. February 27, 2019
I’m sure some will not approve, but… February 27, 2019
A significant percentage of photos shot on film (including mine) look like someone was just trying to finish the roll. February 27, 2019
🌀 Sending an Emacs buffer to Day One February 26, 2019
🔗 Nibs, Ink and Paper - Om Malik February 26, 2019
I don’t watch the Oscars but I am watching Olivia Colman’s acceptance speech for like the 12th time and I still tear up every time. February 25, 2019
I miss the days when I could scroll down a simple web page and not have shit start flying all over the place. February 25, 2019
The problem with Markdown is that it’s not Org mode. February 25, 2019
🔗 Seeking the productive life - Stephen Wolfram February 23, 2019
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🔗 The Communal Mind, Patricia Lockwood February 23, 2019
But for the first time in a long time, I’m starting to feel like a human again nyt February 23, 2019
Today I used BBEdit, Things, and Safari for getting stuff done and it was very pleasant. February 22, 2019
Oh FFS I just used BBEdit for a thing that I always use BBEdit for and now VS Code feels janky as hell in comparison. February 21, 2019
firefox-or-safari February 21, 2019
Opened Safari to debug a website issue and was immediately struck by how much I like Safari. February 21, 2019
To me, “distraction free” means “missing a bunch of features I’m going to want once the novelty of distraction-free wears off” February 21, 2019
🔗 A rejected tablet accessory February 20, 2019
🔗 Why’dya do it, Steve? February 20, 2019
🌀 Logging books in TiddlyWiki February 20, 2019
🔗 Do We Write Differently on a Screen? February 20, 2019
I spent an hour last night figuring out how to best use vscode-journal for journaling and then renamed/converted 3 years of org-journal files. February 19, 2019
📚 Exit Strategy (The Murderbot Diaries #4) February 19, 2019
📚 Rogue Protocol (The Murderbot Diaries #3) February 17, 2019
Since it can’t be a darkroom yet, I made enough room to turn it into a dedicated scanning station. February 17, 2019
Qobuz is finally available in the US. February 17, 2019
…I started to realize all the ways that wikis are like Rush… February 17, 2019
After a week using Gus Mueller’s Retrobatch I’ve purchased a license. February 17, 2019
🌀 Post icons February 17, 2019
📚 Team Human by Douglas Rushkoff February 17, 2019
The Machine Stops - Oliver Sacks, The New Yorker February 16, 2019
📚 Digital Minimalism by Cal Newport February 16, 2019
Introducing MAYA: the incredible modern digital darkroom timer February 16, 2019
Possible revival for the failing TETENAL company February 16, 2019
I’m going to spend time today seeing what VS Code has to offer. February 16, 2019
I’ve been solving the same problems repeatedly for years. February 15, 2019
Blackwing Natural pencil February 15, 2019
For coding, I was an Emacs user for 30-ish years, but I recently gave up the fight and switched to Visual Studio Code, which actually gives me everything Emacs did and more. February 14, 2019
I am SO happy to announce that @Flickr login without Yahoo is rolling out! February 14, 2019
People without dirty hands are wrong. February 14, 2019
Part of my dad’s garage. February 14, 2019
The primary driver of my switch to Lightroom CC was that I could easily edit photos on the iPad and yet so far I’ve edited zero photos on the iPad. February 14, 2019
One from the latest roll. February 13, 2019
That PM45 viewfinder is butt-ugly but it’s the only way I can focus the thing. February 13, 2019
I’ve committed to using Lightroom CC but I still don’t love it. February 13, 2019
It’s getting to the point where I’m almost starting to enjoy riding the Peloton. February 13, 2019
I added IntenseDebate commenting to baty. February 12, 2019
I cover my iMac and MacBook Pro cameras. February 11, 2019
Scaling back so I can think February 11, 2019
Kahlil Lechelt’s tool is nice for creating Hugo posts from the command line, so I forked it and tweaked it for use with Blot. February 10, 2019
Hook links your digital life. February 10, 2019
It’s taken weeks of cursing and thrashing about, but I’ve finally gotten to the point where Emacs keybindings feel right and Vim bindings feel awkward. February 10, 2019
The Internet at my house is going to be out at least all day today. February 9, 2019
Ledger-cli gets a new release (3. February 8, 2019
Danny van Kooten, who started Fathom Analytics is going back to PHP from Go. February 8, 2019
Power outage as productivity booster February 8, 2019
iPad user meets Emacs user February 7, 2019
Adding On This Day feature to Blot - Amit Gawande February 7, 2019
I may have hosed my RSS feed from Blot. February 7, 2019
Testing Retrobatch February 6, 2019
Saving time with Emacs, or not. February 6, 2019
📚 Artificial Condition (The Murderbot Diaries, #2) February 6, 2019
Kordumb shares his Blot secrets February 6, 2019
I spend hours getting some workflow or app or whatever JUST RIGHT, then stop using it the next day. February 6, 2019
Displaying the most recent Journal entry in TiddlyWiki February 5, 2019
📚 Die Trying (Jack Reacher #2) February 3, 2019
📚 All Systems Red (The Murderbot Diaries #1) February 3, 2019
Inserting the current weather into an Emacs buffer February 2, 2019
In Baltimore, the future of film culture is an old-school video store January 31, 2019
Facebook Versus Apple - Ben Thompson January 31, 2019
Billingham Hadley Small Pro Camera Bag January 30, 2019
What I’m using Emacs for January 30, 2019
c2md - Output HTML clipboard contents to markdown in the terminal January 29, 2019
It’s okay to not like things January 28, 2019
Why tag film photographs? - Bijan Sabet January 28, 2019
Hello (Again) Ello - Om Malik January 27, 2019
Things I want - Jamie Todd Rubin January 27, 2019
Why you should buy into the emacs platform - Two Wrongs January 26, 2019
Displaying a random quote in TiddlyWiki January 26, 2019
Phil Nunnally describes his attraction to TiddlyWiki January 25, 2019
M.G. Siegler micro.blog mention January 24, 2019
A new way of including the weather in my Org Journal January 23, 2019
Intertwingling the TiddlyWiki January 23, 2019
Reflexive Shopping - TOP January 22, 2019
Mylio as a photo organizer January 22, 2019
Living with only Emacs and a browser January 21, 2019
Struggling with Lightroom CC January 20, 2019
Steve Mays had some fun remixing a recent photo of mine January 8, 2019
Said I’d like to know where, you got the Notion January 8, 2019
Backlinks in TiddlyWiki December 31, 2018
Displaying Webmentions on a blot.im blog - Amit Gawande December 27, 2018
Running Tiddlywiki on a server December 6, 2018
A quick tour of my Tinderbox Daybook December 2, 2018
My first ride on the Peloton bike December 2, 2018
Why do I try so hard to use an iPad for everything? December 2, 2018
Rotary Pay Phones Return, This Time to Foil Drug Deals - NYT November 26, 2018
The self-deceit of “Future Proofing” November 25, 2018
First impressions of the Kobo Forma eReader November 24, 2018
There’s Seldom Any Traffic on the High Road - Farnam Street November 19, 2018
Project templates in DEVONthink November 18, 2018
Lightroom CC pros and cons November 17, 2018
TiddlyWiki November 12, 2018
Ejecting a CD stuck in an Apple SuperDrive November 11, 2018
Wars of Conflicting Webs - Kicks Condor November 11, 2018
Holding Dear: The Value of the Real by Steve Leveen November 10, 2018
How about dinner? November 9, 2018
Start stopping down November 9, 2018
Remind gets an update after 3 years November 9, 2018
Blot and/or Hugo and Micro.blog November 8, 2018
Getting the iPad to Pro — by Craig Mod November 8, 2018
Posting to Blot using Blotpub August 4, 2018
Happy 21st Century! - antipope August 3, 2018
Things 3 on the latest Mojave beta August 1, 2018
The Penna Bluetooth Keyboard July 31, 2018
Jonathan Franzen about personal market share July 31, 2018
My dad still plays hard July 29, 2018
Fixing cross-posted images between Blot and Micro.blog July 28, 2018
What, are we in college now? July 28, 2018
My favorite video game is “Inside” July 28, 2018
Getting Rid of Stuff July 25, 2018
The sad state of RSS on the Mac July 24, 2018
Trent Reznor on boredom and creativity July 24, 2018
Cooking is exhausting July 23, 2018
Packing up my vinyl for the move. July 22, 2018
How to Beat LinkedIn: The Game: July 21, 2018
My Photography Website July 20, 2018
y2k-globe July 20, 2018
Scientology’s $5,000 E-meters are surprisingly well-engineered - boingboing: July 19, 2018
Spacemacs configuration changes July 19, 2018
“The Magic City. A Portfolio of Original Photographic Views of the Great World’s Fair”. 1894 July 17, 2018
Greta Van Fleet’s new song sounds great to me. July 17, 2018
RoboKiller July 17, 2018
Peanuts Gang Singing “2112” by: Rush July 17, 2018
What a Difference a Generation Makes July 16, 2018
Blot Gets It Right July 16, 2018
Blot.im for another year July 15, 2018
It’s fun to publish blogs using various publishing tools. June 20, 2018
Setting up a new Mac September 1, 2017
A Drastic Keyboard Change September 1, 2017
The Joy of Not Sharing August 31, 2017
Coolest Fence Ever August 31, 2017
Contact Sheets as Art August 30, 2017
Kindle 1st Edition August 20, 2017
Culling Apps Because of the iPad August 11, 2017
Reconsidering TextExpander August 7, 2017
Followers on Micro.blog - Ron Chester August 7, 2017
Photo Aug 06, 8 48 38 PM August 6, 2017
Dead iMac forces an iPad-only experiment August 6, 2017
A terrible case for not reading paper books August 5, 2017
People who don’t have a “Productivity System” are more productive August 5, 2017
I’ve had all this figured out for years August 5, 2017
Josie-in-car-(Olympus Stylus Epic, Tri-X) July 30, 2017
Gail and I at The Score July 30, 2017
Blogging from Emacs July 20, 2017
Self-hosting Blot July 20, 2017
Posting to Blot using Ulysses July 17, 2017
Blot July 15, 2017
The flowers are finally blooming in my yard. July 15, 2017
It’s just that I love static sites so much June 5, 2017
10 ways to have a better conversation | Celeste Headlee June 2, 2017
Kodachrome Magazine, 2017 Issue 1 June 2, 2017
Likes on social networks should be private June 2, 2017
Facebook vs the Open Web June 2, 2017
Kelly Graduates June 1, 2017
Evergreen: A new feed reader from Brent Simmons June 1, 2017
Google’s Proprietary Fork of HTML Is Taking Over the Open Web May 31, 2017
stevenf.com May 31, 2017
Scripting News: May 31, 2017 May 31, 2017
John Wick: Chapter 2, 2017 - ★★★★ May 31, 2017
Notifications: A Tragedy Of the Digital Commons — Scott Belsky May 28, 2017
When site speed metrics make you do something silly May 27, 2017
If you think Schrodinger’s cat is weird, then… May 27, 2017
Hate Mowing Your Lawn? Good! Don’t Do It - The Nib May 26, 2017
Back to the Apple Watch for a Week — The Brooks Review May 20, 2017
Dave Winer on JSON Feed May 20, 2017
Kottke’s social media fast May 19, 2017
Love you, Mom! May 14, 2017
Silicon Valley: A Reality Check - Slate Star Codex May 14, 2017
Moom removed from sale May 13, 2017
I Don’t Believe in Blockchain - Tim Bray May 13, 2017
When introversion collides with the desire to connect May 12, 2017
Rolodex May 12, 2017
Polaroid Type 108 - Expired August 1977 May 12, 2017
First time printing with the Focomat IIc May 11, 2017
The Lure (2015) - ★★★★★ May 10, 2017
hello advertising, my old friend - Kottke May 8, 2017
The antidotes to populism: stoicism and civil society May 8, 2017
About that Ari Marcopoulos Camera Bag | The Machine Planet May 7, 2017
Moving on from Baty.net - or not May 7, 2017
sunday-art-poop May 7, 2017
G.A.S. Attack Outflanked - Bruce Robbins May 7, 2017
After a couple of weeks, I’m finding that I prefer using Micro. May 7, 2017
Josie today May 6, 2017
Baty.blog May 6, 2017