It also raises questions about cross posting to other platforms, such as Medium, which are the natural hunting ground of avid readers.
While I am not a popularity junkie, it is more gratifying to know one is writing for a large than a small audience as I write to try and assist others.
Avid readers, and those who accidentally stumbled in searching for something else, will have seen deliberations on whether or not to switch platforms.
As the saying goes, ‘God is in the detail’ and only by finessing the little things does the overall project take on a majestic form.
Ever a man to love a bit of tinkering, the blogging process has also proved to be as much a technical as a mental exercise.
Having perused and discarded a number of options (Medium, Tumblr, Squarespace and Jekyll), I am now caught between the devil and the deep blue sea.
As a man who loves his technology, one thing I enjoy reading about is how others use theirs. There is a small degree of voyeurism in this, but mostly it is because the digital world is deep and wide and at times hard to navigate. While there is much merit in Robert Frost’s notion of… Continue reading Updating My Plank
End to End Privacy requires providing users with encryption everywhere they don’t control. This is a promise a platform needs to uphold.
To replace a People’s Republic network with a Democratic Club network isn’t necessarily an improvement because it only prefences one centralised solution over another.
As our forebears strove for the aspiration to vote, the mortgaging of our data for access to services requires us to strive for the aspiration to privacy.