Mastodon: Search for your friends with @name@server, and only read the Home channel.
Clearing Out the Cracks
I've deleted Twitter and Instagram from my phone, and one of the three games I play.
Steering a Mastodon
Elon bought Twitter, and I'm teaching myself to use Mastodon.
Traditional First Entry
What brought me to WordPress, to commit to installing it and learning all the programs and routines around it? For dozens of years I was a happy Google user. I have a legacy storage account, no reason to give that up; I used Google Buzz for as long as it ran, I boosted Blogger when … Continue reading Traditional First Entry
Forward, Two Years
Now it's over two years after my last post, when I was struggling to find work in Minneapolis. Two-and-a-half years later, my position at my former office has been ended and I'm looking for work once more. What have I learned in all this time? Nobody admires you for pointing out all the typos and … Continue reading Forward, Two Years
The Stronger Online Presence
I just came across an interesting Mashable article. It talks about Klout, the web-based high school popularity contest with fallible metrics, which isn't so interesting, but the article also talks about how to legitimately boost your rating with Klout. And this is interesting only because, once you remove it from this misguided, self-important company, it's … Continue reading The Stronger Online Presence
Google Helps Small Businesses
There are so many free applications for business people to use! This is excellent for me, as I'm once again trying to get my independent business in motion. I don't expect it to be robust or bustling, but a few projects here and there would definitely help things out. This site (the former Tough Love … Continue reading Google Helps Small Businesses
Still working on building this place up. Just added another project to my Portfolio, one I'm particularly proud of, and added the Resources page as a toolbox for editorial/literature resources. Always handy to have that on hand. Drove out to Chicago last Sunday, just got back last night. There, my wife and I applied for our … Continue reading Visa Application
My wife and I are packing up our apartment and getting ready to store, donate, or recycle all of our property: in four weeks we'll board a plane to take us to Denpasar, Indonesia, where we'll attain TESOL certification to teach English and then look for teaching jobs in South Korea. (Actually, I hope to … Continue reading Transition