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@joshmillard Cool, well I might need one doing soon and my email address is :)

@joshmillard Do you do logo design? (sorry if this is obvious, I've only seen your stuff via Mastodon) @Auditoryprolif This might be the case. However, we shouldn't forget that people today get valuable information (e. g. related to their jobs, but also about their hobbies etc.) from social media, too.

Furthermore, social media has become an important political tool. Despite its downsides, it's probably here to stay.

See (have yet to read the book - there's a Creative Commons version, too)

A Thinking Person’s Guide to EdTech News (2017 Week 20 Edition) - in which I take issue with a New York Times letter to the editor about the rise of Google products in US K-12 education (which made me very cranky indeed): #edtech

"Again, those who used substitutes reported missing and craving Facebook less over time, whereas those who weren’t reminded to try alternatives missed it more over time."

Not a quote from a advocate 🍍, but research cited by Chicago Booth Review in 2015:

Friends, cats and other mastodon users - are you ready and willing to do some SCIENCE?

I am asking because I have made this survey about the difference between being on Twitter and being on Mastodon, and would appreciate you taking three minutes of your time to fill it out

Thank you for reading. May good things come your way

Just been for a run for only the second time this year (I usually swim / go to the gym).

The reason I stopped running was due to migraine triggers and painful right knee.

Seems alright so far, and I really hope everything's OK because I enjoy running! Nothing quite like it. :)

"Ruin a first date in four words!"

"It's actually GNU/Linux."

@TheWayneGibbons You could have a blog up and running in 30 seconds time using :)

@TheWayneGibbons Well, you're preventing the world from valuable data and insights. Think of it that way :)

Maciej Ceglowski of #Pinboard delivers some great lines in his latest talk, Notes from an Emergency:

"Silicon Valley brings us the worst of two economic systems: the inefficiency of a command economy coupled with the remorselessness of laissez-faire liberalism."

"Tech companies are run by a feckless leadership accountable to no one, creating a toolkit for authoritarianism while hypnotized by science-fiction fantasy."

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