Between Two Worlds
I have been spending too much time thinking about digital platforms again. It breaks down into two choices at the moment:
Continue working in Apple's ecosystem for much of my personal and professional lifeWork to move as much as possible to open source and free software alternatives which may include self-hosting a number of items
I have been able
If we every move to having remote people on our team, I look to implement some sort of rule like this: https://automattic.design/2020/01/20/small-changes-with-an-impact-building-trust-within-calls/
An Article on the Astro Cheating Scandal
I do tend to agree with a lot of this. Baseball is still my favorite sport, but watching it, and cheering for it, has gotten harder for just this reason. We need MORE human games and MORE human interaction ... not less. https://thebulwark.com/the-houston-astros-real-crime-isnt-stealing-signs/
The boys love the retro gaming console ... but I was negligent in figuring out how saves work. I have now rectified that. #oops
First snow removal from this blizzard. We will see what tomorrow brings. #minnesnowta
Why do folks often believe that to go FOSS, they need to remove Outlook, Office, and Windows all at once and then use FOSS only next day?
First install Firefox on Windows, get used to that. Then Thunderbird. Later Libre Office. And so on. When all that goes smoothly, then think about Linux.
Go FOSS step by step.
I am being purposefully vague because I don’t have a clear look at even what the options are. So many platform options. So many incompatible ways of doing things. All filled with various compromises and that is beside the need to continue to interface with a proprietary world around me (higher ed).
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