Making #apps that respect privacy is important, but if we want everyone from our kids to grandparents to use them, there needs to be a stellar user experience.
Not only does it need to be on-par with "the other" websites that everyone uses, the UX actually needs to be better.
Respect for the user's needs and desires is paramount to gain widespread adoption.
Shared a milestone on IndieHackers: Plausible Analytics now has more than 100 paying customers! May has been pretty crazy so far with 3 people on average per day deciding to de-Google-ify their sites and become Plausible.io paying customers 😲
Quick reminder that Maslow's hierarchy of needs is based on his mid-twentieth century U.S. middle class man values
@email@example.com wrote about how it might not apply to asian, arabic, native american cultures https://www.brucelawson.co.uk/2018/maslows-hierarchy-of-me-me-me/
@firstname.lastname@example.org also wrote this nice one https://mrjoe.uk/maslows-hierarchy-needs-psychology-myth-busting-1/
I'm watching a Murder She Wrote episode where Jessica Fletcher is gonna learn how to computer!!
Oh. My. God.
They want her to endorse their new space game so they can maybe sell another 50,000 units??
ALSO they're installing a computer at her desk and I'm like -- what's the scammmmm??
I don't know anything about 1993 keyloggers or whatever.
"The 8-hour workday is too profitable for big business, not because of the amount of work people get done in eight hours but because it makes for such a purchase-happy public. Keeping free time scarce means people pay a lot more for convenience, gratification, and any other relief they can buy. It keeps them watching television, and its commercials. It keeps them unambitious outside of work."
With delight I announce that the #delightful project has its first delightful list.
The first entry of - hopefully - many to come is 'Databases' and was started by @yarmo
The repository README is updated, and a bunch of sub-pages with proper explanation were added, so please check it out :)
Now, let's collect those gems 💎
For any grumpy hipsters like me who are still on the birdsite, I made a firefox extension that hides any tweet with more than 1000 likes or retweets.
Behold as all those annoying rehashed memes disappear from your timeline.
You can learn more and install Twitter for Hipster from here: https://bonkerfield.org/2020/05/twitter-for-hipster/
“Influencers are producing free content for a commercial platform that is making money off them. The platform is extracting the value of their labor”
I wish more influencers understood this and built a platform they own alongside their social profiles.
I just watched a fascinating profile of Valldaura Self-Sufficient Labs outside Barcelona.
They are working on
-nature inspired design
-and rehabbing an abandoned vineyard
If we can't go to the pub, then I shall bring the pub to you. Join me at the top of the hour (8pm Central, 6pm Pacific) for new and classic Celtic folk, and maybe you bring along a pint of something you like.
I'll be coming to you live from O'Morain's Pub! See you in about 30!
i fancy myself a scientist, but really i just do math. but really i just program computers. but really i just type on a keyboard. but really i just wiggle my fingers.
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