And in an attempt to turn mundane necessities into something interesting:
1. What cloud backup services would any of you recommend for 500GB of photos?
2. How would large backups work in a #solarpunk setup?
We are all cat ladies. https://nymag.com/intelligencer/article/conservative-men-scared-cat-ladies.html
Micro messages are the closest I can get to digital postcards. What's the best way to receive them though?
"April has been notably dry, with only around half the normal amount of rainfall in England and Wales."
Ending the week by writing up some weeknotes and links: https://6work.exmosis.net/2022/04/29/weeknotes-and-links-for-29th-april-2022/
Thanks, that's really encouraging. Slowly realising that freelancing can actually involve proposing ideas, rather than just waiting for others to have them. Always been taught to get skills, and then find who wants to hire the skills but the creative aspect explains a lot of the frustration I've felt the last few years.
Huh there's a new Wii U game out? Tempted to pick up Pad Of Time just out of shock.
PS. I know I'm writing this from a position of privilege too, and one that I'm still trying to understand and learn about. I have my own, mixed perspectives and want to carry on understanding others'. Writing up where I'm at feels like a starting point for this. Publishing is a scary but necessary step.
This week I've been thinking about how little the tech sector has changed in 20+ years. "Crunch", male-dominated, short-term gain. Are we doing enough to get out of the monoculture cycle?
"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko