I spent some time last night writing a Python script to pull down recent posts from WordPress in Dr. Drang’s WP-MD format. This is a test post from the Micro.blog macOS app; hopefully it gets pulled down into my local source folder.
In case you’re looking for any additional reasons to dump Facebook:
Zuckerberg […] seemed to give Facebook “systems” credit for finding and stopping […] messages inciting ethnic violence in Myanmar. […] those messages were discovered by [NGOs] that tried in vain for days to get Facebook to address the problem.
Looks like iOS 11.3 fixes one of my Music.app gripes — opening a playlist, playing a song, and tapping on the song’s album name to see the album would take you back to the playlist view. Now you have a choice of Artist, Album, or Playlist view.
This is a great primer on iOS privacy from the team behind Halide. I didn’t realize you could use the Share Extension to publish to Instagram without granting them access to your photos!
A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Cookies
I just ran into this macOS Apple Pay bug. It’s getting tedious to keep hitting edge cases:
I knew we got a lot of snow, but I didn’t realize it was 21”!
Finally giving Taskmator a try — I’ve been meaning to download this forever.
I bought my iMac in 2013 and sprung for a Thunderbolt cable so I could use Target Display Mode. Today, with a forecast of 12-18” of snow, is the first day I’ve worked from home and gotten Target Display Mode working. It’s glorious.
A literal garbage truck fire in Auburn, MA.
This is a great essay on climate change by my friend Mike Campbell: