share Rubenerd: Some blog ideas I’m considering for 2023

Rubenerd’s site has been one of my favorite to read the past year and some of their 2023 ideas resinated with me. Going back to a server-side blog engine. Static site generation is fast, but it’s a pain in the posterior if I’m not in front of my primary computer. Not sure what it’d be. Hugo mostly works ok, but I’ve never experienced lots of joy using it. While I like the idea of using any text editor to edit posts, the Hugo template system always leaves me head scratching a bit.

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share Simon Willison - Mastodon Is Blogs

Simon Willison ’s blog has been another favorite over the past year. Many of their comments and a lot of their enthusiasm for the recent interest in Mastodon resinates with me. Every Mastodon account is a little blog. You can post text and images to it. You can link to things. It’s a blog. A Mastodon server is a feed reader, shared by everyone who uses that server. Mastodon is just blogs and Google Reader, skinned to look like Twitter.

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share Steam Replay 2022

It’s interesting and kinda fun to see more year replay type posts. I think Spotify Wrapped is the one that that I usually remember as the first one to start doing this. Gyroscope also does a very nice one built from various data points over the year. Most of what shows up on my Steam Replay is from games I played with my weekly gaming group. I’ve been continuing to play Final Fantasy XIV most days but I play that outside of steam.

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