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  • Never Post Episode 0: Independent Media Roundtable

    Never Post Episode 0: Independent Media Roundtable

    To kick things off, we had a roundtable conversation with a trio of makers and thinkers, all of whom are creating independent media. They are Gita Jackson (Aftermath), Alex Sujong Laughlin (Defector Media), and Rusty Foster (Today in Tabs). We wanted to talk with Gita, Alex and Rusty about the current state of media, and why each of them has decided…

  • I love the idea behind Project Tapestry by The Icon Factory. With Project Tapestry, we’ll create a universal, chronological timeline for iOS for any data that’s publicly available on the Internet. A service-independent overview of your social media and information landscape. Point the app toward your services and feeds, then scroll through everything all in…

  • Micro.blog Adds Threads and Twitter Cross-Posting

    Manton Reece: Today we’ve added a brand new option for manual cross-posting from Micro.blog to other services, including Threads. This new option is great for services that don’t yet have an open API, so Micro.blog can’t automatically post to them, or for when you want to edit and preview your posts before sending them elsewhere.…

  • More Birchtree

    Matt Birchler: More Birchtree is a way to get more Birchtree writing, ad-free browsing, and the fuzzy feeling of supporting indie writing. Member posts will be more personal pieces, as well as more raw feelings about the tech news of the day before I’m ready to share with a wider audience. I’ll also have little…

  • CNN Plans to be Everywhere Your Phone is

    CNN Plans to be Everywhere Your Phone is

    Alex Cranz writing for The Verge: a memo from CNN CEO Mark Thompson outlines some of the early plans to try to save CNN from cable — and grow its presence on the phone. As noted by The Wall Street Journal, which has seen the memo, the first step will be combining CNN’s myriad news-gathering groups into one…

  • Substack suffers the consequences of their actions

    Substack suffers the consequences of their actions

    After a hellish month for Substack many writers on its platform have decided it is time to set up their newsletters and writings elsewhere. If you aren’t familiar with what happened, you can find out more on a timeline I made. A large number of Substack writers, including Ryan Broderick (Garbage Day), Molly White (Citations Needed),…

  • Mona Chalabi on Longform

    This Longform episode with data journalist Mona Chalabi, who has written for The Guardian, The New York Times, and won a Pulitzer for her work, was so good I listened to it twice in one day. In the podcast she speaks about the ongoing Israel and Palestine war and her feelings on it and the bad reporting that is happening…

  • The Death of Physical Media

    The Death of Physical Media

    An old college buddy of mine, Adam, who also has been a creative partner for me over the years, created an awesome video essay. It’s about the end of physical media, what it might hold for the future of media consumption, and how collectors might be dealing with this change. At 12-minutes long, it’s the perfect video…

  • “Shot on iPhone”

    Apple created a really interesting post covering the “Shot on iPhone” keynote they did for Scary Fast. They also created a video accompanying it. What I thought was more interesting though was the backlash it got from people saying that because it had so much gear and equipment required to get the look it had the “Shot on iPhone”…

  • Moderator Mayhem

    Today Techdirt released their second game, Moderator Mayhem. It is a “game that lets you see how good a job you would do as a front line content moderator,” Mike Masnick writes, “for a growing technology company that hosts user-generated content”. Not only does the game have you moderate content, but it also gives you feedback from your manager and…