• ❗Short announcement: I made some changes to my megafeed hosted on FeedPress by adding Blips RSS feed and this metablog RSS feed. If you want to get everything I share via a single RSS feed, this is what you need to subscribe to in your favourite browser. All updates to my digital presence are posted on this changelog page. Now, returning to normal programming. 📺

  • On Sharing My Writings — What Goes Where

    I recently got a few comments and questions from some followers on Micro.blog about my use of Scribbles versus Micro.blog blog hosting services. One guy couldn’t figure out why I was using Scribbles to write very short posts using a one-word title while I was using Micro.blog for longer posts, most … read more

  • The Date of Publication is a Must - Updated 2024-03-15

    Have you ever searched the web for an article where you couldn’t see when it was published? It happens to me quite often. I don’t understand why such important information isn’t communicated to the readers. In a fast-moving numeric world, the publishing date helps the reader gauge … read more

  • No More Photo Duplicates Hopefully

    I decided to disable cross-posting from my Glass feed to Bluesky and Pixelfed. This should fix the photo duplicates on your Micro.blog timeline each time I post a new image on Glass. Sorry for the inconvenience. The problem was simple: Let’s say I share an image on Glass, Micro.blog picks it … read more

  • If you want a peak at my current reading notes management workflow, you might find this video interesting (Craft, Bear 2, Omnivore, Readwise).

  • 🔗 Mobivention announces its own iOS App Marketplace

    As detailed by the company in a press release, mobivention’s App Marketplace will let developers distribute B2B and B2C apps to their customers outside the iOS App Store. “The mobivention App marketplace is primarily aimed at business customers who are looking for an alternative solution for distributing their apps,” mobivention explains.

    Tired: there is an app for that. Wired: There is a marketplace for that. 🤓

  • How Do I Read and Process an Article

    Let’s say I stumble on an article I wish to read and process. I’ll follow the following steps, covering the collection and archival stages. Save the article in Omnivore1,2. Set tags in Omnivore. Read the article, highlight text as needed and write comments if required. Summarize the article using … read more

  • Each week, I use this template in Things 3 to help me out with my planning. Each Sunday, I duplicate the whole project and rename it accordingly. I love Things 3[^1]. [^1] I tried to do this in Apple Reminders but I prefer Things 3 experience.

  • Today I added a new global changelog1 page to my metablog. The changelog will cover all the changes applied to my digital publishing space.

    1. A changelog is a document or record that details the changes made in a software project. It typically includes information about new features, enhancements, bug fixes, and any modifications made to the software between different versions or updates. ↩︎

  • Some Hurdles to Fix Already

    I encountered my first few hurdles in transposing my content from a Craft document to a Micro.blog. Craft enables rich document content and supports block types like JSON output or command line examples. Posts containing these need special Markdown attention. Thanks to some help1, I figured that … read more

  • Browsing Past Published Articles on Ghost

    Circumventing Ghost’s limited posts management capabilities. I recently decided to spend some time editing past articles published on my Numeric Citizen Space website. I first thought that by going to my Ghost admin page, I could quickly browse past published articles by month. I … read more

  • Let's start something new. Again.

    This blog is a Micro.blog hosted version of the Craft-hosted version. I’m currently in the slow process of copying my content over here. read more

  • Using the iPad for Editing Blot Posts With a Git Client

    Editing new content from the iPad for this blog poses some challenges. I started writing this post using my iPad, Working Copy and Textastic1. The file was initially created within Working Copy’s sandbox, but I fetched content from the Blot Git repo to store the most recent changes locally on my … read more

  • Thinking Again About Text Editors

    Thinking about text editor apps. Following a recent article from Jason Snell about finding the best markdown editor for the iPad, I started thinking about using Ulysses for all my text editing needs. Is it the best tool for all use cases? Probably not. But it is cross-platform, and for me, … read more

  • This Blog Uses Commento - Here is Why - Updated 2024-03-10

    You can leave a comment on each blog post, thanks to Commento, you’re not being tracked. When I created the Numeric Citizen I/O blog, I thought it would need a way for visitors to be able to leave comments as they see fit. I decided to go the Commento route because of its tight integration … read more

  • Testing wall.blot.im

    Testing a web-based blog post publishing tool for posting directly to Blot from a webpage. I’m currently testing a straightforward blog post publishing tool running on a webpage. The tool is accessible at https://wall.blot.im. I wrote a front matter; I guess Blot will process it as usual. The … read more

  • Learning a Bit of Blot’s Internals

    I made a few layout changes to my archives page. Someone on Micro.blog posted something from its Blot website and I noticed he was using an unknown meta tag in the post’s front matter: metadata.icon. He used a tag to add an icon to each of its blog post. I wanted to know how Blot actually used this … read more

  • Documenting Blog Changes

    Using Git instead of Dropbox for Blot content syncing provides an unexpected benefit. As I recently wrote, Blot supports two mechanisms for synchronizing content from my Mac to the web: Dropbox or Git. I chose Git. As I write this, I’m still testing Nova as the Git front-end (I’m a GUI type of guy). … read more

  • Archiving my Content from Micro.blog to GitHub

    Micro.blog allows for archiving all content to GitHub. Here is why I did it. This blog post is about explaining a Micro.blog allowing me to archive all my blog posts, including images and why I do it. First, you must know that Micro.blog already provides an archiving feature of all blog posts to the … read more

  • The Initial Blot Setup

    Setting up this blog with Blot was pretty straightforward. It all started as an experiment. But now, it’s not. It’s something permanent1. In less than a day, everything was set up and running. From the setup of the domain name (with GoDaddy) to having an actual site available for browsing. This is … read more