Record sales: the previous owner of “a classic moog experience the sound of criss cross” replaced the missing inner sleeve with dot matrix printer paper. Seems appropriate.

My second take on the distributed and decentralised web - Part II expands on (my impression of) the Fediverse.

Side note to self: I really must start using for these.

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It's finally here! Version 0.1 of #WriteFreely, the federated, open source version of @write_as 🎉

Get the release for your platform here:

Then head over to our guide to get set up:

This custom ROM card has arrived from Pharmasonic which turns a Yamaha RX5 drum machine into a 12 bit sampler. SO EXCITED.

I wrote a thing about and apps and misquoted my favourite author:

The Distributed Future Is Already Here - It's Just Not Evenly Decentralised

Objectification of bodies for advertising 

My wife called this Instagram account out for posting this on an account that sells *glass drink bottles*. They promptly deleted her complaint.

What kind of company posts this kind of crap and can't even have a dialogue with someone about it?

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Have you considered..... just going back to selling plain JPG banner ads with no Javascript in them?

Cos I didn't use an ad blocker back when that was the deal.

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Fans of Artificial Intelligence vol 2, from Warp Records in 1994:

Who knew an original mix of Mark Franklin's Release To The System existed! It's a thing of beauty.

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Maybe the flagship feature of the next iPhone should be “no offline storage”.

Not feeling great about Customs being able to go through my family photos, “file by file”.

The link can be followed by anyone (not just the original recipient - there's no one time token or anything to restrict access).

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Well that's a change. When you send photos by Messages on iPhone now it creates a publicly accessible iCloud page for the photos with an expiry date a month later.

A massively under-rated New Zealand album, the one off self-titled release from Smith and Thomas in 2010

Apple privacy 

Apple has completely jumped the shark in iOS 12 privacy:
> trust scores ... would be determined by tracking the calls and emails made on Apple devices

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@funkwhale are you also thinking about Bandcamp-type uses? That would work incredibly in a federated music app, in my opinion, and it helps make the licensing status of the music clear.

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