“A friend gave me design advice once. He said to start with left-aligned black text on a white background, and to apply styling only to solve a specific problem. This is good advice.” @davetron5000
https://brutalist-web.design/ #Indieweb

“One way of describing modern finance is that it’s a mechanism for enabling very clever, very well paid, very highly incentivised people to spend all day every day thinking of ways to get around rules. Complexity works to their advantage.” https://www.lrb.co.uk/v40/n13/john-lanchester/after-the-fall

“The truth is that the ability to build Facebook-like services is relatively common. What was rare was the moral recklessness necessary to go through with it.” @doctorow #Indieweb http://locusmag.com/2018/07/cory-doctorow-zucks-empire-of-oily-rags/

Aaron put together a nice clear guide to creating and sending your first webmention https://aaronparecki.com/2018/06/30/11/your-first-webmention #Indieweb

Future #Indieweb sponsor? I'm really missing indiewebcamp this week

The LNER branding looks good - must have been a busy time for someone.

Sky glow at almost midnight on the solstice.

What if you look at separating your Yarns code into client and server, connected by microsub? That may be simplifying in structure, and if there are bits missing, that will inform the microsub spec.

The crisis underlying the problem with news is the unsupportable assumption that all businesses should grow exponentially, according to @zephoria https://medium.com/s/trustissues/the-messy-fourth-estate-a42c1586b657

Listening to Track Changes: The Glut of the Platform Economy http://trackchanges.libsyn.com/the-glut-of-the-platformeconomy @ftrain what if the wired/medium etc paywall throttle didn't decrement the counter until you dismissed it? "do you want to use one of your monthly 4 on this?"