Following people with a different perspective than you is an easy, low effort way to broaden your horizons. Amplifying people with the same opinions or interests as you but speaking from an underrepresented group is an easy way to put more of those voices into public discourse. https://t.co/zLZEYMppI6— feminist next door (@emrazz) February 23, 2020
English has an ancient law: in words like 'chit chat', 'zigzag', and 'seesaw', we always put the part with an i (as in 'pit') or e (as in 'be') first. We instinctively know this rule of 'ablaut reduplication'. You can't have a pair of flop flips or jamjims, or play pong ping.— Susie Dent (@susie_dent) February 20, 2020
Word-discovery of my morning is 'bumfle': Scots for a wrinkle in clothing or an unsightly bulge. Goes well with 'cover-slut', 17th-century English for a garment put on over another in order to hide a tear or stain.— Susie Dent (@susie_dent) February 11, 2020
One of the themes that crops up again and again in the IndieWeb community is that your personal domain, with its attendant website, should form the nexus of your online existence. Of course, people can and do maintain separate profiles on a variety of social media platforms, but these should be subordinate to the identity represented by your personal website, which remains everyone's one-stop-shop for all things you and the central hub out of which your other identities radiate.
Part of what this means in practice is that your domain should function as a kind of universal online passport, allowing you to sign in to various services and applications simply by entering your personal URL.Read more
Charlotte Allen · 29 Jan, 2020 11:12 AM
This is going to sound weird, but what about WordPress? There is a movement called “IndieWeb” that has those same goals. Some people use their blogs as a personal knowledge base and commonplace book (for instance https://boffosocko.com/ note the highlighting and citation capabilities) so they can have a quick reference for further research.
Others use it to track personal analytics for analysis (example https://aaronparecki.com/).
This solution is super flexible, and there are a lot of WordPr...