an idea I've been seriously considering today:
what if I reached out to my friends and gathered up all the interested people to put in an email group, and I ran a manual email list where I shared my life updates and thoughts and projects?
it's like social media but instead of posting to a timeline, I'm sending those same things to a specific list of people, not mediated by a specific platform.
and hell, when I feel like those updates aren't too personal, I could also copy them to a public blog if I wanted to keep existing in the public sphere (online is bad often but I do like meeting new people).
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