Here's why I might be a little quiet this week: We're changing Patreon for the better, and I'm still super excited about our future:

(Feel free to retweet, and share this far and wide)

My friends, for the rest of this week I’m going to be far less “online” than usual, scaling down the feeds I watch.

I’ll still be available via Signal, Telegram, Slack, and SMS, but checking twitter and mastodon way less.

Let you know when I’m back in the world. 💚

Man, Facebook is having the longest outage I can remember.

...probably too much to hope for...

Hey you want to go to an anime convention on an aircraft carrier?

"Ctrl-Alt-Delete: The Planned Obsolescence of Old Coders" has put voice to a thing that has been worrying me for the past 3 years.

One of the reasons I speak at conferences is for fear of becoming irrelevant.

Be kind, give the other person in the 1:1 "Modify Event" privileges.

I considered tweeting all the awful things I’ve seen at RSA.

But I got too sad too fast.

Any of my folk at the Security-Industrial Complex World Finals? (aka RSA Conf)

I have acquired and for me, and for

Now to figure out what to do with them..

I do not think is a good idea, nor that the Twitter cross poster is a good idea. Let your Twitter past die. Kill it if you have to.

So it looks like, if you are using Amaroq for mastodon, you had to re-auth.

On the plus side, notifications from the app now work from me and they didn't yesterday, so 🎉

Thanks @eurasierboy !

The slides from the talk and I gave at are now up!

Thanks for your patience, and thanks for coming!

So, roughly two days into using it, I think I love enough to switch to it as my full-time editor.

All thanks and praise to, who piqued my interest by using it in her talk, and to for patiently helping me with things during sprints

My thoughts on this aren't fully formed, but it is fascinating that OBS, the software that thousands use to stream to Twitch, is now supporting itself through Patreon.

Also, go support the project open source streaming software is important.

Some of you have never defended boy band adulation as an important stage of safe sexual development for teenagers and it shows.

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