Mike Stone

Opinions too long winded for social media

Unless you've been hiding under a rock the last week or so, you probably know that Twitter got “hacked”. So, is Mastodon immune from having the same thing happen to it?

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And now for something completely different. Comet Neowise. I've been trying to find it for days, and it has just not been going well.

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I did something today I haven’t done in a really long time. I installed a desktop version of an email client. Thunderbird 78 to be specific. So, how did it go and why did I go and do such a thing?

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At this year's WWDC Apple announced that they're going to be moving to their own, in house developed ARM based processors. Since that time, there's been a lot of conjecture about how the market will be reacting to that change.

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I've been feeling a bit under the weather the last couple weeks, so I've been slacking when it comes to my blog. Despite the close proximity of these two posts, this one is not about that.

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I'm going to keep this one short and sweet, mostly because it's not a particularly interesting subject, and more of an excuse in so many words.

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It’s a question I’ve heard over and over through the years, and I’ve recently run into it yet again. “Is using Linux really productive?”

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This has been a frustrating week for me when it comes to digital assistants. I'm guessing that anybody reading this is already aware that I'm a huge fan of #Mycroft, but the market is currently dominated by Amazon and Google. This was not a good week in this regard.

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More than sixty days ago, when Kev challenged everybody to write a blog post for one hundred days and decided to accept that challenge, I created a list of ideas for possible blog posts.

Today Kev wrote a post about how email is not broken, and I felt like now would be the perfect time to get to number one on my list.

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Day 59 of the #100DaysToOffload Series:

I fired up my virtual machine today and finally tried out UbuntuDDE. The short and sweet of it is that this is a pretty distro.

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