A story about the decline and revival of my interest for the Internet, thanks to @axbom and @m_ott@twitter.com


Just watched "Ready Player One" and was very entertained. I've read mixed reviews by people who read the book(s?) and people who haven't - I haven't, but I also liked the Harry Potter movies although I had read the books, so there's that ^^

I have a pretty popular OSS project that's used by I don't know how many companies to make money, but, disappointingly, just a few individuals that sponsor me on GitHub. I'm grateful to them and use half of the money to sponsor other OSS maintainers. The rest I saved up and finally got something for myself: an annual subscription of the @phparch magazine, and I couldn't be happier 🥰

I like great communities as much as the next dev - but when so many of them are patting themselves on the back for being so great, it quickly gets exhausting.

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In case you have to use arrays instead of value objects, here's a reminder about the symmetric array destructuring feature.

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The Internet was supposed to free us from gatekeepers, the so-called "tastemakers" who judged what was worth seeing and hearing.

Instead, the gatekeepers have become algorithms, and thus something as human as taste has now become automated.

It's kind of tragic.

But one big reason I prefer the Fediverse over Twitter, for example, is that there is no algorithmic gatekeeping.

So maybe the dream is still alive.

Okay, after having tried out some shared instances, I'm now on my own. This will hopefully be the last account migration in a while. 😅


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