J. R. Swab

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I'm Rethinking RSS


Categories: [Technology]

After some thinking about the current state of social media and mass email lists, RSS came to mind, and it's actually a much better alternative for privacy. No data collection, no feed manipulation, no email newsletters. It's like someone from the future went to the past and gave us the answer to su...


No View Counts, No Worries


Categories: [Content Creation]

The creation of this site is done with an open-source GUI called Publii. I stumbled across it about a week ago, and it sounded exactly like what I needed to make this blog. I wanted to stay away from WordPress this time and was looking for a static site to keep to keep the load times to a minimum.

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The Right Time Is Always Now


Categories: [Content Creation]

Create. Quit.

Create. Quit.

New project. Old project.

Change platform. Hustle.

Change platform. Hustle.

This has been my life for fifteen to twenty years. I start one project get bored and move on to another. In the middle of blogging on one platform move to another with hopes of more sign...


Why I stopped blogging on STEEM


Categories: [Content Creation]

For a long time I was a blogger on a self-hosted domain, and much of that time it was on this exact domain. Then I found out about STEEM one day after looking over new Cryptocurrency to move money into and thought it was a great idea.

"I can write blog posts to earn more cryptocurrency? That's awe...