That last post courtesy of “Random Thought”; a simple Mac app I’m working on to publish quick blog posts like this to Blot.im.
It’s still early days with this tool, but I’m hoping that this will allow me to achieve the “passive blogging” form popularised by Dave Winer and enabled by blogging platforms like 1999.io. It’s difficult doing this with static blogging platforms like blot.im and anything managed by Hugo, with blog posts essentially text files tracked in Git or Dropbox. Working with text files is fine when you’re spending a large amount of time on a post, but it just doesn’t allow for quickly posting a thought.
That said, whether it will be advantageous for a blog like this to have these forms of posts is another story.
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