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Jeremy Cherfas

2019-02-12

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“Amazingly, the link still works” 

Two amazing things

1) In a piece looking back over 1000 of his linkblog posts, Charles Arthur finds it remarkable that a link from 2010 still works.

2) The piece seems to be on Medium and nowhere else.

I reckon the two observatiuons are linked (haha). Which makes me wonder whether to even share this link. Will it still work in 2028? Or would Charles be better of owning his stuff somewhere else?

Jeremy Cherfas

#Hashtags & HTML

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Once again, there is chatter about how @Withknown deals with hashtags and HTML I still believe that it often removes a hashtag from the content of an Instagram description, sent here by OwnYourGram. I'll test that in a moment. And there certainly were problems with certain characters in Titles and body. So this is a test of this <- and that.

Jeremy Cherfas

2019-01-24

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Learn something new every day. I can use email to post to this site with Quill. Never needed it before, but good to know.

Jeremy Cherfas

Absolutely sublime Nancy

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This is perhaps the single best strip I have seen all year.

Jeremy Cherfas

How Long Should a Podcast Be?

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Podnews has a piece that many podcasters could usefully read. The bit that resonated was this quote from Roman Mars:

If you have 100,000 listeners and you edit out one useless minute you are saving 100,000 wasted minutes in the world. You’re practically a hero.

Not quite a hero, I can at least count myself a mini-hero.

Jeremy Cherfas

2018-12-11

1 min read

Spammers say the sweetest things:

Jeremy cherfas is the well known writer of this century. He is famous for the suppleness that are still like by many of the people. We should also read the blogs about him to gain knowledge for our own self.

Jeremy Cherfas

2018-12-10

1 min read

cover art for podcast episode

New podcast episode out now, tasting the delights of Nürnberger lebkuchen, at https://www.eatthispodcast.com/lebkuchen/

Jeremy Cherfas

Great shame I'm not flying today

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Meetup location:
* 41.802416°, 12.617251° or
* N41°48.145', E12°37.035' or
* N41°48'8.7", E12°37'2.1"
DJIA adjusted for location east
of the 30W longitude

For the first time since I started checking, today's geohash location is actually somewhere I could easily have reached.

Jeremy Cherfas

Feeling good about the changes at Flickr

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So interesting to see some of the changes that are happening at Flickr. I'd more or less given up on it as a place to share some of my images, and now I'm beginning to think it is becoming more attractive again. I've been a paying user for a long, long time, without really thinking about it. I'm not too bothered about the "silo" aspects of the site, as I have copies of the images themselves. I suppose I ought to look into grabbing comments, likes and so on, but not with all that much urgency. It's the images that count.

The thing I find most interesting about this most recent blog post is this:

Lastly, we looked at our members and found a clear line between Free and Pro accounts: the overwhelming majority of Pros have more than 1,000 photos on Flickr, and the vast majority of Free members have fewer than 1,000. We believe we’ve landed on a fair and generous place to draw the line.

I'd love to see the raw histogram of number of images and videos per user.

Jeremy Cherfas

2018-11-01

1 min read

So, that's what an Overton window is. Thanks to Alice Bartlett for prompting me to find out.