Timetable

Timetable

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a microcast with Manton Reece
113: Focus on smaller networks
Aug 8 • 5 min
An update on microcasting improvements, then thoughts on how the recent articles about Alex Jones and the problems with big social networks always stop short of any solutions. Intro music from Aaron Parecki’s 100 days of music.
112: To-do list for podcasting
Aug 6 • 7 min
Upcoming improvements to podcasting and some more thoughts on Anchor after listening to episode 35 of the Supertop podcast. Also, I misspoke the IndieWeb URL on this episode. The site deaths page is here.
111: Kicking off Homebrew Website Club
Aug 2 • 3 min
Following up on the Facebook API submission and last night’s Homebrew Website Club. The meetup is the first Wednesday of each month at Mozart’s Coffee.
110: Maybe a bullet journal
Jul 30 • 4 min
I just sent off the Facebook pages cross-posting for Facebook to hopefully approve, plus wondering if I should try a bullet journal to get more organized.
109: First to 30 episodes
Jul 26 • 4 min
How competition changes when you stick with something, with a few clips from the NBA Arena Tour podcast.
108: Facebook changes
Jul 25 • 7 min
I start by talking about microcasts, then go into the big job this week: adapting Micro.blog for Facebook’s API changes, plus thoughts on Twitter’s upcoming API changes too.
107: More of the YouTube model
Jul 23 • 5 min
I talk about the new performance improvement to Micro.blog posting, then take a detour into centralized podcasting hosts like Anchor and why I like Micro.blog’s business model better.
106: Dramatically faster
Jul 18 • 2 min
While out running a couple errands, I recorded this episode about an upcoming performance improvement to Micro.blog posting, with a follow-up on the recent new sign-up change.
105: Users without a blog
Jul 16 • 5 min
To start off the week, I talk about a bug that led to many users not creating a microblog after registering an account on Micro.blog.
104: Freshman orientation
Jul 13 • 4 min
Colleges often have a 2-day orientation to get students and parents ready for the school year to start. Micro.blog needs something like that.
103: IndieWeb Summit
Jul 3 • 4 min
I’m back from Portland and rolling out new features for Micro.blog.
102: Momentum
May 15 • 6 min
I talk about the just-released beta of Dialog, an Android app for Micro.blog, and the ability to delete accounts.
101: While waiting
May 8 • 4 min
I talk about the upcoming Icro release and what to do while waiting on things like the App Store that are outside our control.
100: One year
May 4 • 3 min
I record a microcast in the rain and talk about the new Micro.blog for Mac app and the fact that we’re a year in to Micro.blog.
99: Almost all about photos
Apr 19 • 2 min
I talk about the latest iOS update, why square photos are great, and responding to support email.
98: To really value it
Apr 18 • 3 min
Wrapping up the release of Wavelength and microcast support in Micro.blog.
97: Not quite there
Apr 9 • 3 min
Anticipating a new feature for Micro.blog and rolling out some server improvements.
96: Name brainstorming
Mar 27 • 7 min
Quick thoughts on Apple’s education event in Chicago, their new app Schoolwork, and the process for naming new apps. (And yes, I call it Schoolroom in the podcast by accident.)
95: Busy morning
Mar 27 • 6 min
Wrapping up today’s announcements, including a new Micro Monday and Micro.blog for Mac version 1.2.
94: Can’t talk about it
Mar 20 • 7 min
Working on a lot of things at once, and thoughts on the new Micro Monday microcast.
93: Preparing Sunlit 2.0
Mar 5 • 5 min
The microcast is back! I talk about the final steps to get Sunlit 2.0 shipped and what we hope for the release.
92: Good, better, best
Jan 12 • 2 min
Good, better, best. Never let it rest. ‘Til your good is better & your better is your best.
91: Lose yourself
Dec 21, 2017 • 3 min
Listening to Eminem, the Killers, and thinking about giving Micro.blog everything this year. Closing music cover by OZsound.
90: Breakfast taco catering
Dec 7, 2017 • 6 min
Final plans for IndieWebCamp, ordering breakfast, and punting on opening up Micro.blog.
89: More blog software
Dec 5, 2017 • 4 min
MarsEdit 4 ships! I talk about why apps should be compatible, and the challenge in reaching a new audience.
88: Rumor has it
Dec 4, 2017 • 3 min
More delays launching Micro.blog, last-minute fixes, rate limiting, and more.
87: Week wrap-up
Dec 1, 2017 • 2 min
Just a quick episode at the end of the week. Looking forward to next week: getting the word out about Micro.blog and IndieWebCamp.
86: Profile photos
Nov 30, 2017 • 5 min
Micro.blog now supports uploading custom profile photos. Finally!
85: Slowly chip away
Nov 29, 2017 • 5 min
Watching the Spurs game tonight and thinking about the steady progress and growth of Micro.blog.
84: It’s still November
Nov 28, 2017 • 4 min
Deciding on a 100-user limit per day, and the feeling that we’re almost to the launch. Also, IndieWebCamp!
83: Event countdown
Nov 27, 2017 • 4 min
This week’s plans, including blog posts about IndieWebCamp and a strategy for the Micro.blog launch.
82: Web discover screen
Nov 24, 2017 • 4 min
Why it’s important to have the new discover posts timeline on the web, a reminder about IndieWebCamp Austin, and more.
81: Blog archive format
Nov 21, 2017 • 7 min
I ramble a bit about Micro.blog’s support for exporting WXR files, and the need for a more general blog archive file format.
80: I got the photo pin
Nov 17, 2017 • 5 min
Sending a Kickstarter email update and some thoughts on how @-mentions are still confusing.
79: IndieWebCamp venue
Nov 16, 2017 • 5 min
The photo challenge on Micro.blog, and finding a venue for IndieWebCamp Austin. You can now register for IndieWebCamp here.
78: Good enough for 1.0
Nov 9, 2017 • 5 min
I wrap up some of the recent progress on Micro.blog for Mac, WordPress import, the home page text, invites, and more.
77: Always reacting
Nov 3, 2017 • 4 min
While waiting for my iPhone X to arrive, I’m fixing bugs and thinking about making more time for the big picture.
76: South venue traffic
Nov 2, 2017 • 4 min
We check out a venue for IndieWebCamp Austin and then my internet goes down for hours.
75: Halloween pin
Oct 31, 2017 • 5 min
How pins in Micro.blog work, and why they’re there, while introducing a new pin for Halloween.
74: They had all moved out
Oct 30, 2017 • 5 min
About cancelling my WeWork membership, and observations on companies growing and failing.
73: The missing piece
Oct 27, 2017 • 6 min
Waking up at 2am to pre-order the iPhone X, and why I redesigned the Discover section in Micro.blog.
72: Mac icons
Oct 20, 2017 • 4 min
I’m back in Austin after a great week in Chicago. Quick update on the latest Mac beta, with new icons and bug fixes.
71: Seek out the audacious
Oct 18, 2017 • 4 min
More from the Release Notes conference in Chicago, with a mention of Anne Halsall’s talk about impossible things.
70: Early flight to Chicago
Oct 16, 2017 • 2 min
Arriving in Chicago for the Release Notes conference, and the first reaction of the Mac beta.
69: Less terrible over time
Oct 13, 2017 • 5 min
Working on something like Micro.blog for a long time, inspired by episode 100 of Under the Radar.
68: It’s coming together
Oct 12, 2017 • 5 min
Some of the recent Micro.blog for Mac progress and feature set. Hoping to send a beta within the next few days.
67: Don’t need permission
Oct 11, 2017 • 6 min
More about animator Floyd Norman with a clip from his documentary, plus Casey Neistat’s Do what you can’t and LaVar Ball on being the best.
66: Mac App Store
Oct 10, 2017 • 5 min
Should Micro.blog be in the Mac App Store? I’m inspired to answer the question from a discussion on episode 230 of Release Notes.
65: Gone all day
Oct 10, 2017 • 4 min
Morning thoughts about WordPress’s Gutenberg, then using the old tape deck on the drive back from north Texas.
64: At a furious pace
Oct 6, 2017 • 6 min
Thoughts on maintaining Micro.blog for both iOS and the Mac, then closing the week with a quote from Floyd Norman’s blog.