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Well, it is with a heavy heart that I announce that OpenWeb.social will be shut down on January 1, 2021.

Before that happens, I recommend you create a new account on another Mastodon instance. You may be able to migrate your followers over using this tool: openweb.social/settings/migrat

If you have any questions please let me know. Thanks for having been a part of OpenWeb.social!

cc @jaredmoody @Zergling_man

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Hello fellow Tooters! I'm a blogger, vlogger, and podcaster based in the Portland, OR area. I make videos about essentialism and travel in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, and I write and talk about the intersection of art, technology, and a free (as in freedom) internet.

Check out my profile for links to my work and to check out all the photos I post here (so you can avoid that other commercial photo service!). I love chatting so feel free to @ me!

Well, it is with a heavy heart that I announce that OpenWeb.social will be shut down on January 1, 2021.

Before that happens, I recommend you create a new account on another Mastodon instance. You may be able to migrate your followers over using this tool: openweb.social/settings/migrat

If you have any questions please let me know. Thanks for having been a part of OpenWeb.social!

cc @jaredmoody @Zergling_man

Well, it is with a heavy heart that I announce that OpenWeb.social will be shut down on January 1, 2021.

Before that happens, I recommend you create a new account on another Mastodon instance. You may be able to migrate your followers over using this tool: openweb.social/settings/migrat

If you have any questions please let me know. Thanks for having been a part of OpenWeb.social!

cc @jaredmoody @Zergling_man

@jared @willowlovestheology @Zergling_man
@felipelavinz @jaredmoody

Folks might like indieweb.social as a instance that travels some of the same open web road...

Hi folks. I'm sad to say this but I've decided to sunset my account here at OpenWeb.social. I plan to keep the server online for the foreseeable future, but I suggest anyone using this instance investigate switching to a different Mastodon instance. If you have any questions, please send me a DM.

It was a fun experiment and I learned a lot. Thanks for being a part of the !

cc @willowlovestheology @Zergling_man @felipelavinz @jaredmoody

It boggles the mind to remember that only a few short years ago, some people were saying the "World-Wide Web" is dead.

Now the web IS the world. Or least it's very much the opposite of dead, and is presently, as Marc Andreessen put it, "eating the world."

jaredwhite.com/articles/the-we

Hey, it's a new podcast! To echo the words of Morpheus, WE ARE STILL HERE! 💪

If you’ve been wondering how I’ve been fairing as a Dad during this whole shelter-at-home situation…well, the answer may surprise you. (Spoiler alert: legal battles ahead 🥺)

jaredwhite.com/podcast/54/

@jaredmoody just added you to the contributors list! Attack of the Jareds…hehe

@jaredmoody Hey, don't know if you saw this on the PDX Ruby Slack—I just soft-launched Bridgetown, a new static site generator (based on a fork of Jekyll). I'd appreciate any feedback or quick impressions you might have before I start blitzing the airwaves! 😃

bridgetownrb.com

Oregon stay-at-home order, info 

people in Oregon love when a slice of bread is shaped like Oregon, which is basically any slice of white bread that's just a little smushed on one side.

such a beautiful culture.

I know everything is whacked and crazy right now, but if you want a little break I posted a video from a recent trip I took to the Oregon Coast. Just me at the beach when the sun came out…woo hoo! ☀️🌊

vimeo.com/397475127

P O D C A S T T I M E 😃

In Episode 52, Nathan Kontny joins Jared to talk about his journey from software developer to YouTube content creator, the challenges and rewards of presenting your authentic self, ups and downs in entrepreneurship, what’s the deal with privacy and the tech industry, centralized vs. decentralized social media, diversity in startup culture, and introducing children to an engineer’s mindset.

L I S T E N:
jaredwhite.com/podcast/52/

🎙 New podcast on the state of social media in 2020!

What they’re getting right, or wrong, and what is coming down the pike. You might be surprised where my head is at these days…

🎧 Listen now:
🔗 jaredwhite.com/podcast/51/

I love living in a place that is usually a desktop picture

This may sound like the craziest thing you’ve ever heard, but I watched a TV show called Portlandia and then I moved to Portland. No joke.

➡️ Explain yourself, Jared! 👇

jaredwhite.com/articles/what-i

One of the most depressing things about living in a capitalist society is realizing how much human effort is devoted to useless, and often harmful things like ads. Some of the brightest people in the world are wasting their talent on this garbage while our planet is dying.

The typical weirdness of the fediverse is even weirder today as it's Valentine's Day, and I'm so down for that.

Bring on the insanity!

Wow, this is one of the best designed homepages for open source software I've seen in quite some time. Bravo!

getsession.org/

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