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2022 May

  • It has been a difficult week, particularly for supporters of VP Leni Robredo, given the outcome of the election last Monday. It's taken me a few days to gather my thoughts, and even then, some of these ideas may still seem raw and unrefined. Some were also the outcome of numerous conversations with fellow supporters both before and after the elections. Disclaimer: I am of course, not an expert of any kind, and these are just my personal thoughts (some refined by many conversations in the immediate 48-96hrs after the election. So very many active group chats!) Hope and Disappointment

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  • A whole new month just crept up on us huh. I don't have anything particularly witty to say at the moment. The World Putin's invasion of Ukraine is now in its 10th week. No end in sight. Not sure if it's worth it to continue tracking this here since this may go on for a while. PH/Politics: One week remains until the elections on Monday the 9th. It's the homestretch! There was some kind of Baby Marcos-aligned sortie near our house last night. I briefly considered buying a tomato. I wrote a short note about my thoughts for the last

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2022 April

  • It seems we are once again blogging about blogging. Such is life. (When I talk about blogging here, I am mostly talking about what Tom Critchlow calls "small-b blogging", or maybe "sincere blogging" as I have called it. Basically blogging that isn't designed for pageviews or scale.) Wouter of Brainbaking.com writes that None of His Best Friends are Content Creators: Again, I can second that. He then elaborates different attempts at getting people into blogging. Most attempts failed (second that). Most people just give up after a while, citing various reasons: nothing important to say, too difficult to write, too

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  • I think more people should blog, and more people should follow people who blog, so I've been meaning to do some posts to promote other people's blogs, in the hopes of accelerating the return of real/personal blogs. (As opposed to those commercial blogs that are just for selling stuff or being content farms or whatever.) With that in mind, here are some blogs I can recommend you follow: Pluralistic by Cory Doctorow Cory Doctorow has been blogging for a while; he used to blog over on BoingBoing (as mentioned in my Blogs of Yesteryear post), but now he has his

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2022 March