It’s no real secret that I’m a Mozilla fanboy, so I have zero hesitation to share this post from Mozilla about reducing digital carbon footprint.
I won’t claim being anywhere near perfect on the digital carbon footprint side, but it never hurts to take even the baby steps needed to begin.
I haven’t signed up quite yet, but this site/service is intriguing as well https://offset.earth/
Jan-Lukas Else has a good amount of valid points for why you and your website SHOULD have and support RSS feeds, after his own website got shared on HackerNews
Particularly hitting is this snippet which I wholly agree with:
Nowadays Twitter or Facebook often replace feed readers. But unlike feed readers, Twitter or Facebook analyze your behaviour and filter the content they show to you. Instead of delivering you information, they try to maximize the time you spend on their site to show more ads and earn more money.
You can read the whole thing over at https://jlelse.blog/thoughts/2019/rss-hacker-news/ . It’s really quick post.
Last weekend, I accidentally dropped my phone as I was checking my physical mail. As one could expect, it had some newly created cracks. I cursed, I beat myself up for a moment, I checked how long I had until it was paid off. I went about my day.
About half a week later, I suddenly realized I had an even larger crack going up the left side. This was probably the most cracked I had ever made a phone. I’ve been extremely lucky and fortunate that I’ve been able to preserve so many for so long.
Tonight, I decided that I was going to stick with the phone for the foreseeable future. Being able to go in and get a replacement in the near future, probably no real questions asked, is a technophilic luxury that I have. I could sit and stare at the cracks and go “Eww! this needs replaced” while many would mull over exactly what they’d do to get their own in the exact same condition.