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Back on Page 1 of HN (Welcome)
I see that I have made my first appearance on page 1 of Hacker News since March 2021. My first appearance was for a lengthy post on RSS as a Facebook alternative. Appearance two is for a micropost I shot off one night about a weird search engine in my logs. For my new HN visitors, I have written more substantive articles about alternative […]
Syndicating Our Newsletter to Bearblog
Our official newsletter, The Newsletter Leaf Journal, also exists as a quasi-blog in its archive. The newsletter itself does not have too many email subscribers (I do not know how many RSS subscribers it has), so I thought of an interesting way to try to reach new audiences. I set up a new account with Bearblog and decided to syndicate my newsletter there. You can find […]
Enabling Disabled WordPress Pingbacks
I have taken an interest in Webmentions for a non-New Leaf Journal project. In order to learn about the protocol, I installed the Webmention plugin by Mr. Matthias Pfefferle. I ran into an issue getting everything working. Webmentions require pingbacks to be enabled. I disabled pingbacks at some point in the past. I was confused after re-enabling pingbacks why webmentions were working for my old posts […]
Calling For a New Kare Kano Anime
SoraNews24 covered a preview of a remake of the Urusei Yatsura anime that ran for nearly 200 episodes and lasy aired in 1991. I have not watched it – but looks like one to add to my list. The article noted that we are in the middle of an “remake boom” in the anime industry. I covered one such example, the second Fruits Basket anime adaptation, in my […]
Another Ladybug Rescue
I returned home from a late-afternoon walk yesterday. After pouring a glass of water, I sat down to check my RSS feed updates on my Nexus 7 2013 tablet running LineageOS. I noticed something on the collar of my polo shirt: a ladybug. Much like I had done once before, I rescued the ladybug by releasing it on my juliet balcony.
NYC Drops Pretense of Restaurant Inspections
From Eric Adams: NYC to nix dozens of fines on businesses in effort to cut red tape: The Department of Environmental Protection will also give restaurants more time to fix issues with grease interceptors, and the Health Department will reduce fines for flouting rules regarding time and temperature control while preparing foods, the release says. The condition of rat-infested outdoor dining sheds (see articles on […]