Why didn’t lockdowns help more? Part of the answer must be that even weak-lockdown states had lots of voluntary behavior change, and even strong-lockdown states had lots of people ignore the lockdowns
“Cat Person,” and the cultural reception to it, feels connected to the broader literary debate over “autofiction”—writing that, in its raw and confessional style, seems to blur the boundaries between the real and the invented.
Let's say you find a subject of interest on another Mastodon instance, should you just sign-up there or are there ways to "follow" another instance's local timeline? A quick search on this matter brings up various discussion threads on GitHub but none providing a definitive answer. Is this still being worked on?
About convenience, scale and tabs: “If I find that I'm juggling a dozen different documents or tasks or ideas, then very likely my attention is being squandered.” In a world where creating another tab is just a keyboard shortcut away “the shift from human- to inhuman-scale went unnoticed.“
Norm Cox about the design process behind a ubiquitous UI feature: “I looked at it, and thought, ‘Gosh, I probably did that at 8:30 at night on a Tuesday and never thought twice about it.’”