Juha-Matti Santala
Community Builder. Dreamer. Adventurer.

Week 32 of 2023

Weeklies are my notes of things not big enough for a blog post but worthy of being mentioned and linked to. Find all of my Weeklies at /weeklies.

  • How to piss off your entire audience in one simple step

    When you’re building something for an audience and are using that audience’s creative output as your input, make sure you ask their permission. Not only for legal reasons but also to make sure your audience won’t hate what you built without asking them.

  • The Power of Default

    Eevis published a very powerful blog post this week about what our societies end up defaulting to and why it matters so much. She also writes about how we software developers can create more equal software for everyone to use by paying attention to what we default to.

  • Some tactics for writing in public

    Julia Evans once again comes with a great post, this time sharing tactics for how to survive the Internet as a writer

  • How to give advice on the internet without being an utter menace

    How to recognize a Reply Guy and how to avoid being one