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Bookmarked https://sebastiandedeyne.com/the-monetization-trap/. Yep, keep noticing this, too, and …

Bookmarked https://sebastiandedeyne.com/the-monetization-trap/.

Yep, keep noticing this, too, and it’s f—king dumb.

Not everything has to be for money. We’re engineers; we’re already in the, like, top 5% or so. I’ve got my investment account generating plenty passive income I’ll likely never need.

Everyone and their dog seemed to have a project that generates passive income; I want a slice too!

Added a job to my feed aggregator/Microsub server …

Added a job to my feed aggregator/Microsub server that quickly validates mf2 media, i.e., the URLs that end up in entries’ photo and video arrays, by means of a HEAD request. If the server returns a 404 (or similar), the URL is probably faulty (e.g., the result of a misplaced u-photo tag), and the item removed from the list. No more (well, definitely less) “broken images” below posts!

Interestingly, my “Press This” bookmarklet still works, and …

Interestingly, my “Press This” bookmarklet still works, and its use correctly results in a new “bookmark” (rather than a “regular” post). Must’ve done something right! Next up: make those “read” posts instead! Ultimately, I want a new CPT for reads, one that I’ll likely keep private. I also want each new “read” to lead to the item being added to my feed reader (and read-it-later app).

In reply to https://jan.boddez.net/notes/8ed6cbf3b2. How I use my …

In reply to https://jan.boddez.net/notes/8ed6cbf3b2.

How I use my feed reader as a read-it-later app? Using Micropub, I add a “read” post to (the CMS of) my user-facing website, which posts a second Micropub request to my reader (something I “stole” from Aperture). Subsequently, the reader recognizes the request and sees the “read” post type, and downloads the web page in question. It then looks for title, and e-content, or an article or main element, etc. (Specific rules exist for specific sites!) Finally, the resulting entry is added to a “Read Later” feed.