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Video is amazing!

By Chuck Posted: March 7, 2019, 7 p.m.

The data-harvesting, time-stealing core of YouTube disturbs me; it's positively pestiferous in its social effect. Even so I stand in awe of the engineering skills that make it work, especially after trying to get video working on this site.

You see, video is not difficult to ...

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OK, let's take this thing for a drive

By Chuck Posted: March 5, 2019, 7 p.m.

First post on the .01-rc version of this new blogging app I'm working on. I'm calling it MmEE Blog (Multimedia Everywhere for Everyone). Right now it's a Django app, and the idea is that anyone can just set up Django, make a few adjustments to their settings, and have their ...

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Why MmEE Blog, you ask?

By Chuck Posted: March 5, 2019, 7 p.m.

Because with MmEE Blog, you control every damn thing.

Have you been on corporate social media lately? It's awful. The recommendation engines are atrocious (hey YouTube -- no, I'm not interested in flat earth idiocy). Their ratings systems are rife with abuse. The content...

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