WordPress rants are a joy to read, but where’s the simpler, safer replacement? Never forget that software is highly corporatized and mostly crafted for corporations, not humans. WordPress sits among the few that mere mortals can work with and understand. The complete revival of static sites might save us, maybe.
A nice thing about following lots of diverse technical feeds is that you’ll always kinda know what’s next. The “next” darling in the realm of front end web development seems to be Next.js? Meanwhile, I’m still messing around with WordPress installs.
parsing feeds is always a pain. Don’t parse feeds inside the template engine kids :-)
Why blog? One key reason is for framing offline and organic discussions — they’re the best. Online discussions tend to devolve into “peanut gallery” takes for any range of topics. You can’t know it all, but being in the gallery is fun?