- Joe Biden is the President Elect and I couldn’t be happier. It feels like a huge weight has been lifted. I can run again. While I hope the darkness of the past 4 years can now give way, I also recognize that shockingly large number of people saw the racist, lying, self-dealing, and narcissist behavior of the last four years and said “Yes, that’s who I want to represent me”.
- I watched Joe Biden’s first speech as president elect and it sounds exactly like what the country needs. It’s what presidents are supposed to sounds like. Not red states and blue states – it’s the United States.
- I took the last week off for an autumn break and made my first visit to Saitama. It was a great trip and my first time leaving Kanagawa since February.
- I’ve been looking for a place to capture / collect knowledge and ideas for a while. I had thought my blog might be the place, but blogs are streams. Once a post is published it’s done and not usually edited again. I’m looking for someplace where I can take an idea or list and refine it and connect the dots over time.
I initially considered org-roam or something emacs based, but I’m not always on my computer, syncing notes across computers, exporting to html, setting up some kind of deploy pipeline is more than I want to deal with. I also considered modifying nomiso to make it more wiki-like and support public notes, but I don’t really have the time to dedicate to that right now.
Tiddlywiki also seemed promising. Other people on the indie web use it and there’s ways to get webmentions working, but I couldn’t get it working with a password for editing.
Last night I installed mediawiki and started my digital garden. The subdomain (tw) was from my initial experiments with Tiddlywiki. Although I’m using mediawiki and not tiddlywiki, I decided to leave the domain as tw because when I visit twitter, I type “tw” and Firefox autocompletes the rest. Let’s see if I can use my wiki enough for Firefox to recommend my wiki instead of twitter.