Daniel discusses his printer problems, Manton discusses his Kickstarter problems. They go on to discuss the challenge of following through on public and private commitments, and chat about the wisdom of discussing politics and other divisive topics on public Twitter accounts or blogs.
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Many thanks to our sponsors this week:
- SmartGo: learn to play Go.
- Fabric, Twitter’s mobile SDK: Leverage the power of Crashlytics, Twitter and MoPub to help you build the best mobile apps.
- Printopia – Mac App lets you print to almost any printer from iOS.
- Mac Supported Printers – List from Apple of printers with software drivers for OS X.
- Timetable – Manton’s short-format indie developer microcast.
- Kickstarter – Well-known crowdfunding site.
- Micropub – Publishing standard from IndieWebCamp.
- WebMention – Sort of a modern replacement for “Trackbacks” in blogging.
- Inessential – Brent Simmons’s blog.
- NetNewsWire – The venerable RSS reader for Mac, now developed by Black Pixel.
- Whether Daniel Worries – Clark Goble asks whether we fear tweeting about politics, etc.
- @electionpunkass – Daniel’s experiment with publishing political tweets to a separate account.
- DreamHost’s Super Lame Apology – Daniel’s 2009 post about the downside of overly-casual business communication.
- Manton’s Election Posts – Manton’s long history of blogging about elections.