Trolls on Twitter got you down? Tired of Mark Zuckerberg’s Real Name Policy? Looking for a social network not owned by a massive corporation? Mastodon may be your next haunt.
So is it worth it? That depends. For a freedom loving techy like me who cringes at the thought of handing over $100 to Comcast every month for bad customer service, absolutely.
Seriously. The geeks of the interwebs were on point with the video content this week. Includes a feminist analysis of Adventure Time, Bill Nye explaining asteroid disasters and some rad footage of plants growing (which is, it should be noted, more exciting than it sounds).
In no particular order, here are some apps I’d like to try this summer. Some of them are like, *brain explodes* THE FUTURE IS NOW.
This week is our last week, and it’s easy. Not like our previous week.
Are you ready for a rage-inducing activity? You have to fix your cables.
There are only two steps, to be completed on days of your choosing: 1. obtain the following materials and 2. use them on your technology. Ready. Set. Go.
Basically, trackpad shortcuts aren’t just super duper time savers when you’re using a Mac. They’re also an opportunity for me to talk about one-finger, two-finger, three-finger and four-finger gestures with an audience who will get the joke.
Let’s transgress the Microsoft system. Say it with me now: there are more options than Microsoft Word.
This week in the world of tech, we’re going to talk about two of our favorite things: apps for your awesome Autostraddle Air Mail Pen Pals, and apps for liquor.
Because like half of these new features will be useful for the next A-Camp.
These 17 things will make you well more than 17% saner if you download them. I’d venture to say 170%!
Rachel’s Team Pick: Now no one can ever steal my candy!
Whether you’re as obsessive about organizing your online presence as Rachel and Taylor are or still getting the hang of it, you’re sure to find at least one of these sites and/or apps useful. Workflowy for neurotic list lovers, Pinterest for magpie collectors of shiny things, Instapaper for a little light reading – take your pick!
Meet Padmapper, an absolutely essential (free!) apartment hunting tool. Not apartment hunting right now? Bookmark this shit. It will change your life. You’ll never look at Craigslist (the same way) again.
Check out Flavors.me for an amazing resume/portfolio creation resource– just add water! No seriously, it’s that easy; you don’t even have to add water or anything. Make a simple, elegant little website in about 10 minutes, start to finish. Yes, it’s cheating, but cheating never looked this good. Cheating usually looks likes punches and smeary mascara.