Once more, with federation

I wrote a blog for a while. Then I stopped. Then I dropped into the cauldron of large-scale commercial social media. Then I burned out professionally (the two are not related). Then I discovered the Fediverse, and discovered that you can increase the maximum length of posts there to 5000 characters or more. So I figured it might as well be blogging. And then WordPress rolled out universal support for ActivityPub which tied the two together.
So now everything’s gone full circle and this is a blog again, only this time I’m older and wiser and feeling the effects of 30+ years working on computers for a living, having watched the culture and the technology shift and change and…
Well, you get the drift. Let’s see if there’s actually anything interesting left in this head of mine.