Tag: tumblr

  • Tumblr vs. WordPress

    Tumblr vs. WordPress

    Before I begin, I don’t mean this to be a hit piece. I love both platforms dearly, and as I’ve been noticing myself spending much more time on one than the other, I thought I’d explain why. Let’s start with my old friend, WordPress. WordPress is an open-source publishing platform. It’s software, provided for free […]

  • How I Make GIFs … in 2022

    About a year ago, I shared how I made GIFs. Since then, a lot has changed, so I figured it was time for an update. A few months back, Automattic sent me a new computer, complete with an M1 Max SoC (we’re hiring, btw). If you’ve heard anything about Apple’s new M1 chips, it’s probably […]

  • Happy New Year! the 2022 edition

    Happy New Year! the 2022 edition

    2022 begins today, and looking back, the top post here was How I Make GIFs. That process has changed significantly, so I guess I’ll need to write an update. Maybe that will be the top post this year? A quick list of favorites this year, I hope you enjoy them too: Movie: The Matrix Resurrections […]

  • How I Make GIFs

    I launched MacManX Aside about a year ago, and since then, I’ve been filling it with animated GIFs. I’m no stranger to GIFs, I like that they can provide additional context on top of text when replying, and there is even a thankfully now-dormant Slack bot at work that pings me to return a reaction […]

  • Happy New Year! the 2021 edition

    Happy New Year! the 2021 edition

    2021 begins today, and while the new year is supposed to be about casting aside the bad things to focus on a bright future, it hardly feels that way in the midst of a global pandemic. But, writing these has been a tradition since 2013, and this doesn’t seem like a good year to break […]