WordPress: feels like operating a laser printer. I mean, it works, but you can easily spend an hour fighting with it or spilling toner over yourself. Keep coming back to it out of familiarity even though it feels like a sledgehammer to crack a nut.
Ghost: I very much do not want to turn my audience into a business
Twitter: hell site
Facebook: hell site
Substack: I mean, would anyone subscribe to hear my ramblings? Would they?
HEY World: the new kid on the block. Tells people that you pay money for your email account, which feels decadent even though it’s less scuzzy than having your emails shoved into Google’s ad machine. Does not yet support alt text for images so no good for diagrams. They are very confident in their processes for dealing with abuse, but I remain unconvinced. UPDATE: The responsible parties have now comprehensively corn-cobbed themselves.