About this blog

This is the personal web log of Julien Deswaef.

It started in June 2010 on now defunkt Posterous because he wanted to feed different social media platforms with curated content and links for his friends. Since Julien didn’t want to spend time to share the same web things over and over again, the approach phrased as « Post once, share everywhere » promoted by Posterous at the time seemed like the perfect answer. But like so many nice things on the web, Posterous was bought, and then they were shut down.

The long history of online services sold and destroyed made Julien self-hosts more and more the tools he uses, whenever possible. And that’s the main reason, he customized a WordPress installation to function like a Posterous clone. He called this project, PosterPress. « It doesn’t have all the features, but it does the job », he says.

Since then, the content of this blog has changed, often. From just a paste-here, push-everywhere the things he like, it slowly became a space where he writes and talks more about his own work and research practice.

« J’écris aussi en français, en fonction du sujet, de mon humeur ou des lecteurs auxquels je m’adresse. »

If you want to know more about Julien’s work, see his portfolio at xuv.be.

He also keeps a public list of bookmarks at b.xuv.be.

Or you can chat with him on Mastodon.

Contact Julien

You can also reach by email at julien [~at~] xuv.be

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