This blog

My name is Julien Deswaef and this is my personal blog.

This blog started June 2010 on (now defunkt) Posterous because I wanted to feed different social media platforms with curated content and links for my friends. Since I didn’t want to spend time to share the same stuff over and over again, I needed one to tool do the job for me. « Post once, share everywhere », promoted Posterous. 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 got me into hosting myself more and more the tools I like, whenever possible. And that’s the main reason, I set myself to customize a WordPress installation into a Posterous clone. I called this project: PosterPress. It doesn’t have all the features, but it does the job.

Since then, the content of this blog has changed, often. From just a paste-here, push-everywhere the things I like, it slowly became a space where I write and talk more about my 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 what I do, see my portfolio at

I also keep a public list of bookmarks at

Or you can chat with me on Mastodon.

Contact me

You can also reach me by email at julien [~at~]

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