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Artifact Shutting Down

I'm truly disappointed about this. Artifact was the platform that brought visibility to my blog, providing me with an audience and driving traffic to my site. For emerging writers, gaining traction on the open web can be incredibly challenging. Without the support of aggregators, algorithms, and recommendation engines on platforms, it becomes difficult for beginners like me to reach an audience. I don’t like to using EEO hacks either. It’s getting more and more difficult to get any visibility at all to my blog.

Tech Industry Layoffs

As someone employed in the Tech Sector , it's disconcerting to go through this thorough compilation of tech industry layoffs in 2023 and 2024. The tech sector is bleeding dry due to the end of ZIRP, and the prevailing trend where companies, influenced by Elon Musk and Twitter, are downsizing.