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I’d read the Anil Dash piece, but everything else in here looks positively fascinating!
While I tend to post everything I read on my site as I’m reading it. I do quite like how Tom Woodward provides weekly little recaps of the best stuff he’s found.
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I have long enjoyed Tom Woodward’s weekly harvest, this is kind of what I attempt with my monthly review.
The limit I see with this is that it does not provide an obvious means of referencing the various links in other posts. Although it is possible to use fragmentions to link to a particular part of the text, mentions are listed against the whole text itself. The alternative might be Hypothesis, but then you lose reference to webmentions.
My solution has been to record each link as its own bookmark and then collate these. Therefore, I am able to easily link to a specific URL, while also providing a summary.
I have thought about removing the posts from my URL, but for now I just let it be.