Another useful tip on this front is to post a Micro Monday following recommendation aggregating a few people you know are interested in a particular topic. As an example, I posted one about a few educators and researchers I knew on micro.blog in July 2018 and it quickly blew up with lots of additional recommendations from others following me within the community.
Over time I’ve kept up with adding to it, and even within the last month that post is still helping to benefit others on the service:
blair says: “@c this made me very happy, thanks for tagging me, I’ve now got a bunch more interesting folks to follow!”
May 30, 2019 at 4:28 pm
This is also a potential space that Webmention-based aggregation services like IndieWeb news, or the multi-topic Indieweb.xyz directory could help people aggregate content for easier discovery and community building.
Of course this hasn’t stopped Jean from trying to convert us all into fans one at a time. 😉
but be sure to delete your cache!
Herbert van de Sompel sounds familiar but I’m not placing him at the moment. I’ll have to read his work with respect to some of my ideas on academic samizdat.
I love the brewing idea here. We definitely need this.
Some broad initial bibliography from the top of my head:
Larry Sanger (co-founder of Wikipedia)
Some useful history/timelines:
I’m curious if you’d publicly share your current blbliography/reading list?