The term independently-hosted is used here to describe online publishing practices that utilise the World Wide Web (hereafter the Web) as a decentralised socio-technical system, where individuals and communities operate as the owners or controllers of the online infrastructures they use in order to share content. Such practices may be adopted as an alternative of, or as a complement to, the use of centralised content-sharing systems that belong to and are entirely operated by third parties. The term “publishing” is used here in a rather inclusive way and refers to the act of making content available online, rather than being restricted to the editorial processes that characterise, for instance, academic publishing.
Chris Aldrichto make some Indieweb memes.
My friend Garrett Robinson asked me on Twitter, “What do you see as the advantages of blogging?”. Naturally I had to reply with a blog post. I see two main advantages of blogging, both …
I’m on the WordPress.com Special Projects Team at Automattic. When I’m not online, I prefer to be hiking, reading, or woodworking.
Around the web, you can generally find me with the username cagrimmett.
If everything works, this should show up as a toot on mastodon, and then also as a tweet on twitter, and any responses to the tweet or toot will show up as comments below this post. I use webmention.app to send webmentions to brid.gy, and then brid.gy sends toots, and then crossposter.masto.donte.co...
Exploring ways to build social infrastructure around books and reading on the open web
Recursos en español para anotar la web
When Douglas Engelbart read a Vannevar Bush essay on a Philippine island in the aftermath of World War II, he found the conceptual space to imagine what would become our Internet.
Economics and evolution are basically in the same business: Both are all about productivity selection, though one has been at it for billions of years longer than the other. Both involve “invisible hand” magic — intricate, unplanned, “self-or...
Raw capitalism mimics the logic of cancer within our body politic.
I've been meaning to do some kind of index card style template for the site for ages and never got round to it. Now I have. I’m quite pleased with it. CSS repeating gradient lines and all that. ❧
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In my 2017 year review, I expressed my frustration with content discovery via third-party sites. Content takes time to put together and it has become a little frustrating that algorithms are now firmly in the middle, deciding to show content that I have shared and made available. T...
so we all say 'bring back webrings' and shit, but who's actually doing it like do you have a (non-facebook, non-twitter, non-youtube) personal website that wants to be in a webring with me— Talen Lee (@Talen_Lee) Dec 14, 2021
Not webrings, but @indiewebcamp has the tools you seek— Ms. Boba (@EssentialRandom) December 14, 2021
We'll help you track your reading and choose your next book.