Resisting closed platforms with the open Web

Simon commented on the state of the Web in a recent post: Thanks to the open web it was possible to create massive platforms, which inevitably became closed. He asks an important question: Do we now abandon the open web or is it essential for keeping the closed platforms in check? I think the only…… Continue reading Resisting closed platforms with the open Web

Geeking out with IndieWeb and Micro.blog

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Nathan mentioned me in a conversation recently that prompted me to revisit Micro.blog. I backed Micro.blog on Kickstarter initially, created my account when it launched, and then didn’t really return to it after initially testing it out. I took another look today, and noticed that my blog posts have been shared to my Micro.blog feed…… Continue reading Geeking out with IndieWeb and Micro.blog

I’m not sure what webmention badges are, but they sound interesting

Chris Aldrich mentioned something about using “webmention badges” on a project site: This would have made it easier to send webmention-based badges which could have been done by creating a badge page on which he could have added simple links to all of the student pages that had earned them. I’m not sure what these…… Continue reading I’m not sure what webmention badges are, but they sound interesting