IndieWeb

By Chris Aldrich | Articles, notes, research, and material relating to the IndieWeb, user experience, user interface, social media and the web.

An IndieWeb talk at WordCamp Riverside in November 2018

I’ve submitted a talk for WordCamp Riverside 2018; it has been accepted.<p>They haven’t scheduled the two days of talks or given me a specific time slot …

👓 The Last Goodbye | Path: Simple, Personal Social Networking

It is with deep regret that we announce that we will stop providing our beloved service, Path.<p>We started Path in 2010 as a small team of passionate …

An Indieweb Podcast: Episode 9 30 Days of Indieweb

Running time: 0h 58m 33s | Download (18.9MB) | Subscribe by RSS | Huffduff<p>Summary: David is about to head off abroad for a month. We talk about …

REST API

📺 IndieWeb: Taking back your content with practical decentralization steps | Decentralized Web Summit 2018 | YouTube

Tantek Çelik's lighting talk about owning your own domain and website to interact on the web in a decentralized way.

IndieWeb technology for online pedagogy

Very slick! Greg McVerry, a professor, can post all of the readings, assignments, etc. for his EDU522 online course on his own website, and I can …

News Aggregators

👓 Everything bad about Facebook is bad for the same reason | Wired

The philosophy of Hannah Arendt points to the banal evil beneath Facebook's many mistakes.<p>We definitely need some humanity and morality in our …

Microcast: The IndieWeb and Academic Research and Publishing

Running time: 0h 12m 59s | Download (13.9 MB) | Subscribe by RSS | Huffduff<p>Overview Workflow<p>Posting<p>Researcher posts research work to their own …

Reply to Brad Enslen about The Future of Blog Snoop

I’m hitting a fork in the road with this site and the experiment of using a blog as a directory of blogs. The problem here is me: I’m running out of …

👓 Farewell Social Media | James Shelley

I recently purged the data from my Facebook account. This effort was shockingly labour intensive: it took a browser script all weekend to crunch, and …

👓 Owning and controlling my own content | Laura Kalbag

One of the ultimate goals we have at Ind.ie is owning and controlling our own data. That means I want to have ownership and control over my own …

👓 Beyond my means | Laura Kalbag

When I wrote about owning and controlling my own content, I talked about trying to keep my “contentâ€� in its canonical location on my site, and …

👓 Why Some of Instagram's Biggest Memers Are Locking Their Accounts | The Atlantic

More meme accounts are going private. Their owners say it’s a new way to gain followers on a crowded platform.<p>Syndicated copies …

An IndieWeb Magazine on Flipboard

This morning I set up an IndieWeb Magazine on Flipboard. While it is “yet another silo”, it’s one that I can easily and automatically syndicate …

Posse

Webmentions: Enabling Better Communication on the Internet

Over 1 million Webmentions will have been sent across the internet since the specification was made a full Recommendation by the W3C—the standards …

Web Design

Setting up WordPress for IndieWeb use

I spent some time this morning doing a dry run through setting up a suite of IndieWeb plugins on a fresh WordPress installation. Going off of a scant …

Tutorials

Post Kinds Plugin for WordPress

Post Types<p>Within the broader social media world there are a huge variety of types of posts. These range from common articles to status updates to …

Defining the IndieWeb

The concept of IndieWeb is something slightly different to many people and it’s ever evolving and changing, just like the internet itself.<p>Trying to …

IndieWeb Collection

Over the past several years I’ve written a broad number of pieces about the IndieWeb. I find that many people are now actively searching for, …