"TL;DR = Online community predates the web. It was built on open protocols and platforms of the early internet. That spirit lived on in Web 1.0. We lost some of that with Web 2.0 and centralized service providers, but we’re not beyond redemption."
"I feel after 5 years of work, things started to come together. We have a robust collection of plugins and opportunities. But over the coming months, there are some long term goals that need to be achieved...."
A good overview of all things #indieweb: both technical and philosphical: https://www.jvt.me/posts/2019/10/20/indieweb-talk/
"Even in the shadow of Big Tech monopolies, WordPress and other mature open source ecosystems still represent their antithesis, like a vast network of old-growth forests connected to small stands of young saplings.....
The wild, biodiverse forest image is a good one for us ...it is an image of social, interdependent, and very different individuals....we are doing our part to keep the web wild and healthy." #openweb #indieweb #opensource #fediverse
"I am knee deep in reading about the #IndieWeb, and all kinds of new specs and standards intended to help with this stuff. It’s early adopter territory for sure and the main issue is that it feels quite complex to even get to square one. But I think for us, specifically, the tech side maybe not be the biggest barrier....
...maybe the most important thing of all is plugging into or boostrapping our own small communities..."
Special thanks to @jeannie who is a co-admin here, & who graciously donated the domain name to this effort. Key links:
Our mission & some key voices we recommend everyone follow: https://indieweb.social/about/more
Thanks all, & help us get out the word of this new community!
Technologist, writer, admin of indieweb.social. Fascinated by how new politics impacts technology and vice versa.
INDIEWEB.SOCIAL is an instance focused on the #Openeb, #Indieweb, #Fediverse, #Mastodon #Selfsovereign #identity (#SSI), #Humanetech and #Calm technologies evolution.