A great resource for where things and things overlap and build on each other.

indieweb.org/Mastodon

A case for the - which I think largely makes the same case for self-hosted instances:

"There is an alternative to corporate bubbles online — it’s called the IndieWeb. Build your own personal websites, control your online presence, and learn on your own terms."

wp-dd.com/a-case-for-the-indie

In essence, DHH is advocating for social actions vs. big platforms and I totally agree. And think the could benefit by building itself in this direction.

"Everything from everyone all the time is too much. It's unnatural and it's unhealthy. We weren't built to listen to hundreds if not thousands of people every day.

Tools that let individuals publish, but do not seek to amplify them or force them viral, give us that natural, human scale."

world.hey.com/dhh/no-more-plat

tech and get a shout out 28 minutes in talking about breaking down the social media silos: youtu.be/MPfyZZrQPA8

Hey all: am going to be updating this page on our Instance website, cleaning out some inactive ones, and adding new voices in the and space that are in the Fediverse.

Any suggestions for new additions?

indieweb.social/about/more

IndieWebCamp Online is this weekend: a completely online set of events.... indieweb.org/2020/Online

An updated page showing the various commercial business models that services are using today and some in development: indieweb.org/business-models

As we move into 2020, wanted to say thank you to the community of users here at indieweb.social

An honor to be building this community with you all and learning together.

Yes it did, and lessons to be learned from pre-web days...

"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."

andymci.ca/online-community-pr

Thoughts on 2019, and ongoing development to help eovlve Wordpress:

"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...."

david.shanske.com/2019/11/02/i

"Mastodon is now on Bridgy" which is a key tool for cross-posting to various networks. Good work! snarfed.org/2019-10-22_mastodo

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