Like: افكار و احلام » Can We Ever Reset the Field?
Like: افكار و احلام » Can We Ever Reset the Field? Lots of valid points here.  And they are so well put.  I think we lost a lot during the time when the big silos held sway.  We forgot our independence.  We forgot how to make our own blogs, how to promote our o ...
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On Blog Design
Some quick thoughts nowhere near complete. It's sort of a rule in room design, that it is hard to make a big, wide open room cozy and inviting.  You do this by adding odd, warm, interesting alcoves and inglenooks around the perimeter. Likewise, modern open plan designed homes are practical in a sense, you can… ...
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Creating An Exit Page on a Website
Today I made an Exit page.  So many people end their visit by hitting the Back button on their browser.  The exit page is a last attempt to get them to explore the Blog Directory to find an entertaining blog.  Or failing that to try a search on a search engine they may have never… ...
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Like: The un-celebrity president: Jimmy Carter shuns riches, lives modestly in his Georgia hometown - The Washington Post
The un-celebrity president: Thirty-seven years after leaving office, Jimmy Carter shuns riches, lives modestly in his Georgia hometown Like: The un-celebrity president: Jimmy Carter shuns riches, lives modestly in h ...
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Like: I am completely baffled why some people seem to be choosing Mastodon over Micro.blog | Bruce Godin
Like: I am completely baffled why some people seem to be choosing Mastodon over Micro.blog ...
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Bookmark: Mastodon, Twitter and publics by Kevin Marks
Bookmark: Mastodon, Twitter and publics A thoughtful analysis of Mastodon social network.   ...
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In Reply to: XXIIVV Webring by Kicks Condor
  Source: XXIIVV Webring I like it.  It's unconventional and neat.  I think with a ring of personal diaries and wikis emphasizing the Random navigation makes sense - like a teleporter.  All the other points you made: classy, sophistication, minimalism are all valid.  Good webring. Good find. ...
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Current Syndication Scheme for this Blog 8/18/2018
Syndication (crossposting) to: Facebook: (change) - I no longer post to FB and quit that long before the recent FB API rules change.  Brid.gy had problems and I didn't care enough about FB to try and fix it. Twitter: (changed) - this blog now posts to Twitter via Wordpress Jetpack.  I made the change because… ...
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Bookmark: Micro.Threads
Fetch recommendations from threads at micro.blog. Explore links from Discover. Source: Micro.Threads This is for exploring and discovering conversations at Micro.blog and intended mainly for Micro.blog users.  However, non-users can utilize part of it's capability. Users and Non-users alike can explore many of the sub-category topics on Micro.blog.  Users can find peo ...
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Bookmark: ADN Finder
Bookmark: ADN Finder This is a social network username directory.  If you know your friends username on Twitter, Micro.blog, Mastodon or (defunct) App.net you can find their handle on the others.  Very handy if someone you follow has left Twitter, or if you are migrating to some new social networks and want your friends to… ...
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Like: A Chesterton Tribune Editorial
The Boston Globe has invited newspapers across the country to stand up for the free press today with editorials. ... Like: A Chesterton Tribune Editorial Yeah!  I think the national politicians need to get out of their marble temples and see what the real America is like. The Chesterton Tribune is about as even handed… ...
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Like: Maersk Supply Service AHTS Selected to Deploy World's First Large-Scale Ocean Plastic Cleanup System – gCaptain
Maersk Supply Service has signed on to support The Ocean Cleanup, the Dutch non-profit that is developing technology to clean the ocean of plastic waste. For their role in the project, Maersk Sup ...
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Like: New WordPress policy allows it to shut down blogs of Sandy Hook deniers | TechCrunch
WordPress has taken down a handful alt-right blogs, according to several complaints from affected blog owners and readers who claim the sites were removed from WordPress.com, despite not being in violation of the company’s Terms of Service. Some site owners als ...
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In reply to: Blogs in the Wild
  In reply to: Blogs in the Wild I think the Indieweb is aware of the search problem but they have been focused on getting the essentials for individual blogs and stuff you can do with it up and running first.  I'm excited about their outreach to students and educators because I see students and… ...
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In Reply to: Indieweb.xyz: Difficult or Silo?
LEECHING AND LINKING IN THE HYPERTEXT KINGDOMi Replying to: Indieweb.xyz: Difficult or Silo? Heh, well everything not on your own domain is a silo, or at least I can make that argument.  Not all silo's are bad we've all just gotten sloppy talking as if they are.  Silo's become particularly bad when they become monopolies:… ...
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I wish I Could Code a Parallel Search Form
Once upon a time, when there were actually a bunch of search engines to compare results from, we had Parallel Search Forms.  I won't call them an "engine" because all they did was display the results from several search engines side by side. You had one form to enter your search terms and the site… ...
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Like: Indieweb.xyz: Difficult or Silo?
  Like: Indieweb.xyz: Difficult or Silo? I want to respond to this but I'll wait for morning.  There is a lot here to think about. ...
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New Aperture Wordpress Plugin for Indieweb
I just installed the new Aperture Wordpress plugin.  I'm not real clear on what it does but it gives me access to Aperture and Microsub and, maybe, Monocle so it's going in the direction towards an Internet home, which is good. I've been kinda waiting for this, but also stalling a little to see how… ...
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Vacuum Cleaner Buying Guide | How to
This is the infamous vacuum cleaner post I have been promising to write. I just bought a refurbished vacuum cleaner.  A Tristar MG-2 canister, if you must know.  It's a compact model which is handy to pull out quickly when you track something in and for carrying out to the garage for cleaning out the… ...
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Bookmark: Ringlink download | SourceForge.net
Download Ringlink for free. Ringlink is a CGI Perl program that provides the tools necessary to build and run rings of websites, i.e. systems of links between websites of similar contents. Bookmark: Ringlink download | SourceForge.net Eureka!  Now this is a genuine FIND.  I looked for this weeks ago, but the script website is dead… ...
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