I have a personal website where I post art and blog. A while back I changed it to generate static pages on build rather than serve live from a database; I consider this a win for simplicity.

But now I want to play around with webmentions and other decentralized social stuff, and the idea of having to bring back a persistence layer is making me shudder.

I wonder how folks with (mostly) static sites balance this.

Oh no, it's an post. I'm Jess.

I draw. I make websites. I make interactive art installations. One of them is free software that you can run if you have a Kinect or similar.

github.com/TooManyBees/glitch

Sometimes people like the stories I tell about tech. I'm sure they'd tell me if they didn't... I think that makes me a Noted Tech Speaker in NYC.

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