Desert of My Real Life

Category: IndieWeb

Design of My Website

I discovered the IndieWeb about six weeks ago and wrote then about why I think it's an important movement and community. Since that time, I've made a concerted effort to update my web site so that it looks like I want it to look. Although I'm not yet done, I've made good progress. I recently…

My New Photography Blog

As part of my IndieWeb project, I spent most of the day working on a new (self-hosted) site for my photography. It's not IndieWebified yet and I'm still working on uploading my favorite photos from over the years. I'm also trying a new workflow for photos to see whether I can more easily upload them…

IndieWeb Overview

I wrote last week that I learned a lot about the IndieWeb from @jgmac1106 (Greg McVerry). Because I was just getting started, Greg wanted to interview me about the IndieWeb onboarding process (which you can hear here). In the interview, I talked about the challenge of developing a mental map of the IndieWeb and all of its…

Surveillance Capitalism and IndieWeb

I've been thinking a lot about the Cambridge Analytica/Facebook controversy lately. In light of the revelations about how Facebook has used our data and allowed others to use our data, movements to #DeleteFacebook, #LeaveFacebook, #QuitFacebook, and #DumpFacebook have started. Some have pointed out that it isn't particularly easy to leave Facebook. Others have pointed out…