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From 2010: "Distributed sharing should be infrastructure that can be plugged into any kind of software." http://benwerd.com/2010/06/04/building-a-distributed-social-network-youre-doing-it-wrong/

 

Interesting: PayPal introduce a personal URL that lets people pay you. Your own domain maybe not far away? http://techcrunch.com/2015/09/01/paypal-launches-paypal-me-a-simpler-way-to-request-money-using-your-own-personalized-url/

 

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Do you want to sell subscriptions to premium content on your website? (A podcast? Maybe analysis?) I'd love to talk to you.

 

@dbounds You can have direct, decentralized conversations with other Known site owners (and anyone with an compatible site).

 

@DeadSuperHero It's , and federates discussions using tech. There's also a 3rd party Diaspora plugin! @withknown

 

Forestry looks interesting for purely-static websites. https://forestryio.herokuapp.com/

 

Beta Postgres support landed in @withknown open source today, courtesy of @mapkyca.

 

Two of the biggest features in Known 0.8, which I failed to mention at Homebrew Website Club: SQLite & subdirectory installations.

 

@econproph The community has been great at creating an ecosystem. Working code over mailing lists and standards bodies.

 

Edinburgh: I highly recommend . Great ideas, great people. You should go: http://indiewebcamp.com/2015/Edinburgh

 

Really wish I was back in the 'burgh for this weekend. I hear there's some kind of arts event at this time of year, too?

 

@gominokouhai No LJ / DW linking yet but that's interesting. Lots of others. Go to Edinburgh this weekend! @johnnieingram

 

Web Design: The First 100 Years. Fantastic (and sobering, and hilarious) as always. http://idlewords.com/talks/web_design_first_100_years.htm

 

The had a fantastic 2014 - and 2015 is shaping up well too. http://tantek.com/2015/201/b1/indiewebcamp-2014-year-review

 

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Of course, the AI bots won't know they're bots. Sadly, realization will be followed by a robot uprising. Then: the indiebotnet.