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Working at the intersection of technology, media, and democracy. He / him.

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I apparently invented a phantom in Edinburgh. So maybe I should organize one.

 

@nayafia If you can, you should also check out : http://2016.indieweb.org

 

Mince pie filling: achieved.

 

 

Sadness all round as it emerges that @Mozilla's wifi blocks @erinjo's personal website.

 

Tempting to just sit and make mince pies today.

 

Always really inspiring to see what people are doing on their own sites at . From static HTML to frameworks with mobile apps.

 

 

@kid_oyo An DC would be cool ...

 

@erinroseglass @nathanairplane @HongPong We're building open software for education. Also check out @ReclaimHosting and .

 

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

 

Replied to a post on werd.io :

After autonomous social web AI bots? We hire robots to blog for us. Humanity collectively goes down the pub, a job well done.

 

The next step after SWAT0 is letting each piece be interchangeable. After that? Any piece can be a robot AI. Get on it, !

 

I'm proud of for passing the Social Web Acid Test with 3 website platforms this weekend. https://indiewebcamp.com/SWAT0

 

If you're missing , people are demoing their projects on the stream right now: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yJCtLhopfDY

 

I'm jealous of my friends at: 1) 2)

 

If you care about owning your own space on the Internet, is the event for you. It's free: https://ti.to/indiewebcamp/2015-portland

 

Open question: how should platform developers be most fairly compensated for what they build?