With some helpful pointers from others, I now rewrote my Micropub client to talk JSON to my WordPress site. And it works! Next step is turning it into a personal tool, tailored to my own specific uses.


As in the past years, on my blogging anniversary (the 19th this year), I reflect a bit on my blogging and connected practices.


On wanting to escape the lock-in the WP Post Kinds plugin causes by lifting the key piece of info and core building block of the web, the hyperlink to the thing I'm reacting to outside the body of the posting.


De problemen die @frankmeeuwsen en ik hebben met de Post Kinds plugin blijken ook een vorm van lock-in. Eens op kauwen hoe ik dat ongedaan maak.


After building an OPML proof of concept for federating book shelves, some remarks and questions w.r.t. the utility of OPML and RSS for this use case.


I created a proof of concept of a booklist in OPML, both human and machine readable, that can point to other people's lists as well for discovery.


Matching my ideal feed reader functionalities with IndieWeb components, to see if that shows a potential path to creating it, or remixing it from building blocks others created.


Started playing w CSS grids, to get to a brick layer style IndieWeb compliant Wordpress theme.


Turns out there's a downloadable WP plugin for speakerstack.net that sends PDF to ConvertAPI and puts the returned jpgs per slide in a Slick slider to present them onscreen.


Thinking about bringing slide decks now on Slideshare / Scribd 'home' to self-hosting. What would be options? Basic hosting packages (possibly limited storage), cloud storage (possibly hard to embed in viewer), any things between those two?


Writing about the use Del.icio.us had for me, makes me think how to create similar utility (triangulation, language analysis on tags) using standards with bookmarks across our own websites.


Op van @CoderDojoNL gaf ik afgelopen zaterdag een presentatie over wanneer maken als een superkracht voelt, en de morele verantwoordelijkheden van een Mijn werk aan Impact door Connectie met @wijzijnfers was het startpunt zylstra.org/blog/2019/11/hande

Human life expectancy is ~80. A company's life expectancy ~15 yrs. When companies disappear they will take your data down with them. You can use platforms for reach and collaboration, but also having your own 'mothership' to host your original material is ~5x as sustainable.


Following @dshanske 's example I've documented how my WordPress is set up for easy (self) reference.


Taking a stroll through archive.org I realised it has my old 2003-2008 postings on a different URL in Dutch and Germany, and 33 postings on energy transition from 2004-2006. Now contemplating to bring them 'home', so I have all content in my main blog.


My small change to WP Post Kinds has been adopted into the master code of the plugin. It is mightily pleasing to know I've had some tangible influence on an actual WP plugin I use daily.


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