Web Action Toolbelt Guide
In which I document the experience of exporting data from several services, commenting on the UI, UX, terminology and utility/tangibility/formatting of the data produced.
(video+transcript) Squarespace doesn’t yet add
rel=me to links to connected accounts, and even if/when they do you may still want to add support for other authentication methods like SMS or Persona. Follow these steps to be able to log in using a squarespace site.
A working list of things I want to be able to do with data on the web
Indie Web Camp and by extension Indieauth and the wiki act as diagnostic tools which, by not compromising on their principles, expose UX flaws further up in the chain, and make fixing them a practical necessity rather than an idealistic desire.
How to create a small IRC bot using the Go programming language.
You can tell a lot about what a school values by the difference between it’s public reception and it’s student reception.
Notes on Statistical Significance and Effect Sizes
By default, trying to push the Smallest Federated Wiki repo to Heroku runs using Sinatra. It didn’t work, so here’s how to deploy it using Node.js
Notes on how to convert OSM’s complicated address tagging schema into microformats h-adr semantics
A distillation of my thoughts about collective identities, aggression and the importance of diversity, prompted by reading “On Aggression” by Konrad Lorenz.
Many people ask me why I only ever drink water. This is my logic:
In response to Twitter’s Display
Guidelines, here are some things I request/suggest you do if using my content on the web.
In which I exaggerate Twitter’s requirements, postulate about hashtags being gestures and unleash the worlds first fully compliant hashtag.
Brainstorming, research, prototyping etc. around quoting UIs.
Valuable personal analytical data can be gleaned from the diagnostics files created by iOS, but getting them requires an awkward workflow.
Principle: Indieweb UIs should be At Least As Useful as their silo equivalents.
Musical instruments seem like an ideal class of objects to connect to the internet. Unstructured brainstorming and linking here.
My experiences with Diaspora and lessons I believe we should learn from it.