Making Blogging Easier

I’m not really into new year resolutions, but I would like to get back into blogging. I’d like to be a better writer, and more regular practice must surely help? So, to lower the barriers to blogging I’ve modified my Jekyll-powered blog to add a simple content management system.

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Posted: 2023-01-12

Revisiting Web Rings

Recently, for no particular reason I’m sure, there seems to have been a renewed interest in more distributed and community-oriented ways of finding good stuff on the web. In particular, the ancient1 idea of web rings seems to keep coming back (as illustrated by the webring page on the IndieWeb wiki).

I particularly like the look of this Webring Kit, but a recent Twitch stream by @whitep4nth3r about The Claw Webring made me realise I’d forgotten exactly how web rings used to look and function back in the 90’s.

Can I use web archives to find out?

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Posted: 2022-12-17



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