Confusion about IndieWeb

The confusion about the indieweb by Colin WalkerColin Walker (Social Thoughts)
The community wrestles with the self-realised existential crisis that it is, currently, a developer community not a user community.
Colin, you hit the nail on the head. The IndieWeb community has done brilliant work over the years, but I think 2017 is the year to make it easier for "the users" to tap into these Open Web technologies too. It feels quite similar to 2003/04 in that way.

Openness, rivers, the IndieWeb community

Yesterday I wrote a post about blogrolls. I published it on AltPlatform, the new tech blog I recently started with my old ReadWriteWeb friend Emre Sokullu. It was the second post in a series I'm doing about IndieWebifying my personal website. I got some great responses, which I'm going to discuss in this post. Firstly,…
Newsroom

My New Gig: Tech Columnist At Newsroom

I'm pleased to announce my role as Tech Columnist at Newsroom, a soon to be launched news and current affairs website. Full details in the press release below. See also Newsroom's announcement. *** February 22, 2017 - Newsroom is pleased to announce that Richard MacManus, the founder of ReadWriteWeb, will be Newsroom's Technology columnist. MacManus launched…
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The Case For Humanism In Tech

At the end of 2016, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) issued the first draft of a handbook entitled Ethically Aligned Design. The 138-page document provides guidelines for "prioritizing human wellbeing" in the development and implementation of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Autonomous Systems (AS). I'm sure we all agree that a people-centred approach…