Tim Chambers

Five Ways the the Internet Changed Our Politics in 2021 fwiwnewsletter.substack.com/p/5-ways-…

The “State of the Word” is the annual keynote address delivered by #WordPress project’s co-founder, Matt Mullenweg. It’s his reflection on the project’s progress and the future of open source. www.youtube.com/watch

This #Indieweb principles quoted verbatim by Bruce Sterling in 2013, hold up pretty well…and I think apply to a lot of #Fediverse and #Web3 efforts, too…. www.wired.com/2013/12/i…

“The Largest Autocracy on Earth: Facebook is acting like a hostile foreign power; it’s time we treated it that way.” www.theatlantic.com/magazine/…

“#Firefox 92 could be the most secure browser yet.” www.techradar.com/news/fire…

NetNewsWire - NetNewsWire 6.0.3 for Mac released. This is far and away my favorite feed reader: nnw.ranchero.com/2021/09/0…

I missed the actual day, but Wordpress as a publishing platform just turned 18 years old. Very cool. wordpress.org/news/2021…

Federated #ActivityPub-based PeerTube 3.2 has just been released – joinpeertube.org/news

Creative Commons Search is joining the #WordPress open source project… wordpress.org/news/2021…

Creative Commons search will be re-launching on WordPress .org ma.tt/2021/04/c…

Doctorow: #Pluralistic is my mutli-channel publishing effort…to push the limits of #POSSE (post own site, share everywhere) that allows me to maintain control over my work while still meeting my audience where they are…" twitter.com/doctorow/…

“It is easier today to research nineteenth-century postal history than to experience the 1990s World Wide Web.” www.girlwonder.com/blog/wp-c…

Lots of tweaks, fixes, and additions in #Mastodon RC 3.4: github.com/tootsuite…

An interesting observation: “Rust, not Firefox, is Mozilla’s greatest industry contribution.” www.techrepublic.com/article/r…

96 Percent of iOS 14.5 Users in U.S. Have Opted Out of App Tracking www.flurry.com/blog/ios-…

Reacting to Twitter’s BlueSky project, Mark Nadal offers “A Decentralized Protocol Proposal…” hackernoon.com/twitter-b…

Reimagine the Internet: knightcolumbia.org/events/re…

“Why the Indieweb? …This is the story of the birth of the web, its loss of innocence, its decline, and what we can do to make it a bit less gross.” - briefs.video/videos/wh…

All the reasons NOT to use Disqus as your #blog commenting system: supunkavinda.blog/disqus

Lots of small improvements peppered inside Wordpress 7.1 beta: wordpress.org/news/2021…

Will be interested in seeing how this works out. Open Source License with a code of conduct requirement, but with teeth. writing.kemitchell.com/2021/01/1…

Thunderbird 78, Email client, Calander, Contacts, RSS reader, and OTR chat client. OpenPGP, Hopefully soon ActivitySub reader. Glad it is still around and innovating. support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/…

#Mozilla’s 2020 report looking back at the year and the state of Internet Health. Lists healthy and unhealty trends for the Internet. Much to do. 2020.internethealthreport.org

Wikipedia just turned 20 years old this month and I missed it. That site is one of the best things the Internet has ever done. meta.wikimedia.org/wiki/Wiki…

Important report by #BlueSky project at Twitter: “This overview of the decentralized social ecosystem is structured by protocols, applications, and topics. The protocols and applications sectionscontain summaries of existing projects.” is.gd/Lva1tt

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