Hire people from the open-source community and let them continue to work on open-source projects full time.

Sponsor and pay for bug fixes.

Become a customer and pay for support and/or software.

Share how you use open-source in production and help others do the same. https://t.co/a7r7vj3i3w

How would an off-site reply look here and on twitter? I have no idea yet.

Transformative is a microblogging engine that powers my personal website barryfrost.com. It’s written in Ruby and supports several key IndieWeb technologies as detailed below.

All my notes, articles, bookmarks, photos and more are hosted on my personal domain rather than in someone else’s silo. I can choose how it looks and works while having fun building it for myself.

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Ultimately, there is an irreconcilable incompatibility between the idea of free information and the existence of corporations that profit from its commodification. The battle to make information free is the battle for an entirely different world, one characterized by public luxury—an abundance of commons, and a corresponding dearth of parasitic corporations extracting rent by enclosing ones and zeroes. The open-source movement opens a crack in the economic edifice, but only a small one; if it wants to be anything more, it’ll need to embrace a bolder vision for reclaiming the commons. Only then can it reclaim its long-buried emancipatory soul.

Wendy Liu
What is Zettelkasten?

The Types of Notes you include within it. You may be used to writing by topic, or in a linear fashion. In Zettelkasten, the notes are ‘atomic’, making them useable in various categories or topics. The way you write the notes. The focus is on making high-quality notes that are future-proof The emphasis on Linking notes/ideas together. Linking ties the notes together so they become more useful.

“We should all own the content we’re creating, rather than just posting to third-party content silos. Publish on your own domain, and syndicate out to silos. This is the basis of the “Indie Web” movement.”

I chanced upon the world of IndieWeb and microformats while trying to search for a system to publish short notes (neuron is something I discovered in this process). Here is a summary of the research:

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