Micro.blog

colinwalker
colinwalker
Adam linked to an interview with Jason Kottke, owner of "one of the longest continuously running blogs on the web" - kottke.org. Adam described the interview as "hard going" and on my first read though I only got as far as the following quote about talking to a high school cla... colinwalker.blog
mrkrndvs
mrkrndvs

@colinwalker I wasn’t there in the halycon days and only really started blogging after blogging supposedly died, but I like your point Colin about hibernation. I POSSE now, but I imagine a movement where people use their blogs to connect and communicate with other blogs. collect.readwriterespond.com/walker-on...

kaa
kaa

@colinwalker Can't seem to get through to the actual article. Keeps giving a 404 error. Is it the right link?

colinwalker
colinwalker

@kaa It’s working again now - was a problem at their end.

colinwalker
colinwalker

@mrkrndvs That’s how it used to work. You would have whole conversations between blogs, posts responding to other people’s posts.

adders
adders

@colinwalker @mrkrndvs In the days before comments, it was the ONLY way to reply to a blog post. The conversation happened between sites, not on them. In many ways, micro.blog is built on that model, it seems.

colinwalker
colinwalker

@adders @mrkrndvs Yes, the whole Indieweb idea is built on that premise but with the advantage of feeding more data between sites with webmentions etc.

devilgate
devilgate

@colinwalker I like your "social winter" idea.

colinwalker
colinwalker

@devilgate Not quite a nuclear winter but bad enough 😉

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Ron
Ron

@colinwalker He got one thing right for sure in that interview. Watching those booster rockets land, as precise as synchronized swimming, was one of the coolest things I've seen in years!

colinwalker
colinwalker

@Ron Absolutely! That was special. I got quite emotional.

Ron
Ron

@colinwalker Me too, like a flood of hope. "Maybe they're arriving to save us!!"