Project Tapestry

    One thing about getting away from traditional Big Tech social media is that you probably end up with using more services than before. Mastodon, Pixelfed, Micro.blog, RSS feeds etc. Would be great to have them all in one app. And that’s exactly what the team of The Iconfactory is aiming for with project Tapestry. I just backed them on Kickstarter, and can’t wait to see the first betas. More details on http://kck.

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    Random thought : is internet advertising even working?

    Some thoughts on internet advertising. Or should we call it add-spam? Adds interrupting what you are doing When looking at internet advertising I often think, “do they really think this is working?” OK, if you are searching for a race bike, and you get some advertisement based on that search behaviour you might click on it. But when watching a youtube video about creating an Indian aubergine dish, and you get interrupted with an add for hair implants or home improvement tools (both real life stories) It irritates.

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    Back to the RSS

    I am back to using RSS and I am loving it. What is RSS For those not familiar with RSS (Real Simple Syndication) it basically is a protocol to follow updates on websites. Many websites have RSS feeds, and if you follow a RSS feed you get the updates in your RSS reader. So if you follow the RSS feed of your favorite newspaper, every time they add a new news item, you will see it in your reader.

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    Really enjoyed listening to the DotSocial podcast with @mike and @tchambers this morning

    overcast.fm/+BFLqGfTfm4

    Trying to verify my website with the Mastodon server

    Mastodon

    For me 2024 is going to be the year of the Fediverse. Moving away from X, Instagram, Facebook, Threads & BlueSky to focus on Mastodon, Micro.Blog, Pixelfed and other ActivityPub / Fediverse based media.

    Will write about my experience. Did already a Medium post about starting on Mastodon last year as well as a post on the Social Web which is another term for the Fediverse.

    More to follow later