Marty McGuire

Archive for April 2018

Mon Apr 30

Do you have access to a 3D printer? Help us make an unbelievably large statue of Rosie the Riveter!

We The Builders, Jennifer Schachter, Adam Savage, and tons of attendees at Nation of Makers Conference 2018 (NOMCON) will assemble it in June.

There are over 2600 parts to print, so that means we need to get going now!

Here’s a message about it from Adam Savage himself!

https://youtu.be/K-8zSrByqH4

So go sign up and get those parts a-printing!

https://www.wethebuilders.com/projects/8

☑ RSVP'd to an event https://martymcgui.re/2018/04/20/125343/
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Digital Harbor Foundation Tech Center 1045 Light St. Baltimore MD 21230
Homebrew Website Club Baltimore
Reminder: We are now meeting on Tuesdays instead of the usual Wednesdays. Be sure to double-check your calendars!
I'm going!

Homebrew Website Club Baltimore returns!

Roving IndieWeb developer grant.codes, lead developer of the Together indie reader, will also be joining us!

↩ Replied to https://twitter.com/federicoculloca/status/990875723094220800
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You butchered my name there XD I think I'll do what Torvalds did and record a small audio snippet to have people know the correct prononciation :) is there a h-card property for that kind of info that you know of?

Apologies for my terrible pronunciation! 😱 I would personally thank anyone who adds an audio pronunciation guide to their homepage. 😂 I don’t know if there’s mf2 for that, yet, but there are examples in the wild that could help shape it!

Sat Apr 28

This Week in the IndieWeb Audio Edition • April 21st-27th, 2018

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Readers on the rise, APIs on the decline, and Reddit regrets. It’s the audio edition for This Week in the IndieWeb for April 21st - 27th, 2018.

You can find all of my audio editions and subscribe with your favorite podcast app here: martymcgui.re/podcasts/indieweb/.

Music from Aaron Parecki’s 100DaysOfMusic project: Day 85 - Suit, Day 48 - Glitch, Day 49 - Floating, Day 9, and Day 11

Thanks to everyone in the IndieWeb chat for their feedback and suggestions. Please drop me a note if there are any changes you’d like to see for this audio edition!

🔖 Bookmarked Setting up WordPress for IndieWeb use http://boffosocko.com/2018/04/27/setting-up-wordpress-for-indieweb-use/

“I spent some time this morning doing a dry run through setting up a suite of IndieWeb plugins on a fresh WordPress installation. Going off of a scant outline I talked for almost two hours describing IndieWeb functionality as I set it all up.”

Fri Apr 27

Oops, the Yahoo! Research flyer in the @TheWebConf swag bags went out of date during the conference. #flickr

↩ Replied to https://micro.blog/stefp/516079
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@schmarty I really like how your checkins look. I’m presuming you don’t use Wordpress.

@stefp Thanks! My site is ultimately powered by Jekyll. My checkin template renders the data from OwnYourSwarm with just a few changes (e.g. to include the map). @dshanske has been doing great work recently on Wordpress support for checkins, which might be a jumping off point if you’d like to style your own!

Thu Apr 26

Home! 🏠❤️😴

↩ Replied to https://micro.blog/JohnPhilpin/513717
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@schmarty i occasionally see ‘checked in' posts through micro.blog - how do you get them there is it a tie in to 4SQ or something?

I use OwnYourSwarm! It’s at ownyourswarm.p3k.io.

📍 Checked in at Gate B44, Hounslow.
LHR✈️BWI
📍 Checked in at EXKi, Le Mesnil-Amelot, Île-de-France.
A snack before flying
📍 Checked in at RER Aéroport Charles de Gaulle 2 TGV [B], Le Mesnil-Amelot, Île-de-France.
📍 Checked in at Voie F, Lyon, Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes.
🚄
📍 Checked in at Starbucks, Lyon, Rhône-Alpes.
Wed Apr 25
📍 Checked in at Café Bar de la Ficelle, Lyon, Rhône-Alpes.
📍 Checked in at Métro Vieux Lyon [D] [F1,F2], Lyon, Rhône-Alpes.
Bottomed out
📍 Checked in at Station Saint-Just [F1], Lyon, Rhône-Alpes.
Putting the fun in funicular
↩ Replied to https://aaronparecki.com/2018/04/25/3/

Oui!

📍 Checked in at Institut Lumière, Lyon, Rhône-Alpes.
📍 Checked in at Au Bonheur Des Chats, Lyon, Rhône-Alpes.
Lunch with cats
📍 Checked in at Taffin, Lyon, Rhône-Alpes.
Tue Apr 24

The time for French Nachos is now.

📍 Checked in at La Barge, Lyon, Rhône-Alpes.
The time to relax has come once again!

Thanks to guests Kim Le and Lars Periwinkle for preparing Jonathan to turn 30 in this week’s We Have to Ask Podcast!

https://wehavetoask.com/episodes/2018-04-24/

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Jonathan is about to turn 30! A traditionally held milestone birthday, Jonathan seeks out help from friends Kim and Lars. Is this truly 30?
📍 Checked in at L'Amphithéâtre - Salle 3000, Lyon, Rhône-Alpes.
TheWebConf Workshop/Tutorials day 2
Mon Apr 23
📍 Checked in at Hotel Victoria, Lyon, Rhône-Alpes.
Post TheWebConf 🍻
📍 Checked in at Parc de la Tête d'Or, Lyon, Rhône-Alpes.

At @TheWebConf today or Tuesday? Do you post to your personal site? Find me for an @IndieWebCamp sticker!

📍 Checked in at L'Amphithéâtre - Salle 3000, Lyon, Rhône-Alpes.
TheWebConf day 1!
Sun Apr 22
📍 Checked in at La Barge, Lyon, Rhône-Alpes.
📍 Checked in at Lyon Part-Dieu Railway Station (Gare SNCF de Lyon Part-Dieu), Lyon, Rhône-Alpes.
📍 Checked in at Voie C, Paris, Île-de-France.
📍 Checked in at Paris Lyon Railway Station (Gare SNCF de Paris Lyon), Paris, Île-de-France.
Bye for now, Paris! Au’revoir!
Sat Apr 21
📍 Checked in at Corcoran's, Paris, Île-de-France.
📍 Checked in at végé'saveurs, Paris, Île-de-France.
📍 Checked in at Amorino, Paris, Île-de-France.
↩ Replied to https://aaronparecki.com/2018/04/21/4/

Thanks! I’ll get it right in the future!

📍 Checked in at Métro George V [1], Paris, Île-de-France.
📍 Checked in at Grand Palais, Paris, Île-de-France.
Artistes vs Robots
📍 Checked in at Jardin De Bastille.
📍 Checked in at Paninis Sandwicherie Crêpes, Paris, Île-de-France.

This Week in the IndieWeb Audio Edition • April 14th - 20th, 2018

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IndieWeb Leaders Summit planning, escaping social media maniplation, and printing out websites. It’s the audio edition for This Week in the IndieWeb for April 14th - 20th, 2018.

You can find all of my audio editions and subscribe with your favorite podcast app here: martymcgui.re/podcasts/indieweb/.

Music from Aaron Parecki’s 100DaysOfMusic project: Day 85 - Suit, Day 48 - Glitch, Day 49 - Floating, Day 9, and Day 11

Thanks to everyone in the IndieWeb chat for their feedback and suggestions. Please drop me a note if there are any changes you’d like to see for this audio edition!

Fri Apr 20
☑ RSVP'd to an event https://2018.indieweb.org/
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Eliot Center
IndieWeb Summit
The eighth annual gathering for independent web creators of all kinds, from graphic artists, to designers, UX engineers, coders, hackers, to share ideas, actively work on creating for their own personal websites, and build upon each others creations.
I'm going!

Can’t wait! IndieWeb Summit was one of my favorite events last year. Really looking forward to seeing what’s changed since last summer. More importantly, looking forward to catching up with everyone and hopefully meeting some new folks as well!

📍 Checked in at Apple Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, Île-de-France.
Pricing USB chargers. So expensive! That’s Apple, tho’. 🤷‍♂️
📍 Checked in at Carrousel du Louvre, Paris, Île-de-France.
📍 Checked in at The Louvre (Musée du Louvre), Paris, Île-de-France.
Art alart
📍 Checked in at Boulangerie La Tradition, Paris, Île-de-France.
Thu Apr 19
📍 Checked in at Luangpra, Paris, Île-de-France.
📍 Checked in at Tuileries Garden (Jardin des Tuileries), Paris, Île-de-France.
📍 Checked in at Orsay Museum (Musée d'Orsay), Paris, Île-de-France.
Let’s art!
📍 Checked in at L'Atlas, Paris, Île-de-France.
📍 Checked in at RER Denfert-Rochereau [B], Paris, Île-de-France.
📍 Checked in at Le Comptoir, Paris, Île-de-France.
📍 Checked in at Catacombs of Paris (Catacombes de Paris), Paris, Île-de-France.
💀☠️💀☠️
📍 Checked in at Square Jacques-Antoine, Paris, Île-de-France.
📍 Checked in at Le Pain Au Naturel, Paris, Île-de-France.
📍 Checked in at Paninis Sandwicherie Crêpes, Paris, Île-de-France.
Breakfast deliciousness
Wed Apr 18
📍 Checked in at Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport (CDG) (Aéroport Paris-Charles de Gaulle), Roissy-en-France, Île-de-France.
Paris time.
📍 Checked in at itsu, London, Greater London.
Tue Apr 17

Thanks so much to guest Stacey Chambers for keeping things moving on this week’s We Have to Ask Podcast!

https://wehavetoask.com/episodes/2018-04-17/

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Marty and Jonathan head over to the JFX farmers market in Baltimore City. There, they find Stacey with her business, GoGos. This fashion bus is mobile to give everyone the chance to add to their wardrobe.
Mon Apr 16
↩ Replied to https://eddiehinkle.com/2018/04/15/39/photo/
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I found that I have so many channels in my IndieReader that it was starting to create stress when I opened it. So I’m testing out viewing only channels with new content. Eventually this will be a filter setting you can quickly switch back and forth between

“Remote Commands”??

Sat Apr 14

Site Updates: automatic webmentions, person tags, better reply image handling

I had a bit of time this weekend to tinker with my site.

The biggest change is one that happens totally behind the scenes - I've added a step to the service that compiles and deploys my site to automatically send Webmentions from my posts to posts that I am responding to or mentioning. There are many folks with projects around this, but they tend to be a little more aggressive than I like in finding URLs to send mentions to. For example, they often want to send mentions to my homepage and avatar image for my own posts!

So, I have added a Webmention sender to my site that is triggered by new and updated pages and sends mentions to any URLs that I am specifically responding to or person tagging, along with any URLs mentioned in the actual content of the post.

Along with this, I now support person tags on regular entries like this one. I can add a tag like http://tantek.com to a post and it will tag them with proper markup and, if possible, show the name and photo from their homepage h-card.

Finally, I did a little cleanup in how I display reply contexts for other people's posts that have multiple images in them, like this one from Aaron Parecki.

It's nice to be able to sit down and knock off the little nagging TODOs here on the site. That said, I'm hoping to be able to make some big changes, soon! We'll see what my schedule allows.

Reacted to https://aaronparecki.com/2018/04/12/33/microcast
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If you're excited about @manton's new podcasting app Wavelength and need some theme music for your microcast, feel free to grab something from my library! 💯🎶 https://100.aaronparecki.com

This Week in the IndieWeb Audio Edition • April 7th - 13th, 2018

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A new way to podcast, blogging is back, and so many silo quits. It’s the audio edition for This Week in the IndieWeb for April 7th - 13th, 2018.

You can find all of my audio editions and subscribe with your favorite podcast app here: martymcgui.re/podcasts/indieweb/.

Music from Aaron Parecki’s 100DaysOfMusic project: Day 85 - Suit, Day 48 - Glitch, Day 49 - Floating, Day 9, and Day 11

Thanks to everyone in the IndieWeb chat for their feedback and suggestions. Please drop me a note if there are any changes you’d like to see for this audio edition!

Fri Apr 13

😂

Thu Apr 12
🔖 Bookmarked https://sonniesedge.co.uk/talks/dear-developer
Tue Apr 10

HWC Baltimore 2018-04-10 Wrap-Up

Baltimore's first Homebrew Website Club of April met at the Digital Harbor Foundation Tech Center on April 10th

Here are some notes from the "broadcast" portion of the meetup:

martymcgui.re – Demoed an as-yet-unnamed (maybe: kapowski) "GIF Reaction" Micropub client. It's currently available on Glitch. It supports IndieAuth, searching for GIFs via the GIPHY API, then posting those as the "photo" property in a Micropub form-encoded request. It also supports in-reply-to functionality, putting the "reaction" into "GIF Reaction", though there's no UI for that, yet. He made an example reply post, but Jonathan's post doesn't seem to support photo replies. 🤔 Also fixed up some metacrap for his podcast site so sharing looks better on Facebook and Twitter.

Screenshot of WIP GIF Reaction Micropub client

rhearamakrishnan.com – Working on a redesign of her site. Making good use of view-source on sites that she likes for inspiration. Working on a mixed media art project with post cards that direct you to a website that contains coordinates to a geo cache containing an actual letter.

jonathanprozzi.net – Been doing lots of work stuff that overlaps with personal web interests. Working on his wedding page. It's now up on Netlify and uses their form collection for RSVPs.

Other discussion:

  • The new Killer Queen 5 vs 5 arcade game recently installed in Baltimore at Holy Frijoles.
  • Baltimore zine culture (apparently Atomic Books considers carrying local zines).
  • Twine for creating interactive poetry and fiction. It outputs a bunch of HTML and CSS (and maybe JS) that can be hosted anywhere.
  • The Netlify static site model of separating content management, storage, layout and rendering, and file hosting.
  • The difficulty in evaluating "frameworks" like React and Vue based on their low-level merits. Looking at community and availability of higher-level components might help more.
Left-to-right: jonathanprozzi.net, rhearamakrishnan.com, martymcgui.re

Thanks to everybody who came out! We hope to see you all again at our next meeting!

Photo for tonight’s HWC Baltimore

Reacted to https://jonathanprozzi.net/indieweb/hwc-2018-03-07-wrap-up/
Mon Apr 2

🗓️ Homebrew Website Club Baltimore

Digital Harbor Foundation Tech Center 1045 Light St. Baltimore MD 21230
📆 Add to Calendar: iCal | Google Calendar

Reminder: We are now meeting on Tuesdays instead of the usual Wednesdays. Be sure to double-check your calendars!

Also, this is an off-week compared to HWC meetups in other cities.

Join us for an evening of quiet writing, IndieWeb demos, and discussions!

In honor of 410 (aka 410) we’ll celebrate and eulogize websites we enjoyed that are now Gone.

  • Create or update your personal web site!
  • Finish that blog post you’ve been writing, edit the wiki!
  • Demos of recent IndieWeb breakthroughs, share what you’ve gotten working!
  • Join a community with like-minded interests. Bring friends that want a personal site!

Any questions? Join the #indieweb chat!

Optional quiet writing hour starts at 6:30pm. Meetup begins at 7:30pm.

More information: https://indieweb.org/events/2018-04-10-homebrew-website-club

Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1536942233099677/

Tue Apr 10
Reacted to https://ghostparty.today/#2018-04-01-145552
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Looking for your long lost love? Try GHOST SINGLES to find your match in the afterlife! 👻💕👻

Thanks to Jonathan for coming clean on his connections to a mystery more than a decade in the making in this week’s We Have to Ask Podcast!

https://wehavetoask.com/episodes/2018-04-10/

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Jonathan finds himself entangled in a mystery that spans more than a decade.
☑ RSVP'd to an event https://martymcgui.re/2018/04/02/161711/
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Digital Harbor Foundation Tech Center 1045 Light St. Baltimore MD 21230
Homebrew Website Club Baltimore
Reminder: We are now meeting on Tuesdays instead of the usual Wednesdays. Be sure to double-check your calendars!
I'm going!

Homebrew Website Club returns tonight with a special “410 Gone” edition!

Let’s remember those sites we loved which have since shuffled off this mortal web.

Oh, and we’ll work on and discuss our personal websites. Of course!

Sat Apr 7

This Week in the IndieWeb Audio Edition • March 31st - April 6th, 2018

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IndieWeb for Drupal, IndieWeb for Businesses, and Foodspotting going under. It’s the audio edition for This Week in the IndieWeb for March 31st - April 6th, 2018.

You can find all of my audio editions and subscribe with your favorite podcast app here: martymcgui.re/podcasts/indieweb/.

Music from Aaron Parecki’s 100DaysOfMusic project: Day 85 - Suit, Day 48 - Glitch, Day 49 - Floating, Day 9, and Day 11

Thanks to everyone in the IndieWeb chat for their feedback and suggestions. Please drop me a note if there are any changes you’d like to see for this audio edition!

Tue Apr 3

Thanks to our guest Lars Periwinkle for connecting the social graph in this week’s We Have to Ask Podcast!

Be sure to catch Lars and his co-host Joel Murphy on the Hobo Radio Podcast!

https://wehavetoask.com/episodes/2018-04-03/

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Marty and Jonathan speak with local trivia enthusiast and podcast host Lars P. Find out how Jonathan met Lars for the first time. How does Lars' trivia team do on a weekly basis?