★ Favorited http://cathieleblanc.plymouthcreate.net/blog/indieweb/why-we-need-the-indieweb/
post from Why We Need the #IndieWeb: A Short History
Back in 1993, as a young computer science graduate student, I created my first web page. To do so, I had to learn a new language, HyperText Markup Language (html), which was pretty easy for me as someone who had been programming in Cobol, PL/I, C, Basic, and so on, since high school. My web pages contained static text with...
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Digital Harbor Foundation Tech Center 1045 Light St., BaltimoreMD, 21230

Homebrew Website Club Baltimore
Reminder: We are now meeting on Tuesdays instead of the usual Wednesdays. Be sure to double-check your calendars! Join us for an evening of quiet writing, IndieWeb demos, and discussions! 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...
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Update! Due to thunderstorms and internet storms, tonight’s HWC has been cancelled. See you next on May 29th!

Excited for the return of Homebrew Website Club Baltimore, tonight! See you at Digital Harbor Foundation at 6:30pm for quiet writing hour, 7:30pm for the meetup!

Let’s make the web stupid and fun again, together!

Thanks to our guest Patrick Davis for keeping the culture alive in this week’s We Have to Ask Podcast!


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Marty and Jonathan prepare for the most important jewel in the Triple Crown. From what to wear, drink, and do they find out what the Preakness is really all about.

This Week in the IndieWeb Audio Edition • May 5th - 11th, 2018

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GIFs and emojis, WordPress Friends, and just what are Webmentions, anyway? It’s the audio edition for This Week in the IndieWeb for May 5th - 11th, 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!

So excited about Alternate Universe: A FanFic Improv Show May 23rd at Baltimore Improv Group.

We will be reading 3 pieces in depth, and doing improv based on them, but we will be using content from all submissions in some way!

Submissions are open until Monday, May 21st! Send us your fan fiction!


★ Favorited https://blog.adafruit.com/2018/05/12/bubble-sort-adafruit-crickit-circuitpython-animated-audio-animatronics/
post from bubble sort @adafruit #CRICKIT & @CircuitPython animated audio animatronics
It’s a python bubble blowing robot, animated audio animatronics (video). Code here. # CircuitPython 3.0 CRICKIT demo from adafruit_seesaw.seesaw import Seesaw from adafruit_seesaw.pwmout import PWMOut from adafruit_motor import servo, motor from busio import I2C import random import board import time import gc i2c = I2C(board.SCL, board.SDA) ss = Seesaw(i2c) print("Bubble demo!") SERVOS = True DCMOTORS = True #################### 4 Servos...
★ Favorited https://eddiehinkle.com/2018/05/12/14/article/
Indigenous Development Log #2
I’m working on kicking out Indigenous version 0.3, which has been sitting on the shelf for a bit. I think the last build I sent out was March 15, which means it’s been almost 2 months. Thankfully I just finished up my Spring online classes and don’t have any more classes until this fall. There are a couple significant Reader...
🔖 Bookmarked https://jacky.wtf/weblog/pulling-thangs-in-haus/
Pulling My Thangs In Haus — jackyalciné

“Dokku is really nifty in its singular goal - a plugin based platform as a service thingy”

★ Favorited https://jvns.ca/blog/2018/05/11/batch-editing-files-with-ed/
Batch editing files with ed
The other day at work I needed to edit 200 files at once. I wanted to do something pretty simple: basically, I had files that looked like this: foo: - bar - baz - bananas and I wanted to insert an extra line after the baz line that said elephant foo: - bar - baz - elephant - bananas I...
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Marty any tips on traveling from Maryland to Portland in June? It’s still very questionable whether I’ll be able to make it out to IWS live, but I’m investigating travel just in case. Seems like most stuff I’m seeing is it takes like 3 days by train and it costs ~$400 round trip. Any secrets or is that about what...

I’m flying Southwest btw BWI and PDX, which is more expensive than the train but much faster. jjuran.org took the train last year and could tell you more about that!