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My personal IndieWeb site. I write about and develop software to promote user autonomy. Topics include accessibility, security, privacy, and software freedom.


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About this site

This is a basic IndieWeb site.

In addition to its canonical url, a “rough draft” of this website also exists on my Tildeverse page. This site’s content also appears on my Gemini capsule.

For more information about the site, its design, and available feeds: see the “meta” section.

Articles

Here’s a selection of my best articles, in featured order. To see the rest, visit my Articles page.

I edit some of these articles quite often; some are updated indefinitely. Check the “updated” timestamps.

Timestamp format: YYYY-MM-DD, as per RFC 3339 and ISO 8601. Sorted newest to oldest.

  1. Posted , updated

    A lengthy guide to making simple, inclusive sites focused on content before form. Emphasizes brutalist design and accessibility to include under-represented users.

    About 21 thousand words; a very long read

  2. Posted , updated

    WhatsApp's rise and recent PR efforts highlight a class of business models that I call "user domestication".

    3192 words; a read

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This site is part of 16 webrings. A webring is a collection of sites in a circular doubly-linked list; each website links to the next and previous site in the list.

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