IndieWebCamp New Haven 2019 is a 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.
Seems like a lot of new faces, and some of the homepage demos highlighted the political (and emotional) stakes of carving out one’s own space on the Internet. I’ll be tuning in all day and chatting at https://chat.indieweb.org/
Here’s a quick reminder that IndieWebCamp Austin is this weekend. If you’re in the #DoOO, #edtech, or #IndieWeb spaces and can’t attend in person, there should be some interesting conversations and work that can be done to participate remotely (via chat, video, etc.) to help you improve and b...
Actually we didn’t talk journalism very much. Most of the people there were from other parts of the same parent faculty as the journalism school (Communication and Design). I briefly talked about Storify’s shutdown since a lot of news outlets used Storify in its heyday.
Most of the discussion was a bit more general — future directions for alternative social media, regulatory responses, considerations for maintaining one’s values when using social media, etc.