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CTO at Mission. Formerly, DreamHost, ShootQ, elsewhere. Bourbon enthusiast. Foodie. He/him. PGP: C756 2813 F881 06E2 6F1F 547B 003F 530D 3859 B702

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CTO at Mission. Formerly, DreamHost, ShootQ, elsewhere. Bourbon enthusiast. Foodie. He/him. PGP: C756 2813 F881 06E2 6F1F 547B 003F 530D 3859 B702

    Episode 10: Bring on Marzipan

    Episode 10: Bring on Marzipan

    Have you thought about how much of your personal computing is done on non-traditional computing devices? You might find your perspectives changing. I sure did! On this episode, I briefly share my thoughts on the changing face of computing, and the impact it will have on my beloved Mac.

    Episode 9: Microblog Musings

    Episode 9: Microblog Musings

    On this episode of clevercast, Jonathan explains his love for Micro.blog in the wake of the controversial WordPress 5.0 release, and then shares why openness matters.



    ditchbook – Free yourself from Facebook.
    futurepub – Scheduled posts, powered by Micropub.
    micromemories – Create an “On This Day” page for your Micro.blog website.
    Indiepaper – A read later service built for the open web.
    microgram – Create a “Photo Grid” page for your Micro.blog website.

    Episode 8: Summer Catch-Up

    Episode 8: Summer Catch-Up

    In this episode, I catch up from my summer microcasting hiatus! There’s a lot of ground to cover, including IndieWeb Summit 2018 and projects that I’ve worked on for my wife’s Micro.blog website. Here are some links for projects discussed in the show:



    Indiepaper – my “read later” service built for the IndieWeb
    ditchbook – my open source toolkit for migrating content from Facebook to your own website
    micromemories – my open source service for creating an “On This Day” page for any Micro.blog hosted website.


    Enjoy the episode!

    Episode 7: Owning My Location

    Episode 7: Owning My Location

    In this episode, I talk a bit about building out a location tracking service for my own personal use, and some new features for my website that I built on top of it. This is another dive into the world of “serverless computing,” which I am having a blast with.


    Some links from today’s show:



    Swarm
    Aaron Parecki’s OwnYourSwarm
    Aaron Parecki’s Overland iOS app
    Zappa - Serverless Python Web Services
    Amazon Athena
    My “now” page
    My “map” page


    Enjoy!

    Episode 6: Website Perspectives

    Episode 6: Website Perspectives

    Ever had a great idea and not followed through on it? Me too! In this episode, I discuss how I overcame uncertainty to start building new views for my website that take advantage of all the different types of content I publish.


    Discussed in this episode:



    My photos page
    My archive page
    My overview page


    I’d love your feedback on what I’ve created so far!

    Episode 5: More than Public

    Episode 5: More than Public

    In this episode, I consider the possibilities for personal websites in the wake of the recent “Day One” outage and privacy snafu. Can personal websites be more than just places for public sharing? Can open standards like Micropub help push app developers to create awesome experiences?

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