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More Indieweb

I wrote about the Intro to Indieweb yesterday. Reading up on it, starting to read the people behind it or using it, I feel a similar rush as I did back in the days when I started blogging. This is the evolution of the Web I remember, this feels right. (And it also feels like a tiny bubble in the huge silo dominated web-simulacron we have around us today). Time to beat the drum, I guess and start on working on making it more accessible for people that aren’t as technology savy as the early adopters. ...

Jens-Christian Fischer
/ #indieweb 

Intro to Indieweb

You might have seen references to IndieWeb on this site, specifically in the description of the Chaschper Theme. What then is the IndieWeb? One of the huge problems in todays web-world is that more and more content is a) generated by users (which is good) but b) stored away in Silos like Facebook, Twitter or Medium (which is bad). The IndieWeb movement tries to Take Back The Web and have ordinary people own their own presence on the web (like this site) where they post and control their own content. ...

Jens-Christian Fischer
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Data in, Not Out

While we didn’t have much success a couple of days ago, today we got the lights to work properly. Turns out, that I’ve made the beginner mistake number 1 when dealing with Neopixels — I connected the data signal from the Fadecandy to the DOUT pin of the LED strip (there’s also a DIN pin, at the other end of the strip). The “D” stands for “Data”, while I will leave you to guess what OUT and IN mean… To make this work, the data needs to go to the DIN port of a pixel strip… ...

Jens-Christian Fischer