Discovery: A Trek Through the IndieWeb was a session at IndieWebCamp East 2020.
Notes archived from etherpad: https://etherpad.indieweb.org/discovery on 2020-11-16 at 10:20 PM Pacific
IndieWebCamp East 2020
When: 2020-11-14 16:50 PM Eastern
- David Shanske - Facilitator
- Now that we have social readers, how can we discover new sites and feeds to subscribe to in our readers?
- +1 Angelo Gladding recommendation engines in a decentralized context; expanding your 'network' in-reader
- +1 Template:raphael
- +1 Peter Molnar * maybe include in-site recommendations, such as webrings?
- +1 Maxwell Joslyn
- +1 David Somers [omz13]
- +1 Jeremy Felt
- +1 Template:gyuri
- +1 Tracy Durnell
- +1 hamishcampbell
- +1 Sue Hanen
- +1 Sebastian
- +1 kongaloosh
- David Shanske (session facilitator)
- Tracy Durnell
- Antonio Rodrigues
- Chris Aldrich
- Peter Molnar
- Steve Williams
- Greg McVerry
- Add yourself here… (see this for more details) or [URL NAME]
- most examples for finding people/things are centralized: yellow pages, facebook, etc
Last.fm - cross referencing of people who like specific bands/albums/etc. - if you have login, and visit a profile page on last.fm it'll give you a "compatibility" % based on your listenings Taste"buds" -> https://tastebuds.fm/
Bring back the blogroll
> limitation on blogroll - need categorization? > blend profiles (with additional info like "likes") with blogroll?
2 needs: find interesting people to follow / read their content, and make new connections
https://indieweb.org/Search_My_Site - opt in search
- notes on superfeedr: https://superfeedr.com/ - powerful unified Feed API simplifies how you handle RSS, Atom, or JSON feeds.
- micro.blog and emoji discovery
https://www.wired.com/story/to-mend-a-broken-internet-create-online-parks/ online public parks as a potential "place" to meet people
(a wild Template:KevinMarks appears)
- local might work, global will invoke spam - local as in:
- community: needs gatekeepers - topic: might work - physical proximity? (see BBS)
Greg McVerry "maybe discovery should be hard to tackle the problems?"