Yesterweb

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Yesterweb is a website and community (Discord, Mastodon, Hubs, Gemini, Minecraft instances) that is “focused on nurturing creativity and diversity in web pages and digital social infrastructure”, with a number of member contributed manifestos that occasionally reference IndieWeb as well, but mainly focuses on freedom of artistic expression, and the possibilities to create how and whatever you like by having your own homepage.

What role does nostalgia play in the Yesterweb?

It's fun to be nostalgic about old design choices and aesthetics. There’s a lot of comfort in nostalgia, but’s more of an 'icing' than a 'cake'. We aren't blind to the shortcomings of the early web, instead we see the potential that was lost. And sometimes we just want to dress up our websites!


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