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Keep on Posting in the Free Web

The news of the shut-down of one of (my) oldest got-to places on the web, the "Fender Discussion Pages", has made me think, again, about how the web has changed. Hey Hey, my my content on the web will never die… I am a strong advocat for 'owning your content' and having a personal web…

RIP Fenderforum

The Fender Discussion Pages have shut down right now, after being online for 20+ years. This forum, not affiliated with the official Fender brand, was active since 1999 and one of my main sources when I got my first Fender Offset Guitar, a Jaguar, around that time. Info on these was so rare back then,…

The World-Wide-Work – Ethan Marcotte @ New Adventures, Nottingham, 24.1.2019

Three things we need to change to save the web – Tim Berners-Lee

Happy Birthday, dear 'web'. 28 years: You are not going to join the 27 club, which is a good thing, but you picked up some bad habits recently. (…) I imagined the web as an open platform that would allow everyone, everywhere to share information, access opportunities, and collaborate across geographic and cultural boundaries. In…

The web we lost

Stell' Dir vor, Du wirst in 2008 verhaftet und kommst erst 6 Jahre später wieder mit 'dem Web' in Berührung. People used to carefully read my posts and leave lots of relevant comments, and even many of those who strongly disagreed with me still came to read. Other blogs linked to mine to discuss what…