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My serial enthusiasm is straying back toward things Indie Web. So, maybe I’ll start lighting this thing up again with little bits and bobs of mad web science. This status post, in particular, is really just an excuse to see if WebMentions work.

Half-formed thoughts about Twitter, social silos, web APIs, and mashups

TL;DR: Turns out, the way to derive value from web APIs is to let your community run off and do free research and development. Harvest the results, and profit. We were never promised participation, but it felt like it was a 2-way street. Silly us. Where do we go from here?