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hey everybody - the basement blog is hosting this month's IndieWeb Carnival, this month's theme on "accessibility on the small web". Please go check it out and participate if you are so inclined!!!

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joined dec 4, 2022

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joined dec 4, 2022

quoting lacrymosa:

If people could only view one part of your site, which part would it be? my link directory! it's got several categories and subcategories and you can find pretty much anything on it from paywall bypassers to fun games to old evanescence fansites from the early 2000's :)

TIL people made club penguin clones 🤯

quoting FemmeHerobrine:

sashahenriksen.com my page is mainly just about me, links to things i find interesting, tracking of books i read and movies i watch, cataloging my collections and just generally being a webspace i own and control and i cherish it quite a lot and think i did a good job making it look nice.

i like it - simple and clean (and responsive)!

posted 5/3/2023, 3:55 am

joined feb 17, 2023

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A computer once beat me at chess, but it was no match for me at kick boxing. - Emo Phillips

joined feb 17, 2023

I love the simplicity, but on your manifesto page is the title supposed to be "Downgrade to Web 1.0"? Also, you should post some info on the books you have under your library under the Library thread. Curious about your 2015 and 2019 reads from your point of view.

quoting NovaVeles:

And I have just discovered the 512K Club through this, very nice!

I remember when I was first getting into web-design (early/mid 90s) and my only goal was to make my page load fast on a 24400 modem. The software I used at the time I cant recall but it had a nice page weight function to tell you how large it was and about how long it would take to load at various speeds. Tools like CoffeeCup, MS Front Page, Paint Shop Pro (slicing!), Macromedia Dreamweaver all played their parts now and then. But getting a full set of pages under 100kb was great. Kind of miss those days (but not marquees or midi's playing automatically).

Under Construction

posted 5/3/2023, 5:13 am

joined feb 16, 2023

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joined feb 16, 2023

quoting RevD:

Tools like CoffeeCup, MS Front Page, Paint Shop Pro (slicing!), Macromedia Dreamweaver all played their parts now and then. But getting a full set of pages under 100kb was great. Kind of miss those days (but not marquees or midi's playing automatically).

Netscape Gold! Had an in built website builder - spent way too much time on that thing.

Also miss the era of Flash, a great idea executed poorly. Build your interactive elements using vectors to keep the size small but you can deploy it by just linking to a single file. But the idea behind Flash was so forward thinking. It was to give power to people to build websites the way they wanted. Doing even a 10th of that stuff now requires a lot of technical knowledge that Flash could handle in the background. I guess the move to HTML5 was a trade off of openness over ease of use.

posted 5/3/2023, 9:56 am

joined may 2, 2023

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nothing can hold you back now, love

joined may 2, 2023

quoting orchids:

TIL people made club penguin clones 🤯

yeah! club penguin private servers have been around for over a decade, but they've definitely made more of a comeback once the original game was taken down. i recommend newcp since that has the most players atm and it gets frequent updates and parties :3

posted 5/3/2023, 9:18 pm

joined jan 27, 2023

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Did You Get My Message?

joined jan 27, 2023

quoting NovaVeles:

Doesn't have a URL currently so I just slapped it on my email provider.

Ideas, Thoughts and Concepts

Came across this recent book (by Kevin Kelly) that seems to be in a similar vein to your site: Excellent Advice for Living. I'm not linking to Amazon though, because it's a pretty easy digital find online.

I'm not shilling it or anything. Just more wanted to share that: "Hey! This kinda thing could be made into a book."

He had a preamble to the book on his website as well: 103 Bits of Advice I Wish I Had Known

Make of it what you will.

posted 6/2/2023, 1:56 pm

joined feb 16, 2023

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joined feb 16, 2023

quoting Eternity:

Came across this recent book (by Kevin Kelly) that seems to be in a similar vein to your site: Excellent Advice for Living. I'm not linking to Amazon though, because it's a pretty easy digital find online.

Thanks for this, I always appreciate these kind of things. Part of the inspiration for this style comes from seeing various quotes on line from all manner of famous writers etc. There have been many times when a single sentence has brought more clarity to an idea than a book on the same subject.

On the flip side there are times when it is wise to go in deep on ideas and concepts, you cannot distill everything down to the bare bones. I have been doing a lot of long form writing on AI and technology recently because to summarize them down would miss huge parts of it and in cases like that filling in the blanks can lead to wildly different interpretations.

posted 6/5/2023, 6:53 am

joined nov 28, 2023

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joined nov 28, 2023

Hi all

I'm a software engineer from Belgium. Just started a non-profit software development community.

Hope you people could take a peek at some of my content: https://blog.benjaminvr.net https://construct0.com

Cheers! ~ Benjamin @ construct0

posted 11/28/2023, 1:43 am

joined aug 16, 2023

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Energy imprisoned will make itself free...

joined aug 16, 2023

quoting construct0:

Hi all

I'm a software engineer from Belgium. Just started a non-profit software development community.

Hope you people could take a peek at some of my content: https://blog.benjaminvr.net https://construct0.com

Cheers! ~ Benjamin @ construct0

Dude, don't denigrate your own work by calling it "content". Have a little self-respect; it's good for you.

posted 11/28/2023, 4:18 pm

joined dec 4, 2023

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joined dec 4, 2023

Website name:

Daryl Sun's Journal (I'm not good at naming things)

What’s your website about?

It's my weekly blog where I post about things I've learned and done during the past days. There are also some fun pages.

How long have you been working on your website?

I started working on this website since May 2023, so it's been a few months!

What’s your newest webpage?

/notes, which is my attempt at a digital garden/commonplace book/personal wiki.

What’s your favorite part of your website?

It's a tie between /cliques, which features my beginner pixel art, and /adoptables, which showcases some of the virtual pets I've collected so far.

If people could only view one part of your site, which part would it be?

/uses, because people will probably find it useful.

posted 12/4/2023, 4:13 am

joined nov 28, 2023

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joined nov 28, 2023

quoting starbreaker:

Dude, don't denigrate your own work by calling it "content". Have a little self-respect; it's good for you.

Thank you for the positive words. Some new articles were written.

Looking for other avenues to get the word out to tech savvy people.

Ycombinator didn't seem to interested so far, any tips? :-)

Have a great weekend.

posted 12/10/2023, 5:34 pm

joined nov 28, 2023

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joined nov 28, 2023

quoting darylsun:

Website name:

Daryl Sun's Journal (I'm not good at naming things)

What’s your website about?

It's my weekly blog where I post about things I've learned and done during the past days. There are also some fun pages.

How long have you been working on your website?

I started working on this website since May 2023, so it's been a few months!

What’s your newest webpage?

/notes, which is my attempt at a digital garden/commonplace book/personal wiki.

What’s your favorite part of your website?

It's a tie between /cliques, which features my beginner pixel art, and /adoptables, which showcases some of the virtual pets I've collected so far.

If people could only view one part of your site, which part would it be?

/uses, because people will probably find it useful.

Really like the composition of the site, information dense and appealing.

Personally not a fan of the orange/red blocks surrounding the links on-hover, but thats just a detail and personal preference.

Happy coding salute smiley

posted 12/10/2023, 5:51 pm

joined dec 4, 2023

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joined dec 4, 2023

quoting construct0:

Really like the composition of the site, information dense and appealing.

Personally not a fan of the orange/red blocks surrounding the links on-hover, but thats just a detail and personal preference.

Happy coding salute smiley

Thanks for the feedback! I'm in the middle of overhauling my blog's appearance, so hopefully I'll get around to tweaking that.

edited 12/17/2023, 5:12 am

joined sep 22, 2023

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what

joined sep 22, 2023

Website name:

hause, what is german for home.

What’s your website about?

Well, i first planned it to be a blog, then a game review website, but i've decided to make it a useful link directory.

How long have you been working on your website?

A few months.

What’s your newest webpage?

I have reuploaded the index page. Does that count?

What’s your favourite part of your website?

The index, and https://hause.neocities.org/stickslavery!

If people could only view one part of your site, which part would it be?

Hmmm, the index, because it has the most use of all pages.

posted 12/20/2023, 4:13 pm

joined aug 16, 2023

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Energy imprisoned will make itself free...

joined aug 16, 2023

Every so often I get the urge to share sites like "motherfuckingwebsite.com" and its successors with coworkers, but I refrain because the language is NSFW.

So I created my own #manifesto #website called This Is An Actual Website, but less Oedipal and without profanity.

Feedback is welcome.

posted 1/3/2024, 8:41 pm

joined feb 10, 2024

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i'm such a silly little sysadmin :3

joined feb 10, 2024

I run getimiskon.xyz, which is my personal website and the place I host a bunch of services for myself and a few friends. Some of the services are an IRC server, a Mumble server for voice chats, a Fediverse instance and a radio stream. I have been working on it since 2018 and it has changed a lot over the years.

I try to update it as much as I can, but I'm not that good at writing. Usually the page that's most often updated is the one I made for the Lainchan Webring. I have been updating it continuously since 2020. Other than that, the latest page is usually the last post I wrote.

posted 2/11/2024, 10:04 pm

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