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The open web is not going away

Dries Buytaert, theĀ founder of Drupal, and Matt Mullenweg, the founder of WordPress, recently postedĀ calls to arms (of sorts) in defense of the “open web.” 1,256 more words


Chapter 2 Take-aways

1. Which of these would more commonly be in: Google Scholar or Google?

  1. Articles on the effects of pets on human longevity
  2. Pages to order pet gear…
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Can we save the open Web?

Fifteen years ago, the Web felt like a free space that belonged to everyone. No one company dominated as an access point or controlled what users saw. 60 more words


Google Web Search Is Starting To Suck

Mahmoud Al-Qudsi at NeoSmart notes that Google search is kind of starting to suck. “As most people are aware, Google search results are constantly changing and evolving. 353 more words


Google Starts Highlighting AMP Pages In Its Mobile Search Results

Smartphones and networks are constantly getting faster, but somehow the mobile web now feels slower than it ever did. That’s largely thanks to all the ads and trackers that most sites now use (and maybe the abundance of large GIFs, too). 663 more words


Audioblog 160223 - Walking by the canal thinking about @solobasssteve


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Walked by the canal this morning, nice and slow and easy. Reflective, as canals are and encourage us to be. Not much to do except dodge buggies, joggers and duck poo. 54 more words


Winners and losers in the global app economy


  • On the open Web, there are virtually no gatekeepers preventing a new product or service from launching and competing for users. The result? Billions of dollars in economic opportunity and whole new galaxies of products and services.
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