What is ActivityPub, and how will it change the internet?
jeremydormitzer.com
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ActivityPub separates content from platform. Posts from one platform propagate to other platforms, and users don’t need an account on every platform ... for ex., YouTube clone PeerTube and Mastodon both implement it, so is Mastodon user A follows PeerTube user B, B's new videos will appear in A's Mastodon feed. A can even comment on it f…

Don’t just Build a Second Brain: share (part of) it
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I’m exploring how MyHub.ai could become a unique hybrid of personal publishing and productivity tools by launching a newsletter powered by Zettelkasten knowledge and idea management, all hosted on my Hub.

Blogging on Platforms and on MyHub.ai: 3 options
mathewlowry.myhub.ai
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Should you blog on dedicated blogging platforms like Medium, or on your Hub? It's not an either/or.

Designing social platforms fit for the future
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For the 6th episode of his Futurized podcast, Trond Undheim asked me why surveillance capitalism inevitably leads to polarised, undemocratic and dysfunctional societies, and what we must do about it... If we don’t change course, in the future we will be less will informed, more polarised, massively manipulated, living in more corrupt and less demo…

Integrating Zettelkasten Pages into MyHub.ai
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I needed to review everything I had ever Hubbed relevant to surveillance capitalism, polarisation, social media and society... As I cast around for something interesting to say, I realised a MyHub.ai Service Page could help organise and clarify my thoughts: I would use it to create a Zettelkasten Permanent Note...While not a blog post, it is defin…

FAQ: My Hub's been created. How do I get started?
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In 7 minutes you'll learn how to get your password, edit your about page and use the bookmarklet to start curating content to your Hub.

06/06/2020
Imagining new MyHub.ai features as the pilot Hubs launch
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This month sees the first generation of Hubs (other than mine) go live, so it’s time to imagine what comes next: AI integration? Filter-bubble Piercers? HubBots? Factcheck-driven credibility scores?

Launching MyHub.ai
mathewlowry.myhub.ai
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I officially launched the MyHub.ai alpha phase right smack in the middle of the 2020 coronavirus crisis.

21/03/2020
FAQ: What is MyHub.ai, What is a Hub, and Who’s it for?
mathewlowry.myhub.ai
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MyHub.ai is a platform for individuals and companies who care about content. You use it to create your Hub: an AI-powered, ad-free centre for your online presence.

01/03/2020
A Text Renaissance
www.ribbonfarm.com
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The Four Horsemen of this emerging Textopia are... Roam attempts to implement a near-full conception of hypertext as originally conceived by visionaries... looks like a cross between a slightly weird wiki and ... Evernote. It’s not... block-level addressability, transclusion ... and bidirectional linking ... utterly transform the writing experienc…

FAQ: How does MyHub support my personal productivity?
mathewlowry.myhub.ai
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Behind the scenes, your Hub helps you extract the most value from the best content, rather than being drowned in a firehose of meh.

28/02/2020
FAQ: How is MyHub.ai free and without ads? What is your business model?
mathewlowry.myhub.ai
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MyHub is an ad-free, manipulation-free zone. Your privacy is 100% safe. How?

The PARA Method: A Universal System for Organizing Digital Information | Praxis
praxis.fortelabs.co
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Imagine for a moment the perfect organizational system. One that supported and enhanced the work you do, telling you exactly where to put a piece of information, and exactly where to find it when you needed it...P.A.R.A. stands for Projects — Areas — Resources — Archives, the four top-level categories that encompass every type of information you m…

17/01/2020
A return to blogs (finally? sort of?) » Nieman Journalism Lab
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the next generation of blogs will be shaped around the habits and conventions of today’s internet... so much communication takes place backstage, in group chats and on Slack, I’d expect new blogs to step in the same ambiguous territory as newsletters ... not everyone is looking, but privacy is neither airtight nor expected...escape hatches from th…

17/01/2020
Progressive Summarization: A Practical Technique for Designing Discoverable Notes | Praxis
praxis.fortelabs.co
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The challenge of knowledge is not acquiring it... The challenge is knowing which knowledge is worth acquiring. And then building a system to forward bits of it through time, to the future ... challenge where it is most ... needed...when you’re applying that knowledge directly to a real-world challenge, you won’t have to worry about memorizing it..…

FAQ: Where can I get technical support and suggest new features?
mathewlowry.myhub.ai

Consult and comment on the MyHub.ai User Manual and suggest new features

02/12/1994
Can I import my own bookmarks?
mathewlowry.myhub.ai

Tagged bookmarks can easily be imported to get your Hub online quickly.

01/12/1994
FAQ: Does MyHub.ai support RSS?
mathewlowry.myhub.ai
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Every collection of resources and search result on your Hub is available as an RSS feed: simply insert "/rss" in front of your @username in the URL. Click the title for more details,

01/12/1994
FAQ: How does my Hub’s search and browse work?
mathewlowry.myhub.ai
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Hubs help your visitors easily find the content they're interested in. Your Hub's Homepage shows "The Best Stuff you Like, Think and Do about Everything, Anytime...": - ie the latest content you've Highlighted. Your visitors can alter that 'navigation phrase' to find what they want.

30/11/1994
FAQ: How do I curate Stuff onto my Hub?
mathewlowry.myhub.ai
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Whenever you see something you want to Hub, just select some text and click the ‘bookmarklet’ button you’ve dragged onto your Browser’s toolbar.

FAQ: How would a MyHub chatbot work?
mathewlowry.myhub.ai
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The chatbot you can find on my example Hub is a pale imitation of what Beta users should get.

30/11/1994
FAQ: Can I Publish in full on my Hub?
mathewlowry.myhub.ai
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Apart from using the bookmarklet to curate the Stuff you Like, Think and Do, you can publish full-length posts on your Hub.

28/11/1994
FAQ: How is MyHub.ai AI-powered?
mathewlowry.myhub.ai
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MyHub’s AI engine automatically tags any content you put in your Inbox, Queue or Hub, in the process learning from you and your visitors.

28/11/1994
FAQ: Will I be able to customise my Hub?
mathewlowry.myhub.ai

As a Beta user, you will be able to edit the tags proposed by the AI engine, edit your About page and the social links in the banner, create Categories in your Hub’s navigation and (optionally) Services to describe your offer. This will evolve during the Beta phase...

28/11/1994
FAQ: What are the Categories in the dropdown list, and how do I Manage them?
mathewlowry.myhub.ai
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Your Hub’s navigation is a natural sentence - the 'navigation phrase'. The word “Everything” in it is the default choice from a dropdown list of Categories. Each is a bundle of tags, allowing you to organise your content in overlapping groups.

28/11/1994
FAQ: What are Service Pages, and How do I Manage them?
mathewlowry.myhub.ai
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Each (optional) Service page not only sets out the Services you provide, it provides the stuff you Like, Think and Do relevant to that service, making it more useful to your audience.

28/11/1994
FAQ: What's with this "alpha phase"? What comes next?
mathewlowry.myhub.ai

You’re currently browsing the Alpha version of the MyHub.ai platform. Sign up for personalised setup and support.

28/11/1994
FAQ: What will the Beta version feature? And beyond that?
mathewlowry.myhub.ai
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While the AI engine will be the major development, other ideas include disinfo analyses, filter bubble breakers, social features, chatbots...

28/11/1994
FAQ: Who are you? How can I contact you?
myhub.ai

All such questions are answered, obviously, on my Hub's About Page ;)

27/11/1994
FAQ: Why are your videos so cheap?
mathewlowry.myhub.ai

Because the alpha version of MyHub.ai is self-financed. Thank Jennifer Baker (@BrusselsGeek) for the free voiceovers ;)

20/11/1994
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