Frank Meeuwsen

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2019-06-19: How the internet happened People can be in love with historic novels. Or re-enacting famous battles of the past. Some are an …

2019-05-29: Oh the joy of trying to read something on Medium on your mobile phone….

2019-05-29: I love browsing through stuff on the Internet Archive. Like old promotional video’s for the …

2019-05-25: Am I correct and does the Discover section on the micro.blog iOS app only search in usernames, not …

2019-05-25: Saturday morning It’s an easy going Saturday morning here in Utrecht. It has been a while since I could just relax in …

2018-07-20: So yeah… here’s me testing the Omnibear Chrome plugin to reply to one of my own …

2018-07-16: Well… Instapaper is going independent which may sound great. But as a citizen in the EU I …

2018-07-14: Unfollow on Twitter There was a recent discussion here on mb about following-numbers, the way to show them or not etc. A …

2018-07-09: I’m trying a (temporary?) switch to Apple Music, coming from Spotify. I’m curious how good their …

2018-07-08: I have no idea if my followers here like these kind of posts. I visited the Rock Werchter festival …

2018-07-05: Yesterday I discovered the power of the Heroku commandline and what their service actually does. A …

2018-06-27: euh… why is there an (arbitrary) end to the mentions I received here? micro.blog/mentions I …

2018-06-27: Moving my digital home This morning I gave myself a few moments to research some options for hosting my blog. I am reading …

2018-06-26: a part of the afternoon I’ve been amazed by the work around the Beaker Browser and the …

2018-06-26: Today is the IndieWeb Summit in Portland. I’d love to attend but it’s a bit of a swim …

2018-06-25: I have no idea what I’m doing wrong. I’d like to post from the @Icro app to my blog via micropub but …

2018-06-25: The last couple of weeks I’ve buried myself in learning NodeJS. I come from the old days of HTML in …

2018-05-27: Random #indieweb question of the day: when you run your own WordPress install on a VPS, would that …

2018-05-27: This morning I started W1D1 of my running training to the 10 kilometer I want to run in october here …

2018-05-26: Here’s a question for the general RSS reader-knowledge available here: I love the iOS app Unread to …

2018-05-25: On my way for day 2 at The Next Web Conference. Where actually nobody talks about indieweb or …

2018-05-22: You know what I love about these personal blogs? When they link to someone else of interest, …

2018-05-22: First action on this Tuesday that feels like a Monday (we had a day off in NL because of Pentecost): …

2018-05-14: I love data-geekery like this. Map your Netflix data in various ways just to make a nice histogram.

2018-05-12: What an incredible article by Doc Searls. Full of interesting links and insights. One of those …

2018-05-09: One thing I need to find out is how I can send posts on this network to my personal Jekyll blog. …

2018-05-07: Does anyone already have some experience on how to deal with webmentions with regards to the …

2018-04-22: Do I see @roelwillems here? Is this the same Roel from way back at Orangevalley?

2018-04-22: I’m currently rolling my own solution to have tagged links in Pinboard sent periodically to my …

2018-03-24: I am searching on the internets for some solutions on how to include a searchbar and resultspage on …

2018-02-26: An excellent explanation by @ron on how the Web is for all of us. So why would Google dictate us on …

2018-02-26: I actually never tried the Reblog feature on the Micron app so I just did. Well. It works :-)

2018-02-26: “Welcome to the Hotel Medium microblog.onemanandhisblog.com” (via @adders)

2018-02-23: My Facebook account is deleted after a 14 day wait. So. Yeah. Now what?

2018-02-16: We just finished our demo/livingroom in the office. We now have various smart home devices we can …

2018-02-12: Ah yes. As always it’s Mr Terpstra to the rescue to get me started with a direction for the Pinboard …

2018-02-12: I started thinking about a way to make a clever connection between specific tagged Pinboard entries …

2018-02-10: I like this. Too many great quotes and ideas on blogging and selfpublishing to choose from. So I …

2018-02-07: First post on the Micron app for Micro.blog. Digging it!

2018-02-06: My bloggingstreak is hard to keep up. Due to family responsibilities I haven’t really written …

2018-02-03: I love how Robin Rendle explains the upsides and possibilities of RSS in How to Read the Internet. …

2018-02-02: A warm welcome from The Netherlands to @donmelton on the Microblogs!

2018-01-26: Twitter has their suggested users you might follow, Instagram has the list of interesting …

2018-01-25: Lately I’ve been deep in the Internet History Podcast from Brian McCullough. Great episodes ranging …

2018-01-21: Another project to find out: When my site gets updated by Ownyourgram, it’s a different …

2018-01-21: Kinda curious how MB breaks down to countries. Do you have an idea on that @manton? I think there …

2018-01-21: I think it’s time to tweak my OwnYourGram account to my blog. I do want all my IG posts local but …

2018-01-20: Finally visited the Bonami computer- and consolemuseum in Zwolle today (Netherlands). Had sooooo …

2018-01-19: “Blogging, that much-maligned pastime, is gradually but surely disappearing from the Internet, …

2018-01-17: A DM only iOS Twitter app. Does that exist? Not the full timeline. No lists. Just DM. …

2018-01-13: I have a stopover in Portland to go to Amsterdam. I flew with a brand new airplane from Alaska Air. …

2018-01-03: I will be at the CES in Las Vegas next week. We will be one of the startups in the Holland Pavilion. …

2018-01-02: I still need to find some time and place to tweak my own blog with the Instagram posts. Not quite …

2017-12-30: Here’s a first micropost from Drafts 4 with the Micro Blog Action that’s available from …

2017-12-29: For all here fluent in the Dutch language (all 5 of you? ;-)), a short write up of my incredible …

2017-12-26: Pretty happy with my new Panobooks from Studio Neat.

2017-12-23: Yesterday I learned about the existence of Oh My ZSH. Besides the coolest name in app history, …

2017-12-22: hmmm.. for some reason the feed from my test microblog on Github doesn’t send the description. …

2017-12-21: I plan to write a Dutch blogpost on Micro.blog today/tomorrow. It depends on how proactive my …

2017-12-19: I am looking for proper explanations or code-examples how to make a facepile of my webmentions. I …

2017-12-17: The word Weblog turns 20 today. Here’s a small part of (Dutch) internethistory written in my weekly …

2017-12-15: Last Jedi. Excellent.

2017-12-14: Tonight…

2017-12-11: next thing to find out: Can I set the source of my blog to just the site directory of my Jekyll …

2017-12-11: Working at home next to the xmas tree. Too much snow on the road…

2017-12-10: This evening I read up on IOTA, a cryptocurrency for IoT devices. I think. I’m not sure what …

2017-12-09: Is any of you familiar with Airtable? I think it’s a great app/spreadsheet/database to …

2017-12-08: 1987 feels as far away for a 14 year old kid today just as 1957 did for me when I was 14 in 1987. …

2017-12-07: Utrecht gets a new central railway station and shopping mall. I drive by every day to get to work …

2017-12-06: I just added a JSON feed to my Jekyll based blog. Took me about five minutes. Without a plugin or …

2017-11-28: Anyone with some Webmention experience here? I have the working someway somehow. But is it possible …

2017-11-26: Next task: Why doesn’t my site show the Twitter avatars in the webmentions? See …

2017-11-26: Well…it turns out I just have to question this stuff, start over again and all of a sudden it …

2017-11-26: How do I send myself a webmention to test if the works?

2017-11-26: Webmentions. I have no idea where to start. I would like to have them on my site (runs on GH pages) …

2017-11-26: Had quite the codefight last night (look at me all rhyming and stuff!) to try a new Jekyll theme. I …

2017-11-26: My Sunday is a funday already! This Sunday is off to a good start. Already wrote my weekly digest of interesting links I found and …

2017-11-24: What are your thoughts on webhosting? I currently host my blog at Github Pages which is quite …

2017-11-21: Just to get a different perspective on another network then Twitter: What would be your definition …

2017-11-18: Ik heb geen idee hoeveel Nederlanders hier zijn (10? 15?) Maar voor jullie heb ik wat uitleg …

2017-11-15: Wow…this new Firefox is fast…

2017-11-12: Can anyone explain to me if there is a difference between webmentions and pingbacks? It feels the …

2017-11-07: How nice to still be able to add Medium posts with specific tags as a RSS feed in Inoreader.

2017-11-06: Great post on Mondo2000 on a watch It’s this 7B2 wristwatch, though, that wins my most favor. It’s …

2017-11-06: Monday. Another day at the office at Triggi. I hope to feel better later today. Time for some …

2017-11-05: For the Dutch out here, a small observation of my first encounter with the Micropub protocol. …

2017-11-05: Currently reading “Against an Increasingly User-Hostile Web” “The major websites …

2017-11-04: I’ve come to the conclusion that I am of age to rather leave a good party early to hang out at home …

2017-11-04: One more thing. I have my own blog running on Jekyll at Github pages. Should I use this service to …

2017-11-04: Saturday morning, coffee and a first draft for my column at Numrush

2017-11-04: A technology predication time capsule by @cdevroe. I like the constraint of mass market adoption in …

2017-11-03: Mighty interesting stuff on Scuttlebutt, a decentralised secure platform. Very inspiring to see how …

2017-11-03: thinking about a column on recent events with indieweb stuff, facebook and the mic-conspiracy, …

2017-11-02: I truly worry more and more on the state of big networks like Facebook. Articles like this in The …

2017-10-28: What's my usecase for Microblog? With one day left in my trial account for Micro.blog I need to figure out what my usecase would be …

2017-10-27: As Ice Cube would say, today was a good day. Started with a run in the park. Did some fun support …

2017-10-26: I’m still figuring out how “owning your own content” helps me to engage on other networks. The …

2017-10-25: As a keyboard lover and support agent or our app, I’d love to have a better naming-scheme for …

2017-10-24: After a brief hiatus I will resume running again tomorrow at 6 AM. Step one: Don’t make me think …

2017-10-23: Voor de Nederlandse microbloggers, hier is een blogpost met links naar mijn Numrush columns. Hoe …

2017-10-22: this is an interesting project. Indieweb: the book. I would read it. Missed it long enough.

2017-10-22: So hey. This is me. Riding the microblog wave for now. Saying hi to @manton to let him know I exist …

2017-10-22: Everyone should blog? According to Jack, we should. But meh… we had that hype 15 years ago. Too much hassle for a …

2017-10-22: Had this amazing Beer Geek Breakfast by Mikkeler last night. Worth trying out if you run into one!

2017-10-22: Sundays are good for catching up on my RSS-subscriptions (InoReader is my favorite reader of the …

2017-10-19: Is this thing on? Hello? Hello? Is this thing on? 1,2,1,2… Hey ho let’s go!