Discusses the Tiny Tiny RSS (self-hosted) web application as a replacement for Google Reader (which will be end-of-life in July 2013).
We got here because social came late. Look at other parts of the Internet. But you have to look carefully, you have to look at social types of activities. Like email. Like instant messaging. Where are we going?
Looking into the social fabric of the internet, at the pitfalls that knowledge badges try to bridge and how to improve the efforts.
The bottom line is this: no institution shall rule the internet. If the internet remains useful at all, it remains open. If they want to destroy it, they can, but they cannot rule it. Ruling it would destroy it, and it would take all of their gold with it.
RFC791, published in 1981, states that datagrams are independent entities, unrelated to any other datagram. Let’s call it what it is: Internet Protocol Neutrality. Viva IP!