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Jeremy Cherfas

Jeremy Cherfas

Odd. Encrypt.me seems unable to secure a connection on this free WiFi network at the airport. In which case, what’s the point?

Jeremy Cherfas

About webmentions

2 min read

Webmentions are the glue that sticks all the bits in all the sites together.

That’s my one-liner about one of the core ideas about the , but it doesn’t actually tell you very much if you want to know how the glue works. I’ve kind of absorbed a moderately high-level abstraction over the past little while of playing with webmentions, but a friend asked for more:

Do you know of any diagrams that explain how this stuff works without all the … words that web communities seem to enjoy creating? I keep coming back to this topic every so often, and every time I return things just appear more complicated and broken than before …

I don’t think that last opinion is merited, but then I would say that. And right now I don’t have the time to write up my understanding. I’m pretty sure I saw something clear and to the point a little while back, but I’m blowed if I can find it now. So here are four pieces I have found.

These may not answer the question fully, but they are a start. And they might inspire me to write my own version, especially if I could have a synchronous discussion about it with my interlocuter.

Jeremy Cherfas

Jeremy Cherfas

Jeremy Cherfas

If I were any kind of entrepreneur (which I'm not) I'd be figuring out how to hook up with supermarkets -- or even the local greengrocer -- to turn the bananas they throw out into my highly desirable banana bread.

Jeremy Cherfas

I hear you. There's no way on earth to be precise about the words for a pre-ferment, and I for one tend to use them interchangeably, at least to some extent. Of course, if Reinhart offered precise definitions, even hydrations, of "stiff" and "wet" that would at least make consistency possible. His video on the 12 steps is rather good, and something I show in my workshops.

Jeremy Cherfas

Doing a little tidying up on my site and wondering whether there's a preferred font-awesome icon for micro-blog.

Jeremy Cherfas

Atlantic City

Atlantic City came up in iTunes shuffle today, reminding of this absolute masterpiece (best enjoyed while listening along; also, if the images seem like ancient history, note they’re from just 3 months ago) 🎵

 

So very fine; I had never seen this before. I hope it never vanishes.

Jeremy Cherfas