IndieWeb Summit 2016

Last weekend, I travelled to Portland, Oregon to attend the 2016 IndieWeb Summit. It was the first time the gathering has been called the “IndieWeb Summit”, but it’s actually the 5th year that the core of the community has gotten together in Portland.

I’ve been curious about the IndieWeb community and the software they have been creating for some time now, but I never really had the time to take a deep dive and figure out what it was really all about.

Fortunately for me, Portland is a pretty easy trip from Vancouver, Canada, so I booked a train ticket and a hotel and committed myself to learning what this IndieWeb thing actually is!

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Vancouver Polyglot Unconference 2016

Last Saturday, I attended the 2016 edition of the Polyglot Unconference here in Vancouver, Canada.

It was the 5th time it’s been held. This was my 4th.

I always love Polyglot because it attracts a good cross-section of the development community in Vancouver, and it’s possible to “take the pulse” of what’s happening in an otherwise fragmented space.

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