Why to make home pages today
Transcript of my talk given at superglue.it launch on the 3rd of October 2014 at WORM, Rotterdam
It is a great feeling to speak at the event which launches a device packed in a box that instructs:
“Make your own webpages and host them at home.”
Sounds simple and humble. But there is so much in this sentence – a 20 year history of love-hate relations between users and developers, users and providers, users and the internet, users and the www.
It also contributes to a long web debate about what a home page should be.
Let me explain and argue why you should actually still make one.
“Make your own home page” is an old appeal. It is older than the mid 90’s. Not even 1994, but 1992. On the internet, one year is equal to ten astronomical years, there is a century between 1992 and 1994. … continue reading