Chris Aldrich wanted to know if I have a feed of podcasts I've actually listened to. Last time I checked, the RSS feed was very broken, a symptom of a site-wide problem. But the h-feed works, so there's that. At https://
I confess, I missed this story https://
Indeed, many of the people I've talked to about cashew nuts don't know the human suffering that goes into them. I learned about it ages ago, when the World Bank interfered with cashew production in Mozambique. That capuchins manage it amazes me.
Good work so far. As you note, micro.blog already offers a lot of the IndieWeb building blocks. And it recently started to offer an option to register your own domain, addressing another of your points. It's a good option for people (who can afford it) to explore the possibilities, and the nice thing is you can always move your content somewhere else if you want to. That's another good reason not to rely on silos.
One starting point is the old proverb, “Don’t wrestle with a pig. You get dirty and the pig enjoys it.” There’s truth in that. We just need to find a version that doesn’t dismiss our opponents as pigs.
And there's the rub, really. You have to get over thinking of them as pigs.